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Start Getting Emotional: Designing Experiences For People to Fall in Love With

“Good design is good business." Tom Watson, IBM Think about something you love; something that keeps you coming back for more. Maybe something you own that you would buy time and time again. Whether it’s your favorite clothing line in your closet, the favorite car in your garage or even the type of phone in your pocket - chances are the reasons you chose to bring these objects into your life isn’t because they are simply a superior product to others.  The ... Read More
Posted by Michael Moran Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Digital Spring Cleaning: How to Improve Your Homepage Design

Whether selling products, advocating for a cause, or positioning your business as an industry leader, your website should contain plenty of content to communicate the depth of your expertise and the value of your brand. However, attempting to cram everything onto your homepage is not only ineffective, but also it can overwhelm users and cause them to keep moving. Just like each of the possessions in your house, every piece of content for your website should have a place of its own. You would... Read More
Posted by Megan Jones Thursday, February 11, 2016

New Website Design Launch: Museum of Life and Science - Durham, North Carolina

Imagine this: 84-acres of interactive science park where everyone from young children to seniors can enjoy a two-story science center, one of the largest butterfly conservatories on the East Coast and several beautifully landscaped outdoor exhibits which serve as safe havens for rescued black bears, lemurs and endangered red wolves. Additionally, other attractions include over 60 species of live animals as well as a railway and a dinosaur trail. Sounds like a dream, am I right? If you’re luck... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen Monday, January 25, 2016

Site Launch: Hudson Orthodontics

What do you get when you have a fun-loving orthodontist who loves interacting with his patients, and a beautiful, brand new website? Hudson Orthodontics, of course! Last week, the Speak team helped Hudson Orthodontics launch their brand new website and we couldn't be happier with the result! Visit new site .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embe... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen Friday, August 21, 2015

New Website Launches for Memphis Pediatricians and Western Michigan Symphony

New Website Launches We're on our way to celebrate the 4th of July with our family and friends and will be out of the office the rest of the week, but first we couldn't help but share a couple beautiful websites that we've launched recently. Pediatrics East is a well known Memphis pediatric group that specializes in full care from infant to young adulthood. With 5 locations, Peds East needed a website that would accent each location under the same umbrella, and could reach the entire Memphis ... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen Thursday, July 2, 2015

Do You Need a Redesign? New Website Creates Movement for Wolf River Conservancy

With more than seven billion people using the Internet, keeping your website up-to-date and usable can help you accomplish your digital marketing goals. Speak has worked with numerous clients over the years, one of which is the Wolf River Conservancy, on multiple redesign projects, keeping pace with brand growth and evolving technology. Our relationship with The Wolf River Conservancy began four years ago in 2011, when the organization came to Speak to enhance their current web presence. Thei... Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar Thursday, February 19, 2015

Basic Templates vs. Custom Web Design: A Designer's Perspective

Greetings all! My name is John, and I am a web designer here at Speak. I've helped to create a variety of websites in my time here at Speak, but in general, I consider myself a bit of a jack-of-all-trades. I was speaking with a friend of mine recently, who’s also a designer, and the topic of website templates came up. During the conversation, we both agreed that it is not uncommon for freelance designers and design firms to hear things like “Why should I spend several thousand dollars on a cu... Read More
Posted by John Hubler Tuesday, January 20, 2015

New Project Launches to Ring in 2015

“The beginning is the most important part of any work.” ― Plato Are you ready for 2015? As we finalize projects from 2014 and dive into new projects for the New Year we are feeling the ease of a clean slate, a breath of fresh air and the 'beginning' of great things. Whether we're continuing on projects that have carried over or starting brand new, there is a sense of renewal to be found in all things. We will be taking time later in January to come together... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Website Redesign: Christian Brothers University

"Your story unfolds through learning, competing, and thriving in our community."   This tagline is the basis for the most recent web design for Christian Brothers University. The lively, dynamic university that offers programs in arts, business, education, engineering and sciences, came to Speak looking for a website that matched their spirit. Through the process of conception, CBU was heavily involved in sharing their long-term goals and vision for the website.   Throu... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen Monday, November 17, 2014

Responsive Web Design: Creating a Mobile SEO friendly site

Do you know without a doubt that your website needs a redesign? Have you been thinking about ways to reach new customers online but you just are not sure where to start? If you've come to this spot at the end of 2014 and are thinking about your online presence, it's for good reason! Now is the perfect time to shift your focus to digital marketing. In the past 2 years, the world of web design has settled into several new technologies that are making user- engagement and content more co... Read More
Posted by Digital Marketing Team Tuesday, November 4, 2014