The Future of Web Design

Since the commercialization of the internet, Web Design has gone through dramatic changes. Early users had to be proficient in navigating directories and generally technologically savvy.With the introduction of Search Engines and newer, more efficient code, the web became a more user-friendly place over time. What started out as an infrastructure for government and military use [...]

Penguin 2.0 and the SEO Industry

On May 22, 2013, Google updated its Penguin algorithm to a new standard: Penguin 2.0(or Penguin 4). The idea behind Penguin is to drive sites with low quality content and links down in search rankings while also identifying websites worthy of being on the first page of search results. The original Google Penguin came out [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:57:55-06:00May 30th, 2013|Categories: Archive, Industry News & Updates, SEO, Web Design & Development|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Penguin 2.0 and the SEO Industry

The Real Costs of Responsive Websites

One of the most popular buzz words floating around the website and SEO industry currently is the term "Responsive." Responsive websites are sites that can adapt to different sizes of browsers on all the devices that browse the internet. Google recommends to webmasters to consider Responsive Web Design as their first option for making mobile-friendly [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:58:01-06:00May 10th, 2013|Categories: Featured Posts, Web Design & Development|Comments Off on The Real Costs of Responsive Websites

6 Awesome Apps you've Never Heard Of

We all play Temple Run, Candy Crush, and Angry Birds. Most of us listen to music on Pandora or iHeardRadio and watch videos on Youtube and Netflix. Everybody has an Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter account and we all have downloaded Skype to video chat with our friends and family. Although these are among the most [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:58:02-06:00May 8th, 2013|Categories: Social Media, Web Design & Development|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 6 Awesome Apps you've Never Heard Of

SEO and Your Special Interest

Why SEO? Both online and brick & mortar businesses use Search Engine and Social Media Optimization to grow.  These tools are not, however, exclusively useful in this arena.  Niche communities are using social media to collaborate and grow every day, but many do not even consider how SEO may help. In my spare time I [...]

Google Helping Find Loved Ones after Boston Marathon

Yesterday a tragedy struck the Boston Marathon as bomb explosions decimated the peaceful race.  Hundreds were injured and sent to hospitals all over the Boston area.  Truly, I hope and pray for all of the victims in this ordeal that they might have comfort and that love ones can find one another. Finding Your Loved [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:58:03-06:00April 16th, 2013|Categories: Archive, Web Design & Development|Comments Off on Google Helping Find Loved Ones after Boston Marathon

New Responsive Site for Jimmer Fredette

As a proud partner of the Fredette Family Foundation, Big Leap was recently asked to update Jimmer Fredette's annual basketball camp website for 2013. With the main requirement of making it more mobile friendly, we laced it up with a 100% responsive new design. We kept the site to a single page, simple layout, and [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:58:04-06:00April 16th, 2013|Categories: Archive, Featured Posts, Web Design & Development|Tags: |Comments Off on New Responsive Site for Jimmer Fredette

Don’t Let Sunk Costs Stop You From Building A Good Website

This morning I was in the shower enjoying the warm and wet goodness, when I reached down and discovered my trusty Dove bar was missing. Since I jumped into the shower before checking if I was fully stocked up on shampoo and soap, I was left with a problem everyone has faced at least once [...]

By |2019-08-09T18:58:05-06:00April 11th, 2013|Categories: Archive, Web Design & Development|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Don’t Let Sunk Costs Stop You From Building A Good Website

Every month Big Leap offers all newsletter subscribers a 10% discount on one of our services. Make sure to sign up in the footer to receive our monthly newsletters. This month we are offering a 10 % discount on our website security package! For full details on what this package includes, click here.