The web design industry is constantly trending towards modernity – enhancing online interactions, streamlining layouts, and improving the way information is presented to users. These 2015 web design trends are always important to stay on top of, both for web designers and digital marketers, as well as business owners. Since web design is a visual […]
WordPress has grown into one of the most popular platforms for website design. The two most appealing aspects about the platform are functionality and customizability. When you build a business website, customization is crucial. This is because your website has a unique brand image and personality.
If you haven’t noticed, WordPress is becoming king on the web! WordPress is a free open source blogging tool and a content management system (CMS) to manage your website. WordPress boasts the biggest market share when it comes to content managment systems with 53.8% of all the CMS tools out there such as Joomla, Drupal, and others. In fact, 22 of every 100 new domains created in the US are running WordPress. Not only that, it completely dominates the top 100 blogs in the world.
The home page is your company’s face to the world. It doesn’t make a difference if it’s your business or a personal website. It’s the first impression to your visitors, why not make it a good one? More so then ever potential clients will look at your company’s website before doing business with you.
When it comes to web design, you want your website to be an effective communicator, correct? That means having your information clear and precise. The statement “Don’t make me think” refers to your website structure and how easily and quickly your audience draws needed information from your site. This should be a simple process for your audience or they may get impatient and leave, or get the wrong impression about your site.
Why are headers so important? The header is the first impression of your website. First impressions mean everything in the digital world. Why should someone spend time on your website? Give them a reason.
Here at Sayenko Design I always try to keep with the current graphic design trends, as any designer should. Through the years, design trends shift, just as fashion, interior design, or any other commodity that is heavily used by the consumer does. I wanted to highlight the top seven trends for 2011 and we’ll likely see in the next few years.
To get things clear on our process I thought it would be helpful to show the list of actions taken while going through a project. 1. Potential Client meets Designer - to get a good grasp of the project we will get in contact over the phone, email, or set up a meeting. 2. Project Quote Issued by Designer - an email sent to the prospective client with an attached PDF quote for the project. 3. Approval of Quote by Client - usually an email sent back stating the approval. 4. Contract/Project Outline Issued by Designer - the designer emails the contract or meets in person.
A question I often get from perspective clients is: “should I build my website in Adobe Flash?” To answer this question lets look at the cost vs. benefit of an all/ partial built flash website. Benefits of a Flash Site: Slick Look Able to animate just about anything Strong potential for great looking portfolio Excellent presentation piece Attractive for Splash Pages (home page) Great for applications that might be used on your website
If your similar to most people you have never heard of a Content Management System, short for CMS. This is critical to the success of almost every website, and yet many businesses and organizations are not familiar with this technology. A good question always comes up as we talk with potential clients on the subject.