Posts Tagged ‘web design’

Want to Boost Your Search Performance? Invest in UX Design

Lauren Nelson | July 12th, 2016 SEO1

The world of SEO is an inherently volatile one. For a while it was about having all the keywords in all the places all the time. Then it was about links — any links at all, anywhere you could get ’em, in any context you could secure. Then it was about making sure those links […]

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Why We Should Be Teaching Kids the Language of Design

Lauren Nelson | June 29th, 2016 Teach those fools some design.

Let’s face it: the U.S. has been behind the curve when it comes to the study of languages for… well, too long to calculate at this point. While their European and Asian counterparts learn multiple languages before heading off to higher education, the American students find delayed instruction in languages other than English until middle school […]

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Fresh from the SPRING: SAC

Audree | February 23rd, 2016

When perusing our galleries here on crowdSPRING, we see some amazing work submitted in the projects. Today, we noticed this gem submitted in this Small Website project. Let us start the slow clap for SAC. Check out more great work on SAC’s profile page. Nicely done, SAC, nicely done!        

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10 Important Web Design Best Practices and Tips for Small Business Websites

Ross | January 4th, 2016

If you don’t have a  dedicated website for your startup or small business, you’re in danger to fall further behind your competition. You might think that you’re  building a fan base on Facebook (if you’re buying fans on Facebook by advertising, you’re very likely wasting your money), sharing small bits of content on Twitter and […]

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Small Business and Startups: 8 Steps To a Successful Redesign

Mike | May 11th, 2015

There comes a time when a business looks hard at its website and lets out a groan of dismay. Your website is out-dated, out-moded, and out-competed and it doesn’t take a genius to see. Your own customers may have been telling you to get it together and, whether you are listening or not, it doesn’t […]

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Small Business Marketing 2014: Smart Web Design Best Practices and Tips

Ross | March 4th, 2014

If you don’t have a dedicated website for your startup or small business, you are not alone. But you’re in grave danger to fall further behind your competition. You might be slowly building a fan base on Facebook (if you’re buying fans on Facebook by advertising, you’re very likely wasting your money), sharing small bits […]

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Consumers Prefer Better Looking Websites

Ross | July 13th, 2011

Successful businesses know that to develop long-term relationships with their customers, they must find  ways to build trust. This is not as easy to do as it sounds. According to the 2011 Edelman Trust Barometer study, U.S. consumer trust of companies dropped 8 points from 2010 to 2011. In fact, this trend seems to be […]

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The July cS Award

Ross and Mike | July 6th, 2011

The July cS Award of $1,000 will be given to a designer or writer who has the highest average buyer score for all entries they submit to crowdSPRING projects during July. To be eligible, you must participate, during the month of July, in at least five (5) projects on crowdSPRING and submit at least ten […]

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Announcing The New cS Awards

Ross and Mike | June 15th, 2011

Starting this June, crowdSPRING will have monthly cS Awards to honor quality work by designers and writers in the crowdSPRING community. At the beginning of each month, we’ll announce the criteria for that month’s cS Award – we’ll  do our best to keep it simple and objective – and to focus on honoring quality work. […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Thumbtack Press

admin | April 4th, 2011

Most of us have probably taken a gander in an art museum or two. We are able to recognize da Vinci’s Mona Lisa and recite Vincent van Gogh’s ear-choppingly bizarre biography from grade school art classes.  However, art did not stop developing with Andy Warhol in the 1960’s and it can be a struggle to […]

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