Category: Design

Bad Websites – The 40 Worst Websites on the Web

BAD WEBSITES – THE 40 WORST WEBSITES ON THE WEB Are you looking for the best websites on the web? You’re in the wrong place! Today, we will be looking at bad websites. The 40 worst websites on the web to be precise. But these aren’t just regular ‘bad websites’, we’re covering popular websites with […]

Website Design Inspiration: Learn How to Spark Your Website Creativity

Today, thanks to the emerging technology that makes us do almost everything online. The most exciting field is web design.  Although you need to consider the cost of creating your website, but the biggest issue is website design inspiration. How do you know if your website design looks attractive and professional? What can you do […]

5 Marketing Design Ideas to Increase Conversions on Your Website

The main goal of your marketing design should be in line with your business products and services to potential clients who need them. The purpose of a marketing design is to educate and convert visitors.In this article, we will talk about two of my favorite subjects which are marketing and design. We will see how specifically […]

The 9 Hottest Web Design Trends For 2019 You Can’t Ignore

These are web design trends focused on small businesses looking to generate more traffic and customers for their website. In this article, I’m going to share with you my 9 web design trends in 2019. I’m Victor Thomas, the founder of Thomas Digital, the place where small businesses go to get beautifully designed, custom WordPress […]

How to Avoid a Generic Looking Web Design

“Please don’t notice us! We are just like our competitors,” said NO business ever! The truth is, that companies now compete in a global market and competition is stiff. To gain market share, a business needs to stand out from the rest of the crowd and for most, that means that their website must stand apart. […]

A Camel Is a Horse Designed by a Committee

Alec Issigonis, the developer of the European mini, often commented that “a camel is a horse designed by a committee.” Of course, Alec was referring to cars, but the same applies to website design. Having too many people involved in the decision-making process creates bottlenecks and confusion. The result often fails to meet the needs […]

How Does Your Website Fit Within Your Business Model?

The buyer’s journey looks different depending on the type of business involved and the industry in which it operates. For some, the leads are generated before anyone ever visits their company website, but for others, the site is their primary lead generator. Knowing how your company’s clients move from Point A to final conversion will […]

Why Cheap Websites Are a Waste of Money

Business owners need to keep an eye on their bottom line. For the short-sighted entrepreneur, this means purchasing a cheap website. But, for those with vision, they know that their website is a tool for business growth. Instead of shopping for cheap websites, successful businesses would rather make the investment in a custom site that will eventually […]

The Legalities of Copying a Website Design

A website contains many different creative elements. The overall design relies on images, videos, text, and of course, the underlying code. Some of the parts, such as the code used to create footers, is common to all websites but other elements are unique. Copyright laws protect these aspects of a site. However, the legalities of […]

7 Website Design Trends for 2018

Web design changes so quickly, that things considered fresh and modern just a couple of years ago may now seem completely dated. If your website is 3-5 years old, you probably know what I’m talking about. If you’ve purposed to redesign your website in 2018, then you want to get as much mileage from your new […]

How To Redesign Your Service Business Website

Designing a service business website presents some unique challenges.  Getting one to rank on Google requires advanced planning and a pretty thorough understanding of how local SEO works. Convincing prospects to click on your website is an even bigger hurdle. We consider ourselves experts on service business websites. After all, we ARE a service business, and […]

How to Layout Your Website Homepage

I know a secret about Internet marketing that you may not and it directly affects how you should layout your website homepage. Here you go… The Internet – all of it – is nothing more than advertising. I am not just referring to the ads that appear on Google Search results or the Facebook ads […]

7 Signs Your Website is Dated

When was the last time you updated your website? The average lifespan of a web design only is only 3-5 years. If it’s been longer than that, you should probably take a look at your site to see if it needs a redesign. After all, your customers will form their first opinion about your business […]

What is a Custom Website Page Template?

The purpose of this article is to explain what a custom website page template is, how it works and how it applies to your website project. But before we get into exactly what a page template is, let’s talk about why you need to know what it is. What is a Custom Website Page Template? […]

How to Properly Design a Website Footer

Web designers put a lot of effort into the design of a website header, but all too often, the website footer is nothing more than an afterthought. It is true that the header will create the first impression with your visitors. But, it is often in the footer where engagement occurs. The reason this information […]

A Simple Trick for Optimizing Your Website HTML5 Videos for Free

One of the more popular elements of a modern website design is an HTML5 video. You’ve probably seen them on Homepages. They usually sit right below the header and play automatically once you enter the site. Many times, the video is silent and provides a way to capture your visitor’s attention. The problem with these […]

How to Give Feedback on a Website Design

A lot of people have a hard time articulating what they like or don’t like about a website design. Whether it’s your existing site or a brand new Mock-Up, you need to know how to tell your web designer what you like and what you don’t. To help you communicate those thoughts clearly, here are […]

The Branding and Style Guide of Famous Websites

Want to know an interesting secret about websites? They are all made up of the same code. Whether you are looking at a ‘free’ template or a website that cost a million bucks to design, they are all using the same basic code to render the website. All websites use CSS and HTML to render […]

What is the Average Lifespan of a Website Design?

Modern websites neither look nor function like the ones created in the early 90’s. In fact, today’s websites don’t even resemble those created three years ago. Technology changes and so have the rules of internet marketing. Consequently, many older website designs are obsolete. So, what is the average lifespan of a website design? Can you […]

How to Create a Website Sitemap

The most important step in creating a website comes before your developer ever writes a single line of code. In order to build the best possible website, you should first create a website sitemap. Failure to properly develop a sitemap causes many projects to fall apart. Because this process is so important, we want to […]

Custom Web Design or Website Template?

Why do they make jeans for men and jeans for women? They craft both from denim and minus the bling; they look the same. We all know why. Men’s and women’s jeans fit differently. A man can put on a pair of women’s jeans, and they will cover, but they won’t feel good. It’s the […]

What is UX Design? Our UX Design Process

Getting your message to the right prospects presents a challenge. First, your website needs to rank in Google; then you have to entice the user to click on your URL. Most website marketers focus on these two hurdles and forget about the third obstacle. Even if you draw a potential customer to your site, if […]

Website Redesign Checklist: Do You Need to Update?

In the digital world, things change almost daily. Google keeps updating its algorithm and newer technology like voice search changes how people find your business. Today’s websites need to be super- fast, mobile-friendly, user-friendly, fully-optimized, and content-heavy. Your site also needs to look good. Just as clothing styles change, so does website design. How well is your […]

Steal This Website! How to Create a Website Design Swipe File

“Good artists copy. Great artists steal.” Pablo Picasso Sam Walton, founder of WAL MART, was famous for spending more time at his competitor’s stores than he did at his own. He would always have his trusty notebook in hand and would be quick to jot down any idea or tactic that could help improve his […]

What Placido Domingo taught me about Website Design

You might not know this but for most of my 20’s I was pursuing a career of being a professional Opera Singer. During this time I had the opportunity to travel the world to places like Italy, Germany and Austria learning from the some of the best musicians around. On more than one occasion I […]

Rejected! Gallery of our Free Mockups that didn’t work out

People often wonder if our Free Mockup Offer is legit. It is. We custom design mockups for all qualified potential clients. First, we send you a detailed Website Questionnaire to get a full understanding of your business, your customers, and your design needs. This Questionnaire includes things like other sites you like the look and feel […]

How Long Does it Take to Build a Website?

Want to know what the number 1 question I get from most potential clients when doing a website redesign? If you’re reading this article, you probably have already guessed it. That’s right. How long does it take to build a website? The answer I give to most people is the same… It depends on several […]

Website Design Trends – The 5 Hottest Web Design Trends of 2017

If you’ve been meaning to launch your new website but haven’t gotten started with your project yet, I have good news for you. You can learn about the latest website design trends for 2017 before you start your next project and stay one step ahead of your competitors. Website Design Trends in 2017 As you […]

What is the Purpose of a Website?

Website Purpose What is the purpose of a website? I’ve had the good fortune of working with many different clients across a wide range of industries. A question I often get from prospective clients who submit a website a website design RFP is, ‘Have you ever done a website in XYZ industry’? Many times I […]

Website Revamp – 9 Signs Your Website Is Due For a Redesign

Website Revamp Technology is like fashion, trends come and go. What has appeal today might be out tomorrow. The question, for now, is: “Do you need a website revamp?” Check out the following items to see if you need a website redesign: 1. Nonresponsive Site or Mobile-Unfriendly Website viewers are currently switching from desktops to […]

Branding in Web Design

How do consumers pick between one provider and another? After all, there are a lot of similar products out there to choose from. The answer is branding. Branding differentiates one website from its competitors. This sounds elementary, but very often companies neglect to understand the importance of branding. A brand is a representation of a […]