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We’re excited to have worked with the team at Exitround on their website and blog. Knowing we were WordPress experts, Jacob approached Crowd Favorite looking for a little bit of assistance with the blog. He wanted help creating a great reading experience as Exitround started to focus on publishing more original content. We proposed a…

PROOF is a photocentric blog for National Geographic, implemented to highlight the best of their photographer’s work. It is set up so multiple photographers and National Geographic contributors can add photos and video, and share the stories as they relate to these visual components. Contributors can add content through their laptop, tablet, or even mobile…

Crowd Favorite had the pleasure of working with Solvitor to re-launch the NIH Director’s Blog on WordPress.com. Using the “Customized CSS” add-on, Crowd Favorite helped take an existing theme, Able, and customize the CSS to nearly match the NIH’s site-wide styles. Be sure to visit the newly re-launched NIH Director’s Blog on WordPress.com.

Crowd Favorite is proud and excited to have been a part of the new Breckenridge Blog. Working with the Breck team to design and develop the blog was a great experience. We enjoyed collaborating on the look-and-feel and implementing a modern, mobile-friendly site. Looks and works great on mobile/tablet Custom post type and sidebar widget…

In conjunction with a re-branding effort, Crowd Favorite and Backflip Studios have worked together to re-design and re-launch the Backflip Studios company website. After selecting WordPress as the desired platform for managing their content, the Boulder-based company selected their Denver neighbors, Crowd Favorite, to help with the design and development efforts. We’re very pleased with…

Today the Crowd Favorite has helped launch a re-design of the popular The Pioneer Woman blog. The new WordPress theme and design features: An overall design refresh from the homepage (with a new carousel) to all the other sections of the site A new warmer background, detailed sidebar and widgets, simpler navigation, and an improved…

The team at Crowd Favorite is proud to announce the re-launch of the National Geographic Kids Blog on WordPress. The team at Kids was very clear and concise in what would make their blogs successful: privacy and protection for kids to leave comments clean, simple content presentation whimsical headers for each blog “mini” blog subject…

*This article was originally published on Forty.co. Forty is now Crowd Favorite.   I’m still a numbers guy at heart, That’s why I get so frustrated every time I hear someone recommending crowdsourced design services like 99designs. The math just doesn’t work out for business owners, but it looks like such a compelling solution on the surface…

Yesterday, Crowd Favorite and Beatport launched Beatport News on WordPress. Previously, beatportal.com existed as the online community and resource for electronic and dance news for DJs, producers, and fans alike. From Beatport’s CEO, Matt Adell: The result is that what once was a bit of a side-project is now getting all the love and attention…

*This article was originally published on Forty.co. Forty is now Crowd Favorite.   A web typography template is a good tool to help web designers remember all the styles they’ll need to consider to make sure none of their content’s formatting options fall through the cracks. After writing an article about the benefits of a web…

*This article was originally published on Forty.co. Forty is now Crowd Favorite.   I’m sure you’ve heard all the lovely statistics about how smartphone and tablet usage is skyrocketing, and how if you’re not going mobile, you’re not going anywhere. There’s no denying that our web browsing habits have changed. Thinking beyond the desktop is…

Today Crowd Favorite and Simpson College are both proud to present the newly re-launched simpson.edu website. Working with Simpson College was an excellent experience: their deep understanding of their market and ability to communicate their “category-busting” website needs was instrumental to the success of the project. Crowd Favorite helped lead the visual design process of…

*This article was originally published on Forty.co. Forty is now Crowd Favorite.   We’re naturally attracted to people and brands that stand for something, and we’re suspicious of those that try to mold themselves around our preferences. Imagine this. You’re on a blind date. You: “So, where do you want to go?” Date: “Wherever you…

*This article was originally published on Forty.co. Forty is now Crowd Favorite.   Seasoned Fortune 500 companies have a deep understanding and appreciation for marketing. Coca-Cola may already be one of the most recognized brands in the world, but they nevertheless spend billions of dollars every year on their marketing efforts. (And you can bet…

*This article was originally published on Forty.co. Forty is now Crowd Favorite.   When designing website mockups, I always do my best to stick to a reasonable number of typography styles, and make sure there is clear intent behind the hierarchy and styles. Doing so keeps the final result more consistent and it leads to…