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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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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The Cobbler’s Kids Are No Longer Shoeless

Finally, after 2 years, dozens of design iterations, catfights, bickering, assassins and all manner of strife…we launched our new website. That might just have been the most painful process we’ve gone through short of a proctology exam. Why the fuss? Well, when you’re in the web design business, it’s kind of vital to have a…

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