If you are a website designer, graphic designer, photographer or artist you should get on the Behance Network. Behance is an up and coming social media site that allows creative experts to show off their portfolio of work through a variety of online platforms. Very often, graphic designers and photographers don’t have the web skills to create an online portfolio that has a professional look. Behance allows you to create a portfolio without writing any code and share it with friends.
Creating a powerful website for small businesses that are working with a budget is always a challenge. It would be great to have all the bells and whistles of larger corporate sites that are built using one of many content management systems (CMS) on the market. Unfortunately time, resources, and money get in the way. In steps WordPress.
WordPress is an open source content management tool that is one of the most widely used web software’s in the world.
Designing websites in San Diego enables CPD to be involved in a wide range of industries. In 2010 we have expanded our service offering with additional internet marketing capabilities, added partnership resources, and increased our design team.
So how can Crown Point Design help your website?
Although the world wide web has become very sophisticated over the years, there are still issues with websites that are built using ‘sloppy code’. All web pages produce HTML that is translated by your web browser (IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc.). Web pages that produce HTML errors may produce issues for users who are viewing the site. Furthermore, certain browsers may interpret the code one way while others see it differently.
Imagine you are trying to find information on effectively marketing your business online. As of today, most of your searches lead you to company websites and blogs that are vague, incomplete and ultimately try to make you buy something. Now imagine that when you were a member of GoogleMe and searched…
June 8, 2010 – San Diego, CA – Crown Point Design (CPD) is happy to announce the launch of their new website – www.crownpointdesigns.com. The design is intended to provide information on our services including website design, internet marketing, corporate branding, web hosting, logo design, SEO, email marketing, and more. An extensive client portfolio showcases some recent website projects.
A large effort in the new design is to demonstrate how to tie together social media with corporate branding.
There are many things to think about before designing a new website. This short video by CPD Designer, Scott Farquharson, addresses three main areas that need to be defined before diving into the design process. Answering these three topics will make the design process a lot easier when it comes to design, navigation, page layout,…
A Favorites Icon, also known as a favicon, is an often overlooked branding tool that every website should have. It is displayed differently by each browser, but in most cases is shown to the left of the URL or opened Tab. It also always appears in the Favorites Folder or Bookmarks, so people can easily find the site they are looking for.
A favicon can only be 16×16 pixels, which is very small. Here are some tips to keep in mind when designing your favicon:
A great resource for learning the basics of Adobe Creative Suite applications is a website called TutVid.com. This site provides short tutorials to learn graphic or web design skills.