Basic Elements of Design Applied to Web

Are your website designs feeling a little lack luster lately? Want to re-vamp your design style? Take a moment to go back to the basics and you may find yourself surprised at what you will learn. 1. Emphasis Emphasis is the importance attached to something. In websites, emphasis translates to hierarchy. To develop strong hierarchy [...]

Website 101 Tips: How to Pick a Hosting Company

Now that you’ve picked your domain name, the second step before starting the design of your website is to sign up for website SEO Sydney hosting. What is website hosting? If a domain is your website’s “physical address”, website hosting is the online office space that you’ll rent to store your website files. Website hosts offer [...]

January 25, 2010 – What’s in Your Backyard?

This was one of Good Dog/Bad Dog Creative Design’s (GDBD Design) favorite projects. Located in Ruskin, Backyard Produce was a produce stand aimed at providing customers with the freshest, best tasting fruits and vegetables. They were formed to celebrate the diversity of foods that are produced here in the Tampa Bay area. GDBD helped them [...]

January 24, 2011 – You’ll Flip!

I like hamburgers… I love to watch Top Chef… and creative website designs makes me happy…. So I “flipped” when I discovered the website of Atlanta based restaurant, Flip Burger. Top Chef runner up, and Flip Burger creative director, Richard Blais has found a way to create delicious, untraditional/modern, hamburgers, while bold colors and playful [...]

Finally…a new post!

As most of you business owners know, running a business is hard work! Most of the time it’s difficult fit everything into an 8 or even 12 hour day. At GDBD Design, we feel your pain. We’ve been working like dogs and haven’t had time to update our blog lately. However, we’re turning over a [...]

Tip #3 – How to submit Photography for your Website

So you’ve done your homework for your site and written some great content but your site visually is rather boring. Time to get creative and pick out some photos to enhance the visual appeal of your website! When selecting photography for your website you have a couple of options: You can use exisiting photos you [...]

Tip #2: Gather Content Ahead of Time and Write it Right the First Time Around

In my previous article I gave some tips on doing your homework before interviewing potential Web designers for your project. This week I’m going to touch on how to prepare content ahead of time for your website. I’m sure you’ve heard about Kings Los Angeles SEO that saying “Content is King” and it’s even more [...]

What is a Joomla site?

In a previous blog article I briefly discussed using a content management system (CMS) for your website. In this article I’d like to talk more about one CMS platform in particular, Joomla. First of all, what is Joomla? Joomla! Is an open source content management system (CMS) for publishing information on the Internet. Many businesses [...]

Need a Website? Read These Time Saving Tips First.

Are you looking to create a website for your company or would you like to update your existing website? In this five-part blog series we’re going to give you tips on how to make your Web site design process run smoother. Tip #1: Do your homework… This week is all about homework. Remember that word? [...]

Call to Action – What’s Next for Your Customers?

So you finally have your website designed and it’s up and running. Congratulations! Mission complete and now the customers will start flooding in right? Not so fast. Your website was created for a specific reason – to sell your service or product, to engage others, or create awareness about yourself or your company. But how [...]