March 10, 2015

Planning Before Design – Why Prototyping Just Makes Sense

What exactly is prototyping, and why does it matter in a website project? I like to explain prototyping using the plans of a building. I think about what someone wants to do when they walk into the lobby. What kind of building is it? Why did they come here? Do they need to be on […]

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January 26, 2015

Our Ramp Up to the Canadian Internet Marketing Conference 2015 #CIMC2015

Need a break from wondering how many space heaters you can plug into your apartment before you trip the breaker? We’ve got just the cure for your winter woes. Warm up with thoughts of the upcoming Canadian Internet Marketing Conference March 28 to 29, 2015, in Squamish, BC. Who, what, where? Marketing managers, directors, consultants, […]

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November 5, 2014

What Digital Marketing did for Forge and Smith

We talk the talk, but can we walk the walk? We decided to put our process to the test, on our renovation of the Forge and Smith website. The results were off the charts. Check it out: +2,150% increase in goal completions +673% increase in new visitors +558% increase in social referrals Yeah, we had to take a […]

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March 20, 2014

It Is Possible to Ditch Your Ecommerce Software

If you’re not happy with your e-commerce software, imagine how your customers feel. As e-commerce website managers begin to see the limitless potential of a custom-built and WordPress-enhanced web system, they want equally limitless potential from their e-commerce software. We highly recommend WooCommerce, but potential clients tell us that they didn’t think switching from OS […]

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March 20, 2014

How We Plan Content for Web Development Projects

Most clients have no idea how much time and effort it can take to populate a new or redesigned website. We want to help make planning content as easy as possible. The amount of content we have on hand varies with each client. Some already have a strong web presence with rich content for the […]

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March 4, 2014

Indispensability of Responsive Web Design and Development

Hey there! We have a newer article on this topic. Check out Mobile Web Design: What it Is and Why It Matters. Did you know that 40% of visitors abandon a website if it takes more than three seconds to load (Source: Econsultancy). Imagine what they’ll do when your content doesn’t fit the screen. There […]

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February 7, 2014

SVG Files Enhance Web System Performance

We’re constantly exploring new ways to design and deliver truly flexible web presence. As we deepen our experience of flat design to make modern, screen-agnostic web systems, we style and script SVG files for more resolution-independent online graphics. Scalable vector graphics (SVG) allow my team to create clean, precise and dynamic graphics and graphical applications […]

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December 10, 2013

Flat-designed Buttons Push Us into the Future

The future of our adaptive Web is flat design, but is anyone truly ready for the future? Flat design is simple execution. Bold use of solid colours and uncomplicated gradients. Clear typography. Clean lines, not bevels or skeuomorphic nuances. Ultimately, it’s the minimalist’s approach to web system design. More than minimalists prefer flat design because […]

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October 21, 2013

WordPress CMS Development Beyond Plugins

Hey there! To get our more current insights on WordPress plugins, read 9 Best WordPress Plugins for Business Websites.  WordPress plugins improve dashboards, but using too many may impair performance. Plugins give your WordPress web system an exceptional level of features and functions. For example: top ecommerce plugin WooCommerce can be enhanced with Sold Out […]

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May 22, 2013

Fast and Flat: Web Design for Speed Optimization

With the advent of HD screens and Retina Displays, web designers and developers work tirelessly to make sites accessible, functional and informative. Some of us may cling to the heavy graphics and layers we were taught to create, but those on-screen elements are no longer working on the mobile web. Gone are the days where web […]

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