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Why Google is Making You Secure Your Website

Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox have set out to make the Internet a more trusted place. With new security measures built into Chrome 62 and Firefox 48,  your website will now require an SSL certificate to prevent the browser from showing a “Not Secure” error in the address bar as your website visitors access and…

By Mike Karfakis / Technology / Web Design

ADA Website Compliancy: Key for U.S. Businesses

Imagine this: Your company is being sued because your website does not meet the Americans with Disabilities Act’s (ADA) new regulations. You update the site as best you can but the law firm is still not satisfied. This is the reality for many businesses across the U.S. Over the past year, there has been an increase in ADA…

By Alex Rebele / Technology / Web Design

Getting the Best Out of Photography for Your Website

Powerful and authentic imagery makes a big impact on someone visiting your website; it immediately establishes a connection between your brand and your audience. As technology continues to become more affordable, high-resolution and color-rich displays are becoming the common viewing source, so it is important to take great care when selecting (or taking) photography for your brand….

By Vitamin / Branding / Web Design

Value-based Decision Making

Websites range in complexity from massive eCommerce systems to simple, single-page portfolio sites. Regardless of how big or small a project is, a lot of decisions need to be made along the way in order to successfully transform what began as an idea into a fully functioning website. So, how do we go about making…

By vitamin / Web Design

Why You Should A/B Test Your Website

Testing your website is important. Testing helps you make better, more informed decisions on page design, content and conversion strategy. Testing provides you the insight you need to confirm how a website is performing. The results garnered from testing help you identify what may not be functioning as well as you may have thought. A/B testing is…

By vitamin / Branding / Business / Web Design

5 Reasons Responsive Websites Rule

Responsive design is the practice of designing and coding a website to function seamlessly across any device: mobile, tablet or desktop. As more and more users step away from their desktops and embrace the freedom that today’s mobile devices enable, ensuring a favorable experience seamlessly across any and all devices is the only way to design for today’s Internet. Here are…

By vitamin / Web Design

3 Ways Your Website Is Driving Customers Away

A good website is an increasingly important marketing tool as the world goes digital, and more than 70% of U.S households access the internet when shopping locally for products and services, whether that be via a desktop or mobile device. Want your website to help you drive sales? Here are 3 common web mistakes you…

By vitamin / Technology / Web Design

The Rise Of Robots In Marketing

What if, one day, marketing was completely controlled by robots? Robots who knew everything about a business or consumer, and spoke to their wants and needs with automatically generated content or assistance? No, this isn’t a sci-fi movie. There is already technology out there that marketing professionals are using to gain a competitive edge. Here’s…

By Vitamin / Technology / Web Design

Give Your Web Presence a Boost in 2015

What resolutions did you make for your business in 2015? If retooling your website is one of them, check out these helpful tips for giving your digital presence a big boost this year. 1. Work on your flexibility If you haven’t already, it’s time to make your site responsive. Not familiar with responsive web sites?…