Top 10 reasons your website still matters

Some web observers have declared the traditional company website irrelevant. They contend that information-seekers are relying on other online sources such as blogs, social networking sites, webinars, RSS feeds, e-newsletters, and articles. Indeed, in a few quick keystrokes, audiences can discover a lot about your company without ever seeing your website. But don’t believe all the hype. Customers, partners, investors, analysts, and journalists can learn a lot about your company in other places, but your website still matters.

7 ways companies can use social media to grow business

As more and more people join online communities, the questions increasingly come up: I’m here … now what? Keeping in contact with colleagues and friends is a great use for social media, but how can companies create a social media strategy to take advantage of online communities?

Marketing today gets you ready for the rebound

With the economy firmly in a recession, many technology companies are cutting costs across the board—and that includes marketing—in order to survive the downturn. For business survival that makes sense, but for business growth you need to be prepared for the eventual rebound.

SEO: Don’t launch your website without it

Your web design or development project can be successful only if the target audience finds the site. At Scott Design, we place great importance on search engine optimization (SEO), the process of generating worthwhile traffic via non-paid search results. SEO is a fully integrated part of our process for designing, building, and launching a website.

What is CSS? (Why Tables for Layout is Stupid)

Still in the dark about what CSS is? Check out our presentation “Why Tables for Layout is Stupid” on why following Web Standards and using Cascading Style Sheets makes for superior sites. This cult classic, originally presented at Seybold, is now available in 20+ languages.