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Website Homepage Design Tips & Best Practices

2023-06-05T14:19:04-05:00March 15th, 2023|Branding, Website Design, Design, Marketing|

They say you never get a second chance to make a first impression. This is especially true when it comes to your website’s home page, which is often the first thing people see when they want to check out everything your business has to offer. Maximizing the effectiveness of your website goes beyond just styling [...]

How to Optimize A Website for Lead Generation

2023-06-05T14:19:06-05:00March 15th, 2023|Design, Marketing, Branding, Website Design|

Your website is one of your best vehicles for generating leads. Though this requires a strategic approach that goes much deeper than your SEO best efforts and a flashy graphic saying “Click Here to Learn More.” Effectively generating leads from your website design draws on several important factors that lead to things like primary calls [...]

SEO Landing Pages Best Practices

2022-11-30T17:08:02-06:00November 30th, 2022|Design, SEO|

An effective digital marketing strategy needs to incorporate the strategic use of landing pages to do things like help drive conversion events, target specific customer demographics, and perform insightful analytics. If you have a webpage that isn’t performing well in the SERPs, then you won’t get conversions through that landing page. It’s ultimately a waste [...]

Squeeze Page vs. Landing Page: What’s the Difference?

2022-10-07T10:23:39-05:00October 7th, 2022|Creative, Design, Marketing|

Your company’s website is like a digital street address. It’s where your company lives online. It’s a place to build awareness, attract and expand your audience, as well as engage with visitors in a way that provides them with a robust experience. At the same time, your website also needs to be a place where [...]

What Goes Into a Professional Photo Shoot?

2022-08-25T10:34:19-05:00July 29th, 2022|Photo, Marketing, Creative, Design|

The truth is, a professional photoshoot encompasses far more than anything even the best smartphone camera and filters can ever hope to accomplish. Ultimately, professional photos are visual compositions that have just as much science to them as art. Pulling off professional photoshoot calls for a lot of planning, a discerning eye, the right equipment, [...]

How To Maximize A Law Firm’s Online Presence & Get New Clients

2023-06-05T14:21:21-05:00February 17th, 2022|Marketing, Website Design, Design, SEO|

The legal industry is extremely competitive, with lawyers and other legal professionals relying on their internet presence to help attract new clients who truly need their services. Of course, this calls for a diverse law firm marketing strategy that encompasses several critical practices such as blogging, print, strategically placed digital ads, and industry-best SEO practices. [...]

What Is Environmental Branding?

2021-12-09T19:18:36-06:00December 9th, 2021|Creative, Design, News & Updates, Marketing|

With everyone going green and becoming ecologically conscious, it’s all too tempting to hear a term like “Environmental Branding” and jump to the conclusion that it is all about positioning your business as being ecologically friendly. Though this might be a leap of logic that goes a bit too far as true environmental branding might [...]

What is a Vector File and Why Is It Important?

2021-12-06T16:10:47-06:00December 6th, 2021|Marketing, Creative, Design|

Chances are if you’ve downloaded enough image files over the years, you’ve probably had a time or two where you ran into a vector file. In those curious moments your laptop, phone, or tablet probably popped up a bunch of different options to try to open it. Chances are also good that none or perhaps [...]

What is an NFT?

2021-11-05T12:58:29-05:00November 5th, 2021|Creative, Design, News & Updates, Interesting Articles|

There’s no doubt about it, cryptocurrency and other digital assets are on the rise. They offer a value promise that seems to outstrip the concepts of cash value. NFT rubs shoulders with a lot of popular cryptocurrencies, to the point that it is drawing considerable interest from a lot of sectors. What Does NFT Stand [...]

Design Thinking: What Is It And Why Should I Care?

2023-06-05T14:21:23-05:00November 4th, 2021|Website Design, Creative, Design, Marketing|

The famous philosopher Des Carte once said “I think therefore I am.” It was his statement about how one’s proof of existence starts with one's mind and how an individual understands their reality. It is from this wellspring that we use the mind to understand our problems as well as develop thoughtful solutions to them. [...]

How To Build A Website For Your Business

2023-06-05T14:21:29-05:00June 11th, 2021|Creative, Design, New Website Launch, SEO, Marketing, Website Design|

When building a website for your business it is all too easy to get overly caught up in the nuts and bolts details of design, web hosting, and software features. Especially if you are a small business, a startup or just delving into building your first business website. The reality is that while you do [...]

What Are Brand Guidelines? Why Are They Important?

2021-05-11T12:37:12-05:00May 11th, 2021|Design, Marketing|

Chances are you’ve heard the term “Brand Guidelines being thrown around before, but you might not be entirely clear on what brand guidelines are, and just why they are important? The short answer is that brand guidelines are a set of clearly defined rules and protocols for building a brand guide to how your corporate [...]

What Is Branding?

2021-04-14T10:19:29-05:00April 14th, 2021|Marketing, Creative, Design, New Website Launch, Social Media|

Branding is a marketing term used to describe the process of developing a strong, positive perception of the products and services offered by a company. This includes critical components like logos, design styles, product themes, and a cohesive mission statement that ties it all together into one cohesive corporate image. This is how companies stand [...]

ADA Compliance Checklist & Website Tweaks To Be Compliant (Part 2)

2023-06-05T14:21:37-05:00March 5th, 2021|Design, ADA compliance, Website Design|

Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act is even more important today than it was when it was first signed into law in 1990. Adding to this is the fact that websites and web designers are under increased scrutiny to ensure compliance with all ADA standards. In general, terms being ADA compliant means that the [...]

What Is ADA Compliance & The Law (Part 1)

2023-06-05T14:21:40-05:00March 5th, 2021|ADA compliance, Website Design, Design|

The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law in 1990 to prevent discrimination based on an individual’s or a group of individuals' disabilities. At that time, this sweeping civil rights legislation was focused more on ensuring physical access to public places, buildings, and common business establishments like restaurants and medical clinics. In recent years, [...]

What is Social Proof Marketing & How Does It Help?

2021-01-02T10:37:09-06:00January 2nd, 2021|Social Media, Design, News & Updates|

Social proof marketing is a concept based on the idea that people will conform to be liked by, or accepted by the influencer, which in most cases is society at large. This normative social influence reveals several important trends influencing today’s marketing industry. Examples of this include things like landing pages with industry expert testimonials, [...]

e-Commerce Website Ranking Beginners Guide

2021-04-30T12:04:31-05:00December 1st, 2020|SEO, Design, New Website Launch|

e-Commerce was once the wave of the future and it has arrived as one of the most effective ways to expand your sales and connect with new customers. Though e-commerce does require some specific strategies for things like SEO link building and optimizing your e-commerce site. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at [...]

Nebraska ADA Website Compliance

2023-06-05T14:21:48-05:00November 21st, 2017|Design, ADA compliance, Website Design|

Nebraska ADA Website Compliance: How to Protect Your Business and Grow Your Customer Base Disclaimer: little guy design is a branding, web design, and web development agency located in Omaha, NE. We’re not lawyers, and you shouldn’t consider this blog legal advice. Article Contents What Is ADA Website Compliance? How do you measure your [...]

How We Create a Client’s Online Presence

2018-12-03T19:50:41-06:00March 4th, 2017|SEO, Social Media, Creative, Design, New Website Launch|

Each time we begin working with a new client, the first thing we ask before we even start working is “who is the audience, and what message do you want to send to them?”  Ultimately, we believe our role is to not just to get attention to the brand, but to make sure it’s the [...]

Why Good Design is Important for Your Business

2021-04-29T02:47:08-05:00February 1st, 2017|Creative, Design, News & Updates|

What do Slideshare, Pinterest, Airbnb, Behance, Posterous, Flickr, Etsy, Instagram, and Tumblr have in common? Well, they are all successful design-(co)-founded businesses. Their ‘design’ way of thinking transformed their startups into top companies with millions in revenue. But wait a minute, can their tremendous successes really be attributed to design? Isn’t functionality really what [...]

New Website Launch – La Casa Pizzeria

2023-01-10T16:48:54-06:00January 23rd, 2017|Creative, Design, News & Updates, New Website Launch|

Three generations have been serving classic Italian dishes to Omaha at La Casa Pizzeria since 1953.  LGD is excited to announce the rebranding and relaunch of their home website.  Not only does the new site allow locals to get their fix of the great food they love, pizzas can be shipped anywhere in the [...]

New Website Launch – Caring For People Services

2017-01-17T21:12:51-06:00January 17th, 2017|Creative, Design, News & Updates, New Website Launch|

Caring For People Services is an Omaha home healthcare company that's currently expanding its franchisee program nationwide.  LGD has launched a responsive, custom site as well as an integrated marketing campaign for them to get the word out to potential entrepreneurs interested in becoming their own boss. Here's an overview of our work for CFPS: [...]

New Website Launch – Ruff Rd

2017-01-13T11:34:54-06:00January 13th, 2017|Creative, Design, News & Updates, New Website Launch|

We are pleased to launch a new branding project for client Ruff Rd! Ruff Rd has created a unique running insert that gives the athlete extra storage, as well as allowing for running in shorts in cold weather. We created an updated logo and color scheme, custom product packaging and built an ecommerce website. We built the online store [...]

LGD Battle At Bristol Recap In Social Media Embeds

2016-11-14T22:47:50-06:00September 14th, 2016|Social Media, Creative, Design, Videos|

LGD spent four days on site at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee capturing video/photography content and documenting via social media for one of the most-trafficked sports websites on the Internet, BustedCoverage.com. Sponsored by Natural Light and Pilot Flying J, we were tasked with capturing a first-person perspective of the largest college football game in history. [...]

Dreamworks Intro Logo Evolution

2016-11-14T22:47:50-06:00September 6th, 2016|Design|

Ethan Jones is back with another interesting visual breakdown of movie logos, this time focusing on DreamWorks. You know that intro sequence, where a fishing line gets dropped into the water from a boy on the moon. Here are all the variations that have popped up in DreamWorks movies since they first started using the [...]

New Website Launch – Doe’s & Diva’s Dairy

2016-11-14T22:47:54-06:00August 30th, 2016|Creative, Design, News & Updates, New Website Launch|

We are pleased to launch a new branding project for client Doe's & Diva's Dairy! Doe's & Diva's make soaps, lotions, cheeses, and balms from goat and sheep milk. We created an updated logo and color scheme, custom product packaging and built an ecommerce website. We built the online store and added custom photography, using our drone for aerial photos [...]

New Website Launch – Pocket Folders Fast

2016-08-25T13:12:12-05:00August 25th, 2016|Creative, Design, News & Updates, New Website Launch|

little guy design is proud to announce the launch of the Pocket Folders Fast fresh NEW website! A new build concentrating on a clean, organized design, with chat and restricted access to registered users functionality built in. Find Out More

New Website Launch – Contract Administrative Services

2016-03-29T13:16:20-05:00March 29th, 2016|News & Updates, New Website Launch, Creative, Design|

little guy design is proud to announce the launch of Contract Administrative Services' fresh NEW website! An update from their old look with a fresh new logo, designed by us as well as adding quite a bit more curb appeal and functionality. Check them out!

New Website Launch – Skin Deep Tattoo & Body Piercing

2015-08-19T18:35:36-05:00August 20th, 2015|Creative, Design, News & Updates, New Website Launch|

BUSY WEEKEND! little guy design is proud to announce the launch of Skin Deep Tattoo and Body Piercing's fresh NEW website as well. An update based on their old look but with a new feel and responsive layout. Their tattoo work is beautiful and now their new website is too! Check them out!

New Website Launch – Joe Horn’s BAYOU 87 Signature BBQ PRODUCTS

2016-11-14T22:48:04-06:00August 19th, 2015|Creative, Design, News & Updates, New Website Launch|

We're proud to have worked with the greatest wide receiver in the history of the New Orleans Saints, Joe "Hollywood" Horn, on his new website! Fully responsive e-commerce design to facilitate sales of his "Bayou 87" BBQ sauce, with ability to easily add future products. In addition to the sauce, content structured to feature his [...]

The 20 Biggest Logo Designs of 2014

2016-11-14T22:48:05-06:00August 19th, 2015|Creative, Design, Interesting Articles|

Logo changes are a big deal, they drive your branding, keep your identity updated, and usually cost a lot of money to implement for large corporations. Are these logo changes worth it? On the day a new logo design is launched for a familiar brand, the first reactions are usually overwhelmingly negative. Once some time [...]

3 Decades of .COM – How Things Have Changed

2016-11-14T22:48:10-06:00March 14th, 2015|Creative, Design, News & Updates, Interesting Articles|

2015 is the 30th anniversary of the first EVER dot.com registration. Thank you,www.symbolics.com! It’s borderline impossible these days to imagine a world without the web. Just think about it for a minute or two – no email, no social media, no streaming entertainment…pretty much nothing we’ve all come to take for granted. And this [...]