Author Archives: Lauren Pittenger

Good Neighbor Day in Downingtown PA

Supporting Good Neighbor Day Two Years Running

Over the past two years, we have happily supported Good Neighbor Day, a day-long, community-focused event in Downingtown, PA. Yesterday, we attended the event for the first time as a company. While Liam has been attending the event for many years, it was Lauren’s first time. It was enjoyable to get out from behind our computer screens to see the event and meet some of the vendors in person.

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Survivors Fund Donation Page

Increasing Donations With a New Design

As taking donations online is undoubtedly an important aspect of having a website for non-profit organizations, we work with our clients to ensure they get the most value from their websites and donation forms. We help organizations increase donations by crafting intuitive designs and engaging messaging. We configure tracking systems to empower charities to see how visitors are using their site, so those charities can make informed decisions about increasing donations through their sites. Continue reading »

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Liam Dempsey speaking at WordCamp Atlanta 2018

WordCamp Atlanta: A Recap + Slides

Over the weekend, Liam Dempsey drove south from suburban Philadelphia to Atlanta, to speak at one of the premier WordPress conferences, WordCamp Atlanta. As expected, WordCamp Atlanta proved a valuable experience, packed with opportunities for networking and learning. Continue reading »

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Hallway Chats

Speaking at WordCamp Atlanta 2018

We are excited to share the news that Liam Dempsey will be speaking at WordCamp Atlanta on Sunday, April 15th. After launching a podcast called Hallway Chats with friend and colleague, Tara Claeys, Liam will share what they have learned about building community through podcasting.

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WordPress as a Communication Platform

WordPress as a Communication Platform

Earlier this week, Liam Dempsey presented a talk titled WordPress as a Communication Platform to the Baltimore WordPress Meetup Group. In the talk, Liam explored the ways in which the WordPress community communicates and how those lessons may be applied to the greater world.

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A Google Analytics geo chart

SEO Audit to Increase Website Conversions

While an online brochure website can bring value to any business or organization, we work with our clients to ensure they get the most value from their sites. We craft designs, target messages, and calls-to-action geared towards helping our clients grow their businesses and organizations by encouraging visitors to their websites to contact our clients via a website form, email, or telephone call. For LBDesign, a website must deliver real business value. Continue reading »

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What’s New in Yoast SEO 7.0?

A plugin that we use on all of our builds, the Yoast SEO plugin, underwent significant changes in its most recent update. This latest update to Version 7 saw changes to the plugin user interface and how XML sitemaps work.  Continue reading »

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WordPress Learning Resources

WordPress Learning Resources

As designers, developers, and marketing consultants focused on WordPress, we like to stay up-to-date on the changes within the WordPress environment. We’re committed to growing our knowledge and improving our skills. To do that, we regularly read blog posts, subscribe to newsletters, and take courses relating to using, designing and developing for WordPress. Continue reading »

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The LBDesign Team at Work

Working Together as a Two-Person Creative Team

We are excited to share that both Liam and Lauren will present to the New Castle County WordPress Meetup towards the end of February. Liam and Lauren will travel to the neighboring state of Delaware on February 27th to share experiences of working together as a two-person employer/employee creative team. Continue reading »

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Marketing + Design for People Who Help People

Marketing and Design for People Who Help People

While our offices were closed on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Liam and I watched the Netflix documentary, 13th. The documentary is about race, the justice system and mass incarceration in America. It talked about the Black Lives Matter movement and how it’s about asking the question, “Whose lives are valuable?” While we continue to think about what we learned from the film and what it means for us, the question of whose lives are valuable has me reflecting on our team values – and about the work we do as designers.
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