Recent Posts in Website Design And Development

By Jenna Enright

6 Web Design Practices That Make Your Website Stink

Let’s face it, we both know why you’re here. You’re here because you’re worried. You’re worried about your website.

And you should be. Your website is your right-hand-man, your front-line fighter, your 24-hour salesman. If your website’s not getting the job done, it may be time for some turnover, or a website redesign.

If your website is not cutting the mustard but you’re not sure why, read on. We’ve compiled a list of 6 too-common web design practices that make your website, to be frank, stink. 

By Lisa McDermott

Traditional Website Redesign Has Inherent Risks - Are You Prepared?

Would you feel comfortable if every aspect of your business planning was the result of a guess? Everything from the product or service itself (“I guess people might need a cat-walking service.”) to how many people you will need to hire to walk cats (“Cat walking is going to be huge, so I guess we’ll need to hire about 100 employees.”). If you got a chuckle out of that, you might want to stop and consider whether you’re making similar guesses about your website.

By Geoff Forman

5 Website Design Choices That Kill User Experience

Designing a new website can be like standing in front of a loaded buffet. The choices are plentiful and piling your plate with a little bit of everything seems like a wonderful idea. Your health-conscious judgement goes out the window because this delicious buffet has a hold on you - there is no control.

By Amanda Nickels

3 Reasons Why a Traditional Website Design Fails

So, I’ll just come right out and say it...Failure sucks! Especially when you’ve invested a significant amount of time, energy and money into something that you’ll inevitably lose your appetite for over time. Bottom line, no one enjoys it - so you may want to rethink implementing a traditional website redesign.

The most common problems associated with the traditional website project are plentiful:

  • the finished product’s inability to evolve as the business evolves
  • it doesn’t perform as a 24/7 salesperson
  • it can’t be easily modified over time based on visitor behavior and performance

And this causes frustration on so many levels because of the energy and money and mental commitment you have to invest in the project. It’s not fair. And it’s also totally unnecessary (but we’ll get to that).

So why do traditional website design projects fail? Whether you are redesigning or starting from scratch, here are 3 components of traditional website design that are setting you up for failure:

By Amanda Nickels

A Traditional Website Redesign Is Going To Cost Me How Much?!

Why It’s Time To Rethink Your Website Design Strategy

In a recent blog, we introduced you to Growth-Driven Design (GDD).