In this article, we will discuss the development of image formats throughout the years and explain the functionality of the most common digital image file formats in widespread use today — GIF Format (pronounced “jiff”), JPEG Format, and TIFF — and we will discuss some of their history as well as their strengths and weaknesses. In addition, we will review the major digital image compression techniques as well as the novel advantages of the PNG file format.
Similar to a vehicle, a website requires routine maintenance to operate at peak performance. Routine Website Maintenance will increase traffic, improve brand recognition, and generate additional profit. Similar to vehicle maintenance, web design maintenance allows your site to run like a fine-tuned well-oiled machine.
Web Design for Creative Artist We recently got the opportunity to work with a local Artemio Jimenez of Jimenez Glass Studios in Arcata, California. We were contacted by Artemio Jimenez with a request to rebrand his studio's marketing. Fortunately, Artemio developed a comprehensive inventory of photos related to his work over the years building his [...]
Professional Website Management is Essential In today’s digital marketing atmosphere, your website warrants ongoing attention, time, and fiscal resources. Your website — like company assets — should be viewed as an investment and not a meer expense, and it deserves an adequate portion of your annual marketing budget. Our world has become increasingly [...]
A Multi-Faceted Approach to Marketing BACK TO 960 DESIGN BLOG In today's times, most small businesses are composed of a variety of talented individuals. In many cases, these individuals play different roles in these organizations which either help the organization thrive or hamper it's endeavors. In some organizations, the owner [...]
10 Tips For Better Restaurant Web Design BACK TO 960 DESIGN BLOG We didn’t mean to get into the restaurant website design business it just happened organically. We started out helping clients figure out how to deliver a better website user experience to eliminate redundant explanations from staff. It’s [...]
Non-Profit Web Design BACK TO 960 DESIGN BLOG The digital landscape for non-profit organizations has changed significantly over the past few years. Web Design has become more important than ever – helping to accomplish administration, outreach, and general marketing but it has presented many features and coupled them with [...]
Voice-Assisted Search Optimization For Web Design BACK TO 960 DESIGN BLOG As smartphones continue to leverage new technologies we're presented with new challenges. Recently, we had a client struggling to reach their audience through Apple's famous Siri. We found it particularly interesting because they ranked well in regular search [...]
This week, we're focusing on the web design process as it relates to new projects and how we work with clients. We are specifically focusing on the different aspect related to redesigning a website and/or creating a brand new one. We will outline the different elements, some of the pitfalls that we can run into, [...]
One of the least considered elements of a new business is menu design. Whether your starting a coffee shop or a fine dining restaurant menu design will impact the way customers engage with your business. Menus are one of the first marketing elements customers come in contact with and significantly impact purchasing decisions. Recently, I have even told clients that menus can act as a contract of sorts and serve the purpose of setting rules and guidelines for your business. In relation to marketing, menus can be one of the most time-consuming elements to design and for good reason. How much time and thought is put into crafting a menu will directly correlate with the success of a business.