Michigan Responsive Web Design

Charles Daniels - Saturday, June 22, 2013



The Importance of Responsive Web Design - 2 Big Questions

Charles Daniels - Monday, June 10, 2013

Responsive Web Design from ajac Web Design There was a prediction in 2012 that 2013 would be the 'Year of Responsive Web Design', and it turns out that prediction was 100% correct.  The market has been shifting dramatically in the recent years with more and more users accessing websites from non-desktop/laptop devices.  The onslaught of tablets and mobile browsing has brought about a revolution in web design as developers worked to build sites that would display and function properly across all platforms.  From that need responsive web design was born. 


The Pitfalls of Do It Yourself SEO

Charles Daniels - Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Pitfalls of DIY SEOAs a web design firm that specializes in local search engine optimization we run across a lot of sites where someone has taken a shot at 'optimizing' their page.  Most times when someone has intentionally tried to fortify their on-page content it's done incorrectly.  Not executing your optimization  properly can lead to search engines placing a penalty on your site.  Your attempt at improving your ranking will actually bury your site in the SERPS (search engine results page).  Here are the top three mistakes we run across when doing SEO site reviews: 


Candy's Photography and Gifts - Live and Functioning!

Charles Daniels - Saturday, October 13, 2012

Candy's Pet Gifts and Photography website snapshotCandy's Photography and Gifts is up and running!  This is the newest site we have made live and we wanted to share it with readers of our blog.  Candy's Photography and Gifts has all kinds of pet related products for those animal lovers out there who are looking for breed-specific items.  So whether you are in the market for a Bernese Mountain dog key chain or a Schnauzer drinking cup this e-commerce enabled site has the goods for you.  Pop by the site and then let us know what you think. 


Keeping a website theme across multiple platforms

Charles Daniels - Monday, September 24, 2012

Screen capture of the new PsychSystems P.C. websiteWe recently completed a site re-design for PsychSystems P.C. of Wayne, Michigan.  They provide behavioral health services for areas in Michigan and Ohio.  It was a large project with a site re-design, a WordPress blog integration, and a Facebook fan page as well.  The challenge was keeping the theme consistent across the different platforms to develop branding for their on-line presence.  This blog post will describe the steps we took to keep the same feel when dealing with very different applications.  Follow along with us as we walk you through the process. 


Heating and Cooling Coupon for Livingston County, Michigan

Charles Daniels - Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Website snippet image of the Country Air LLC home pageWe recently completed a website for Country Air LLC who provide heating and cooling services for the Livingston County area.  The client had an existing website that he felt was cluttered with too much information and he was looking for a complete revamp to streamline the page and make it more user and search engine friendly.  We pared everything down to the essentials and really tried to focus on what the business was really about:  


3 Ways to Bring Together Social Media and Local SEO

Charles Daniels - Monday, August 20, 2012

Blog post image social media for local SEO
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Why we use iPage - an iPage review

Charles Daniels - Monday, July 30, 2012

Blog post image for iPage reviewWe have used iPage as our hosting company for over two years now on various websites we own and operate.  In that time we have registered countless domains and hosted dozens of them on the iPage servers.  We always recommend iPage to our web design clients who are in need of a hosting company.  With so many referrals we thought it best to write an iPage review to explain why we choose to use them.  Here are the top 5 reasons why we would recommend iPage: 


The most important thing when purchasing a new website

Charles Daniels - Monday, July 23, 2012

Blog post image for the most important thing when purchasing a new websiteThere is a lot to remember when purchasing a new website.  What web designer to go with?  Should you use a template based website like WordPress and Joomla or a custom website that is hand coded?  Do you want to have your own images on the site or use stock photography?  How will you handle the on-page SEO?  All of these are important questions to ask at the the onset of your website buying endeavor.  However they are not the most important thing to remember when buying a new website.  The single most important thing to make sure you do when purchasing a new website is... 


Canton Michigan Web Design

Charles Daniels - Monday, July 09, 2012

Canton Michigan welcome signIf you are looking for Canton Michigan web design we would like to introduce ourselves to you.  ajac Web Design is a local firm offering full web design and development services for  the Canton, Michigan area.   We are a local business who understand the mood and culture of the city.  Canton is a vibrant and bustling community with a great local atmosphere. If you plan on creating a new website using a development team from the area will let you harness that look and feel for your new web page.