Adapting Your Website “Mobilegeddon”

On April 21, Google changed their search algorithm. Sites that are not mobile-friendly will now receive a lower ranking in searches on mobile devices. Rankings from searches on a desktop will not be affected. Google remains the overwhelming top choice for search engines, so this change has the potential to impact the ability of organizations…

Website Redesign: The Final Jumpstart Step

Crafting the identity of a new or young organization is a careful process requiring several steps. We have explored this process over the past year through our progress with the first Jumpstart for Nonprofit’s recipient, Our Heroes Network.  The organization, which works with veterans and first responders who are afflicted with Attention Deficit Hyper-Activity Disorder…

Making Your Website Work for You

Between several website design projects and the relaunch of our own website, the topic of developing a successful site has been on my mind a lot lately. This article from the Showcase of Fundraising Innovation and Inspiration (Sofii) outlines how to improve your website as a fundraising tool. But it is good advice for anyone…

New Look and Website Features in Redesign

We recently redesigned the website for The Arc of Baltimore. The organization was looking to streamline their navigation, improve their content, and create a responsive website. The final product features a clear color scheme, easy-to-follow navigation along the top, and is designed to fit any mobile device. Here is what our client said about the…

Website Maintenance

Website Maintenance Plans We design our website maintenance plans specifically for businesses who want their website to be running the most up to date versions of WordPress and associated plugins. Additionally, we offer services including but not limited to: content editing; SEO monitoring, review, and maintenance; and security reviews. Our services help our clients avoid…

Using Visual Patterns in Website Design

Any small business or nonprofit with a website wants to make sure their message is clear and easy for users to process. Fortunately, it’s possible to predict how users will read your website. We enjoyed this recent article from Creative Bloq about the science of eye movement and visual patterns in website design. The article…

Benefits of Maintaining Your Website

According to Forbes, today WordPress powers one of every 6 websites on the Internet, nearly 60 million in all, with 100,000 more popping up each day. (1) Developers are consistently addressing the needs of companies who use WordPress content management system (CMS) as their company’s website development platform. However, after the company spends thousands, or…

Mobile Optimization: The Next Step

This post is a guest blog from Jenn Pak of PakComm. Within the last decade, a rapid evolution has occurred for a small businesses and nonprofit organizations. A new way of marketing, never seen before, has rapidly forced its way into our culture and changed the face of business entirely – digital and Internet marketing.…