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Mohawk Connects Wins Webby Honorable Mention

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Mohawk Fine Papers is one of our most distinguished clients, whom we have worked together with for over six years, at first building multiple website properties and most recently, integrating them all into a single web platform, MohawkConnects.com. This most recent website serves their B2B and B2C customers as well as their internal marketing and customer service departments.

It was much to our pleasure to hear that the Avatar... keep reading about Mohawk Connects Wins Webby Honorable Mention

Upgrade to Universal Analytics now!

Universal Analytics Upgrade

Last week, Google brought it's updated analytics platform, Universal Analytics, out of beta. Our web developers have been testing Universal Analytics since it's introduction back in March 2013, but a few missing features prevented us from adopting it universally. That all changed last week when google took it out of beta. The following,... keep reading about Upgrade to Universal Analytics now!

The 5 Keys to Successfully Launching MusicFirst.com

In mid February, Avatar New York launched MusicFirst.com, the first part of a larger multi-year project to build a Learning Management System (LMS) that seamlessly integrates music technology into classrooms worldwide. Avatar New York has been working with MusicFirst, the digital division of theMusic Sales Group, since early in... keep reading about The 5 Keys to Successfully Launching MusicFirst.com

Winning in 2014

We started out 2014 winning two Interative Media Awards for websites we built in the recent past. The first award went to Sonnier & Castle, a New York fine catering company. S&C won "Best In Class" in the Food & Beverage category.

The website we built for the Goodwill NY-NJ won its first award since launch for "Outstanding Achievement" in the Charity Organization & Non-Profit... keep reading about Winning in 2014

4 Simple UX Best Practices for Scrolling Websites

The web's continued move to become a more beautiful and engaging place has been bolstered by big, immersive, scrolling pages on desktop version websites. Part of this trend includes adapting and rightfully discarding some website design conventions. However, there remain a few simple UX best practices that can continue to aid us in creating a beautiful and immersive desktop web experience without losing sight of the user's full experience of actually using the site.

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Happy New Years from The Webbys

Contemplating how to use the sticker tatts included in a "Happy New Year" card from The Webby Awards.

webby tattoos

 The message in the card read, "No Regrets". I hope not.... keep reading about Happy New Years from The Webbys

5 steps We Took to Improve Jouer Cosmetics Online

To kickoff the New Year, Jouer Cosmetic launched a new ecommerce website - jouercosmetics.com. Avatar New York has been working with Jouer for several months building their new website as well as restructuring their back office process and integrating a seamless ordering and fulfillment workflow that requires as little human intervention as possible.

Below are the 5 ways we improved Jouer's online presence.

Used existing brand elements to redefine Jouer's... keep reading about 5 steps We Took to Improve Jouer Cosmetics Online

Happy Holidays

We had a great award winning year this year. Thanks to our amazing clients and fantastic team of Project Managers, Designers, Web Developers, and UX experts on building some... keep reading about Happy Holidays

Bowling into 2014

 Avatar Holiday Party 2013

We’ve had a great, award winning year working on some exciting new projects and working with great clients.  All that hard work has paid off and... keep reading about Bowling into 2014

Building great websites is its own reward. But we like awards too.

Avatar New York takes great pride in the websites we design. Our team's diligence and professionalism ensures our websites achieve the highest standard in user experience, ease of use and performance. Rewards we enjoy the most are enthusiastic accolades from happy clients and the knowledge that our work makes the Internet a better place.

We also enter our websites into award competitions to see how our efforts align with our... keep reading about Building great websites is its own reward. But we like awards too.

5 Steps We Took to Survive Black Friday and Cyber Monday with Zero Downtime

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the two biggest online shopping days of the year.  They are also the most highly anticipated days for our hosting team, as we generally see triple and sometimes quadruple the traffic levels compared to any other given day.  This year we saw by far the highest website traffic levels ever, including over 6M... keep reading about 5 Steps We Took to Survive Black Friday and Cyber Monday with Zero Downtime

Jimmy Jazz and Avatar's web design collaboration pays off

Jimmy Jazz, a top retailer of urban wear, has been a client of Avatar since 2008. We built their first ecommerce site and have worked with them ongoing providing website design and development, high-traffic, PCI compliant hosting, and tech support.

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Earlier this year Jimmy Jazz broke into the... keep reading about Jimmy Jazz and Avatar's web design collaboration pays off

The Workshop is Open for Business

The Workshop

There are big things brewing over at Avatar these days.  One of the projects we have been developing this fall, was The Workshop.  We've taken the mantra, "... keep reading about The Workshop is Open for Business

How website design helped Moguldom find its purpose

Moguldom Media Group is an global leader in the digital media realm focused on women, multicultural, and emerging markets. Moguldom wanted a website that connected with their clients and continued to effectively market their innovative advertising products.

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As part of a rebrand, we moved Moguldom away from selling their company via their... keep reading about How website design helped Moguldom find its purpose

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If you have haven't already heard, we're on Google Plus!  Unfortunately, we were not deemed large enough to get our own... keep reading about Avatar New York Plus