Thought Hive: How to Provide Optimal User Experiences on Any Device

Posted by Sunday Ely Mar 6, 2017

It’s just about that time of the year, you know the first day of spring. This means spring cleaning for some, spring break for others and for most of us the beginning of blooming season. What about your website? Do you have any plans to do some deep spring cleaning? Are you looking to break away from old habits and refresh your approach to optimal user experiences?

Are you still thinking a simple, clean, short navigating website is best serving your customer? Maybe this would be a good time to refresh and revitalize your online presence. Your website is a major part of inbound marketing so you don’t want a website potential clients can click through in 5 seconds or less. For everyone visiting your site, you want to do all you can to provide valuable and actionable content.

In this week's session of the In-Sites Thought Hive we are here to provide you with optimal UX (or user experience) best practices to help you generate more leads and further your business.

Let’s get started . . .

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User Interface Design Basics—Some Rules to Keep in Mind

Posted by Milan Hajek Feb 22, 2017

If you look around the web these days, you might think they have uncomplicated interfaces—containing some navigation structure and maybe a contact form somewhere to fill in. Hopefully, the navigation is simple enough to provide the same or similar experience on all or most of the different platforms being used.

But increasingly any web designer must also be a user interface designer; a role that is becoming even more important with the arrival of new technologies and standards. Here are some fundamental rules to keep in mind.

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FAQ Friday: 10 Questions to Consider During Your Website Redesign

Posted by Cydne Stewart Feb 10, 2017

So, your company has decided it’s time for a new website. You know there are a lot of things that need to be done in order to make it to a successful launch, but you don't know where to start. Because your website is the digital face of your business it is important to clarify as many details as possible prior to jumping into the website redesign process.

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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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