Standard Beagle Blog

Thought-leadership in design and development

The team at Standard Beagle regularly shares deep insights and best practices you can use as your design and create your own products and services. Look to our blog for expertise in UX design, research, and other industry topics.
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How to use podcasting to grow your network

Build a network by playing radio host I’ll be honest with you. When I first started podcasting, it was for the same reason a lot of businesses start a podcast — they want to increase awareness of their company. I did a Google search of “How to use podcasting to grow your business” and there […]

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What to do if your SEO is suffering

If you’re running or managing a business, you’ve likely heard about “SEO,” but what does it mean? What do I do if my SEO is bad? How would you even know? SEO — search engine optimization — is the process of getting internet traffic from organic (that means free, editorial, or natural) search results on […]

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Questions for the team: Which is better, Photoshop vs. Lo-Fi Mockups?

Sally does all of her wire-frame mock-ups low-fi, while Cindy does her mock-ups in Photoshop. It doesn’t really matter which method you use. It really comes down to the finished product and what the client asks for. Sometimes it’s much faster to do the majority in low-fi and then translate it into high-fi, but for […]

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10 Common Marketing Don'ts

Marketing is the vessel that drives sales, the look, feel, and perception of the brand and the business, creates value for the company, and decides who, what, when, and where to serve. With that being said, there are a few common Marketing Don’ts marketers should avoid like a rabid dog, ten to be precise. So, […]

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What to look for when choosing your design agency

5 simple tips for selecting a user experience agency Choosing a UX design agency for your website or digital project can be daunting, especially in cities that are saturated with talent and design firms. When you’re picking an agency, consider the following 5 quick tips to help make the process easier for you. Experience Do […]

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Our Favorite Books from 2016

Its that time of year, where you start seeing “the best of ____,” or “the worst of _____,” or “the Ten Greatest _____;” well, here at Standard Beagle we are no better.  This time around we share our favorite books! Cindy recommends… Smarter Faster Better I read most of this book on the way back […]

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