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Brooke Herring Joins W.A. Fisher Advertising & Printing

This entry was posted on Thursday, September 29th, 2016 by W.A. Fisher under Press Releases.

Virginia, Minn. – Brooke Herring joins W.A. Fisher Advertising & Printing in Virginia as their Media Specialist & Account Assistant. In her position, Brooke works directly with clients and assists them with the development and execution of marketing plans which include social media, print ads, radio & television advertisements, marketing strategies and media research. “Brooke…

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Chrome to de-emphasize Flash in favor of HTML5

This entry was posted on Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 by W.A. Fisher under Web Development.

It may seem crazy, but there actually are websites out there that are still utilizing Flash to load content. We thought that Apple’s complete lack of support would cause most sites to move away from it, but apparently not. Now, with Google Chrome jumping on the bandwagon to do away with Flash, maybe we’ll see…

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Why don’t we use free or purchased WordPress themes?

This entry was posted on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 by W.A. Fisher under Web Development.

Ah, WordPress. It’s such a powerful tool when used correctly. When used incorrectly, however, it can cause major self-destruction. Security issues, SEO problems, lack of expandability… These all can be catastrophic to your site. Security issues: WordPress is already susceptible to hacks when it’s not set up correctly: Add a common theme onto it and you…

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What are Content Management Systems?

This entry was posted on Thursday, March 24th, 2016 by W.A. Fisher under Web Development.

When it comes to this question, the first thing we need to determine is: Who do you want to manage your content? If the answer is us, we can put together a maintenance plan for you. If the answer is you, then keep reading. Content management systems are programming on the backend of your site…

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Essential Home Page Features for Websites

This entry was posted on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 by W.A. Fisher under Web Development.

Whether you are redesigning a website or starting a new site from scratch, these are the features you really must include on your home page. Logo/ Branding As soon as your website loads, your uses should be able to see your branding. Whether this is the logo, the color scheme or typography, users should be…

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The Fair Hills Family of Properties

This entry was posted on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 by W.A. Fisher under New Site Alert!.

We recently completed a huge project for the Fair Hills family of properties, including Fair Hills Resort, Five Lakes Resort, Wildflower Golf Course and The Barn at Five Lakes. The real challenge of these sites was finding a way to cross-reference all of the sites while making sure that users were very aware of what…

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4 Web Design Trends for 2016

This entry was posted on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 by W.A. Fisher under Web Development.

So we’re a little late getting our design trends out there for the upcoming year – the end of 2015 / start of 2016 was crazy and we’re finally catching our breath. Check out the top 4 web design trends for 2016 we expect to become very prominent. Scrolling Gone are the days of worrying…

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Visit Shakopee Convention and Visitors Bureau

This entry was posted on Thursday, January 7th, 2016 by W.A. Fisher under New Site Alert!.

The Shakopee CVB contacted us back in August about putting together a proposal for redesigning VisitShakopee.org. Their old site had major limitations on the updates that were able to be done, the events calendar did not work at all, plus they just weren’t happy with the look of the site. One trip to Shakopee (oh yeah, we…

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A Little About User Experience Design

This entry was posted on Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 by W.A. Fisher under Web Development.

What is UX? User Experience (UX) is the way a person interacts with a digital product. In our case, the digital products we’re referring to are websites. Why Does User Experience (UX) Matter? How users interact with your website is just as important as how they think it looks. It’s possible to have a great…

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4 Mistakes Your Website is Making

This entry was posted on Monday, September 21st, 2015 by W.A. Fisher under Uncategorized.

There is no such thing as a perfect website, regardless of what anyone says. The reason behind this is the fact that websites are subjective. One person may love it, the next may not even like it. Here are the top 4 things that are guaranteed to make users dislike your site. Luckily, they’re all pretty simple…

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