Articles by:
Nicole Chastain

As Creative Director, Nicole has a passion for design and a knack for solving problems. Nicole studied business marketing at the University of North Texas. She previously worked in the corporate healthcare industry serving Fortune 500 companies including Abbott Laboratories, GlaxoSmithKline, and Pfizer.

8 Questions to Ask a Web Designer Before Hiring Them

8 Questions to Ask a Web Designer Before Hiring Them

As web designers, we have a standard list of what questions we should be asking a client before we get started on a new project. What are your goals? Who are your top competitors? Who’s your target audience? What problems are you having with your current site?

But what about you as the customer? What questions should YOU ask to ensure you find a designer not only that you can trust to do a great job but have an enjoyable working relationship with? Provided you already have many questions of your own, relevant to your specific needs, here are an additional 8 questions we think are a good idea to ask before hiring a web designer.

9 Quick and Easy SEO Tips that Get Results

9 Quick and Easy SEO Tips that Get Results

Optimizing your website is an ongoing process, and includes lots of little ordinary things that, when combined, should work together to give you great results. We know that learning the do’s and don’ts of search engine optimization can be overwhelming. Our advice is to start small. In this article we share our top SEO tips, all simple enough for anyone to implement, but can have a tremendous impact and should render great results.

5 Color Palettes to Use on Your Next Design Project

5 Color Palettes to Use on Your Next Design Project

Need a little design inspiration? Whether you are about to start and design a brand new website or just need to give an existing site a little refresh, we are here to help! We’ve created 5 kick-ass color palettes for you to use on your next project, along with what makes each one of them so special. So go ahead and scroll through the color schemes below, get those creative wheels turning and let us know what you think!

Where to Find Free High Quality Stock Photos

Where to Find Free High Quality Stock Photos

We often get asked where to find free, high quality stock photos for websites. Photography can make a good site look great, so it’s important to select engaging imagery. We’ve put together a list of our five favorite websites for free stock photos. Each has its own strength, and most don’t require attribution in order to use images, which is awesome for making a website look professional while keeping costs low. Check out our list of free, high quality stock photos for websites below!