Posts in: Web Design


What is Web Hosting and Who Do We Recommend?

Our clients regularly come to us with questions about web hosting. We thought that others may find the answers valuable, so wanted to share our answers here on our blog.

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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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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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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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WordPress Podcasts

WordPress Podcasts

As active members of the WordPress community and as podcasters ourselves (okay, only Liam so far), we like to keep our ears perked to what’s going on in the WordPress community. To do that, we listen to WordPress-related podcasts, whether that’s from a business or community perspective or design and development perspective.  Continue reading »

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The Girls Home website

Supporting Young Girls in Nicaragua with a New Website

Late last month, we published a new website for our long time client, The Girls Home. In Granada, Nicaragua, The Girls Home Central offers shelter, safety, education, and more to 34 local girls. The girls are social orphans, unable to stay with their families due to a variety of unique circumstances. The Girls Home is run by the Madre Albertina nuns. Continue reading »

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The SSA Website Home Page

Building Connections: A Custom WordPress Theme for SSA

We recently had the pleasure of designing and developing a new website for the Seismological Society of America. The Seismological Society of America, SSA, was eager to better connect with its members via its own website, and for its site to be a more versatile platform for attracting new members. Under the leadership of our friends and colleagues at Tadpole Collective, we designed and built a new custom WordPress theme for SSA. Continue reading »

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Our Approach to Web Hosting and Domain Name Registration

As communications designers, we have built our solid reputation by delivering top quality marketing and design services to businesses and non-profits in Europe, America, and Africa. We pride ourselves on our focus and commitment to our clients, always working to deliver strong returns on their investment and looking out for their best interests. It is with that focus on customer attention that we deliberately choose not to offer web hosting, domain name registration or similar services. Continue reading »

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WordCamp Pittsburgh 2017

WordCamp Pittsburgh 2017: A Recap + Slides

On Friday, September 8th, Lauren Pittenger drove the five hours from suburban Philadelphia to Pittsburgh to attend and speak at the second annual WordCamp Pittsburgh. As expected, WordCamp Pittsburgh prove a wonderfully valuable experience, packed with lots of educational and networking opportunities.

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Where to find stock photos

Free and Paid Stock Photos

At LBDesign, we’ve regularly asked to help our clients find stock photos for use on their new websites or in their marketing materials. Depending on the project, we rely on both free and paid stock photos. Continue reading »

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