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Advertising Dollars Well Spent

Tracking ROI

As we're nearing the end of 2012, we all have business goals to meet. Some of us might even be prepping for our busiest season. Social media and Smartphone apps dominate the market and affect how we can most effectively spend our advertising dollars.

Brandesigns Hosting Solutions

In order for your website to be seen on the World Wide Web, you need to "host" it on a web server. We've offered hosting services for our clients since the early 2000′s and are currently reorganizing our business structure to outsource our Hosting Solutions.  Hacking of Servers such as Sony, and the massive hack of the Office of Personnel Management has brought to the forefront the importance of a full time IT Department to keep our client websites safe and secure.

We are pleased to announce a new partnership with springshosting logo 300x5812!

We're always searching to find the best possible solutions for our clients in branding, design and web development.  We've been looking for months for the right hosting company to take over website hosting for our amazing clients.  Springs Hosting came highly recommended and offer very affordable hosting plans and provide the personalized services our clients deserve.

A bit about Springs Hosting

Springs Hosting was founded in 2006 and is a Colorado Springs based hosting company, data center and managed IT services provider. Springs Hosting is excited to begin supporting our organization's hosting services!  As the transition progresses you will receive emails from Springs Hosting with information about how to use your new Client Portal for submitting support tickets, change requests, and new orders. You can contact Springs Hosting at 719-393-9266 for any immediate requests.

Some of the key features and services you will receive with Springs Hosting:

  • Knowledgeable staff that focuses on the customers' hosting requirements.
  • Access to automated website updates.
  • Automated nightly website backups with differentials for up to 30 days.
  • Advanced integrated Spam Filter for email.
  • Cloud based hosting in a redundant infrastructure.
  • Advanced firewall configurations and security implementations to protect your website.
  • Dedicated and completely redundant DNS servers across multiple states in the U.S.

To learn more about their web and email hosting services please visit www.springshosting.com.

Brute Force Intrusions

What are they and how do they affect you?

A Brute-Force attempt is an effort by an Internet user attempting to gain unauthorized access to a server by way of connecting to it and running a command which attempts multiple logins per second, using a dictionary file of common passwords, trying different combinations to see if they can gain access.

Critical Joomla Updates

Critical Joomla Updates

Make Sure Your Website is Up To Date

Keeping up to date with the latest technologies can be difficult. The world of web development is a dynamic creature that literally changes on a weekly basis. In this industry it is especially important to be on top of the changes so you can have the latest, most functional, and secure website possible.

Custom Web Design & CMS | Brandesigns

Brandesigns Web Design Services

Web design is our passion.

We've been in business since 1997 and have seen a huge transition in design principals over the years. Informational, brochure type websites built with tables were the norm back in the late 90′s. Clunky and heavyweight websites!

As the web evolved, we've seen the introduction of W3C web standards, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), content management systems such as Joomla!, Druple and WordPress and now the ability for everyone to have a web presence with the introduction of FaceBook and Twitter. Each of the aforementioned web platforms had humble beginnings but have advanced into rich, user-friendly applications. (For the most part, anyway).

Brandesigns Web Solutions Design Projects

 

Our expertise in web design can assist you in building a content rich, easily manageable web presence. Responsive Websites with built in content management systems and Mobile Websites are some of our favorite platforms to work with. If you need help tweaking your current application or would like us to develop a new website for you, let us know.

View Brandesigns Web Solutions portfolio of Web Development

Mobile & Responsive Web Design

Do You Have A Mobile Website?

Embrace the Mobile Market

With the advance of technology, the growth of the smart phone and introduction of the mobile tablet, there has been an unbelievable explosion in growth of mobile device sales and usage. Currently, we are on pace to more than double the number of global smartphone users from 2010-2013. These statistics also do not take into account the ever-growing tablet market which by 2013 is expected to make up nearly 21% of the mobile market. It's time to embrace the mobile market and see it as an opportunity for business growth.

Is it time for a website makeover?

It's Decision Time

A total make-over or just a face-lift?

The beginning of a new year always brings self analysis and the diligent efforts to be better, brighter (and maybe even richer) than ever before. The intentions are always exceptional although usually fall short of completion. Why, you might ask? It is usually because you lack a good plan of action.

Our Method

We will be with you every step of the way.

We have outlined the steps you need to get online and have a successful web presence

How do I get my website online?

  • Step One - Order Your Domain

You will need to register a domain name for your website. This is the address people will use to access your web site on the internet (www.yourcompany.com)  Please contact us if you'd like us to order your choice domain for you.

If you already have a domain name, you can transfer your domain management to your account with Brandesigns, or configure your domain name servers DNS) to point to Springs Hosting Servers during the hosting order process.

  • Step Two - Design Your Website

This is where the look, feel, and content of the Web site are determined and created.

We offer affordable custom website design or a website template package for you to complete this step.

Hosting your website on a server. This is basically where you rent space on a computer that is always connected to the Internet. Price will vary, depending on the amount of disk space you will have, service needed and the type of connection to the Internet. (e.g. Secure Connections via SSL)

Brandesigns partners with Springs Hosting for your website hosting needs.  They offer Shared, Reseller, VPS, and Dedicated server packages for both beginners and professionals alike. Each of their shared Web Hosting plans includes 24/7/365 support, a 99.9% uptime guarantee, and a 45-day money-back guarantee. If you would like to learn more, please visit the Hostgator Website.

After You're Online

  • Step Four - Market your Website

You should be thinking about the marketing of your Web site as it is being designed. The content of the site needs to reflect the search terms. These search terms, known as "meta tags", will allow your website to be indexed by search engines. Brandesigns can help you with meta tags and marketing your website.

Marketing your website also includes posting your Web address everywhere your phone number appears. Add your Web address to brochures, business cards, print ads, social media website's, etc. In addition, include your Web address on your telephone voice message and email signature.

  • Step Five - Maintain your Website

Keep your website up to date! It is important to keep your information current and fresh. This encourages your customers to keep returning to your website.

Our Philosophy

The key to our success is simple.

Service, Performance and Reliability. We're not only a tech company; Brandesigns is a service provider that offers its customers reliable hosting solutions backed by a knowledgeable tech staff that is always at the ready to answer your questions.

Web design is our labor of love. Our customers are our sustenance and we are available to walk you through getting online and to develop and keep a competitive edge in the on-line world. We offer personal and professional customer service to all of our clients.

Call to Action

Innovation and change is a 'must' in today's economy. We feel that a call to action is needed to think in a progressive, innovative manner rather than have a recessionary mind set.

Brandesigns is constantly researching and testing concepts and techniques that produce exceptional results. You don't have to read about consumer psychology, social media philosophy, usability, color theory, perception, sales, marketing, information architecture and all the various other materials that we read and research. Why, you may ask? It's simple. We want you to develop the winning edge. We are here to help you do that. All the information you need is out there. That doesn't mean you may not occasionally need some help. Remember that no detail is too small; everything on your website either adds or detracts from its ability to convert your traffic.

Here are some keys to a successful online presence:

  • Usability: important
  • Good programming: necessary
  • Persuasive copy and design: critical
  • Business objectives balanced with customer needs: invaluable
  • Customer satisfaction and profit: priceless

Whether you are new to the online world of website's, or a seasoned veteran, Brandesigns is here to help you. We challenge your call to action to set your vision in motion.

Web Design Trends for 2012 & Beyond

Web Design Trends for 2012 and Beyond

Web design is not only about beauty; more importantly, it is about function. Several elements of the web development process must come together to forge a spectacular web presence: an easily manageable website, harmonious color schemes, intuitive design, easy navigation and browser adaptability. Additionally, you can never under-estimate the power of simplicity.