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5 Web Designer Promises That are Actually Red Flags

Web Designer promises have an innate positive association.  So many cultural coming of age traditions are wrapped up in them: baptisms, bar/bat mitzvahs, weddings, funerals, various holidays, they are all ceremonies that represent a larger promise that a community or individual swears to uphold.  Broken promises on the other hand are synonymous with heart break, betrayal,… read more

5 web project management tips for small agencies.

5 Web Project Management Tips for Small Agencies

Why you shouldn’t ask your creative team to also manage client communication. Spend enough time in the web development world, and you can hear all kinds of stories about nightmare projects that went south for some reason or another. It can often be hard to tell where the project went wrong, but any good agency… read more

e-commerce project

Episode 20 – What to Watch Out For in Your E-commerce Project

In today’s episode, we look at the edge cases, outliers, red flags, and pitfalls that can arise in an e-commerce project and discuss effective methodologies for identifying these traps ahead of time, and avoiding them.

website redesign

Episode 16: When to Launch Your Website Redesign

In this week’s episode we talk about when to launch your new website redesign. Website’s go through a long process of development and iteration, both of design and content. It can be tough to know when it’s time to pull the trigger. This week we answer that question.

core deliverables

Video Blog Episode 01: Core Deliverables of Website Projects!

Welcome to our first ever Video Web Log! With our first installment we thought we’d better stick to something we really know, so we’re leading off with an updated version of our most popular post ever: Core Deliverables for Simple Websites. We hope you enjoy!

design with purpose

Episode 05: Design with Purpose

In today’s episode we cover “Design with Purpose” – what it means to us, and what it should mean to anyone undertaking a website design project. The design isn’t for us, it’s not even for you; it’s for your audience. Know what that means.

understanding analytics

Episode 09: Understanding Analytics – Metrics

In today’s episode we continue our series on Understanding Analytics by covering the various Metrics that make up a good sales funnel. We’ll talk about what each one is, and why it’s important.

Episode 10: Understanding Analytics – Calculating ROI

In today’s episode we conclude our series on Understanding Analytics by talking about how to Calculate ROI, establishing a baseline for the value of your traffic and leads, and putting formulas in place that will keep you honest in the assumptions you make about your marketing.

website cost

Episode 11: How much does a website cost?

In today’s post we’ll look at how much website cost by breaking the topic down into the options and variables that determine the price ranges that websites fall into and where a project can fall within those ranges. If you’d like more details on what a website costs, download our free Pricing Guide!

how to write an RFP

Episode 12: How to write an RFP

In today’s post we tackle the topic of how to write an RFP including some useful Do’s and Don’ts so that you can identify the best vendor for you and have a successful website project.