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Damage Control Strategies for Web Design Disasters

It can happen to anyone and happens more often than we like. You hire a web design company or developer to build a website with the loftiest of goals, only to be served up a web asset that’s nothing like you envisioned.

Oh, maybe there were some red flags along the way that you overlooked. Maybe you didn’t vet your developer or web design company carefully enough. Maybe they assured you that delays were a natural part of the process. Or maybe they promised you that even though each deliverable was different than you imagined, the end result would come together as your vision brought to life in perfect form.  

Regardless of how it happened, your new website doesn’t cut it. What happens now?

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What Does the GDPR Signal For the Future of Web Development?

As we recently discussed, the EU-based General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are here, taking effect on May 25, 2018. This new regulation came in the wake of growing concerns about consumer privacy, particularly in how businesses handle the storage of personal information.

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What your Web Design Agency Needs FROM YOU to Hit Deadlines

Most of The Creative Momentum web design and web development projects go really well. Client/agency expectations are set from the start. All goals are communicated clearly. Every step of the way goes according to plan (more on this later). Design approvals happen on time, image selection happens on time, development decisions happen on time. The website launches and BAM – everyone is happy.


And then … there are the outliers that are not. In all transparency, here are the reasons why.

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How to Create a Custom Interactive Blog for your Website

Blogging is a necessary, crucial building block for SEO. The content posted on a blog lets Google know you are an expert in your industry and therefore improves your ranking in the search engine.

The Creative Momentum built a blog for long-time client, VersionOne, incorporating a level of detail most other blogs are missing – customization.

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Anniversary of the First Website – EVER!


August 6th marks the anniversary of the very first website. Published in 1991, the world’s first public website began a total overhaul of the way we live our lives. Sir Tim Berners-Lee probably didn’t imagine how the World Wide Web would impact us socially, nor in business, politics, retailers, banking or healthcare. An entire industry – web design & web development – were born on August 6th, 1991.

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4 Advantages of WordPress Page Builder vs. Advanced Custom Fields

When it comes to keeping up with your custom WordPress site, there are different ways to manage and update content. WordPress offers the flexibility of allowing developers to give marketers different levels of control on how the content can be managed.

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How to Solve the Biggest Problems with Website Design

If you want a website that attracts visitors and boosts conversion rates, you can't afford to have a poorly implemented website design. One of the biggest factors that separate great sites from average or poorly designed ones is user experience (UX). Visitors want to be able to read about your product, find your contact information, and navigate your website with ease; if they can’t, your sales are probably going to drop.

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5 Best Blogs to Follow About Web Development

There are plenty of web development blogs out there to love. But with so many options, it can be tricky to know where to start reading.

There are hundreds of links to sift through. Decision paralysis sets in. Blogs start blending together. It’s getting hard to breathe. THE WALLS ARE CLOSING IN!

We order you to calm down. While it’s true that you could spend the better part of your life digging through all the content available on the web, we’ve done some of the work for you and compiled a list of our favorite development blogs for your education and enjoyment.

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How to Decide Which CMS is Best for your Business


Displaying content varies from business to business. It is not a one-size-fits-all arena and there are specific questions you should ask to evaluate which CMS is best for your business.

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Is Your Website Meeting Your Customer’s Needs?

Everybody wants a perfectly-designed website, but really, there’s no such thing.

Web design is an art. And just as there’s no perfect way to paint or draw, developers shouldn’t get caught up in the stress of trying to build a flawless website. But while perfection may not exist, website owners have plenty to gain from ensuring their target markets find value in each site.

First and foremost, value springs from one basic question: Does your website meet your audience’s needs?

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