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2017 Design Trends: Common Ground for Design and Content

Posted by Donna Tate Feb 8, 2017

2016 was the “flat” year. Thanks to companies like Google that spawned flat design, we saw minimalism reach its peak. Short text, large graphics and tons of white space championed the game. But it seems web design is starting to fight back. Bigger, bolder and more chaotic are becoming the trend for 2017. But oddly enough, content is still king.
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How to Get Your Website to Work for You After a Website Redesign

Posted by Donna Tate Dec 7, 2016

You’ve done it! You’ve published your new website. You went through the process of choosing fonts, colors, graphics. You made sure the text was on point with your brand. You painstakingly went through every page with a fine-toothed comb to make sure that it was exactly what you wanted and it looked exactly how it was supposed to look on every conceivable device. Months of your life are in this website. And now that it is published, what do you do?


It sits in limbo with no updates, no refreshes, waiting for one day when you decide…it’s time to totally redo the website again.

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7 Creative Design Concepts to Consider for Your Website

Posted by Donna Tate Mar 23, 2016

There are many people and companies out there who think, “I need a website. I like this one and that is what I want.” without any regard to whom they are trying to sell to, if this “new” look-and-feel is attracting the buyer personas they are going for, or does this design support their product or company values. Many companies try to be followers of known companies that are doing well or are popular without considering if their product or service can support this “new” design concept.

Here is a list of creative design concepts that should always be considered when designing a new website, or drastically re-designing a current website.

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Choosing a Video Hosting Platform - Brightcove vs. Wistia

Posted by Donna Tate Dec 16, 2015

Working with videographers, animators, social media marketers and bloggers I found myself spending a lot of time researching video hosting companies to learn more about the features we could use for our clients. Due to ease of use, customization and shareability, I have narrowed it down to two, Wistia and Brightcove.

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