We get A LOT of RFPs for web design and development work. Most of them are terrible. Here are three super easy steps to making sure your RFP is great.
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We’ve done a lot of user interviews for the various sites we’ve made. Yes, every user is different and every site is different, but we’re seeing common themes in user behavior, especially when someone first visits a site. Usually they are looking for something specific, or they are making comparisons with other sites so you've got to act fast and communicate your message fast!
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I'm a designer—and I'm always exploring the world around me. I collect beautiful and interesting things and try to use them later. Most of the time the pretty things become the popular things - like the chevron craze that’s happening right now. But sometimes, really ugly things become popular, so I try to find the good in them and learn how to use them in the best way. This combination of exploring and open-mindedness is great for learning, but it also makes it pretty easy to get caught up in trends. Read More »
Thanks for a great 2012! We're taking the last week of the year off to navel-gaze, sleep, spend time with our families and think about next year. See you in 2013! It's going to be HUGE. Read More »
I think about rules a lot. I own a business, I’m soon to be a new mom, I have people to manage and clients to keep happy. Some rules just work: Say thank you, be on time, use really cold butter when making pie crust.
In my own life, I’ve never been one to follow arbitrary rules or listen to authority just because someone said I had to. I’ve quit jobs, had many run-ins with authority figures… the list goes on. So over the years I’ve created for myself a company and a career where I can do just about anything I want to do. Read More »