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What the Font?
All About Fonts Fonts! They can really add personality and flair to your design, but knowing how to pair fonts (and when to use them sparingly) takes a little bit of design know-how. There are some hard and fast design “rules” but there’s also room for your own intuition and style when deciding which fonts … Read more
Friends don’t let friends Yahoo.
What’s In a Name? Before I begin, raise your hand if your business email address has @yahoo.com, @hotmail.com, or even worse, @aol.com. Okay, for those of you with your hands raised high, I’m not judging you (really, I’m not!). But you need to get rid of it. Like, right now! With the bevy of email … Read more
Good Design Needs Contrast
Good Design Needs Contrast “I have no idea what makes a good design,” is something that I hear often. “I just don’t have an eye for it.” But, this isn’t true and I’ll show you why! Even if you aren’t sure what principles make a strong design, you can probably spot a great one from … Read more
Productivity Tips: Behind the Scenes with MavroCreative
Let’s Get Productive At MavroCreative, it’s not uncommon for us to be juggling several different website and graphic design projects simultaneously. And while Molly and I like to think that we have insane superpowers, there’s only so much that we can keep organized in our heads before things get crazy. That’s why we love to … Read more
All About SEO
All About SEO Let’s face it. You just spent time and money building your site and you want your customers to be able to find you. One of the first things that are clients will ask us when we have completed their website is, “How can I be found on Google?” The term for that … Read more
How to Choose the Right Theme for Your Website
Let’s face it: when it comes to choosing a WordPress theme, the task can seem overwhelming. So much so that you can get “analysis paralysis” when trying to find the perfect theme for your website project. You know you need a website for your business but you don’t have the time to sort through the … Read more
How to resize your images without fancy software!
Resize Images to Make Them Web-Friendly We’ve posted about this before but we think it’s worth repeating! In this post, we will give you some tips on how to actually edit your images and make them web-friendly – with free software! These same tips will also work if you have pictures that you want to … Read more
Build a Winning Website with WordPress
You need a website for your business. So why would you want to use WordPress to build your website when there are other platforms that are out there that you could use as well? When a potential client contacts MavroCreative because they need to have a website built, we explain to them that we build … Read more
5 Things to Do With Your Website in the New Year
5 Things to Do With Your Website in the New Year We waited a bit to post this blog post because we know that January is often a flurry of activity for people. It’s the time to set goals, organize things in your personal and professional life, and simply hit the “reboot” button. Now that … Read more
Bugs and malware and hackers…oh my!
When we mention the word “maintenance” to our website clients, 99% of the time they think we are only referring to content or text updates to their website. And while regular content updates are important (especially for keeping your site fresh and search engine optimized) the most important reason for maintaining your site is for security … Read more
Mind Your Business (Card)!
Did we get your attention? A good business card design should do just that. It’s an awfully small piece of real estate—the standard business card is 2 x 3.5 inches—that has a big job to do. Your business card should reflect your brand, look professional, and deliver your contact information in a clear and concise … Read more