NEWMEDIA is ranked as Global Leader for 2020 by Clutch

Clutch just announced the Top 15 Web Design Agencies for 2020 in categories including WordPress Designers, Usability Testing, and User Experience (UX) strategy companies. And for the 4th year in a row, NEWMEDIA was ranked as a Clutch Global Leader. Our 2020 global rankings include #6 WordPress Design Agency, and #11 Website Design Agency overall, … Continued

The 10 Basic Principles of UX

What are The Main Principles of UX?

To create a successful User Experience, there are a few key principles to keep in mind throughout the process. It is also important to note that different projects may have different needs and requirements in which these principles may not always be applicable. Understanding the importance and context of these guidelines can help you decide … Continued

Personas vs. Proto-Personas

When building digital products, software and websites, the designers and developers must always consider the user, but who is this person? Personas, in their many varieties, are what are typically used by UX professionals to represent groups of users. A persona is a tool that User Experience (UX) Designers use to maintain alignment with all … Continued

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Website Hosting, Maintenance & Upgrades With NEWMEDIA

When buying a home, there are several hidden costs that need to be considered beyond the purchase price. There is the cost of protecting it from loss or damage (insurance). There is the cost of replacing things that wear down and/or break (maintenance). And there is the cost of making overall improvements (upgrades). The same … Continued

Why Personas are Important in UX Design

Archetypes that describe the goals and behavior patterns observed among users are known as Personas. These capture crucial behavioral data and display it in a way that both designers and stakeholders can easily make use of. The useful stories that a Persona tells can link the social and emotional aspects of user behavior and give … Continued

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How To Use HTML Meta Tags to Tailor Your Story When Your Content is Shared Across Social Media Platforms

We are thrilled when clients seek us out to create beautifully designed and highly functional websites. However, we often find ourselves spending a lot of time to convince clients that creating compelling content is a critical component of finding and growing a highly engaged audience. Once they are on board, they begin to realize that … Continued

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How to Utilize Content Marketing to Gather Relevant Business Intelligence

Content is the foundation of an effective website in that it sets the tone in all areas of your online presence. The website is simply a platform. Content is your message that not only connects with your audience but also communicates with Google. This isn’t news but is an often undervalued aspect of building a … Continued

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Content Templates, Worth Contemplating

We all know that content can either make or break the success of your website. Yet content is often given a second-citizen role in the web development process, and commonly ends up being the single biggest factor that delays a new website. It’s a difficult problem to solve because the problem is almost always underestimated … Continued

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How to Deduct the Cost of Web Development

Whether you run your business primarily online or offline, developing an effective web presence can significantly enhance your overall success. This is our entire raison d’etre here at NEWMEDIA. The downside is that professionally designed, well developed and thoughtfully user-friendly sites often come with a not insignificant price tag. Fortunately, as a counterpoint to that … Continued