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Marketing Mistakes to Avoid as an eCommerce Business

Marketing Mistakes to Avoid as an eCommerce Business Marketing your business can be tough, especially if you are trying to sell
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The Evolution of Graphic Design!

Evolution of Graphic Design In today’s world, it becomes hard to imagine life without technology. Just think about research, communication
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Design Cache Entrepreneurial Spirit Award

Congratulations to Stephanie Marshall who was awarded the Design Cache Entrepreneurial Spirit Award at Lebanon Valley College during Inquiry 2017! Design
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It’s a Process, Website Design

Recently, I had someone ask me about the process I went through to build a website. I thought this information
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How to Charge for Website Designs (a Review)

As the owner of Design Cache, I was asked the following question and thought it would be beneficial to share:
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Website Critique for Gift Idea HQ

Website Critique As the owner of Design Cache, I was asked to provide feedback for the website http://www.giftideahq.com. It was an
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Designing Under Pressure

Working as a graphic designer, I have learned the many stereotypes assigned to graphic designers. Many people think that to
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The Power of Websites

Websites are one of the most importance advertisement pieces a business can have. Not only does a website share information
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It’s a Process, Website Design December 18, 2016

Recently, I had someone ask me about the process I went through to build a website. I thought this information would be helpful to share on the Design Cache blog! A Long Process Building a website is a long process. The nice thing about building a website is that you can make it as complicated as you would like. Because I suggest that my clients use the WordPress platform, I will answer your question in this regard. Wireframe First and…

How to Charge for Website Designs (a Review) December 4, 2016

As the owner of Design Cache, I was asked the following question and thought it would be beneficial to share: “A guy wants to hire me to create websites for his clients and he will charge them $500 per website. How much should I get paid for each website?” Response: Thank you for your question. $500 for a website is very cheap. $500 would pay for the purchasing and start-up cost for running a WordPress site. If you were to…

Website Critique for Gift Idea HQ November 22, 2016

Website Critique As the owner of Design Cache, I was asked to provide feedback for the website http://www.giftideahq.com. It was an honor to review the code and provide feedback for a new website developer. The designer requested that I provide UI advice along with content ideas. Below I provided an analysis of the website based on each page. Landing Page The organization of the website works fine, however, I would make some slight adjustments to the nomenclature of the navigation….

The Power of Websites October 25, 2016

Websites are one of the most importance advertisement pieces a business can have. Not only does a website share information to consumers, but it can allow them to make purchases and connect them with social media platforms. In addition, compared to other advertising streams, the cost of having a website is relatively cheap. Below are some reasons a business may want to invest in a website: 1) Connect with Consumers Without a website, there are lost sales. Websites allow for…

Website Backup September 27, 2016

Don’t forget to backup! “Let’s go live with the site.” This is the first thing I hear my clients tell me before taking the final steps. People want their website to be up and running on the web as soon as possible. But let me tell you something, so does the website designer! We are just as excited as you are to get your website up and running for your audience to see. Our favorite part about designing in the…

WordPress or HTML Website? August 25, 2016

Making a Decision Have you as an individual or your business ever wanted to create a website and couldn’t decide how to start? Well, you are not the only one with that question. Over the years, technology has changed so drastically that it is difficult to keep up with the most recent design trends. Designing with the most recent softwares are crucial however due to the ongoing changes in search engines and system compatibilities. At one time, many websites were…

Coding Programs for Website Design December 22, 2015

Have you ever built a website? Well, if you have, you know that finding the right program to use can be challenging. Below are some of the most popular coding programs I have used. Hopefully, after reading this post, you will be able to decide which program is best for you. Coding Programs: Adobe Dreamweaver – Dreamweaver is a program that comes with the Adobe Creative Cloud software. Many people who have already purchased Creative Cloud will use Dreamweaver to…

Difference: WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org December 21, 2015

What’s the difference? Should you start a WordPress.com website or a WordPress.org website? Many people ask, what’s the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org? Being a web designer, I have used both WordPress.com and WordPress.org, and there are definitely advantages and disadvantages of each, for they are both two very different website building platforms. Below, I will cover some of the main differences that I find important to know about the two different platforms. Let’s start off by talking about WordPress.com….

Typography December 18, 2015

Typography – Can’t Find the Right Style? Are you searching for a unique font but just can’t find one that you like? Check out Creative Blog’s “font of the day” page. Creative Blog offers a blog post every day about a different font. They feature numerous unique fonts that bring freshness to the typography world. Often times, I find myself searching for a font that will match exactly what I want. With Creative Blog’s posts, you are sure to find…

Frequently Asked Questions December 17, 2015

Many people don’t know what graphic design is or what graphic designers do. Today, I would like to answer some frequently asked customer questions. Frequently Asked Questions What is graphic design? According to the American Institute of Graphic Arts, graphic design “is the art and practice of planning and projecting ideas and experiences with visual and textual content.” Many people think graphic designers are just artists. However, many graphic designers are not just artists: Graphic designers help create visual layouts,…

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