At Your Service – What Services Does a Website Designer Offer?

July 12, 2016 | Posted in B2B and tagged ,

The time has come. You’re ready to bite the bullet on a brand spankin’ new website for your business. You’ve already ruled out doing one yourself. After all, you’re no designer – you call it a good day when you manage to coordinate your shirt and tie every morning. And you’ve heard a website firm … Continue reading

Get Your Video On

June 14, 2016 | Posted in Media, Mobile, Technology and tagged , , ,

Get this. YouTube was founded in 2005 and the next year – TEN YEARS AGO – Google bought it for $1.65 billion. Considering that staggering amount and the fact that online video has been knocking around for over a decade, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that in 2016 – video is everything. Approximately one … Continue reading

Feeling Vulnerable? Make Your Website Impenetrable to Hackers

May 10, 2016 | Posted in Technology and tagged ,

These days we seem to be getting constant inquiries about one thing – website security. It’s a hot topic – always has been. And with the proliferation of the Internet of Things (IoT), an environment where everything is becoming increasingly connected by the minute, privacy – and security – are becoming more critical than ever. … Continue reading

The #1 Secret to a Non-Boring Website

April 12, 2016 | Posted in Legal, Lifestyle, Non-Profit, Professional Services, Software & Services and tagged , , , ,

Boring? Who, you? No, not YOUR website. Not after all the time you’ve spent on it, right? You know what the funny thing about being boring is? Most people who are boring are completely unaware of it. They don’t mean to be boring, of course; it’s just that they don’t see how they are coming … Continue reading

Cultivating Your Website’s “X-Factor”

March 8, 2016 | Posted in B2B and tagged , ,

Once upon a time, before it became associated with British blowhards and wailing wannabes, the term “X-Factor” conjured up a much different image. The “X-factor” refers to that certain something, a mysterious quality that you can’t quite put your finger on, something that makes someone stand head and shoulders above the rest. The entertainment world … Continue reading

DIY or Not? Site Builder Site vs. Professional Website Designer

February 9, 2016 | Posted in B2B, Software & Services, Technology and tagged , , ,

Take a look at your to-do list. If you’re like most of us, you probably have a good 10-15 tasks awaiting your attention on any given day, 6 of which you swore you’d knock off today. Proposals need to be written, phone calls returned, and oh yeah, your aging website needs to be dealt with. … Continue reading

Laws of Attraction for Legal Web Design

May 12, 2015 | Posted in Legal and tagged , , ,

Does your Law Firm’s Website Attract or Repel? Yes, yes, I know. Don’t judge a book by its cover. What matters is what’s on the inside. I’m smart; I shouldn’t have to worry about being pretty. Somewhere in the universe those sentiments are true. Not so much online, and most definitely not when it comes … Continue reading

A Heartfelt Evening to Help Save Lives : Gable Heart Beats Foundation raises money and awareness for heart disease

April 14, 2015 | Posted in Healthcare, Non-Profit, Philanthropy and tagged

At Somethumb, we work with many exceptional clients, spanning over 20 different industries in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. We believe that all of our clients have a story to tell and we love helping them utilize their websites to not only tell these stories, but make a personal connection with their unique visitors, … Continue reading

Robert Larson Company // Web Design & E-commerce Case Study

March 10, 2015 | Posted in Retail and tagged

The Robert Larson Company has been in business in the Bay Area since 1981, and imports and sells superior woodworking and gardening tools. It is interesting to note that Robert Larson’s ancestors have a long history of working in some fashion in the hardware trade in California. It all started with great grandfather Herman Schwartz’s … Continue reading

“Lifestyles” Marketing Is a Great Way to Connect

February 10, 2015 | Posted in B2B, Lifestyle and tagged , , , ,

Recently, marketers have found that people will visit websites that cater to a potential customer’s believed lifestyle or the lifestyle they wish to have. They may want a good or service that will fit into the world they see themselves living in. If a product is aligned with that perceived sense of self, there is … Continue reading

What’s Trending in Brand Advocacy

January 13, 2015 | Posted in Apparel, B2B, Fitness, Sports and tagged , , , ,

Building a good brand requires a lot of soul searching. Bringing a company’s clarity of purpose to employees and clients is often lacking, but is very important to do today. If customers believe they are understood and can support a company’s vision, they will more than likely spread the word about the business. Brand advocacy … Continue reading

Trade Associations Can Drive Business Your Way

December 9, 2014 | Posted in B2B and tagged , ,

Did you know there is an association for virtually every business out there? There’s even an association for association staff (American Society of Association Executives or ASAE). Trade associations offer some great opportunities for members to make important connections with potential clients and meet people who are in the same line of business. Many associations … Continue reading

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