A Series of Unfortunate (Digital) Events: What Happens When Your Website Sits Idly for Two Years

Don’t neglect your business’s need for a website redesign. Letting your website sit idly for two or more years could result in these unfortunate events.

Danielle Irigoyen

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A Series of Unfortunate (Digital) Events: What Happens When Your Website Sits Idly for Two Years

Get Your Website in Shape This Year: Most Important New Year’s Website Resolutions

Every year you try to get closer to reaching your full potential as a person. But you need to change the way you think about resolutions. Why limit these to only yourself? You should have the same mindset for your website. It’s shocking how similar our personal resolutions are to what you should be doing for your website. You need to change the way you think about your website. Treat it like a living thing that needs to learn and grow to adapt to the world around it.

Tim Mehta

Website Resolutions 2017

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Get Your Website in Shape This Year: Most Important New Year’s Website Resolutions

Zilla Spotlight: Our New Strategy Consultant, Mitch Graham

An avid Miami Dolphins and surfing fanatic, a talented percussionist, a culinary guru in the kitchen and much more, Mitch brings a fun and approachable personality to the Designzillas table as our new Strategy Consultant.

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Zilla Spotlight: Our New Strategy Consultant, Mitch Graham

The Latest From INBOUND 16: Our Favorite New HubSpot Products

Yesterday afternoon at INBOUND 2016, HubSpot’s VP of Product—Christopher O’Donnell—announced a slew of new products. And we can’t wait to get our hands on them.

Nick Osler

Orlando Inbound Marketing

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The Latest From INBOUND 16: Our Favorite New HubSpot Products

Zillaspiration: What Our Designers Are Listening To

Creative blocks are a common trench that designers find themselves trudging through. They are unavoidable, stressful and often crush the hope of a beautiful design. As someone who is challenged to be creative daily, I have had to find ways to keep myself from working entirely in the trenches and continue riding smoothly on the road paved by inspiration.

Jon Eicher

Spotify Design Inspiration

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Zillaspiration: What Our Designers Are Listening To

Zillas' Celebrate Mocktober: Halloween Dribbble Community Challenge

Take a look at what our design team came up with for the Halloween-inspired Dribbble community challenge, Mocktober.

Brett Callaghan

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Zillas' Celebrate Mocktober: Halloween Dribbble Community Challenge

5 Web Design Tactics that Improve User Experience

When it comes to website design, it’s easy to shift focus from what’s important (the overall user experience) to what’s not (the intricate details of the design itself).

Brett Callaghan

Designzillas Web Design

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5 Web Design Tactics that Improve User Experience

7 Lead-Generation Tactics That Will Dramatically Improve Your Prospect List

While we all want to generate more leads, we might not all know how to distinguish the bad eggs from the golden ones—and more importantly, how to attract more of the golden ones.

Danielle Irigoyen

Lead Generation

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7 Lead-Generation Tactics That Will Dramatically Improve Your Prospect List

Tools for Turning Your Website Into a Lead-Generating Monster

Boost your visitor-to-lead conversion tips by implementing some quick and easy website hacks that you can do on your own.

Nick Osler

Tools for Turning Your Website Into a Lead-Generating Monster

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Tools for Turning Your Website Into a Lead-Generating Monster

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The Strangest and Most Out There Gadgets of CES 2014

As you’ve probably heard, the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) began this week in Las Vegas, and with over 3,000 different exhibitors there sure is a lot to see in terms of new and exciting tech innovation.

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Lisette Ortiz

Gifts for Your Techie Friends

It’s already December 23. If you’re anything like me (and apparently the thousands of other people testing my patience at retail stores this weekend), you thought you would have much more time to shop for Christmas gifts for your friends and family. So you waited until the weekend before the big…

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How Having a Baby Made Me a Better CEO

On July 29, 2013 my world completely changed. My wife and I were blessed to have our first child, Jude. He’s been my personal escort down this emotional roller-coaster of fear, excitement, anxiety, joy, frustration, and overwhelming love. Both of us discovering what it means to be alive. I’ve now…

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Create a Location Search Feature in Drupal 7

A pretty common request we get here at Designzillas is creating a location search for clients with a map of the results. Drupal, our CMS of choice, actually makes this very easy if you know what to do. I’ll give you a brief how-to that will have your GMap-powered search running in no time.

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Web Design and the AIDA Marketing Model

At Designzillas, we know how to market your product, service, and company online. In order to effectively communicate the key elements you offer to your audience, we follow the guidelines of the marketing model called AIDA. AIDA is an acronym which represents various steps involved in selling and…

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Jon Eicher

Layer Comps and Snapshots in Photoshop

So, you are still designing in Photoshop for the web, huh? Man, that is so 2013! Designing in browser is all the rage, but alas, here we are still designing in the obsolete archaic tool, Photoshop. Ok, I do it too. I can’t seem to completely turn the corner on that one either, and I honestly don’t…

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How To Use Stripe To Create a Crowdfunding Web Application

About a year ago Designzillas’ lead developer Kirk Finley posted a review of Stripe, a PCI compliant payment processor. Since then, Stripe has added some powerful new features that give developers safe and elegant ways to build complex web applications that involve not only receiving payments, but…

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Accessible SASS Hover States

Aren’t hover states great? Nothing jazzes up an element like a nice color fade transition or a cool visual effect, but something to consider is that not everyone browses with a mouse. This is especially important if your hover state conveys information, rather than just adding visual style.  

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Boost Your Business With Google+

Your local business should have an account and be active on Google+. Why? Here's the quick answer: Google+ IS Google.