Website Development: Effectively Using the Internet

You know your business best. We know ours. Far too many website development companies try to tell you what is best for you. Our approach – you tell us where you want your business to go and we’ll show you how to use the Internet to get there! See our  new  information page: Effectively Using the Internet for more information on website development...

Web Designers in Minneapolis, MN are a Great Investment for Designing Your Website

If you own a business, you know that one of the greatest investments you can make is a well-designed website.  There are many facets to what makes a great website (you can check out some tips here) including branding, visually appealing content and layout and functionality, to name a few.  That’s why hiring professional website designers in Minneapolis, MN is one of the best investments you can make. Scope of Project We have a detailed questionnaire that will help you determine the scope of your project and what that project looks like. Budget We keep your project budget on track by using a project management system that allows you to see where your project is in production every step of the way.  By defining your budget parameters, we’re able to build you the best website possible using the dollars allocated. Project Completion Our turn around times for completing projects from start to finish are anywhere from 2 weeks to 2 months, we can work as quickly as we are provided deliverables from the client.  We’ve turned out a website in as little as 24 hours! Your project is in good hands when you call professional web designers in Minneapolis, MN.  Contact us today to learn...

5 Reasons to Hire Professional Web Designers in Minneapolis, MN

Getting a website designed for your business can be daunting, to say the least.  Between the deluge of information bombarding you on the internet to the alluring ads for do-it-yourself web templates, the whole process is something many business owners would rather forgo altogether but understand it’s a critical piece to marketing their product or service. What most people underestimate is the benefit of hiring professional web designers in Minneapolis, MN to help them get a professional, responsive web design paired with digital marketing solutions to grow their business.  A great website doesn’t COST you anything, it pays.  The initial investment you make should pay you back in dividends over time.  Trying to go on the cheap and doing it yourself or having a friend or relative create your website simply isn’t cost effective in the long run.  Take a look at the five reasons you should use professional web designers instead of tackling the job yourself. 1.  Time savings: Just how much is your time worth?  We all know time is money.  How many hours will you spend researching, attempting to build and understand how to create a website? 2.  Techniques for digital marketing: Now, add to the above understanding search engine optimization for coding and content, SEO-friendly design, responsive design, proper alt tags (what, you have to name an image and it matters?!), and writing persuasive content that converts visitors to paying customers. 3.  Standing out from the competition: Your service or product has to differ from all the rest.  If you’re using a standard template that thousands of other businesses are using, you’re going to get...

We Do Restaurant and Bar Website Design!

If you’re a bar / restaurant owner, you know it’s crucial to have a website that is visually appealing and easy to navigate, order and check out your latest menus, specials and events. At Media Magnate, restaurant and bar websites are a specialty we focus on, from design concept to digital marketing, including text alerts, email marketing campaigns and social media strategies. Contact us today to learn more!     Alissa Cedergren is the owner of Media Magnate Web Design, a Minneapolis based web design and digital marketing...

5 Top Web Trends for 2015

We’re always on the look out for what’s new and trending throughout the year and in researching and looking at the upcoming trends for web design, we’ve found the top 5 that are consistently being mentioned and utilized for 2015. First up, is Responsive Web Design. It’s been mentioned, implemented and important for some time but this year it seems if your design isn’t responsive, don’t bother showing up.                 Scrolling and Parallax Design go hand in hand for our second top trend in 2015.                                                           Ghost Buttons are our third trending design feature this year.             Popular fourth is LARGE FONT. And finally, rounding out our top 5 is Card Design                       Other honorable mentions are flat design, shades of color and hidden menus.  No matter your preference, there’s a lot to choose from when it comes to design this year! Alissa Cedergren is the owner of Media Magnate Web Design, a Minneapolis based web design and digital marketing...

2013 Prediction

As services gain precedence over devices, “The Cloud” will emerge the favored hub for apps, content and preferences. If that is the least bit intimidating, contact  us – we’ll help you see the silver lining!

Did you know?

The first emoticon is commonly credited to Kevin Mackenzie in 1979, but was a rather simple -) and didn’t really look like a face. 3 years later, :-)was proposed by Scott Fahlman and has become the norm.

Did you Know

Mentioning a location in an ad or search result can increase click-through rates up to 200% (ThinkNear 2012 via MediaPost)

Seo writing tips

High quality content is effective content for web site search engine optimization.  Here are a few tips to remember when writing: Write for your reader Provide value Be original Use relevant Wording If you are in need of content writing help, let us know. Our writers are experienced in effective...