Ecreativeworks Weekly Roundup: March 20-24, 2017

Another long, hard week is all but in the books. Surely you’re itching to head out the door and get your weekend underway (and don’t call you Shirley), but before you hit the road, give our weekly roundup a quick look. It takes just a few minutes, and it’s chock full of the best and […]

5 Best User Experience Improvements for Industrial Websites

As an industrial marketer, you may wonder which fixes you should prioritize when you overhaul your site. We went ahead and made that list for you. Note: these are in no particular order. Evaluate your site and then determine which fixes should come first. Easy-to-use Navigation Structure Site navigation is supposed to, you know, navigate. […]

Does Your Website Take too Long to Load?

A website that is slow to load is like a car that won’t start: it doesn’t get you to where you want to go. If your website is slow to load, that is likely the reason you aren’t getting the results you expected. The fact is, users have very little patience when waiting for sites […]

UX Speaks Louder than Words

Back in the ’90s, I spent a lot of time playing with my Samantha doll. Samantha came with a book, which was set in 1904. In the book Samantha stitches a sampler that says, “Actions Speak Louder Than Words.” This proverb is just as relevant today as it was in 1904 — although nowadays, you […]

Replace Flyouts with Faceted Search

Once upon  a time, flyouts were the latest and greatest innovation for online catalogs. But now, newer and better technologies are replacing flyouts. If your site still relies on flyouts to help users find what they’re looking for, it might be time to make a switch. Is it Time to Replace Your Flyouts with Something […]

5 Must-Haves for Industrial Sites

What does your website need besides a sitemap, a color scheme and a few pictures? There are several features that can take industrial websites to the next level. In fact, there are some features aren’t just nice to have on a site — some are absolutely essential. 1. Career Module: Most of our clients only […]

Engineers: The Next Generation

If you’ve noticed a change in the way younger engineers (read: Millennials) search for and purchase the parts they need, know that you’re not dreaming. There are several key differences between the way older engineers use your website and the way the younger ones do. And because you now have the opportunity to initiate and […]

‘Above the Fold’ is a Myth!

For a long time, marketing professionals were very concerned about making sure that all of their most important website content was “above the fold,” meaning that users can see it without scrolling. This led to a lot of hand wringing and rearranging of content, eating up hours of time that could have been spent on […]

Make 2014 A Banner Year for Your Website

There are scads of elements that can go into the creation of a successful website for your business. Everyone knows that SEO is important, that an intuitive design is key, and that calls to action can be your best friends. But one oft-overlooked website component is one that’s all but guaranteed to catch a visitor’s […]

Help Customers Find Your Products with These Search Options

Congratulations! You’re a OEM or distributor that has finally built an awesome website. After years of working to get your products moved from paper catalogs to the digital realm, you’ve managed to tick that task off your list and accomplish the unthinkable; listing your products online for the entire world to see. Now, you just […]