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11 Mar. 2019 Posted by Six Revisions in External

4 Website Development Best Practices to Ensure Happy Site Visitors

A website is a crucial part of your business, and in most cases, it’s the first time potential customers “meet” or interact with your brand. It’s essentially a virtual business card for your business, so a visitor’s first impression can be the difference between a loyal client and a non-buyer.

If you’re ready to develop a website that converts, but aren’t sure where to start, you’ll want to begin by considering our development best practices.

Not only are these best practices crucial to ...

2 Mar. 2019 Posted by Six Revisions in External

6 Reasons You Should Redesign Your Website in 2019

Your website is the heart of your digital marketing campaign. As such, there are numerous reasons why you should redesign your website in 2019.

In this post, we’ll cover six ways you can upgrade your site. We’ll also cover the benefits you’ll see when you implement these strategies. Keep reading to learn more about how you can improve your site in 2019!

1. Your navigation presents a challenge

When your audience accesses your site, you want them to easily move about your pages. Yo...

28 Feb. 2019 Posted by Six Revisions in External

7 Web Design Trends for 2019

The new year brings new trends and changes in the world of web design. To ensure your business stays current, you must keep your website up to date. So, what are the upcoming web design trends for 2019?

In this post, we’ll cover seven expected trends for 2019. Keep reading to learn more about where you can update your website to fit with the trends!

1. Going bold with color

One of the first aspects you’ll want to evaluate in the new year is your color palette. Colors have a big i...

19 Jul. 2018 Posted by A List Apart in External

Webmentions: Enabling Better Communication on the Internet

Over 1 million Webmentions will have been sent across the internet since the specification was made a full Recommendation by the W3C—the standards body that guides the direction of the web—in early January 2017. That number is rising rapidly, and in the last few weeks I’ve seen a growing volume of chatter on social media and the blogosphere about these new “mentions” and the people implementing them.

So what are Webmentions and why should we care?

5 Jul. 2018 Posted by A List Apart in External

Order Out of Chaos: Patterns of Organization for Writing on the Job

A few years ago, a former boss of mine emailed me out of the blue and asked for a resource that would help him and his colleagues organize information more effectively. Like a dutiful friend, I sent him links to a few articles and the names of some professional writing books. And I qualified my answer with that dreaded disclaimer: “Advice varies widely depending on the situation.” Implication: “You’ll just have to figure out what works best for you. So, good luck!”

28 Jun. 2018 Posted by A List Apart in External

Your Emails (and Recipients) Deserve Better Context

Email communication is an integral part of the user experience for nearly every web application that requires a login. It’s also one of the first interactions the user has after signing up. Yet too often both the content and context of these emails is treated as an afterthought (at best), with the critical parts that users see first—sender name and email, subject, and preheader—largely overlooked. Your users, and the great application you’ve just launched, deserve better.

21 Jun. 2018 Posted by A List Apart in External

Discovery on a Budget: Part III

Sometimes we have the luxury of large budgets and deluxe research facilities, and sometimes we’ve got nothing but a research question and the determination to answer it. Throughout the “Discovery on a Budget” series we have discussed strategies for conducting discovery research with very few resources but lots of creativity. In part 1 we discussed the importance of a clearly defined problem hypothesis and started our affordable research with user interviews.

15 Jun. 2018 Posted by Six Revisions in External

7 Web Design Questions Companies Should Ask Clients

Your website is the heart of your online presence. You need to invest in web design so you can attract more qualified leads and keep them engaged on your site. If you don’t have experience designing a website, you will want to work with a professional web design company to design your site.

When you choose a web design company, you want to make sure they are the best fit for your business. There are numerous questions a web design company should ask you about your website. It is important that ...

14 Jun. 2018 Posted by A List Apart in External

The Problem with Patterns

It started off as an honest problem with a brilliant solution. As the ways we use the web continue to grow and evolve, we, as its well-intentioned makers and stewards, needed something better than making simple collections of pages over and over again.

7 Jun. 2018 Posted by A List Apart in External

Orchestrating Experiences

A note from the editors: It’s our pleasure to share this excerpt from Chapter 2 (“Pinning Down Touchpoints”) of Orchestrating Experiences: Collaborative Design for Complexity by Chris Risdon and Patrick Quattlebaum, available now from Rosenfeld Media.

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