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Every April, the March of Dimes foundation hosts a national campaign, March for Babies, to bring awareness and raise money to give babies the healthy start they deserve. The money raised helps...

I used to think product development was just another way of saying “stress and frustration.” A sort of trauma-induced anxiety fell upon me anytime we would start a new project because at the...

We are so excited to introduce the newest member of the eMedia team, Amanda Philpot! This rockstar is joining our nerdy crew with a mix of marketing and social media experience as well as a creative...

catherine-crichlow

It’s common enough to know that web developers build websites, but there’s much more to their technical role than that. Web developers analyze content, graphics and technical capacities to...

After years of mystery and illusion, it’s time for us to unveil our “man behind the curtain”… For the past five years, Justin has been doing a little bit of everything at eMedia Design Co....

Ah, millennials. Their loyalty is impulsive, their tastes flighty, and the second they feel like you’re marketing to them, they’ll ignore you completely. Look, I know that I am not the first to...

A WordPress Multisite is a collection of sites that can be created using the multisite feature on a single installation of WordPress. This setup allows you to use subdomains (subdomain.domain.com) or...

Emily first joined our team to manage social media marketing and help build our search engine optimization process. Now, as Chief Marketing Officer, she oversees all of our digital marketing and...

creative-burnout

With the end of the year quickly approaching and last minute projects and deadlines looming, it’s natural to start to feel overwhelmed or even a little burned out at work. Regardless of the...

holiday-marketing-campaigns

Ask any marketer what their is goal for a holiday marketing campaign, and (besides increasing sales) most would have a similar response — to capture the target audience with a strong, and...

We can probably all agree that 2017 has been a little wild, but there really is so much to be thankful for –– especially when you’re a company that survives on creativity, curiosity and a...

After nine years of hiding behind the curtain and letting his employees shine, we finally snagged some time to learn more about the man who started it all – our CEO and Founder, Essa Naser....

One of the final steps to a great collateral design project is having the opportunity to print your work for your Client to showcase. Regardless of how beautiful the design may look digitally, having...

We’ve all been there. You come to work and have a project looming over your head and have no idea where to start or how to execute it. What’s your natural instinct? You put it on the back...

Consumers today engage with your brand through a variety of channels. They could either visit your physical location, your website, subscribe to your blog, review collateral you left behind at events...

Authentication is an integral part of many online applications. Typically, you’ll have some form of username/password style, sometimes replacing username with an email address. Regardless of...

What is UI/UX?

Chances are you’ve come across the terms UI, UX or the combined UI/UX. Depending on where you first experienced UI/UX, these may have been used interchangeably, mixed-up, or used incorrectly....

What does it take to build an authentic brand that people believe in? A connected, well-thought out brand experience. Connecting business and design at a strategic level is a necessary step in...

When you work in a digital agency, you’re often put in the position of needing to work with someone whose area of expertise is very different from your own. You’re tasked with solving all sorts...

design-a-landing-page

Digital marketing campaigns often rely on the use of landing pages to facilitate campaign success. At the most basic level, a landing page itself is a page that visitors literally “land” on. But...

This month, we are excited to showcase one of our creative code wizards…Robby Crichlow! Based out of Cleveland, Ohio, Robby has over 6 years of development experience with a majority of those...

When you’re buying a product in today’s world of retail, what’s the first thing that catches your attention? Is it the nice packaging, catchy copy, the brand? All of the above? I was at Target...

what-is-seo

Tired of Wondering What “SEO” Means?… SEO stands for search engine optimization, which is a fancy way of describing the practice of making your website’s content and structure more...

“Non-conformist”, “Disruptor”, “Challenger” – all words that describe someone who sees things differently, connects the dots where others normally wouldn’t, and who goes against...

We recently had the honor to volunteer at the UpSpring Summer 360 camp, and it was a blast! We got to spend a couple hours with the kids at Ethel M. Taylor Academy, serving Gold Star 3-ways for...

Planning out a blog content strategy for a company is tough. Many underestimate the amount of planning and work that goes into content marketing. The digital marketing space has become saturated with...

Quality assurance is a never-ending challenge due to the plethora of variables that could cause a domino effect to occur. Something everyone would happily like to avoid, if at all possible. To avoid...

Caleb-Smith

This month, we are so excited to showcase one of the members of our creative powerhouse…Caleb Smith! Whether it’s designing websites, crazy illustrations, catalog spreads, logos, icons,...

Beautiful, user-friendly design, only gets you so far. To really get your website visitors engaged, you need to craft compelling copy that keeps them interested and gets them to take the actions you...

Since the introduction of the smartphone, there has been an explosion in the creation of mobile apps. Today, there seem to be apps that can do just about everything –– from playing simple games...

Social media has cemented its place as a critical marketing tool and become much more than just a place to post photos or share updates. In today’s mobile environment, so many of us fall guilty to...

Stories are some of the oldest and simplest ways to communicate information to an audience. They are also extremely powerful. A good story sticks with you –– and can even influence your thoughts,...

autumn-crosier

We are so excited to introduce the newest member of our team… Autumn Crosier! With a mix of marketing knowledge and design experience, Autumn has joined our team to help oversee creative tasks...

March-for-Babies

There are many reasons why companies and individuals would want to support the March of Dimes and join their March for Babies event every April. The work they do is extremely crucial in helping...

company-culture

Company culture is the thread that connects every aspect of your brand. It is a blueprint for how your executives and employees interact within the office as well as with clients or customers....

new-website

Getting a new website up and running for any company is a huge accomplishment. You’ve likely dedicated a large chunk of time and sweat (but hopefully not tears) to your project, so it’s only...

brand-experience-manager-brainiac-beau

There are two types of people in the world –– those who have to work hard at being good at one thing, and those who are naturally good at almost everything. Our Brand Experience Manager, Beau, is...

Facebook marketing is a great way for brands of any size to connect and engage with their target audience, customers and brand advocates.  With over one billion daily users, Facebook has become a...

web-designer

Trying to find the best web designer for your project can be a stressful experience for some. But with our guidance and a few tips on what to look for, you can have a smooth and stress-free search....

content-strategy

You’ve heard the saying “Content is King” now for years. That is because content is (or should be) the star of your website. With inbound marketing becoming a key ingredient in today’s...

search-engine-friendly

Search Engine Friendly vs. Search Engine Optimized In today’s digital era, making the decision to build a website is much different than it was even just a few years ago. Now, websites are facing...

twitter-marketing

It is no secret that marketing on Twitter has a very short shelf-life. Yet, with the right techniques, it is possible to maximize your Twitter marketing strategy.  Aligning your profile and content...

brainiac-rich

Based out of our Seattle office, our Senior Web Developer & Chief Technology Officer, Rich, has been a member of the eMedia Design Company family since the golden days of 2013. However, he’s...

meta-descriptions

One of the first steps in understanding search engine optimization is knowing how search engines display your website. A meta description, also called a snippet, is the chunk of information that...

keyword-stuffing

What is keyword stuffing? Imagine you’re grocery shopping to buy your turkey for Thanksgiving. You arrive at the meat department and tell them you’d like a large, free-range bird. “Sure, we...

brainiac-catherine

It’s common enough to know that web developers build websites, but there’s much more to their technical role than that. Web developers analyze content, graphics and technical capacities to...

boost-creativity

With an office comprised of innovation-junkies, our team is always looking for new ways to boost creativity at work. You could even say it’s a governing force in our firm. We pride ourselves on...

Considering a website redesign? What’s motivating this idea? Have you grown bored with the current design, have your marketing goals and objectives changed, or maybe you’re ready to turn your...

high-bounce-rate

Whether you’re in marketing, own a company, or even run a blog—understanding your website traffic (and loss of traffic) is imperative. In order to do so, you will need to understand the term...

social-media-strategy

Word-of-mouth is one of the most effective marketing tools and has been for a billion years. Okay, maybe not a billion, but a long time. We are all influenced by the opinions of our friends and we...

mobile-friendly

Google announced its newest update, which will take effect on April 21st. Google is making two makes a move modifications and will be using mobile-friendly factors in its new mobile search results...

net-neutrality

If you use the Internet (and you’re reading this, so let’s go ahead and agree that you do), understanding net neutrality is a must. Today, the FCC voted to approve the Open Internet...

website-optimization-spiders-1

Don’t Let the Spiders and Web Crawlers Scare You Away! Does the thought of spiders and web crawlers give you the heebie-jeebies? At eMedia, we make it our job to understand the ins and outs of...