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how to move your website to a new host

How to Move Your Website to a New Host

By Noah Britton | July 25, 2020

Moving your website to a new host is like moving your family into a new house. Make sure you understand your options before you start your move to make the process as stress-free and efficient as possible (or leave it to the experts at Thrive Design). The moving process. Decide on Your Movers. Sometimes you might have to move because […]

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how much does a website redesign cost

How Much Does It Cost to Redesign a Website?

By Noah Britton | July 20, 2020

When you look at your website, do you feel that it’s flat or outdated? Are you thinking it could benefit from a redesign? There are many factors that go into redesigning a website, so it’s important to think about your needs and vision before you make any decisions. A web designer at Thrive can help you through the decision making […]

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how to get web design clients

How to Get Web Design Clients

By Noah Britton | July 8, 2020

We’re not going to surprise you with this insight: Lead. Generation. That’s how you get web design clients. But there are good ways and bad ways to conduct lead generation. And here’s where we blow your mind. There is no one best method for lead generation for web designers. Here is how to get the best web design clients It […]

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what is modal web design

What is Modal Web Design

By Noah Britton | July 5, 2020

Fun fact: the pop-up windows you encounter on websites have an actual name. They’re called modal windows, and all reputable web designers know there is a right way and a wrong way to use them. Everything you need to know about modal windows. What are modal windows? The term “modal window” refers to any box that pops up and interrupts […]

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what is padding in web design?

What Is Padding In Web Design?

By Noah Britton | June 24, 2020

Padding is something that makes your life more comfortable. A well-padded chair is much nicer to sit on than one that does not have padding. A well-padded bank account puts your mind more at ease than one that is lean. A well-padded website, like the ones we create at thrive.design, is easier to read and nicer to look at. Wait. […]

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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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best web design interview questions 2020

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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best ux courses for website desingers in 2020

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. So, What is UX Design? While many people use “UX design” interchangeably with “UI design” or “usability,” it’s actually much bigger than both of those […]

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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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