The Most Common Web Design Mistakes

A number of web design trends have surfaced over the last few years. From parallax scrolling to mobile responsive, the demand is high, but so is the risk of making mistakes. Since the web and its trends are ever-evolving, you should redesign your website every 1-2 years. However, there are mistakes that can hurt your site’s engagement. Here are a few that we’d like to...

Web Design Myths Debunked

In the digital world, every business needs to have a working website. Beyond that, the design elements of the site play a huge role in how you spread your message, generate brand awareness and communicate with your audience. It can be difficult to determine what is and isn’t a good idea when it comes to what and how to design your website. Here are a...

Got Mistakes? How to Make Your CTA’s Better

“I don’t care if my visitors don’t want anything from me” – said no one ever. When it comes to building an effective website, call to actions are essential if you want to convert visitors into potential leads. Who doesn’t want that? As simple as it may sound, there are a number of common mistakes that can make or break an effective call to action....

4 Important Components for a High-Conversion Homepage

Your website’s homepage is your chance to make a good first impression on your customer. We like to think that looks don’t matter and that we shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but in reality, we all know that confusing and cluttered websites will make us cringe. If you fail to construct your brand’s message in an effective and visually appealing way, you are...

4 Questions Every Website Visitor Wants Answered in 15 Seconds

Fact: 55 percent of website visitors spend less than 15 seconds on a website. First impressions matter in more than just job interviews and first dates. Impressions matter when it comes to your website too. The first 15 seconds are possibly the most important for your website visitors. In that amount of time, they’ll either decide to keep clicking around or to jump off immediately....

4 Mistakes and Improvements for Every Contact Page

A website is a visual representation of your company, its values, team, and services. If it’s done well, your audience will develop a strong connection with your brand. Yet, even if you have a beautiful website with a steady flow of traffic, you can still miss out on inquiries. But how? It could be the contact page. If it’s not designed well or doesn’t include correct...

Top Podcasts for Designers and Creative People

So you want to be creative. Maybe you want to enhance your already inherent creativity. While books, BuzzFeed stories and videos provide some motivation and information to what we should know about being creative, podcasts are still an afterthought that deserve to be moved up the list. We want to call attention to a few of our favorite podcasts for creative people. The best thing?...

Our Top Predictions for Website Design in 2015

Blast into the New Year with a website designed to increase your visibility and boost your brand. That process begins and ends with users, aka your consumers, and their experiences on your site. When it comes to user experience, key concepts you’ll hear in 2015 are “responsive design” and “material design.” Web users want easily accessible websites designed for all types of devices from mobile...

When Should You Redesign Your Website?

The fact of the matter is that every year that goes by without updating your website’s look and feel is another year in which competitors create new websites that match the changing landscape of the internet.

Design Predictions and Trends for 2014

It’s always hard to predict the future of design — just look at how many qualified experts were proven wrong by the look and feel of Apple’s latest iOS iteration — but that’s one of the reasons that it’s a intriguing challenge. Full Circle Design’s staff decided to take a stab at predicting trends in 2014 web and print design over the next year, including...