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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March 2nd, 2017 by

5 Design Tips for Non-Designers

1. Give your type some love. Fonts are not all created equally! As you can imagine, Fonts are developed by different designers and companies. With so many different hands in the pot, inconsistencies are inevitable. Coupled with different rendering methods used by software and browsers, your type can look drastically different and sometimes unpleasant. It’s […]

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December 15th, 2016 by

What will we see from websites in 2017?

Keeping your site current is often a continuous process because web design is constantly changing the rules. Old websites followed techniques that are now considered outdated, like keyword stuffing and packing everything important above the fold. 2016 was packed with new ideas and trends that websites are sure do keep adopting into 2017 and the […]

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September 7th, 2016 by

3 Signs That it’s Time for a Website Redesign

Websites are not static moments in time. They are dynamic, ever growing organisms that require constant attention to ensure that they continue to do their job and remain effective towards your business goals. While design is only one of many determining factors of a website’s success, there is no doubt it’s one of the most […]

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June 24th, 2016 by

Designing with Grids

The visual organization of your website’s content is critical for ensuring that your visitor can easily find and interact with the information they are looking for! By using Grids, we can design and layout our website’s content in a very easy and familiar way that allows users to quickly traverse your website with ease. Designing, […]

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April 21st, 2016 by

Treat Your Website Like Your Car

Like all tools and machines that consist of many moving parts, your website, as well as your car, needs a consistent and regular maintenance plan. Over time and with consistent usage, your car needs oil changes, tune-ups, bodywork and a reliable expert on everything else to run smoothly and stay reliable. It’s no surprise that […]

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April 13th, 2016 by

Good User Experience = More Online Sales

For a website to work and work well it also has to have a good design. There is a common misconception that a good design has to be pretty – this is simply not true. Though a good looking site may grab the user’s immediate attention, the design has to also be easy to use. […]

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October 19th, 2015 by

Details Matter

There’s an old saying “the Devil is in the details.”  Meaning details are important. That saying could have been invented for the world of marketing. What is it about a website that really makes an impact — one you stick on, makes you want to look further into it, find out what they have to […]

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June 26th, 2015 by

Why I Am Ditching Google for DuckDuckGo

Yes, it sounds like insanity, a digital marketer, SEO specialist and reveler of the Web 2.0 zeitgeist ditching the albatross of search engines for…a duck? Of course, I’m ditching Google’s search engine on a purely personal level because if I ignored Google on a professional level, I’d be completely useless at my duties. That is […]

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April 30th, 2015 by

Do Free Website Builders Work?

In recent years, companies like Weebly, Wix, GoDaddy and Squarespace have started offering free, simplified website building software. Now, it’s pretty obvious the word “free” will catch some eyes in the process and the idea of a website costing $0 excites smaller companies who aren’t sure if they want to invest a larger portion of […]

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April 24th, 2015 by

Go Go Gadget Watch…I Mean Apple Watch

What the Apple Watch Means for User Interface The Time Has Come. Ha. See what I did there? As any fanboy, tech nerd, or early adopter knows, Friday started the first wave of deliveries of the long-anticipated Apple Watch. As a guy that relishes new tech, and being the first person to have one, you better […]

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April 21st, 2015 by

Mobilegeddon is Upon Us

In case you had forgotten or didn’t hear the warnings being shouted from rooftops, today is the day of days. Google will be rolling out their new mobile search algorithm, aptly nicknamed by industry professionals as “Mobilegeddon”, beginning today and most likely continuing for a few weeks. If you don’t know what the new algorithm […]

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April 16th, 2015 by

Redefine Your Web Presence

The adage “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” can be used in many situations across many platforms. While, it usually holds true, when it comes to a website, it isn’t always as cut and dry. While a website might not be broken, it could be suffering from a lack of focus and functionality. Once […]

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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.