Austin Web Design Category

Wall of Text vs. Doorway Pages: How Do You Create an Engaging Homepage?

by Jacqueline Sinex
Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

There are many trends in web design that lean toward more visuals and less text content. Website designers are asked to create that super engaging “wow” factor for a homepage that appeals to a savvy, young online audience.  We are specifically told to avoid the “wall of text” because the last thing visitors want is […]

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Put Mobile Website Compatibility on Your Summer List

by Rachel Schelter
Thursday, July 17th, 2014

The summer of 2014 is halfway over – have you accomplished everything on your summer to-do list? Don’t worry if you haven’t. Once we’re free from the heavy coats of winter and long pants of fall, it’s hard not to let loose in the freedom and promise of summer. But we can get a little […]

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5 Things to Get Ready for an E-Commerce Business

by Jacqueline Sinex
Monday, June 2nd, 2014

E-commerce is an exciting venture, but how exactly do you begin on the journey to online success? Follow these 5 steps for smart e-commerce business owners. Ecommerce websites and online shopping

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Important Characteristics of a B-to-B Website

by Jacqueline Sinex
Friday, April 11th, 2014

Websites with a business-to-business audience have different needs than retail and consumer goods websites. Sometimes, it can be challenging trying to determine the best strategy for a “B-to-B” website.  Here are a few elements that will help engage visitors and build an appropriate online reputation. Highlighting Case Studies A case study i

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5 Signs Your Website Needs a Wake Up Call

by Jacqueline Sinex
Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Even large successful companies are guilty of ignoring their websites.  Before they realize it, years have gone by and the website has become antiquated and irrelevant.   Sometimes it takes an outside perspective to wake up to the reality that your website needs an overhaul. 1. Excessive Flash Animation If the first page of your […]

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Online Strategies for Experts and Presenters

by Jacqueline Sinex
Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Painting Yourself as the Brand & Getting More From Your Website Individuals who offer a professional service that revolves around them as a brand have some unique website needs. Putting the Personality Into the Website Design Even when there is a business entity with a company name, the true brand is the individual.  The moment […]

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Sorting Photos in NextGEN Gallery

by Jacqueline Sinex
Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

NextGEN Gallery is a great photo gallery plugin for WordPress.  It has a familiar photo album feel that many social media users like, and the flexibility to organize hundreds of photos into different galleries for various subjects, services, or events. After you create your galleries and upload some photos, you might want to better control […]

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Why Web Designers Avoid WYSIWYG Programs

by Jacqueline Sinex
Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Most professional designers and developers prefer not to work with “WYSIWYG” programs – software that is intended for do-it-yourself website building.  These types of software programs may have drag-and-drop capabilities and features that equip you with templates or design “objects” to pick from with the click of a mouse.

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