Website Design Cost Guide: The Pros and Cons of Web Design Cost Options 

Posted by ImageWorks Creative Team January 16, 2020
Asking what a website costs is like asking how much a car costs. You can probably find a rusty old pickup for $100, or you could drive the latest Lambo for a cool 7 figures. In both websites and cars, prices vary with need, type, function, size, design, and dozens of other features and factors. What’s most important to you? In this article, we'll provide insight and help demystify all the different options with pros and cons, applicable technologies, usability, platforms, and costs involved for a new website or website redesign. 
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Outsourced Design is the Best Design - and Here's Why!

Should Your Small Business Handle Design Work In-House? 8 Reasons to Outsource Your Design

Posted by ImageWorks Creative Team June 23, 2016

Some companies cringe at the mention of outsourcing, but when it comes to graphic design, web design, and branding, outsourcing can be the best option for small and mid-sized businesses. Of course, we’re not talking about sending your work overseas or hiring the cheapest freelancer you can find online.

Outsourcing your graphic/web design work to a trusted local firm is a smart move – and here’s why:

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Custom web design magic comes at a price. Understanding the cost of custom web design.

The Magic of Custom Web Design (& the Cost of Web Design Today)

Posted by ImageWorks Creative Team February 01, 2016

We get this question every day: “How much does a new website cost?” But it’s impossible to have just one answer. Websites aren’t like pencils or hammers. Each site is handcrafted according to a business’s unique needs. Some clients just want a platform to publish content; others need back end portals and e-commerce; still others need to attract key decision makers for complex contracts and sales. No two are ever the same.

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Above the Fold Web Design and UX Design

Above the Fold is Dead, Long Live Above the Fold

Posted by ImageWorks Creative Team August 21, 2015

Designing for an audience that may only look “above the fold” is a long-standing practice that goes back as far as newspapers do, but how much it matters in today’s world of scroll wheels and touchpads is the subject of much debate.

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Improve your website design with HTML5 animations.

HTML5 Animations: Cool Add-Ons to Engage Your Visitors

Posted by ImageWorks Creative Team July 07, 2015

Animations are everywhere these days. They help key content stand out and draw the eye to different areas of your webpage. We recommend using animations when you have important things to feature, or if you really want to add the “WOW” factor to your site. There are many types of animations: timed, slideshows, Y-axis (on scroll), activated on click, permanently “on”, and so many more.

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Fix bad homepage design with these tips

7 things your homepage is doing wrong – and all the tools you need to fix them!

Posted by ImageWorks Creative Team June 18, 2015

You don’t have to be a designer to recognize really terrible web design. Flashing lights, mismatched colors, text too small to read (or too big to fit in one screen) … these are things that make even the least artistic visitors cringe and click away.

But good web design requires more than just avoiding bad design. In fact, things that may seem perfectly acceptable to the untrained eye may actually be hurting your site and driving your visitors straight into the arms of your competition.

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2015 digital marketing trends and creative trends around the world.

2015 Creative Trends - what do they mean for your business?

Posted by ImageWorks Creative Team March 23, 2015

One of our favorite clients shared an excellent article with me today. Thanks, Old Bust Head - we love you for more than just your delicious local beer!

Besides the great content which shares trends in design, imagery, video and more, along with how these creative elements are used differently across the globe, here are a couple other things to take away from this piece:

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Imageworks on CSS Nectar

CSSNectar Site of the Day!

Posted by ImageWorks Creative Team March 20, 2015

Thanks to CSS Nectar for awarding our site "Site of the Day" on Tuesday! We're honored.

To view our website, along with many other terrific sites that were nominated, click here.

We appreciate all the votes, and the opportunity to look at the great work others are turning out, too. There are so many inventive things going on in the world of web design and user experience these days that we find ourselves constantly impressed.

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