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Our thoughts and opinions about website design and internet marketing.

Happy Birthday Tribeswell!

Four years ago I was in my car driving up to Indianapolis and I was trying to come up with a name for the company that I had just started. I wanted a name that was unique and meaningful. I had tackled the problem from several angles. At first I selected the name “New Media…

Is Your Website Here?

  Let’s be honest. The days when you could assume your user would look at your website from a computer are long gone. Today your customers could be checking you out on a variety of devices with a diverse set of screen sizes and resolutions. What does this mean for business owners? Three words Reactive…

Don’t Let Your Website Turn into the FRANKENSITE

We see them every day. We even build them from time to time (although it’s usually not our fault)… websites that are out of control, impossible to manage, out of date, out of style… We call this the FRANKENSITE! Frankensites are not just mythical figures that haunt our nightmares. They are real-life monsters that haunt…

The New Tribeswell Support System

I’ve heard the same story too many times. Someone is trying to get ahold of their web designer to fix an issue, and they wait to hear back. And they wait. And they wait. And they keep on waiting. This is what I like to call “Support Purgatory” where it seems like your web designer…

State of the Social Web – January 2013

It seems like every year so much changes in social, yet the more things change, the more they stay the same. Every year it seems like new sites pop up and the old-guarde networks get even more powerful. This is proof that the social internet is not a zero sum game. For a new site…

Choosing the Right Marketing Tools

One thing our clients rely on us for is to help them select the right technology products to help them with their internet marketing. This can actually be kind of a tough thing, because there are SO many tools available and they do so many different things. Here are some things to consider to help…

Thinking Outside Your Box for Website Design

You want to build a new website for your company. You’ve probably listed out all the things that irritate you about your old website. You’ve made a list of features that you’d like to incorporate into the new site. Maybe you’ve even started sketching up some mockups for the new site to give to potential…

Photo Video Recording Process / Checklist

This is our checklist that we use to ensure that we are properly prepared for photo and video shoots. I thought it might be useful to other creative firms, so I decided to post it. If you have any questions or thoughts, feel free to post in the comments below. Charge Camera Battery / Pack…

How to Keep Your Website Visitors from Hating You!

Pop-ups, bad design, broken forms, cluttered pages… We’ve all seen it and we all hate it. A bad website can hurt you, your company, and your visitors. Check out this month’s video where we discuss best practices for providing a great experience to each and every visitor to your company website.

WordPress Website Initial Set-up Checklist

This is our default checklist that we perform when we start building a new wordpress website. This list helps to ensure that each individual installation is consistent and that all of our required tools and settings are correct. Set up Users: Set up user accounts for everyone who is going to need access to the…