#1e73be: Posts by Alan Hudgins

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S2N Design Launches Custom Website Design for Vital Records Control

Memphis-based web design company S2N Design has launched a new, custom website for Vital Records Control (VRC). For more than 30 years, Vital Records Control has been creating comprehensive information management solutions that meet companies’ record and document management needs. These services are provided through a network of high-quality solutions including VitalScan, VitalChart, VitalVaulting and VitalShred. Established in 1988, VRC was looking to freshen up their brand and implement a more user-friendly website design. They enlisted the services of S2N to build a new, custom Memphis website design. Through the use of UX, the new site provides a better user experience as well as encourages users to take action, resulting in a more robust lead generation tool for VRC. The new site is mobile-friendly, a feature that the previous website design lacked. S2N also used “clean code” which will aid with search engine optimization (SEO) and front-end SEO. With training provided by S2N, admins at... Read More »

S2N-designed University of Memphis Global Receives National Accolades

Memphis web design firm S2N proudly launched University of Memphis Global in 2017 which recently received national accolades. Five of the University of Memphis’s online programs have been named in the Top 150 online academic universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The U of M’s five online programs in the Top 150 include: nursing, No. 15; criminal justice (graduate), No. 51; MBA, No. 89; bachelor’s programs, No. 125; and education (graduate), No. 150. S2N originally launched the University of Memphis’s main site in 2015. The site was designed using “clean code” and best search engine optimization practices. Today, S2N is working on a refresh and microsite for the U of M bridge project. Whether you’re a large university with hundreds of internal pages on your site or you’re a small startup who needs to develop your digital strategy, S2N Design can help elevate your brand. Get... Read More »

S2N Design Launches New Memphis Web Design for Memphis Rise Academy

The Benefits of Creating a New Logo for Your New Website

If you are thinking about using the same logo from your old website for a new one, we suggest you think Logos are a vital component of websites. They are the main graphical representation of your brand, especially companies for business marketing. They convey the most sensitive messages and goals of your site, its strength and value. Creating a new logo will let visitors recognize your new website and view it has a brand—the logo is the face of your website. Studies prove that visuals are processed sixty thousand times faster in our brain than text. This demonstrate that humans are visually driven which, of course, makes the design and logo for your website very important. A new logo will make your website reputable, branded and established as well as attract new potential clients, make your website exceptional, depict your commitment to your brand and give you an edge in... Read More »

The Interesting Relationship between SEO and Web Design

Most people aren’t aware of the connection between Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Web design. Unlike the popular belief that web design is all about the beauty of a site, there is much more that goes into creating a function website. This is mainly because of the ever-growing importance of content marketing, digital marketing and the user search experience by search engines such as Google, MSN and Yahoo. Search engines don’t take into account the layout, color, font type or logo of your site. They are usually concerned about the structuring of your website including the links, tags, code, feeds, updates, simplicity and other factors that make search engine “spiders” crawl your site easily. While it is important to have a well-designed website that is navigable and well structured, it’s equally as important to have a website that is well-optimized and has great content that can rank on search engines.... Read More »

Introducing S2N Web Express

Web Express by S2N: Professional, Affordable Websites built Fast Are you in need of a website but don’t have budget to match your wish list? Look no further than S2N design’s Web Express. Memphis web design firm S2N has launched a new service, Web Express, that is designed as an affordable option for small businesses and startups. The sites are able to be launched quickly, usually in 30 days, and are built by an award-winning team of designers. Don’t expect a template from a web design platform, but instead a creative and professional website built by an S2N designer who can make your vision come to life. Need an online menu for your restaurant? Or maybe rotating testimonials for your company? Web Express sites are fully functional with many features to choose from. Still not sold? Check out some Web Express sites S2N has created for other clients like Beale... Read More »

S2N cooks up tasty Branding and Web Design for Beale Sweets

Something sweet has opened on historic Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee, and S2N Design had the opportunity to bring this sugar shack to life! Digital marketing firm S2N Design was enlisted to provide branding, logo design and affordable web design for newly-opened Beale Sweets. From naming the shop to designing the logo as well as rolling out a custom website, S2N took an idea for a candy store and gave it an identify and life of its own through unique branding. A play on its home on world famous Beale Street, S2N proposed the name “Beale Sweets”—catchy, clever and descriptive. From there, we began designing the logo which gives a nod to the music scene surrounding Beale Sweets. We also designed all of the store’s signage to maintain a cohesive brand throughout the space. Once we landed on a logo, web development began. Beale Sweets wanted a site that was... Read More »

S2N Launches a new web site design for Special Olympics Memphis

Hot off the digital press is another website launch by Memphis digital marketing firm S2N Design for the Special Olympics of Memphis. Special Olympics Greater Memphis’ mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. Special Olympics wanted to update their existing site to be more engaging as well as mobile friendly. S2N came up with a look and feel that stayed in tune with their national organization while maintaining brand consistency. We also kept the design affordable and within Special Olympics’ budget. The end result is a custom, clean site that is optimized for mobile viewing and highlights the incredible coaches and athletes... Read More »

Scott Fabrics

  S2N Design, a leading web design and digital marketing company based in Memphis, Tennessee, recently launched a new website for Scott Fabrics.   Scott Fabrics is a specialized fabric store that has been around for many years in Memphis. As a business-to-business company, Scott Fabrics depends on its website to help drive new customers and sales. Wanting to have a more strategic digital marketing strategy, they enlisted the help of S2N to begin the first phase of the process—creating and deploying a dynamic, engaging website that’s user-friendly and easy-to-navigate.   Customizing Woo Commerce, the S2N team went to work on creating an e-commerce site that includes an online product catalog and more. Using clean lines and a simple design, the site focuses on the high-quality, beautiful fabrics that Scott Fabrics sells. The site now allows visitors to browse products by color, product and collection, making it easy to see... Read More »

Beyond Web Design: Why Digital Marketing Matters

  Studies show the average person touches his or her smartphone 2,617 times per day, and Americans spend more than 10 hours a day in front of a screen. That means not only does your company have to be online, but you need to have a strong digital presence. The first step to a robust digital presence is having a well-designed and user-friendly website. At S2N, we understand how important your website is, and we build custom, engaging sites for clients of all sizes. However, when it comes to driving business for your company, it doesn’t end there. Equally as important is having a strategic digital marketing plan. Digital Marketing While your website will provide your customers with an experience, digital marketing is the avenue to drive people to get there. Think of your website as the hub for all of your value-added content, and digital marketing is what drives... Read More »