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6 Steps to a Thriving Website

Our 6 Steps To Deliver Your Website

By Noah Britton | June 9, 2020

Welcome to our 100 ft. view into our process from the moment we first talk with a prospect to the launch of their website. Our process is painstakingly outlined in a flowchart (see video above) that outlines every step including any client actions, client meetings, email communications, and client approvals. Our process. As a person who loves a good process, […]

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10 Best Web Design Interview Questions in 2020

By Noah Britton | June 5, 2020

The time has come to hire a web designer, or web design firm, and you have no idea where to start. Sure, regular interview questions can help you when it comes to whether a candidate will be a good fit, but you need to dig deeper into their web design knowledge. Your website is the online face of your company […]

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What Is A Wireframe In Web Design?

What is a Wireframe in Web Design?

By Noah Britton | May 25, 2020

There are lots of different terms you’ll hear throughout the web design process. Some you’ll be familiar with, some you may not. One term that creates a lot of confusion is “wireframe.” It’s not quite a sitemap, not quite a design mockup. So what, exactly, is a wireframe? Let our web designers explain. Defining “wireframe” in web design. In the […]

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what is a website care plan?

What is a Care Plan (and Why They Are Essential)

By Noah Britton | May 12, 2020

Once you’ve built the website of your dreams, it’s important to ensure it’s taken care of properly. You wouldn’t buy a car without auto insurance and take it in for maintenance and oil changes. And that’s what one of Thrive’s care plans is: insurance and care for your investment. So let’s talk about what a website care plan is, why […]

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Thrive Design Appreciates Our Amazing Team!

By Noah Britton | May 3, 2020

Here at Thrive Design, we get small businesses. Not just because we serve them, but because we are one, too. After nearly 20 years of operating, we’ve never expanded past 10 team members. Instead, we’ve decided to focus our efforts on growing the skills of the staff we already had. Our team helps us Thrive. There’s a lot of companies […]

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Top 5 Free UX Design Courses for 2020

By Noah Britton | April 27, 2020

You think you know what user experience (UX) design is, but you have no idea. No worries. With these five courses, you can become a stellar UX web designer even if you’re starting from zero. If you are starting from zero and maybe could use some expert help with designing a website with a user experience your customers will love, […]

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What Does Responsive Web Design Mean

By Noah Britton | April 22, 2020

If you don’t have a mobile-friendly website for your business, chances are you are losing customers. However, mobile-friendly can mean a lot of different things so it can be hard to know what you really need from a web designer. Your primer on responsive web design. Different kinds of responsive web design. When you hear “responsive web design,” you probably […]

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Your Website Has 15-30 Seconds To Impress

By Noah Britton | April 14, 2020

We’re all familiar with the concept of an elevator pitch. If you found yourself in an elevator with your ideal investor, what would you say to convince them to invest in the time it takes to get to their floor? Your website should function on the same principle. You only have a limited amount of time to turn a visitor […]

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Why is Web Design Important

By Noah Britton | April 8, 2020

These days, it’s not enough to just have a functioning website. Your website also needs to be beautiful. Why’s that? For one reason, 75% of users make judgments about a business’s credibility based on visual design alone. A poorly designed website is, unfortunately, an easy way to lose potential customers. As a small business owner, it can seem daunting, and […]

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Best Fonts For Reading Online

By Noah Britton | March 30, 2020

Ever thought about what font you were looking at when you’re reading online? If not, the site designer did their job. They choose a font that was easy to read. Commonly called legibility, this characteristic is important to the success of your website, especially as visitors view your content on anything from a tiny smartphone to a giant monitor. You […]

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4 Places to Update Your Customers About COVID-19 Business Adjustments

By Noah Britton | March 27, 2020

If your business is providing their services differently, has temporarily closed, or has pivoted in any way in response to COVID-19, there are four (4) places you must put this information. In this video, I’ll show where and how to update this information. Control what you can control, stay safe, and come out of this ready to go back to […]

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whats the difference between web design and web development

What is the Difference Between Web Design and Web Development?

By Noah Britton | March 20, 2020

We live in an era where technological know-how and digitalization is the key to promote any business online. Online portals such as websites and blog posts are essential to increase your customers and make your presence known in the online marketplace. They are imperative to connect to your audience and convey your thoughts to […]

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