Google's upcoming Mobilegeddon is pushing latecomers who care about mobile traffic from Google to get off the pot. Its also triggering a lot of great conversations about responsive design, but there's a bump in the road for responsive that isn't getting much airtime... actually its a speedbump. (witty huh?)
You've decided that its time for a new site, or more importantly a new partner. You're not a web developer after all, so how are you to know what you even need? How do you evaluate potential partners? Having responded to hundreds of RFPs over the past 18 years, Dave offers advice to resorts as they enter this process.
We’re proud to announce that the law firm of Paul Frank + Collins has selected Propeller to design and develop their next website. PF+C offers a wide range of legal services in ten practice areas to clients in New England and beyond. We’re excited to bring fresh energy and apply our skills as website designers to lift the brand visually, and tell their story in a fresh and engaging way.
Its pretty rare to hear of a CMS that people actually like to use. We consistently earn praise for the usability and depth of control from our propCMS. Nonetheless, we continue to strive to improve it. With our latest version 3.5, we’ve redesigned the user interface to make it even easier to use - and in that process we added a few new features, which extend the power and depth of our CMS!
Want to grab eyeballs and engage visitors? What better way to show off your brand than with a short video that pops off the screen.
For newcomers to the site, a full screen video drops under the navigation to deliver a huge impact experience. The video itself is pulling from YouTube, so YouTube shoulders the hosting burden as well as the technology to manage stream quality.
Once its over, the video rolls back up to reveal the homepage again. We also cookie that user to avoid burdening repeat visitors with a video they’ve already seen.
Site administrators will love how easy this is to manage. On the backend, we’re tapping the YouTube’s API and pulling in video’s from the client’s account. So all the administrator needs to do is go into the CMS and select
We have full control of the interface of the window and can customize how the window opens, closes, and is framed. As with everything we do, we can customize it however we like.
Quadric Software provides backup and disaster recovery software for web servers. Their target audience is ubber savvy/snarky turbo geeks (and I say all of that with respect and love)... a very critical bunch, so the first step in such a sales process is to project trust and legitimacy to get them in the front door. The offering and their reputation for a great product and personal customer service can then close the sale.
The thing about web design is that credibility - or at least the first step toward earning credibility is a visual check. Do you look legit or not? If yes, then tell me more. If not... bounce.
Of course smart SEO is key to getting them to the front door. We focused a lot on the SEO from the beginning. We made sure we had headlines and content areas on the homepage that search engines would be able to index easily. In a niche like this with a few heavy hitters in the space, it is very rewarding to have the ability to level the playing field.