Sometimes, you’re comfortable and settled. Sometimes, you’re restless and ready for a big shake-up.
Our long-time client Communications Engineering Inc. (CEI) was definitely ready for a change. Like a cluttered house, their website needed serious remodeling. It had too much content and too little organization. If...
Kaylen Frederick, known as K-Rex, races open wheel, Formula F1600 cars down a straight away, as fast as he can. He’s also only 13, and the youngest open wheel, pro race driver in the United States. Not too shabby for a middle schooler. He dreams...
When web design has a greater purpose.
We love designing highly functioning and attractive websites for our breadth of clients. Occasionally though, an organization will ask us to help them better their online presence for the greater good— that’s what happened when Child Care Aware of...
Designing or redesigning your business Web site should be a positive experience that results in a finished product that looks great and performs superbly to meet your business goals. But with so many Web Design Firmin the marketplace, how do you find the one that’s right for you? With a little preparation, you can narrow the field and find a perfect match for your businesses web design and branding services requirements.
Professional Web Design Firm- Appealing Style
When considering a web design firm, first check out its Web site. Do you like what you see? Is it appealing? Professional? Easy to navigate? Does the company provide a portfolio of work that you can readily find and browse through?
When you study the portfolio, look at the range of designs and the variety of businesses the company has designed for. Is the website designunique to each business? Do the designs bring each business to life? Do the sites in the portfolio demonstrate that the design firm has experience creating features—shopping carts, custom Web applications, mobile accessibility—that you have in mind for your site? The portfolio provides examples of past work, so also ask to see examples of recent work to be sure that the company can deliver what today’s businesses need.
An important part of maintaining an effective business website design is keeping an eye on what your competitors are doing. Not only can you get ideas for improving your own site, but you also might discover niche opportunities that can elevate you above your competition.
What areas should you look at when you review a competitor’s site? For starters, try using the same criteria that the Web Marketing Association uses to judge entries in its WebAward Competition. Let’s take a look.
What is good Website design? If you Google good website design, you’ll find 35,600,000 or so results that you can peruse for helpful—and in some cases entertaining—information about how to make your Website just that—good.
Well, here at ACS Creative, we discuss and explore good website design all day – everyday. Working with clients from start to finish to ensure that their web properties provide the best possible user experience. But rather than start out by foisting our opinions on you, we thought it would be an interesting exercise to see what wisdom might turn up in that aforementioned Google search. So, my strategy for this introductory post about good Website design is to do precisely what you might do: Search on good website design, check out the listings on page 1 of the search results pages and see what nuggets of information rise to the top. It’s amazing that so many of these sites take only a “do as I say … not as I do” approach to good Website design. Despite that peculiarity, here are the nuggets (in no particular order):