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Check list
1 week 1 day ago
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) might not be the first thing you think of when designing a new website, but building an optimized framework from the start will help you drive traffic to your site and keep it there. With our Drupal SEO-checklist in hand, you can build an excellent website that draws customers from launch day. Briefly speaking, here is a bullet list of what to check before the...
what makes a website good
2 months 1 week ago
What makes a good website “good”? There are many factors that go into making a website good, but I can sum it up simply in a single sentence:A good website gives users the information they need as quickly and easily as possible.That being said, we can get more specific. Here’s a short list of what makes a good website “good” — we’ll dig into each of these items in this post and explain what we...
3 months 1 week ago
Times change, industries change, and most importantly, technology changes. Staying on top of current trends and utilizing current technology will ensure you stay on top of your competition. With the large adoption of mobile technology in recent years, now is more important than ever to keep track of the constant changes to technology and ensure that your website looks good from any device. Google...
Wordpress_Logo
4 months 1 day ago
In this age of technology, it is important to have a digital presence in the form of a website. Whether you use it for publicity, to sell your goods or services or even as a means of earning money is entirely up to you. However, as you go digital, you always face the risk of someone hacking your website. When your website gets hacked, you might suffer a huge blow financially or even have your...
4 months 1 day ago
Did you know that small businesses should allocate about 8% of their revenues to marketing? That’s right, according to the SBA, a small business with under $5 million in yearly revenue should have a marketing budget consisting of around 7-8% of their yearly revenue. The SBA points out that in certain industries, a small business may even need to earmark up to 20% of revenue during their early...
5 months 1 week ago
eMUNICATIONS' own Ryan Martin has moved into second place on Footer Fetish! Because Ryan has something of a footer fetish anyway, this honor only seems appropriate.  Ryan's entry in the graphic design contest is from the Foster Creek Veterinary Hospital website. Go check out the whole website design and then click over to Footer Fetish to vote for Ryan's footer graphic design. Go Ryan!
6 months 1 week ago
The term "White Space" is often misused; many believe that it refers to any space in a design that's white. White space actually refers to the "negative space" of a composition. It's not simply "blank" or "unused" space, it plays a key role in the design process. Another crucial role white space plays is eye movement –commonly referred to simply as “movement”. White space allows our eyes to...
Paintballing
7 months 4 days ago
Armed and dangerous, the emunications team set out on an arguably friendly game of paintball. Quality assurance teamed up with design for what we call, "shooting fish in a barrel" - and by fish, we mean Jason and Kevin. On just the second game, I spotted someone atop a building looking down on my teammates. That someone was Jason, who seconds later took a swift paintball to the face. Sure he was...
8 months 1 week ago
In terms of aesthetics, design is by and large a tool to convey a message to your users. Are you a large company? Are you professional? Do you have a sense of humor? Or simply (and most importantly), “What is it that you do?” These are all questions that will be answered for your users in fewer than 5 seconds of viewing your website, so it’s important you’re sending the right message. Just...
jQuery
9 months 5 days ago
If you haven't taken the time to check out this framework you absolutely must do so now. jQuery allows you to accomplish so much more with so much little. It may be a little arcane to look at the first time, but after a little research, you'll wonder how you lived without it. Case in point, here's a quick script to add zebra highlighting to a table with id 'myTable'. // Do zebra highlighting...

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