3 easy things to do to update your website today!

Think of your website as the storefront of your business that is open 24/7/365. When customers land on your home page, you want them to stay and look around. The longer they stay, the higher the chance you’ll be able to convert them into customers. Updating your website should not feel like a scary, time-consuming

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The importance of contact information on your website.

Can customers figure out how to contact you on your website? Take a look at your website on your phone and desktop computer. Can people easily find how to contact your business when they are browsing through your website? Or do they have to scroll and scroll to see it buried at the bottom of

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Great Logo Designs for Companies with Long Names

Companies with long names can have great looking logos too! In the last few years there has been a shift toward minimalism in design, but when you are a company with a long name, the minimalist style is not always possible! Logo design for companies with long names can be challenging, yes, but not necessarily

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3 Ways to Get your Business Found in Search Engines

“60% of consumers conduct their research on a search engine first before going into a business.” -retailingtoday.com Are you thinking more about what you can do to ramp up sales leads for your business? Does it frustrate you when you find that you’re not appearing on the first page of Google when people are searching for

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Do you know where you rank on Google?

Do you know where you rank on Google? Like…exactly where? It may be lower than you think! Where you appear in search rankings has a huge effect on the click-throughs and traffic you get. #1 gets a ton of traffic, with the number of clicks rapidly dropping off by the time you get to #5.

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Our Favourite Design Trends of 2018…So Far

As usual, in the world of graphic design, trends are changing at lightning speed. It’s early in the year, but we’re already seeing some cool design trends that look like they’re here to stay…for a little while anyway. Here are some of our favourite graphic design trends for 2018 so far. Gradients Gradients, or color transitions,

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Website Design

Website Design: Get it Right the First Time

There’s an old saying that a cheap man (or woman!) has to pay for everything twice. This is especially true in the world of website design. That’s because choosing the wrong website design company the first time around can setback your business in a number of different ways. Whether it’s choosing a DIY website template

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Websites 2018

4 Reasons Why Our Websites are Better in 2018

I’ve worked in the graphic and website design industry for over two-decades (yes, I’ve witnessed the dark ages of web design) and it’s not surprising to see the tremendous amount of innovation in the tools we use to create today. Thankfully, technology has made it much easier to design a great looking and highly functional website that

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Is Your Website NOT Getting Found?

Remember the last time you did a Google search…?  Maybe you were looking for a great restaurant for lunch. You might have started by typing ‘restaurants’ but quickly realized the search results were way too general. You tried again with ‘restaurants downtown edmonton’ but there were still too many choices. Now you’re really hungry and craving pasta. ‘Pasta restaurants downtown edmonton’. Bingo… 3 main choices come

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Introduction to SEO For the Small Business Owner

Introduction to SEO, For the Small Business Owner SEO is a complex thing to do well. There is no getting around it. The point of Search Engine Optimization is to get your site ranking highly in search results with terms your potential customers use to find your goods and services. Why does a search engine rank one page

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4 Things To Check On Your Website

As a small business, we know how it goes. You go through the process to set up your website, the site is launched, and then… you move on to other things. The next thing you know a few years go by and then someone points out your site is looking out of date. Here are 4 easy things

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We’re Moving! (Yes, we know – Again!)

After four years in our building, we’ve been forced to move by a redevelopment of our building and the Glenora Bed and Breakfast next door. A new 20 story rental tower will start construction this summer. The good news for KLD is that we are staying in the area, moving directly across the street into

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Strategies for Building a Small Web Project

You need a small web project built and you’re wondering what’s the best way to go about doing it. There are so many options! You could hire a company like us to do it, or you could do it yourself at a place like Squarespace or Wix. Building it yourself in WordPress is a good

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Tips When Naming Your New Company

Your marketing starts with naming your company. A great name is one that starts to describe what you do, is unique, memorable, and usually fairly short. The importance of getting the name right increases with the larger the audience you are reaching. A niche industrial startup offering a unique product in demand can get away with

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