Creative Lab News

March 14, 2024
Digital Marketing—when is it time to bring in the pros?
November 09, 2023
If you could do 5 quick checks of your website, and prevent a slew of technical issues throughout 2024, wouldn't you?
March 09, 2023
Your marketing emails won't work if they don't make it into your customers' inboxes. One way to increase their deliverability is to use email authentication records, such as DMARC, SPF, and DKIM. Here’s what you should know about email authentication, and how easy it is to put in place.
November 04, 2022
The PlanetMagpie Creative Lab has launched a new customer website! Industrial Forklifts distributes Heli forklifts to dealers across the Western U.S.
November 03, 2022
The innovative redesign wins two W3 awards!
October 13, 2022
Contracting an agency to assist with your company’s web design and branding makes a lot of sense. It helps you get the professional results you need to rank in today’s competitive online environment. How do you make sure you get the best results from your agency partner? Follow these 7 tips!
June 08, 2022
Website Cookies are almost as old as the Web itself. Most of us just click "Allow" and forget about them. But should we? What do they really do? Sometimes it's just a privacy requirement. Sometimes Cookies enable ads from companies you've never heard of. Sometimes it's both. Bottom Line: Cookies aren't the worst threat to online privacy out there, but you should always know what clicking "Allow" means.
May 11, 2022
We use browsers and search engines every day, both for work and personal benefit. The only trouble is that most browsers and search engines keep a record of everything you do with them. Luckily, privacy-friendly browsers and search engines do exist, and they're easy to install.
April 07, 2022
The PlanetMagpie Creative Lab has launched its latest customer website! Towlift supplies material handling equipment to critical businesses throughout Ohio, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.
December 11, 2019
Like websites and marketing materials, company logos need design updates over time. Depending on the kind of update, whether a small refinement or a completely new design, logo updates can spell powerful gains to a company's perception, traffic, and sales.
December 05, 2019
One-star negative reviews reviews affect your prospective audience's perceptions of your business. Potentially warding them off ever contacting you. No business is safe. Don’t despair though! You can do something about "leech" reviews.
November 12, 2019
Cromer Material Handling is the leading forklift & material handling equipment distributor in California. Their new website is 100% mobile-friendly, with Quote Request tools and an all-new user experience.
October 09, 2018 garners 2 more awards. The W3 Awards judged it outstanding for Financial Services, and for its good user experience.
August 01, 2018 has been selected as one of Sitefinity's Top 5 Websites of the Quarter! This award goes to 5 outstanding websites built in Sitefinity with great user experiences.
June 05, 2018
FPA is a Los Angeles-based money management firm with over $30 billion under management. Their all-new website provides easy-to-access financial data and secure customer access.
November 14, 2017
The W3 Awards honor the year's best creative excellence in websites, video, social media, and mobile. Our website for Staples Construction took 'Best in Show' for 2017!
August 03, 2017
A company’s visual identity is the most recognizable part of their brand. Over time, a brand can become stale and lose its impact. When that happens, it’s time for a brand refresh. These are the signs to watch out for.
November 29, 2016
The new launched in August 2016. Two months later, it won three W3 Awards for its visual appeal and ease of user experience.
February 03, 2015
"Should I use a template for our new site?" While website templates are easy to work with, they can make your business look like a thousand others. In this WOOF! we make the case for custom web "what you see" (branding, content) makes a custom site better than a template.
June 27, 2012
We're taking a break from our usual fare in WOOF! this month. Instead of a big informative article on web design, we went straight to our own award-winning web designer, Mike Woodburn. And asked him what's happening with web design.