Recently, I was given the task of revamping our own site. As anyone in the web design field can tell you, keeping your own image up-to-date is vital, but somehow always gets pushed to the back burner while clients take the foreground. While we have been using html5 and css3 for our clients, our own mudbugmedia.com was lacking in modern syntax and best practices. For those of you not familiar with our old site, here are a few features that were a little embarrassing.
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EVERYONE ON THE WEB IS DISOBEYING THEIR MOTHER
The good news is: we can’t help it. …Of course, I’m referring to the fact that the general web-surfing public ‘judges the book by its cover’. No doubt, if the capabilities of the Internet continue to expand at the current rate, we might just be nestled into our Wall-E style hover chairs by the end of this year.
The old-fashioned way of getting to know the people behind a product or service is becoming obsolete. Sad as this may be – we can’t go back; and understanding how design affects your desired audience’s ‘rapid decision making,’ may mean the difference between sinking or swimming.