Standard Beagle Blog
October 25, 2019
What do I need to know about web accessibility?
Why do I need to know about web accessibility? Did you know, 15% of the world’s population experience some form of disability? That is equivalent to roughly one-fifth of the global population. With that in mind, it is becoming a best practice to design and develop to avoid web exclusivity. Creating an accessible website would […]
January 15, 2019
Our favorite tools for project management
It can be overwhelming to manage a large book of clients and keep your projects in order, however over the years we have learned about what works for our agency. Over the years we have tried different software systems, and we have come up with a few systems that enhance our team, which ultimately helps […]
December 14, 2018
A Guide for User Testing
User testing can be very beneficial to the design and development of a project. Whether the product is a digital experience or a physical object, getting feedback from users who have no experience with the project is crucial to get valuable unbiased opinions.
November 27, 2018
5 trends we predict will be big in 2019
We typically stay away from trying to determine the future, however there are a few design trends we have been noticing lately that we think will really take off in 2019. Microinteractions – As users, we love those small elements that make us feel as if we are really interacting with a website – from […]
November 13, 2018
5 ways your site is driving customers away
Are you not getting the traffic or conversions you think your website should be receiving? There may be things that are detering users from using your website. Here are our top 5 ways your website might be hindering your success. Speed – It is no secret that the longer your website takes to load, the […]
November 1, 2018
Onboarding new users after a redesign — Tips and techniques
After a redesign of a big website or app, figuring out how to best onboard new users always comes into question. The technique used to onboard can leave a lasting first impression on the user which makes it crucial to be executed correctly. There are different techniques that can be used with different kinds of […]
October 2, 2018
Which eCommerce platform is right for you?
As a digital agency, we are often tasked with either helping a client choose an ecommerce platform, or with customizing their chosen platform to their individual needs. While our approach is often customized on our client’s needs, there are several key elements that business owners who want an ecommerce solution need to consider. We […]
September 18, 2018
Simple ways to help your SEO with Yoast
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a phrase that gets thrown around a lot in business, and it can intimidate or frustrate anyone who wants to manage their own marketing and advertising. There are many agencies that specialize in SEO and paid search (think Google AdWords); however, if these services are outside your current budget, there […]
August 14, 2018
How to deal with mixed content on a website
Securing your site with HTTPS is a must. As of now in 2018, Google Chrome has started labeling unencrypted websites as “unsecure” – with a large red, almost error looking icon near the address bar. All major browsers are pushing towards pointing out HTTP-only sites like this, so setting up SSL for your website isn’t […]
August 6, 2018
What does Google mobile indexing mean for my site?
To be successful online requires coming up against a lot of competition. The name of the game is Search Engine Optimization (“SEO”), finding ways to ensure your website is highly visible, easily navigable and regularly comes up in searches. On top of that, more and more people are performing searches from their mobile devices, which […]
June 8, 2018
What you need to know about GDPR
(Yes, you do need to understand GDPR) The question was simple enough, and yet, it was endlessly difficult to answer in a way that would make sense. Just before Memorial Day, at a pool party, a social acquaintance asked me why he had been receiving so many emails from companies about updating their privacy policies. […]
February 20, 2018
What does User Interaction Design mean?
You have likely either heard of User Experience (UX) or User Interaction (UI) design, but maybe you are unsure of what they are, or how they differ.