July 13th, 2017 by

The Importance of Choosing the Right Business Partner

When it comes to rebranding your company, vamping up your website, or improving your SEO, we know it can make or break you. In today’s marketplace, there are very few things that are more important to your success than your online presence. But, with thousands of companies that offer web design and marketing services, how […]

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June 28th, 2017 by

Know Your Market

If you need or want more new customers, just about the first thing you need to know is: who are my customers? Usually, the easiest new customers to get are the people who are a lot like the ones you already have. The reasons aren’t hard to find. If your customers are mainly 65-year-old tennis […]

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June 22nd, 2017 by

Building SEO Strategies for Lasting Impact

When it comes to creating a marketing strategy and beginning to implement specific tactics, having a proper plan of action in place is everything. You need to make sure this plan will help you achieve your main goals for the site, along with aligning with other people’s (your partners, co-workers, etc.) goals for the site. […]

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June 14th, 2017 by

Sticking to the Support System vs. Emails

Emails are our go-to for most of our written, professional digital communication – and for good reason. It’s the most widely used format where just about everybody uses it one way or another. It’s easy to default to this form vs calling because, simply, a call is just not in the cards at that very […]

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June 7th, 2017 by

Let’s Talk about your Password Management Habits…

Let’s face it – Passwords rule our everyday lives. Whether it’s business or personal we use vast amounts of digital tools that help us navigate our faced-paced technological world. Most of these tools require us to verify that it’s ours to use, and that means setting up passwords that we’re supposed to remember often. If […]

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June 1st, 2017 by

Here’s the Deal With Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality: a topic that has been discussed frequently in the past year. To preface this topic, Net neutrality (also known as Open Internet) is a product of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). It was “adopted on February 26, 2015 and are designed to protect free expression and innovation on the Internet and promote invest […]

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May 25th, 2017 by

Are Printed Materials Still Important?

Ten years ago, quality print materials were the best form of advertising a business could do. Nice business cards, letter head, presentation folders, pretty much anything you could leave behind when visiting a prospect was important to have. But in today’s digital landscape, do you really need to spend the money on these things? The […]

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May 17th, 2017 by

Meeting Demands

Here at thirteen05 creative, we are in the business of marketing. A website in nearly every case is a marketing tool. It isn’t just a pretty face. Yes, a website has to look good and work right. That is so it can do its job. The purpose of marketing is to create want and sell […]

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April 26th, 2017 by

Google’s AdBlock: Here’s What You Need to Know

Lately, there has been a lot of talk among web advertisers about Google Chrome’s new built-in ad-block feature that’s about to come out. Not long ago, the Wall Street Journal released an article revealing Google’s new plans. This is a pretty big announcement since Chrome is a widely used internet browser. Net Market Share reports […]

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April 20th, 2017 by

Speed Up and Improve your Site Now with a CDN

Whether you have a simple, basic website that acts a “digital brochure and business card” or a fully designed, highly functional website that’s multi-faceted in its capabilities, site load speeds should be a constant concern. Even Google has said that recent data shows “40% of consumers will leave a page that takes longer than three […]

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April 6th, 2017 by

Team Work Makes the Dream Work

At some point in all our lives, we have been exposed to a workplace that isn’t very team oriented. Matter of fact, I would say that is one of the largest negatives I see when I peruse Glass Door from time to time. You know the place; a big stuffy room with lots of cubicles […]

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March 30th, 2017 by

Why You Should Be Protecting Your Online Reputation

Before the internet took over, local businesses survived by word of mouth; one person would recommend their service to another, and so on. These days, the internet has largely taken the place of those friendly recommendations. Though, unfortunately, a lot of small business owners overlook the power of online reviews. When’s the last time you […]

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March 8th, 2017 by

The Fine Line Between Innovation and Function

Life is an ongoing balancing act; one does not want to indulge in too much of one thing while neglecting another. A common saying is: Everything in moderation, including moderation. Great websites are also a balancing act. Among many others, one of these balances comes with the usability and originality of a website. Here, we’ll […]

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February 23rd, 2017 by

How’s Your Morale?

Morale and productivity go hand and hand. If an employee is burned out by a monotonous work routine, they won’t be very productive. So what do you do to keep your employees engaged and creative? Around our office, we keep a loose and lively atmosphere. If you’ve ever had the opportunity to stop in and […]

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February 16th, 2017 by

Be Different – But Not TOO Different

Here’s a piece of marketing wisdom I think you’ll find useful. I do believe this is my own original discovery. In every aspect of marketing, you want to be different. If you look and sound the same as your competitors or everyone else, you don’t stand out. You won’t get noticed and it is almost […]

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About 1305

thirteen05 creative is a marketing, web and design studio born and raised in Tampa, Florida specializing in Website Design / Development and Internet Marketing. We are creative professionals and experts in our industry; we are designers, artists, copywriters and programmers as well as business men and women.