12.15.2014 Seven Causes Mightybytes Supported This Year Posted by mightybytes+ in Business Strategy, Uncategorized We want to give an enormous thank you to our clients, friends and supporters for helping Mightybytes fulfill its mission of using business as a force for good in the world. Every year we dedicate a portion of our proceeds to support organizations making the world a better place. In addition to our work for Climate […] Read More 12.10.2014 Five Reasons Designers Should Transition to Sketch from Fireworks Posted by Amber Vasquez+ in UX Design, Video, Animation, Media Design pros searching for a more web-friendly product than what Adobe offers have turned to Sketch, a Mac-based app that has been around since 2008 but recently gained popularity with web designers. I started using Sketch about four months ago and have completed several projects with it. I am now a convert to this amazing program. Here’s why. Read More 12.04.2014 Shared Libraries – Why Sharing Code is a Practice in Benevolence and Sustainability Posted by Bryan Zera+ in Software Development, Sustainability, Web Development tagged with sustainable web design Shared libraries offer quick access to solutions for common development problems. Incorporating shared libraries vetted by the developer community makes your entire codebase easier for other developers to understand and, ultimately, more sustainable. Why do the developers at Mightybyes use shared libraries whenever we can? Read More 11.20.2014 2014 Holiday Donation Drive – Children’s Home + Aid Posted by Amber Vasquez+ in Our Company Children’s Home + Aid’s Metropolitan Chicago Region serves thousands of children through programs including foster care, residential treatment, youth services and early childhood education. Help make the holiday season brighter for these children in need by donating items from the list of suggestions below. Give the gift of hope! Mightybytes will accept items at our office from […] Read More 11.18.2014 A/B Testing – Create Better Website User Experiences Posted by mightybytes+ in Business Strategy, Content Strategy, Design, SEO and Marketing Strategy Want to know what’s really working on your homepage and what’s not? Try an A/B test. A simple method for tracking the performance of any element on a web page, A/B tests can help you make data-informed decisions on how best to improve content, design, layouts and interactions while providing a better user experience in the process. In this post—with the help of Optimizely co-founder Dan Siroker—we explore how you can use A/B testing to improve your website and get better results. Read More 11.03.2014 How to Estimate Website Traffic Before Building a Website Posted by Katherine Raz+ in Business Strategy We recently got this question from a client in the nonprofit sector who was applying for a grant to build a website. The grant asked them, essentially: if you got this grant to build this website, what do you estimate website traffic would be? It sounds like an absurd question, right? How would I know what […] Read More 10.29.2014 This vs. That: Balancing Content & Design in HTML Markup Posted by Buddy Boor+ in Content Strategy, Design, SEO and Marketing Strategy tagged with this versus that Content plays as important a role as design on your website’s homepage. The words that appear on your website not only communicate what you do and what you stand for, they help potential customers find you via search. Because of the importance placed on web copy for search, we often see our clients struggle with balancing beautiful design and marketing copy with what they know Google will want to see when crawling their home page. Read More 10.21.2014 Mightybytes Celebrates Food Day Posted by mightybytes+ in Our Company Join Mightybytes in celebrating Chicago Food Day on October 24, 2014. We’re doing our part to contribute to the larger National Food Day that promotes nutrition education and eating healthy, sustainable, and affordable food. The unofficial holiday encourages people to become more conscious about their health, community and the plants and animals that affect your diet. […] Read More 10.20.2014 A Handy Cheat Sheet for Repurposing Content [Free Download] Posted by Katherine Raz+ in Content Strategy Part of a successful content strategy involves taking successful pieces of content and repurposing them for other mediums. This helps you get more mileage out of the efforts you’re putting into content creation. Figuring out ways of repurposing content you already have is especially good for organizations with limited staff and budgets. Got a successful […] Read More 10.10.2014 This vs. That: WordPress vs. Drupal Posted by Davo Hynds+ in Business Strategy, Content Strategy, Design, Software Development, Web Development In this edition of “This Vs. That” series, our Mightybytes developers Bryan Zera and Davo Hynds go head-to-head over content management systems by trying to answer “Which CMS is better for your website: Drupal or WordPress?” Read More 1 2 3 … 35 Older Entries » Got a project? Contact Us!