Design, Applications & Marketing | Blog | IDMI.Nethttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog85519567-acc4-4114-b02b-cb334805b9fehttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2018/08/27/ADA-Compliance-Issues-for-Images-on-Your-WebpageADA Compliance Issues for Images on Your WebpageWebsites must also strive for ADA compliance. Specifically, web designers must use proper techniques to ensure all users have access to content contained in images. 2018-08-27T11:05:00-04:003e5f272a-b1b7-4db2-9d36-ebe7f15f0720https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2018/08/06/Tips-To-Help-You-Drive-More-Traffic-To-Your-BlogTips To Help You Drive More Traffic To Your BlogAttracting visitors and building regular traffic to your blog takes a lot of hard work and requires you to be proactive with your digital marketing efforts. 2018-08-06T14:24:00-04:00b52595fe-e22e-43ef-bffb-a3c757fdfa85https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2018/07/16/Cadets-Federal-Credit-Union-Website-LaunchedCadets Federal Credit Union Website Launched!We recently launched a new site for Cadets Federal Credit Union.2018-07-16T14:00:00-04:007f8d56a8-bf94-4c91-8d41-4951c2971dcdhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2018/07/02/The-Top-Web-Design-Trends-for-2018The Top Web Design Trends for 2018Web design, like fashion and clothing design, tends to have trends that cycle in and out relatively quickly. That big web redesign you did five years ago might suddenly appear quite outdated, so it could be time for a refresher. 2018-07-02T13:36:00-04:0021eca170-e708-4d6b-8ecf-e0ff16033112https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2018/06/04/Tips-For-Making-Your-Website-ResponsiveTips For Making Your Website ResponsiveThe explosion of smartphone popularity over the last five years has made it more important than ever for web designers to create responsive website designs.2018-06-04T15:02:00-04:006d6282b2-c645-4674-912e-2a4d0cccc750https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2018/05/16/Florida-Janitor--Paper-Supply-Website-LaunchedFlorida Janitor & Paper Supply Website Launched!We recently launched a new site for Florida Janitor & Paper Supply.2018-05-16T11:30:00-04:007d7b8dfd-2acf-4bdc-94e6-a4f034c28c16https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2018/04/17/Eastgate-Regional-Council-of-Governments-LaunchedEastgate Regional Council of Governments Launched!We recently launched a new site for Eastgate Regional Council of Goverments.2018-04-17T16:15:00-04:00d4a475aa-bba9-4cae-ae3b-7aa13ce02445https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2018/04/02/The-Most-Common-Web-Design-MistakesThe Most Common Web Design MistakesAvoid making some of these common web design mistakes that will decrease the quality of your site.2018-04-02T13:56:00-04:0068de55c3-30ea-4317-bb48-22280d43d7b2https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2018/03/28/Rescue-Mission-MV-Website-LaunchedRescue Mission MV Website Launched!We recently launched a new site for The Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley. 2018-03-28T09:20:00-04:00f2de6465-f564-42d8-9781-53fac17e8839https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2018/03/14/Changes-Coming-to-Website-SecurityChanges Coming to Website SecurityIn the coming months, there will be many changes regarding website hosting and security. If you and your web host are not prepared, your company runs the risk of several issues including (but not limited to) failing PCI scans resulting in bank fees and your site being marked as insecure to all its visitors. Is your website prepared?2018-03-14T14:58:00-04:00b0e878cc-38a6-405f-8f01-ef04c019a854https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2018/03/05/Consider-Hiding-Your-Personal-Information-with-Domain-PrivacyConsider Hiding Your Personal Information with Domain PrivacyDomain privacy essentially enables you to mask the information you used when registering for your domain.2018-03-05T12:37:00-05:00aa22104e-964f-4270-85a2-10af1895a16dhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2018/02/28/All-Saints-FCU-Website-LaunchedAll Saints FCU Website Launched!All Saints FCU is a credit union where members are equal owners and every decision is made with their best interests in mind.2018-02-28T12:39:00-05:00cdefe152-8bb4-4adc-9a0c-43dd3bdd7addhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2018/02/05/Accessibility-and-Your-WebsiteAccessibility and Your WebsiteAs more web developers than ever offer specialty website accessibility services, what was once a niche medium is now mainstream.2018-02-05T12:24:00-05:00b97bca97-8f89-4a28-852d-de45db39d97fhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2018/01/16/TG-Chemical--Supply-Co-Website-LaunchedT&G Chemical & Supply Co. Website Launched!We recently launched a new site for T&G Chemical & Supply Company!2018-01-16T14:01:00-05:00c40e970c-2ece-4227-bb03-ccd76f27828fhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2018/01/02/The-Importance-of-High-Quality-Content-WritingThe Importance of High-Quality Content WritingContent marketing is crucial to any digital marketing campaign. Find out what makes content writing so important for today’s businesses.2018-01-02T15:28:00-05:00fccfd7e7-62c8-4a77-a611-3d784b72171chttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/12/19/ADAPT-Coalition-of-Columbiana-County-Website-LaunchedADAPT Coalition of Columbiana County Website Launched!We recently launched a new site for the ADAPT Coalition of Columbiana County.2017-12-19T12:29:00-05:008a438edc-1e6e-4f58-916b-86fa8582b90dhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/12/05/SEO-Best-Practices-in-Your-CMS-SystemSEO Best Practices in Your CMS SystemAs you prepare a new blog post or web page in your CMS (Sitefinity, C1 CMS, WordPress, etc.), here are a few best practices to keep in mind.2017-12-05T12:01:00-05:00e2149d6d-c68b-4794-ad7b-0e152e73efe4https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/10/18/Regional-Chamber-Website-LaunchedRegional Chamber Website Launched!We recently launched a new site for Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber.2017-10-18T14:39:00-04:006e23335e-1392-4656-b0f7-a74455685af9https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/10/02/Site-Navigation-Best-PracticesSite Navigation Best PracticesHere are a few navigation best practices to help you improve your users’ experience on your website.2017-10-02T12:04:00-04:007c065b5c-2ddf-452b-8435-839569247ebdhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/09/20/Lencyk-Masonry-Website-LaunchedLencyk Masonry Website Launched!We recently launched a new site for Lencyk Masonry Company, Inc. 2017-09-20T11:04:00-04:00c7d8693c-d0fe-4e58-80d3-ca853d095918https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/09/05/Creating-User-Friendly-Content-That-Also-Helps-Your-SEOCreating User-Friendly Content That Also Helps Your SEOHere are a few steps you can take to create content that meets user-centric guidelines.2017-09-05T11:15:00-04:004e5fc928-7811-4a24-9c21-0ebeec0bedc5https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/08/16/Good-Neighbor-Pharmacy-Website-LaunchedGood Neighbor Pharmacy Website Launched!We recently launched a newly designed site for Good Neighbor Pharmacy®, who ensures independent pharmacies have the resources needed to be a preferred healthcare destination in local communities.2017-08-16T10:30:00-04:0062c89a0c-fc52-4196-add9-1066a33139e7https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/07/31/Optimizing-Your-Site-for-Local-SearchesOptimizing Your Site for Local SearchesYou can create what appears to be the best website for your business, but if your customers can’t find you what good is the website? 2017-07-31T16:10:00-04:0053e49a95-bbb5-4dd3-9010-59327c373fb6https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/07/19/Casals-d%C3%A9-Spa-and-Salon-Website-LaunchedCasal's dé Spa and Salon Website Launched!We recently launched a newly designed site for Casal's dé Spa and Salon. Casal's dé Spa & Salon has the best stylists & massage specialists bringing the latest trends & innovative & exotic spa services to the Mahoning Valley.2017-07-19T10:41:00-04:00ad85b6a1-403e-4e73-a300-75c3abd5a8ddhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/07/03/Avoid-These-Four-Common-Website-MistakesAvoid These Four Common Website MistakesWhen designing your website, sometimes you can overthink some of the most basic design elements. These common website mistakes should be avoided to ensure your website is both functional and user-friendly.2017-07-03T15:52:00-04:00f0adabb6-c8a6-4eef-9de8-60e9d7878dafhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/06/21/Daffins-Candies-Website-LaunchedDaffin's Candies Website Launched!We recently launched a new site for Daffin’s Candies, who has created high quality, locally made chocolates and other confections since 1949.2017-06-21T10:08:00-04:000ef366d9-64e8-4e1c-829f-5ae37c52bd67https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/06/06/What-is-a-Content-Management-System-CMSWhat is a Content Management System (CMS)?Content Management Systems (CMS) are valuable tools for small businesses of all types, used to both create and manage a wide variety of forms of digital content.2017-06-06T10:24:00-04:00b0ab4b6e-f2c5-415e-8064-df2483e0692ahttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/05/17/Bundle3-Website-LaunchedBundle3 Website Launched!We recently launched a new site for Bundle3, who provides solutions to streamlining online payroll, accurate tax filing and employee benefits, freeing you to run your business.2017-05-17T11:35:00-04:00f4ce127e-e279-4784-a812-33d4a7dbf23bhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/05/02/LiveChat-Experts-at-IDMINetLiveChat Experts at IDMI.NetIDMI.Net has partnered with LiveChat to implement chat technology onto our client websites. 2017-05-02T16:43:00-04:0026690a36-bdf0-4ac5-809b-d550a9f094dehttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/05/01/The-Top-Web-Design-Trends-for-2017The Top Web Design Trends for 2017The field of web design is constantly evolving, as new trends come to the forefront and old ones fade away forever. Here are a few trends that rule the world of graphic design as we push forward through 2017.2017-05-01T14:52:00-04:0087fc0f7c-8489-4a3b-9cab-2ba6cb079abbhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/04/19/Family-Recovery-Center-Website-LaunchedFamily Recovery Center Website Launched!We recently launched a new site for Family Recovery Center, who is a non-profit corporation that provides programs to those struggling with drug and alcohol addiction or mental health issues. 2017-04-19T12:28:00-04:008fde8bdf-12ac-41af-af83-e32dc01311ddhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/04/04/Create-an-Outstanding-Company-Blog-With-the-Help-of-IDMINetCreate an Outstanding Company Blog With the Help of IDMI.NetA company blog is one of the best tools you can have in your content marketing arsenal. 2017-04-04T16:38:00-04:003b9d5c40-284c-4241-b1c5-34dbe1d21506https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/03/15/Carney-Plastics-Inc-Website-LaunchedCarney Plastics Inc. Website Launched!We recently launched a new site for Carney Plastics Inc. who offers a wide variety of plastic products & services. 2017-03-15T10:11:00-04:00cea26b73-20dc-4232-a00e-9c17aa3aa23bhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/02/28/What-Exactly-Is-Mobile-First-SearchWhat Exactly Is Mobile-First Search?A higher percentage of searches than ever before are being performed on mobile devices. Here are some ways webmasters can make alterations of their own to account for a more mobile-centric Google index.2017-02-28T10:40:00-05:003b71b872-6923-46e8-bbee-ecabe925539fhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/02/16/Lehmann-Mills-Website-LaunchedLehmann Mills Website Launched!We recently launched a newly designed website for Lehmann Mills, who designs and manufactures three, four and five roll mills, as well as laboratory mills, mill platforms and more.2017-02-16T12:08:00-05:0030aa0ac5-8a34-4fac-83c3-e4538b2b45dahttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/01/31/Newsletters-from-IDMINet-Can-Transform-Your-Content-MarketingNewsletters from IDMI.Net Can Transform Your Content MarketingEmail newsletters are one of the best ways to package direct-to-consumer content due to their simplicity and their ability to create conversions.2017-01-31T16:03:00-05:00152c848e-5a30-4198-be7c-d1f92139ecf5https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/01/18/LD-Supply-Company-Website-LaunchedLD Supply Company Website Launched!We recently launched a newly designed website for LD Supply Company. LD Supply Company is a laundry, janitorial and dry-cleaning wholesale distribution company with a comprehensive line of national, name-brand products. 2017-01-18T13:21:00-05:0099b2852e-740f-48af-a4bf-387c9b024d5fhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2017/01/04/Why-Live-Chat-is-an-Important-Website-Feature-to-HaveWhy Live Chat is an Important Website Feature to HaveFinding new ways to improve customer satisfaction is absolutely crucial for any business, and one of the best ways to accomplish that is through improved customer service and communication.2017-01-04T09:10:00-05:00691b6b40-ec4b-47ac-8f36-85399fe2306bhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/12/06/Why-Its-Important-to-Update-Your-SiteWhy It's Important to Update Your SiteUpdating & maintaining your website is extremely important. In fact, there are some web development experts who claim that it's better to have no website at all than a website that never gets updated.2016-12-06T12:34:00-05:0073f02570-9848-4a1b-a1a2-3447b207dfd0https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/11/16/DayStar-Marketing-Website-LaunchedDayStar Marketing Website Launched!We recently launched a newly designed website for DayStar Marketing.2016-11-16T11:38:00-05:0041ee898b-6c26-4dfa-9d32-049a61c69c48https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/11/01/The-Pros-and-Cons-of-Starting-Business-BlogsThe Pros and Cons of Starting Business BlogsThe blog is a great opportunity to promote your business’ products and services, but you might need to dedicate a lot of resources to the project to make it work.2016-11-01T10:32:00-04:00469df14c-9062-4c6a-a795-06408a2e93ddhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/10/19/ARS-Recycling-Systems-LLC-Website-LaunchedARS Recycling Systems, LLC Website Launched!We recently launched a newly designed website for ARS Recycling Systems, LLC.2016-10-19T12:27:00-04:001093fc99-b1b5-4b79-b074-6b332e4f148fhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/10/05/Why-WordPress-Isn%E2%80%99t-Right-For-Your-Business-WebsiteWhy WordPress Isn’t Right For Your Business WebsiteWordPress is the engine for many websites on the Internet today due in large part to its low startup cost, but WordPress can be wrought with problems that one may not see until it is too late. 2016-10-05T10:26:00-04:00062f7d3c-31e9-425a-93c8-434d7fe92c4fhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/09/21/AmerisourceBergen-Drug-Website-LaunchedAmerisourceBergen Drug Website Launched!We recently launched a newly designed website for AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation. 2016-09-21T11:37:00-04:00a4d9a500-d25c-4350-bd8f-31773d85b434https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/09/07/Does-Your-Site-Need-a-RedesignDoes Your Site Need a Redesign?This investment is more than worth it — you need to stay technologically up to date to be able to compete with your digital marketing.2016-09-07T10:54:00-04:00b83cdb7a-1352-47f5-95a6-537b9f248728https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/08/17/Stanwade-Website-LaunchedStanwade Website Launched!We recently launched a newly designed website for Stanwade, a leading manufacturer of petroleum storage tanks and equipment.2016-08-17T09:07:00-04:0036d688a6-bd52-441e-8707-71b3ba39b569https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/08/02/Professional-Web-Design-vs-Services-Like-Wix-and-SquarespaceProfessional Web Design vs. Services Like Wix and SquarespaceHere are some of the biggest benefits of using a professional web designer instead of using an online website building platform such as Wix, Squarespace or Weebly:2016-08-02T11:10:00-04:00d876a2e7-1afa-4ef0-bb16-1edfbcf18ce7https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/07/20/The-Providence-Group-Website-LaunchedThe Providence Group Website Launched!We recently launched a new website for The Providence Group, who is dedicated to helping dealerships create a positive environment for customers. 2016-07-20T09:35:00-04:009fb83e82-8bec-4975-b4cf-0197b65fe4b2https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/07/05/The-Importance-of-Responsive-Web-DesignThe Importance of Responsive Web DesignResponsive web design is one of the most important features in website development in today's world. Consider these benefits.2016-07-05T15:02:00-04:00119f6a5a-7a3a-4ca5-b420-aa01a6026a7bhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/06/15/Sharp-Lawns-Fertilizing--Weed-Control-Website-LaunchedSharp Lawns Fertilizing & Weed Control Website Launched!We recently launched a new website for Sharp Lawns Fertilizing & Weed Control, LLC, whose goal is to give customers a thick, green lawn while also maintaining a safe and healthy environment.2016-06-15T15:21:00-04:001375c610-df50-4747-940b-d2132af0174ehttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/05/31/How-Much-Does-a-Website-CostHow Much Does a Website Cost?Websites are an important part of any company's marketing strategy, but it's hard to know how much having one built could cost you.2016-05-31T16:53:00-04:0038e03ba4-bcb7-46c8-b107-dfa848ad1c96https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/05/20/Sikes-Paper-Company-Website-LaunchedSikes Paper Company Website Launched!We recently launched a newly designed website for Sikes Paper Company, who is a wholesale distributor of sanitary paper, janitorial, chemical and packaging supplies.2016-05-20T12:49:00-04:008ab893c9-75ec-4333-b432-0fdbbbd8fa5ehttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/05/03/Why-You-Should-Opt-for-Professional-Web-Designers-Over-FreelancersWhy You Should Opt for Professional Web Designers Over FreelancersCompanies that are looking to improve their web presence often face a big choice before taking any action: will they go with a professional web design company, or hire a freelancer?2016-05-03T15:19:00-04:008ea37169-2156-4791-ac28-56fa9ad1bc09https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/04/20/Warren-Ophthalmology-Associates-Website-LaunchedWarren Ophthalmology Associates Website Launched!We recently launched a newly designed website for Warren Ophthalmology Associates, who are dedicated to providing the highest quality eye care services.2016-04-20T10:29:00-04:005414c22e-bc44-431d-9558-ad3983bfc4f8https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/04/04/The-Importance-of-SEO-and-Organic-Search-ListingsThe Importance of SEO and Organic Search ListingsImproving your search engine ranking is one of the most important strategies to increase your inbound leads. Here are a few of the biggest reasons why.2016-04-04T16:38:00-04:004782f33a-c20a-4b43-a9a1-38e399f14837https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/03/16/JM-Technologies-Website-LaunchedJ&M Technologies Website Launched!We recently launched a new website for J&M Technologies. J&M Technologies is dedicated to providing innovative & electronic sales tools for the paper, janitorial & maintenance supply industry. 2016-03-16T12:52:00-04:00effa7ba7-20fb-456c-93b5-b4d1ecfdca4dhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/02/29/-Mistakes-to-Avoid-in-UI-Design Mistakes to Avoid in UI DesignWith UI Design, it is important to consider not only the visual appeal of your website, but also functionality and usability as well. 2016-02-29T10:49:00-05:00c35689ac-da96-413e-8944-2a9a5e7cc336https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/02/16/Windsor-Home-Health-Website-LaunchedWindsor Home Health Website Launched!We recently launched a new website for Windsor Home Health. Windsor is a home health provider who believes in the importance of helping people to live independent and dignified lives.2016-02-16T09:57:00-05:008132d095-a075-4a65-bc5f-f695c5d8171dhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/02/02/5-Major-Search-Engine-Optimization-Myths-Busted5 Major Search Engine Optimization Myths BustedSearch Engine Optimization (SEO) is an important part of any digital marketing campaign, but there are many myths and misconceptions that turn people off from the practice. 2016-02-02T09:45:00-05:00fc7f93e9-8160-405e-9afa-f845891f1e72https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/01/19/Astoria-Skilled-Nursing--Rehabilitation-Website-LaunchedAstoria Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Website Launched!We recently launched a new website for Astoria. Astoria is a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility dedicated to providing individualized, compassionate and innovative healthcare services.2016-01-19T15:30:00-05:009a9cee35-5854-4c61-9ba2-6c1da0e9609bhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2016/01/03/-Pros-and-Cons-of-Using-the-%E2%80%9CHamburger-Menu%E2%80%9D-in-Responsive-Design Pros and Cons of Using the “Hamburger Menu” in Responsive DesignThere is a lot of debate about whether using the “hamburger menu” in responsive design is beneficial or inhibitive for the functionality of a site.2016-01-03T13:14:00-05:00f4d3ead6-7213-46fc-a98a-4cb27443b1e2https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2015/12/13/-Bloomington-Municipal-Credit-Union-Website-Launched Bloomington Municipal Credit Union Website Launched!We recently launched a newly designed CMS website for Bloomington Municipal Credit Union. Bloomington takes pride in being a "people helping people" credit union offering a variety of services to its members. 2015-12-13T11:01:00-05:00e34c907a-0060-466b-b6c7-e8fbecbbf3e9https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2015/11/30/Why-Websites-are-a-Must-for-Small-BusinessesWhy Websites are a Must for Small BusinessesIn today’s ever-connected digital world, it’s a big mistake to not have any sort of website or online presence.2015-11-30T16:26:00-05:00e53d6363-0585-4c1c-9296-931055b4816ehttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2015/11/17/-Smoke--Mirrors-How-to-Tell-if-Your-Designer-is-Competent-or-All-Hot-Air Smoke & Mirrors: How to Tell if Your Designer is Competent or All Hot AirHaving a professional web design is one of the best ways to increase your online conversion rates & gain attention for your business.2015-11-17T11:21:00-05:006b47132a-09e1-4542-bf78-c024933aacedhttps://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2015/08/31/Building-Your-Brand-Through-Social-MediaBuilding Your Brand Through Social MediaIt's important to take advantage of all tools available to get your brand exposure, a big part of that is using social media.2015-08-31T12:30:00-04:008b0f1475-d99a-4247-bec5-8abdd64f67c2https://www.idmi.net/home/blog/2015/08/16/Cortland-Banks-Website-LaunchedCortland Banks Website Launched!We recently launched a newly designed website for The Cortland Savings & Banking Company. Cortland Banks offers personal, business, and online banking, as well as mortgage products.2015-08-16T15:33:00-04:00