Resources for Online Marketing and Web Design

Design trends and UI

Capri smallOne of the biggest challenges in designing a website is that you have to really understand how your website will be used.  So there are two groups of users: those who are new to your site and those who visit the site regularly. A successful website needs to address both groups.

The key with choosing your style is to have it represent you and still be functional. The best example of an ugly website that works is Craigslist.  It's brand is based on utility with no cost involved.  So a bland website communicates that well.

Security tips

anonomousDecember saw the release of WordPress 4.7 and Joomla 3.6.5.  Both these CMS do their best to limit the hassle of hacking and malware.  Here's the latest on their efforts and how you can safe yourself the need to repair your website.

How to Utilize Social Networking

The following presentation and downloadable worksheet will help you find the forest through the trees in the world of online marketing with social media. We know it can be really confusing to figure out where to start and what to do, so we created this simple 5-step process to make it easier.

It is a quick process to complete, and then you will have a clearer picture of which direction to take your online marketing efforts.

pdf-icon-24x24 Download the Online Marketing Plan Worksheet

 

What is Joomla?

The following presentation gives an overview of Joomla, a very popular content management system (CMS). Landau Design specializes in creating websites in Joomla because it provides a strong platform for many technical features without the investment in programming hours.

This presentation provides some insight into how Joomla works on the technical end. It explains how the database and template interact to create dynamic pages. It also talks about the various extensions and how they provide functionality that is easily configured into a Joomla system.