The Website Design Process

Follow our progress as ForeFront Web Builds Our New Site Behind the curtain – all the gritty details! I’ve mentioned this before, somewhere in the dusty basement of this blog – the hardest site we ever build is the one for our own company. We overthink, we suffer from paralysis by analysis and we backshelf…

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Writing Web Content

So you’re the lucky one that gets to prepare the content for your website. I have good news for you – it’s some of the easiest writing you’ll ever do. Once you learn a few tricks, it’s a breeze. Guiding Considerations The most difficult challenge people face when writing about their own organization is this:…

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10 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Website Right Now

It’s the end of the year – a perfect time to spruce up your website! Here are a handful of things that you can knock out, ordered from simple to more complex: 1. Analyze your analytics If you don’t have any analytics on your site, get them on there NOW. Google Analytics is free, and…

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The Purpose-Driven Website

All in all, it was a good meeting. Our new client was happy, and we were looking forward to beginning the project. As we were about to leave, one of their managers asked, off-handedly, “So how do you think you’ll want to design the site?” I paused. “Well, that depends. What do you want your…

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3 Easy Ways to Accidentally Ruin Your Next Web Project

Nobody goes into a web project planning to make the next Hindenburg – which is a good thing, because that project took five years to get off the ground. Still, otherwise-respectable companies with good intentions manage to churn out aberrations that would make the MySpace faithful blush with shame. Here are the most common mistakes,…

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Why Does My Website Suck?

I’ve spent considerable time over the last week bringing a new employee up to speed on a variety of topics. He’ll be performing many duties for us (such is the joy/curse of working for a smallish firm), and among those tasks will be consulting with prospective new clients about their current sites. After I walked…

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