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Design Trends

The Deadline…

We’re creeping up on a year now since Google announced their deadline to have a mobile site in place. April 21st 2015 was the infamous Mobilegeddon deadline. It basically stated that if your website was not mobile-friendly, your rankings on mobile search would drop. More than half of Google’s searches are happening on mobile devices.

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Do You Micromanage Your Design Firm?

Here’s the scenario… You’ve budgeted for your marketing campaign, you found the perfect design firm to bring your business to life in a professional and creative way and now the design process is about to begin. Excited about how your new marketing materials will look, you take it upon yourself to dabble on a few.

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The Seahawks Didn’t Win Super Bowl 2014 — Radio Shack Did Big Time

What a disastrous Superbowl. A major one sided train wreck. There were few highlights (Bruno Mars may have saved the viewership from bailing at half time) and even worse very few commercials that hit the mark. Growing up in the 80s (I feel like this is the intro to the Goldbergs TV show) I was.

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4 Ways to Breathe Freshness into Your Website in 2014

Recently, we covered some of the major creative and web design trends that we expect to continue through the next year, and possibly a lot longer. Today, we want to keep that theme going with some great ideas that we’ve seen used well lately, in case you can use them to give your site and.

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Web Design Trends We Expect To Continue In 2014

Web design is both art and business, which means it’s constantly being influenced by creative instincts, new technologies, and the bottom-line realities that marketers face. In other words, it changes a lot, and that change comes rapidly. With that in mind, we’d like to share five web design trends that we’ve noticed recently, and that.

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What is Personal Branding… and Why Does it Matter?

Usually, when the topic of branding comes up, it involves a business or nonprofit organization – and usually a huge one at that. It’s important to remember, though, that branding isn’t just for Fortune 500s. In fact, there are a lot of different levels to branding, and your personal brand is one of the most.

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Responsive Websites Are In Vogue, But Are They Right For You?

Responsive web design is a relatively new and completely exciting idea, and one that most business owners and executives are hearing about regularly these days. Even mention the idea that you’re considering a new web presence, or just making a few upgrades to your existing site, and someone is bound to tell you that responsive.

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New Look, More Visual Impact with Streamlined Appeal

We just launched our new website. Yes, it’s overdue but the previous site has served us very well. The new website really helps visitors navigate through our site more easily with stronger visual cues triggered by emphasizing splashes of color and down-playing other bits of information that while important aren’t actually the end goal for.

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Responsive Design vs. Responsible Design

Look there is a lot of buzz going around with responsive design. So much that the hype is deafening. …glad you can design a killer site, how will it look on my iPhone or iPad? When clients start asking for responsive design before you bring it up at your first or second meeting, you know.

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It’s the little things…

Just wanted to give a quick shout out to a new client of ours Pandemobium.com. They are a new start-up that specializes in apps for mobile devices for smartphones & tablets and they also create mobile websites as well. They recently came to Effusion to have some business cards done. We spoke to them about.

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