Design Versus Development: The Suck Factor.

When I was young, not only did I have to walk 6 miles backwards in the snow to school, but I learned a valuable lesson that things simply look better on TV and that the end product doesn’t always come out the way you envisoned it. I had asked Santa for the Six Million Dollar Man, Misson Control Center.  It … Read More

The Tangled Knots of Good Web Design

Photo credit: String Theory by Michael Krigsman Alice Rawsthorn is an internationally renowned journalist and currently writes the design column for the International Herald Tribune, the worldwide version of the New York Times. *Her column from January 6, 2013 starts out with the best of intentions: it seeks to answer the question of what constitutes good and bad web design. … Read More

Web Site Design with Conversion Rates in Mind

First of all, what is conversion?  A website’s conversion rate is the number of visitors versus the number of sales or inquiries the site receives each month.  There are many simple tips and tricks to implement that will help streamline a site and aide clientele in finding the product or service they seek.Here are a few elements to consider when … Read More

Browser Compatibility

It may seem obvious enough, but you need to make sure your website is compatible on “every” browser.  This means your website looks and functions the way it’s supposed to, the way you intended.  I put “” around the word, every, because we only test a few generations back.  We go as far back as IE7.  Any browser further than … Read More