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How to Make Your Website Masthead Work for Your Business

Much like newspaper publications and magazines, mastheads in a digital world serve as an attention-grabbing introduction to a web page. Imagine picking up a newspaper with no headlines; what would be the draw to read it? Digital mastheads serve as headlines, navigational guides, and an introduction to... keep reading about How to Make Your Website Masthead Work for Your Business

A Monthly Checklist for Your Business Website

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Like any aspect of business, business websites require oversight each month to ensure a smooth-running operation. Business websites should be maintained to provide value to users, have a positive impact on SEO, drive business acquisition, and ultimately lead to business growth.

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8 Features to Add to E-commerce Sites to Boost Revenue

Brick and mortar retail stores have salespeople, promotional signage, and other hands-on ways to increase customer spending. But, what about for e-commerce? When shopping is taking place online and the customer is left to their own devices, how can businesses increase customer spending?

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St. Andrews School and Avatar New York Redesign Archive Website

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The St. Andrew’s School Archive is a repository of almost 100 years of school history and memorabilia, in the form of images, documents, audio, and video.

The Archive has a rich set of search tools that allow visitors to search for archival images and documents going back to 1920’s or... keep reading about St. Andrews School and Avatar New York Redesign Archive Website

The Pros and Cons of UI Animation

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Designing with motion is a great way to draw user interest, lead the user’s eye to important areas of a web design, and make a website memorable, but it can also cause some technical drawbacks.

A website’s interface is an impactful point of interaction for a brand. It... keep reading about The Pros and Cons of UI Animation

8 Conversion Killing Mistakes on E-Commerce Sites

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It’s not enough to have traffic driven to e-commerce sites; they must be designed to convert to drive revenue. Many factors can damage an e-commerce sites ability to convert, from website performance and design to shopping cart capabilities and checkout processes.

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10 Website Features that Improve User Retention

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Getting visitors to a website is only part of the battle, getting them to stay there for a while is a different challenge. Retention is key in building conversion, repeat business, and overall business growth.

  1. Intuitive navigation. One of the biggest impacts on retention is

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Wireframing Best Practices

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Think of website and app wireframing as a blueprint, or a skeleton. It’s the basic framework for layouts, functionality, and user-flow. The details get added later; establishing a strong foundation is key in creating a successful website or app. Avatar web design New York discusses wireframing best practices.

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4 Primary Benefits of Static Site Generators

Static site generators retain key benefits from hand-coded static sites and fully-functioning content management systems and marry them into one effective tool. SSGs utilize CMS concepts, such as template usage to create static HTML-only websites on development machines or staging servers. Static Site Generators can provide improved performance, security, flexibility,... keep reading about 4 Primary Benefits of Static Site Generators

Clarity Benefit Solutions Wins 'Award of Distinction'

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Clarity Benefit Solutions, (formerly Beneflex) wanted a new brand and website to support the growth of their business, as their industry changes and evolves.

We worked with Clarity to create a new online persona and website, both of which highlight Clarity's best in... keep reading about Clarity Benefit Solutions Wins 'Award of Distinction'

5 JavaScript Library and Wireframe Trends for 2017

JavaScript has long been hailed among the best programming languages to use. JavaScript creates dynamic interfaces, creates high functioning web apps quickly, allows for real-time page modification, and simplifies code structuring. JavaScript is also constantly evolving to provide better solutions for web development and design.

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Ansa Assuncao Wins 'Award of Distinction'

Ansa Assuncao wanted a new website to better showcase their business litigation law firm, national presence, and team of seasoned trial lawyers.

We worked with Ansa to produce a well designed responsive website with a feature rich website with easy to find information and calls to... keep reading about Ansa Assuncao Wins 'Award of Distinction'

5 Ways Artificial Intelligence can Improve E-Commerce Metrics

Artificial intelligence is the latest wave in elevating e-commerce experiences and revenue. From profit margin growth to improved conversion, artificial intelligence is changing the way e-commerce sites are growing their businesses.

  1. AI can increase profit margins Websites, and e-commerce sites are far more

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Important Elements to Include in B2B Websites

B2B websites are focused on different messages, functionality, and targeting than B2C websites and should be designed with that in mind. From lead generation to e-commerce sales, B2B businesses must keep a focus on providing a goal-driven website for business growth and a great user-experience for potential clients.

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Conversational UI and How It Benefits Business Websites

The user interface for business sites can have a big impact on the success of the site and business revenue through the online channel. A good UI will simplify navigation and use for website visitors. Conversational interfaces, when executed properly, leverage human-like interactions... keep reading about Conversational UI and How It Benefits Business Websites