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How To Get More Traffic To Your Website

How To Get More Traffic To Your Website

How To Get More Traffic To Your WebsiteSearch Engine Optimization is hard! There are many different things that need to be done in order to rank highly in google - and being on the first page of google is important for a successful business. You can hide a dead body...

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Website Design For CRIC

Website Design For CRIC

A New Website for Canadian Research Insights CouncilThe Canadian Research Insights Council (CRIC) based in Toronto, contacted us to build a new website for them and its members. This new, bilingual site features robust forms and multiple payment gateways to join.Need...

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New Website Design for Ganjalier

New Website Design for Ganjalier

Website design for Ganjalier.ca  A new cannabis related company based in Winnipeg called Ganjalier hired us to develop their new website. They are Canada's premier cannabis information site and directory. Check out ganjalier.ca from wherever you are in Canada to see...

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Textures of Mount Pleasant

Textures of Mount Pleasant

Textures of Mount Pleasant  A Vancouver Photography Diary One of our favourite parts about the Mount Pleasant area is the everyday inspiration we get from the murals and textures surrounding the neighbourhood. Some of Mount Pleasant's most pleasant visual gems are...

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A refreshed website design for Bent Gable Design Inc

A refreshed website design for Bent Gable Design Inc

A refreshed website design for Bent Gable Design Inc Toronto based Interior Designers, Bent Gable Design Inc. recently asked us to give their website a fresh update from the one we previously designed for them back in 2014. Naturally, we were excited to take on this...

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Uncommon Wedding Themes to Design Your Big Day

Uncommon Wedding Themes to Design Your Big Day

Uncommon wedding themes from Creative Market to design your big day We recently collaborated with the Creative Market team in putting together some atypical wedding design inspiration for those couples who want to personalize their special day. With the...

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Responsive Website Design for Susur Lee

Responsive Website Design for Susur Lee

Website Redesign for Susur Lee Word renowned, celebrity chef, Susur Lee contacted us to redesign his website.  The previous site was built before mobile versions were even a thing which hurt their visibility on search engines. The new, fully responsive...

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10 Cool Uses of Graphic Design in Film & TV

10 Cool Uses of Graphic Design in Film & TV

10 Cool Uses of Graphic Design in Film & TV We always appreciate seeing good graphic design in film, so we thought we'd share some of our favourite design moments that we've come across. Have a favourite that we missed? Give us a shout in the comment section below! ...

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15 Awesome Handwritten Fonts That We Love!

15 Awesome Handwritten Fonts That We Love!

15 of our favourite handwritten fonts from Creative Market If you work in the design industry you will know that Creative Market is one of the best creative platforms out there for discovering high calibre design assets made by designers all around the globe! One of...

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Pantone’s New Colour of the Year: Living Coral

Pantone’s New Colour of the Year: Living Coral

Pantone's Colour of the year 2019 is Living Coral! As most of you in the design world knows, Pantone announced their colour of the year 2019 earlier this month – a vibrant, yet mellow hue called Living Coral, or PANTONE 16-1546. "Representing the fusion of modern...

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How to combat the spinning wheel of death on a Mac

How to combat the spinning wheel of death on a Mac

How to combat the spinning wheel of death on a Mac Well Mac users, we've all been there – you're spending tireless hours working on your final term paper, creating a masterpiece on Illustrator, or saving your Photoshop project that's due at midnight, when suddenly,...

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HOW TO GET MORE WEBSITE TRAFFIC

HOW TO GET MORE WEBSITE TRAFFIC

How to get more traffic to your website. Driving traffic to your website is hard - especially in a saturated niche but don't be scared, it is possible. Here is a great video by Brian Dean of Backlinko.com - He is an SEO pro and has some great tips. Check out his...

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Google 3-Pack Placement for Soul Dental

Google 3-Pack Placement for Soul Dental

Soul Dental Website Design Soul Dental contact Billy Smith Design Group to design a simple, minimalistic website to match their beautiful office in South Surrey. Their original website was not responsive and not ranking on google. In 2014, Google implemented an...

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Oranj Fitness Website Redesign

Oranj Fitness Website Redesign

Oranj Fitness Website Redesign The awesome peeps at Oranj Fitness contacted us because they needed a fresh and new, responsive website redesign with a few new features. We designed a fully responsive website for them that included a "book now" button for class...

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