Web Design

Experiencing Font Confusion? Don’t Cry, Learn Why

Experiencing Font Confusion? Don't Cry, Learn Why

Experiencing Font Confusion? Don’t Cry, Learn Why

Branding, Business, Creativity, Design, Inspiration, Logo Design, Social Media, Technology, Web Design

As a graphic designer, my job is to learn which feelings a client wants to show, and then pick the fonts that are going to represent and show that feeling the best. This involves a bit of psychology — or mind reading, if you will — to understand the different styles of fonts, what feelings they invoke, and why.

What I’m really trying to say is graphic design is like reading the audience’s mind before they even know what they are feeling.

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8 Things To Prepare for a Kickoff Meeting

8 Things To Prepare for a Kickoff Meeting

8 Things To Prepare for a Kickoff Meeting

Branding, Creativity, Design, Digital Marketing, General, Marketing, Social Media, Web Design

I’ve been a graphic designer for over 10 years – and I’ve worked with clients in professional settings for over five years. During that time, I’ve noticed that clients typically don’t consider a lot of the finite details that go into a project.

This isn’t a mistake on their part, either. Generally speaking, most clients go into projects without really knowing what to expect. They know general project details, and they have an idea of what the final deliverable will look like. But, more often than not, they haven’t thought about the smaller details that factor into the overall finished product.

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7 Webby Words You Might Hear At A Website Kick-Off Meeting

Designing a website is a big undertaking for all parties. Like all technology in the 21st century, web design is constantly evolving and expanding. With this technological expansion, comes an expansion to our vocabularies. 

Within three decades, web design has grown from simple pages filled with text and colour to multiple pages of interactivity and animation. All of what you see online is created using a complex system of codes. As a client, you won’t need to know all the nitty-gritty technical terms, but being able to understand some basic terms will go a long way in your initial meeting.

And – because you don’t need to know it all – let’s break it down into the basics of web design.

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nine10 Website Package Comparison

website design mockup on computer screen

nine10 Website Package Comparison

Business, Coding, Marketing, Sales, Web Design

You’ve decided it’s time for your Grande Prairie business to get a brand-spankin’-new website. Congratulations! But, as you’ve discovered, the decision-making process has just begun! Now that you understand a website is necessary for your online presence, it’s time to choose which type of website is right for your business.

At nine10, we have several options to choose from, and we’ll be giving you our professional assistance in selecting the best plan for your team. In this article, we’ll cover what “Navigator” and “Storyteller” websites mean, the strengths of each website package, and give you a few real examples of Websites we’ve created to demonstrate the differences.

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Simplifying Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process of pleasing Google (and other search engines) with website content and features so that Google shows your website higher on the page during a search instead of your competitor’s website. For your local shoe store to rank number one when someone in Grande Prairie searches “shoe stores near me,” there’s a lot of work involved to convince Google your site is what the customer (or client) is looking for.

Even though SEO may appear as though it’s super complicated and only for tech experts, the roots of SEO are not hard to understand. For part one of our search engine optimization blog series, we’re going to divide and simplify.

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Are Third-Party Changes Covered Under Support?

Let’s say you built a 24′ x 24′ detached garage in your back yard. You hire a contractor to build this for you. Everything is done to your satisfaction and you pay them and start enjoying your new garage. Then, in one year some of the drywall starts separating. You call the contractor, and they come over and fix it at their expense, because it was caused by their workmanship. Things are resolved and you both move on.

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How to Build an Effective Online Quote Form

Grande Prairie Request a Quote Form Design Tips

How to Build an Effective Online Quote Form

Inbound Marketing, Sales, Web Design

One of the most powerful things a website can do is generate new inquiries, and your “Request a Quote” form can be a key part of that. Of course, you may be wondering exactly what to put on the form. You don’t want it to be too long, but you still want it to be useful. This article provides 6 quick tips to help you pick the perfect questions for your Quote Request form.

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