creative fire

Get yourself out of a rut and start a roaring creative fire

Katie Kennedy Business, Cool, Creative, culture, Inspiration, Michigan, Michigan Creative, Remember, Web, Web Design

We’ve all been there. Everyone has felt, at one time or another, like there was no way we could do or create or write a single thing, like all brain function has been exhausted. We’ve all felt stuck, and that really stinks because that’s our job at it’s core at Michigan Creative. What can you do when you seemingly lose …

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Why You Need A Website Redesign

Michigan Creative Blogging, Business, Creative, Design, Web, Web Design

The idea of having a useful, attractive, and easy to use website for your business gets talked about a lot around here, and that’s because of how important it is. It’s one aspect of marketing that is becoming more and more relevant and should not be overlooked. If you already have a website for your business, then you are off …

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Building Your Own Website

Michigan Creative Blogging, Web Design

You’ve got a cool business, and you want to show it off. Billboards are outdated, so what’s your next move? Have you considered building your own website? Building an attractive website can be one of the most beneficial things you can do for your business. In today’s world, our cell phones act as our billboards. Having access to advertisements, internet …

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The Importance Of Website Design For Your Small Business

Michigan Creative Business, Web Design Leave a Comment

When is the last time your business’s website got an overhaul? If not recently, you should get on that! Many businesses overlook the importance of having a presence on the internet. But what they aren’t realizing is how relevant the internet is becoming when it comes to business and customer relationships. While it still is possible to utilize the classic …

Responsive Web Design:Tips

Ariel Sharfman Technology, Web Design

Hello friends! I am back to discuss mobile web design tricks to know before starting your website! I cannot stress the importance of designing your website! It will be the first thing customer’s notice and we all know, a first impression is a lasting one! I’ve been researching as of late and have come up with a few important tips, …

April 21 is coming-are you ready?

Melissa Meschke Business, Marketing, Michigan Creative, Web Design

Isn’t April 21 just a regular Tuesday? Not according to Google. In an official release from Google back in February, they stated the following: “Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This change will affect mobile searches in all languages worldwide and will have a significant impact in our search results. Consequently, …

Why Responsive Websites are so Important

Melissa Meschke Business, Marketing, Michigan Creative, Web Design

“We could have just built a smart phone version, but that wouldn’t have helped us with the rise of tablets. There are so many different screen sizes proliferating now that we wanted to make sure we didn’t miss out on future opportunities.” ~Jeff Moriarty, VP of Digital Products at the Boston Globe Responsive web design is here and it’s here …

Finally Finding What is Right For Me

Michigan Creative Blogging, Business, Facebook, Internet, Internship, LinkedIn, Marketing, Michigan, Michigan Creative, Video, Web Design

I recently started my summer by working as a Graphic Design Intern at Michigan Creative. I remember starting at Olivet College and had no idea what I actually wanted to do for the rest of my life. That really seems like the hardest thing to figure out while growing up. I changed my major a couple times and ended up …

Web Design Trends to Watch Out For

Michigan Creative Business, Marketing, Michigan, Michigan Creative, Social Media, Web Design Leave a Comment

For those of you who work in technology and web design a new year means new design trends. Let’s take a look at a few web design trends that have accumulated a fair amount of buzz already this year. 1) The Need for a Mobile Site A mobile site is a website intended to work exclusively on a mobile device. …

Security News: Adobe Accounts Hacked

John Crafts Blogging, Business, Michigan, Michigan Creative, Web Design Leave a Comment

Last month, hackers got into Adobe servers and released a list of 130 million (and growing) user logins and passwords. These accounts, some active and some inactive, were linked to Adobe products, credit card information, personal names and addresses and a multitude of other customer information. Jeremi Gosney with “Stricture Consulting Group” analysed the password and user information and found …