Five Tips to Finding a Great Web Design Team

Find the professional firm that has lots of experience. That experience will save you money because they will have many short cuts in their tool bag to cut time off of many areas and save time.

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5 More Ways To Make Your Website More Effective

Last week we discussed 5 Ways To Make Your Website More Effective as part one of a two part series. So, without further adieu, I present to you the conclusion to last weeks post, 5 More Ways To Make Your Website More Effective. Enjoy! Focused, Fresh, Informative, Relevant Make your website focused, fresh, informative and …

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Top 5 Web Design Trends of 2014

I know its a tad late, but Happy New Year! Last year was pretty great, amirite? Good times, good times. But 2013 was not without its shortcomings, especially in the world of web design. And the times they are a-changing. So without further ado, here are my Top 5 most anticipated (and some already happening) trends in web design for the year 2014 and beyond.

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‘WWW’ is out. Naked domains are in!

Gradually over the last decade or so, URLs on the World Wide Web have been ditching the ‘www’ prefix for their domain sans ‘www’, otherwise known as a ‘naked’ domain. Opinions for and against this recent trend have been somewhat split. One of the only real reasons to still use the ‘www’ in a URL …

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Goodbye Internet Dark Days. Hello CSS3

The world of the web has come a long way since its early days of moving GIFs and table based layouts. In the dark days of the internet as a web developer, you were restricted to aligning elements either left, right or center, with little else to work with in terms of layout. You had …

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Check Out Our Beautiful New Website

Tina Reynolds Big Picture I knew that we needed to create a brand spanking new website for Uptown Studios for quite a while. After we had several false starts in 2012 – we launched our newest reflection of ourselves at https://uptownstudios.net. Take a tour, look around and send me your comments at tina@uptownstudios.net. Observing from the top and far …

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Save some headaches when it comes to your website…

Ask The Experts You CAN create your own website, but if you want to have a great visitor experience, make sure you can be found when someone searches for you, get your forms to work consistently, maintain your brand from a look and feel perspective – hire a professional… We practice reminding ourselves of this …

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25‐point Website Checklist

Part of our normal web maintenance is to review our client’s websites for the adherence to some basic design and functionality principles. Take a look at your site and see how you are doing… Accessibility 1. Site load‐time is reasonable – you will need to empty your cache and reload your site to see how …

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