Website Goals: Important things to know before you get started

Posted by Lena Haines on Sep 13, 2016 8:07:00 AM

 

Before you get started with a new website design you should come to your meeting with a few website goals in mind. That being said, make sure they are realistic, with the means to execute them. This way you get the most out of your web developer and the website once it is up and running. We put together a few questions that you should be able to answer before walking into your first meeting with a developer.

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Topics: Web Design, Web Analytics and Tracking

8 Tips to Rev Up Your Web Design Inspiration

Posted by Justin Brown on Aug 25, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Have the lines of code become too much and you're in need of a creativity boost? We've all been in this position before and can relate. In an effort to reclaim your creativity, here are 8 tips to rev up your web design inspiration.

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Topics: Web Design

5 Reasons You Need to Invest in a Custom Website

Posted by Justin Brown on Aug 23, 2016 9:17:03 AM

As a business, there are some things that are OK to skimp on. Maybe your office doesn't need to supply employees with some work necessities such as pens, notebooks, or even snacks. Your business might choose not to get certain time-saving programs like Quickbooks and still do the accounting by hand.

Depending on size and structure, your business may be able to manage cutting some corners to save money or hypothetical time. However, a custom website should be a top priority with any business. Here are 5 reasons you need to invest in a custom website.

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Topics: Web Design

6 Signs You Are in Need of a Website Update

Posted by Gregg Alexander on Aug 9, 2016 8:00:00 AM

So you've been searching around the internet, looking at your competitors and checking out cool new websites, and you started thinking, "Maybe it's time for a website update." I get it, it's like the guy who cruises through the car lot and decides his 2001 Ford F150 is a little dated. And with how fast web design and development is evolving, it starts to make your own website look outdated. Redesigning your website isn't an easy decision; it can be expensive, you may be impacted on your rankings and you will probably have to update some content, but there are some tell tale signs that it really is time to bite the bullet and start the process. Here's a list of 10 signs that it's time for a website update.

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Topics: Web Design

5 ExpressionEngine Plugins You Need As A Content Manager!

Posted by Ben Fjare on Jun 16, 2016 8:00:00 AM

There is nothing I love more than the perfect tool for the job.  ExpressionEngine has been the backbone of our web development for years and it has a great plugin community.  Over the years we have fallen in love with a few plugins and I wanted to share them with people who may not be familiar with how much easier they can make publishing your content.  Two things to note.  We are right in the middle of the transition from EE2 - EE3 and some of these are plugins have not been ported to EE3 yet. This is very much an EE2 based list. Also, there are a ton of great plugins that are amazing for development (low, stache, ce cache, etc.) however I wanted to focus on plugins that are used by content managers.  

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Topics: Web Design

My First Peers Conference

Posted by Ben Fjare on Apr 17, 2016 5:34:53 AM

I'm sitting at Tampa International Airport. The time is 6:25am (4:25am at home) and I haven't had a good nights sleep since I was back at home in Montana. I'm tired, overloaded, and can't wait to get home.

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Topics: Web Design, Prime Culture

Taking Bozeman Web Design & Development to a New Level

Posted by Ben Fjare on Mar 22, 2016 8:00:00 AM

 

We've changed a lot here at Prime in the last few months.  New staff, new systems, new awesome clients, new energy and new ideas.  The only thing that hasn't changed is my desire to become better in everything we do with our web team; being more efficient, creating even more engaging web interfaces, giving clients a pert near perfect content management experience and having a hell of a time doing it are all goals of mine for 2016.

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Topics: Web Design

5 Website Mistakes That Are Killing Your Brand

Posted by Ben Fjare on Mar 10, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Everyone makes mistakes and websites are no different.  However, there are some obvious pitfalls you can avoid.  Below are some simple tips to keep you on track.

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Topics: Branding, Web Design

Craft, ExpressionEngine, and WordPress - A CMS Comparison

Posted by Ben Fjare on Mar 3, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Here at Prime we have experience with three open source Content Management Systems.  These systems  allow the maximum level of customization for your front and backend management.  This article will be a simple CMS comparison.

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Topics: Web Design

5 Sexy Real Estate Websites From Prime

Posted by Gregg Alexander on Feb 18, 2016 9:10:47 AM

In the seven plus years we've been building websites we've had the opportunity to work with REALTORSĀ®, real estate offices, builders, architects and developers. From our first job with a developer to the sophisticated RETS feed websites we are building now, we've built some really cool websites. It's become a bit of a niche for us and we've acquired a pretty good knowledge of the industry. Working with a variety of businesses within the real estate realm has given us the ability to learn about the sales process, design process, development process and building process, all of which we draw from in our strategy to build a website that markets our clients to the end user. Along the way we've worked with some great companies and built some great relationships. Here's a breakdown on five sexy real estate websites from the past seven years.

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Topics: Web Design

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