Inspiration

  • 5 lessons you won’t learn in design school

    October 10, 2018 by Rese Wynn

    As a new designer, you might be asking yourself, “What do I need to know about the professional design world?” If you’re wondering what these secrets are, have no fear because I’ve uncovered the top five things you won’t learn in design class. 1. Know your worth Coming up in the design game, it can…

  • What is cloud hosting?

    October 2, 2018 by Britt Pollock

    While “the cloud” is a little hard to initially wrap your mind around, it’s a great resource for everyone from mobile phone users to website developers. When we talk about the cloud, we’re talking about a virtual system rather than physical hardware. The cloud is a series of networks that acts as one to pull…

  • Agency Spotlight: How Buzzworthy scaled from 1 to 200+ clients

    September 25, 2018 by Carleen Glenn

    Buzzworthy Studio is a Brooklyn-based creative studio that specializes in “Digitally Native Brands.” They’ve worked with businesses ranging from a popular sports uniform company to a Manhattan-based brand engagement firm. By marrying marketing and sales strategies, Buzzworthy has grown from working with small, local clients to managing emerging brands looking to take their web presence…

  • How to create high quality long-form articles in WordPress

    September 20, 2018 by Grace Carter

    There is a lot of competition for audiences these days, and optimizing for SEO is more important than ever. A lot of the websites you’ll be competing with have had years to compile huge amounts of content. To stand out, your content must be in-depth and high quality. Long-form content is absolutely perfect for that…

  • Behind the brand of Fly Fest: Our very own company conference

    September 18, 2018 by Rese Wynn

    When you hear the term, “company conference,” a little part of you might shrivel up into a corporate shell. It’s a fear any creative, growing startup might have: becoming too “formal” and losing that small-company energy. Flywheel, however, took the idea of a company conference and turned it on its head! Every quarter, we host…

  • 32 inspiring WordPress website designs

    September 10, 2018 by Britt Pollock

    When you’re redesigning your website, sometimes it just takes a little inspiration to get you moving! No matter what kind of website you’re building, there are brilliant (and successful) examples out there that know how to make WordPress beautiful! Let’s take a look at these 32 awesome and diverse WordPress websites with brilliant designs: eCommerce…

  • Is the sidebar an endangered species?

    August 29, 2018 by Orana Velarde

    When building a new website, you’ll always tackle numerous layout and functionality hurdles. One of them is the placement (or not) of the infamous sidebar. The most common place to find a sidebar these days is on a blog. Either on a blog-based website or in the blog section of a company website. Landing pages…

  • 30 awesome agency websites

    August 9, 2018 by Britt Pollock

    When you’re searching for a little inspiration for your next site design, there’s nothing quite like looking at some of the best agency websites around. From marketing firms to advertising agencies to full-service design studios, these creative websites are in a class all their own. Not only must they showcase all the wonderful work an…

  • Agency Spotlight: Herman-Scheer talks beginnings, business, and branding

    July 25, 2018 by Carleen Glenn

    Herman-Scheer is a branding agency in Santa Monica, California comprised of a galvanized group of strategists, designers, developers, and writers. They build amazing brands and shape experiences that allow people to fall madly in love with them. I got a chance to talk to one of the agency’s fearless leaders, Chapin Herman, about the Herman-Scheer…

  • Behind the scenes of the marketing campaign for Flywheel’s Fly July sale

    July 18, 2018 by Morgan Smith

    For the past four years, Flywheel has launched a summer sale called Fly July featuring 3 months free on any new annual hosting plan. While the main goal is to drive revenue and sales, it’s also a fantastic exercise in creativity for our marketing team. It always goes a little something like this… We decide…

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