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Skygate Media Creative 3D Workstations

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

How we did it: Basically the need was there to set up a killer workstation as well as be on the move.  The solution we came to the table with runs from the displayport connection on the laptop using a displayport connector from the laptop to a DVI-D connected to a Bizlink external graphics card […]

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Into the Wild – NY Web Designer Climbs a Mountain

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

We have an amazing team that offers constant inspiration on both creative and personal levels.  We love what we do but we all recognize that in order to do it well, it’s important to nurture ourselves in other ways.  Our work takes intense focus, a keen eye for detail and, let’s face it, many hours […]

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Teaming Up with UNICEF

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

  One of our favorite parts of the job is getting out of the office to go visit clients.  This is especially true on a beautiful day in New York City.  A lot of what we do is based on corporate website re-design and e-commerce so we are accustomed to meeting with clients in large […]

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Introducing the Honey Badgers

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

It’s one of those beautiful days here where the sky is the perfect shade of blue, the birds have a lot to say and even our office plants seem to be “perked up.”  This is all very well and good but we can’t help but notice a number of our web developers are fighting a […]

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The Age of the Cover Photo

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

You don’t have to work for a top marketing agency to know that our society has become  increasingly reliant on visual information when it comes to the web.  After all, if  a picture tells a thousand words than we can convey our messages in a space saving format that draws users in more effectively than […]

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Skygate Media Develops New Directory Board Ranking Websites

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Skygate media was asked to participate in the development of a series of iPhone case ranking websites.  The first one we lauched is iSHOWCASE  for the “coolest iphone case” where users vote for the top 10 designers and manufacturers, and upload their favorite images of their cases.   We have seen a shift from the viewpoint […]

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Web Design Glossary #5 – Frontend, Backend and CMS

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Web Design Glossary #5 Front-End, Back-End and CMS For this week’s web design glossary, we will focus on three main terms front-end, back-end and Content Management System (CMS).  These terms are tossed out quite a bit during the process of creating a web site and many of our clients have a basic understanding of what […]

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Web Design Glossary #4 – Web Hosting and Server Security

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Welcome to week #4 of our web design glossary.  We have really enjoyed your feedback and appreciate the requests we’ve received about which terms to tackle from the perspective of educating clients.  A lot of terminology is thrown around when it comes to professional website design and some of the glossaries are written for people […]

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Web Design Glossary #3 Organic SEO and On-Page Optimization

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Welcome to week 3 of our web design glossary blog posts.  This is designed to assist our clients (and other curious individuals) so they have an understanding of the terms and concepts that are necessary for creating top website designs.  An informed client makes for improved communication of goals, expectations and harmonious collaborations. This week, […]

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Web Design Glossary #2: Mobile Optimized and Responsive Web Design

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Mobile Optimized – This is, essentially, a site specifically designed for the small screen size of a mobile device.  The mobile optimized design is often simplified based on what information users are looking for on the go. Responsive Design – This refers to having one website with a fluid layout that adapts to the size […]

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