Design Crime: Your Contact Information Isn’t Easy to Find

Design Crime: Your Contact Information Isn’t Easy to Find Your website is an online sales rep for your business. As such, it’s essential that your site communicates vital information quickly and easily. Sixty-four percent of visitors to a site want  to see...
Designer Red Flags

Designer Red Flags

As a design professional for over 25 years, I unfortunately have heard stories from clients of bad experiences with other graphic designers. It always makes me frustrated and sad to hear these stories. Usually, I become very protective of my clients and I don’t...
Design Crimes Part 4

Design Crimes Part 4

The following design crime has some basis in science. It’s science, people, can’t argue with science! And this is coming from a former art school girl who stopped liking science in 5th grade. Design Crimes Part 4: Centering body text The human eye gets accustomed to...
What makes a good designer/client relationship


What makes a good designer/client relationship


Each designer/client relationship is as unique as the people involved. Both parties are responsible for maintaining a good relationship. I approach each project with the ultimate goal of giving the client what they want and keeping them happy along the way. A few...
Speed Up Your Website to Make it Successful

Speed Up Your Website to Make it Successful

If you’re wondering if it’s necessary have a website that loads quickly, wonder no more. The impact that your website speed has on traffic, conversions and revenue should not be underestimated. Research has shown that 40% of people will abandon a page if...
Using Groupon to Attract New Customers

Using Groupon to Attract New Customers

Advertising your business on Groupon is a great way to expand your audience. There is the potential of expanding the reach of your business. Many small businesses consider using Groupon to increase sales. However, remember these potential customers are looking for...
Making the Switch to Responsive Website Design

Making the Switch to Responsive Website Design

A website that is responsive is different from one that is “mobile-friendly.” By now most people understand the importance of being mobile-friendly. It’s a website that is designed to function on a phone or tablet. But only making your site function...

Design Crimes Part 3

I might be exaggerating when I say that this will bring about the apocalypse, but it can feel a little bit like that to someone that has design sensitivity as I do. Here’s my next installment of Design Crimes, Part 3 Your logo does not link to your homepage. As...

Net Neutrality Day of Action Announcement

On July 12, 2017, websites, Internet users, and online communities will come together to sound the alarm about the FCC’s attack on net neutrality. Learn how you can join the protest and spread the word at https://www.battleforthenet.com/july12/. Right now, new FCC...