Ideas & Insights

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Meet Our Developers | Jesse

Meet our newest team member, Jesse.

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// Best Practices, Development

SSL | What is it, and why do you need it?

How an SSL certificate protects your website.

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Meet our Staff | Tim

Have you met Tim?

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// Business, Culture, Tips and Tricks

Google Analytics | Making the Most of your Website

Your new website has been designed, developed, and launched; how do you track success?

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// Best Practices, Business

Offsite Meetings | Best Practices

The benefits of our semi-annual offsite meetings.

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New Facebook Reactions | Best Practices for Businesses

What you need to know about the new Reactions available on Facebook.

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Meet our Developers | Justin

If you ever find yourself alone in a dark alley, this is the guy you want to have your back.

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Website Tools | Monit

Monit is a tool that we include with every website we host; it allows us to find website outages before a client is even aware.

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Holiday Gathering | Tips for a Successful Event

Tips for hosting an enjoyable holiday party for your business.

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Meet our Developers | Joe

Meet our Magento expert, Joe.

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Website Feature | BiPro USA

BiPro is one of the more complex websites that we have designed and developed.

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Website Feature | Visit Lake Street

As a small business, we are passionate about supporting other small businesses and helping them grow.

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// Business

Buy Local For The Holidays

We are proud to be a small business helping other small businesses grow! Buy local!

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Peters Billiards {Featured Website}

New website launch from Peters Billiards.

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Magento | Food For Thought

In the last ten months, Magento has released four security related patches. Previous to that, only one had been released in Magneto’s entire lifetime.

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Connecting Your Website With Social Media

With over 600 million people on Facebook, and over 100 million people using Twitter daily, creating and implementing a social network strategy is not an option for your business.

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Top 5 Reasons to Host Your Site with Creative Arc

After we design and develop a website, many clients choose to build an ongoing relationship with Creative Arc by hosting their website with us. Here are the top 5 reasons why clients choose to host with us:

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Feeling the SEO Effects of #mobilegeddon

If your site is already mobile friendly and you have competitors who aren’t, you may have seen an increase in traffic over the last two months as your site as more visibility.

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Measuring Client Satisfaction

At Creative Arc, we’re constantly striving to improve - our business, our skills, our clients’ websites.

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// Development

ExpressionEngine Website Platform: Toe to Toe with Wordpress

ExpressionEngine is our preferred content management system.  Here’s why.

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Keeping Your Project On Time + On Budget

The average small to medium sized business spends almost half of its marketing budget on its website.  A website redesign is a huge investment in capital, as well as company resources.  So how do you make sure you stay on budget and on time?

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Engaging your Employees with Kudos

A new study has found that organizations that give regular thanks to their employees have a 31% lower voluntary turnover than their peers, and yet 78% of all organizations still only use tenure-based awards systems. Learn about some best practices and a tool that helps accomplish your company’s recognition goals.

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// Tips and Tricks

Google wants your site to be mobile friendly, and they’ll reward you with higher rankings

Did you know that 60 Percent of online traffic now comes from Mobile? Look around when you are out in public today, and notice the number of people buried in their mobile devices. Learn about the changes Google is making when factoring in mobile-friendliness into search rankings.

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// Best Practices, Business

Handwritten thank you notes. A lost art?

Hand-written thank you notes are a great way to express your appreciation in a way that stands out from the e-Clutter of online communication. Make it a habit to write thank you notes to clients after completing each project, after meeting a new contact, or thanking someone for giving you a lead.

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// Best Practices, Tips and Tricks

How to transfer Google Analytics profile ownership

Have you ever needed to transfer a Google analytics account to another user profile or email address? Google would never help you out with such a peon’s request, right? Wrong!

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// Best Practices

Own Your Domain Name!

The domain name is a vital asset for any organization that has a website. But leadership teams often don’t realize their domain name might be owned by someone else. The owner of a domain name has great power; the power to point the domain somewhere else, or to turn it off entirely. Find out how to verify your domain ownership learn about methods for reclaiming or transferring ownership.

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