Many times a client must weigh some pros and cons of gong with a CMS (Content Management Solution) versus a website that is hard-coded content and static where the designer does updates.
Below are some of the differences between the two based on several years of building both:
What is the difference between a web domain and web hosting?
a.k.a. What do I need to get my darn website live???
Many folks come to ClarkeDesign for website design. Together we create a functional and attractive website for their clients and customers to visit. Once the site is designed though, I am often asked “what now?” The ‘now’ usually means you need to purchase a domain name and hosting so we can get their site live to the world. Allow me to break these two separate, but intertwined, requirements into laymen terms.
San Diego, CA – Celebrating its 10 year anniversary, the Jonathan Tarr Foundation teamed with ClarkeDesign to create a full website redesign. Providing scholarships to a diverse population of under-served boys and girls not normally targeted for academic assistance, JTF wanted to effectively convey its message and efforts on the web.
LAS VEGAS, NV – Walz Caps, maker of traditional cycling caps, attended the 2009 Interbike Tradeshow this week alongside the cycling industry’s biggest names and brands. ClarkeDesign provided the design and file preparation of tradeshow booth signage, banners, and a comprehensive 16 page product catalog to enable a successful entry to the marketplace.
The marketing plan is an important part of your business plan*. Your marketing plan should include as much detail as possible. The more detailed your plan is, the easier it is to properly focus your marketing dollars. Continue reading →
SAN DIEGO, CA – ClarkeDesign announces its website re-launch to show clients the potential web sites can offer. www.clarkedesign.net now incorporates effective web marketing elements with the use of cascading style sheets (CSS), ongoing relevant content updates, helpful advice on basic marketing principals, plus clear and easy navigation.
Written by Clarke Graves
Your website name, or url, should be given the same thought and care as a company’s name. Here are several things to consider in making the right choice.
Often times, ClarkeDesign is asked for tips opinion on picking a domain name. The first thing I stress to my clients, family and friends, is that such an important decision should be given the same thought and care as picking a company name. It is part of your identity and just may be the only way someone can find you. After stressing to them that they should put a lot of time in to the decision, I follow up with the following points that I have found very helpful in successful web-enabled companies. Continue reading →