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Elevating the Online Shopping Experience for the HYTEST Brand

Eager to expand their B2C market share and reach new consumers, HYTEST approached CQL to elevate their online shopping experience. We brought together a strategic blend of design and technology to deliver a website that was visually engaging and functionally sound.

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How to Engage Consumers Shopping on Multiple Devices

The average number of devices a person owns is on the rise, making it harder to pinpoint exactly how users will enter and engage with your site. Given the increased use of smart TVs, wearables, mobile devices, and personal computers, consumers now have multiple ways to shop and they expect a seamless experience as they jump from one device to another.

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Content-First CMS Helps Connect Consumers with Financial Advisors

How do you redesign a digital experience to enable consumers to better connect with financial advisors? These are the five key steps we took to bring NAPFA out of digital discord and into consumer connectedness.

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How to Approach Website Accessibility as a Team

As a design professional, the number of times I’ve heard or seen the word accessibility has increased exponentially over the years. This makes sense since the web is a place where people have to fulfill important tasks like paying their bills, applying for jobs and keeping in touch with their family.

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4 Areas to Evaluate Before Redesigning Your Website

Redesigning your website gives you a chance to reevaluate the primary function of your site and the business goals it helps you achieve. By honing in on those objectives and evaluating these four key components, you’ll be well on your way to executing a successful website redesign.

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MidwestUX 2018: The Importance of Accessibility in Design

This past October, five members of our design team traveled to Chicago to attend MidwestUX 2018. MidwestUX is an annual conference focused on bringing the design community together to collaborate and challenge us to advance the Experience Design industry.

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Top 4 Ecommerce Design Trends that Will Increase Online Sales

Design plays a powerful role in driving checkout conversions on ecommerce sites. By understanding and anticipating a users’ goals and pain points, you can create a human-centered design that moves the end user toward a desired action.

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How CQL Used Analytics, Mobile-First Design and Integrated Marketing to Create a New Digital Experience.

A simple theme guided the design of our new experience “If your work speaks for itself, stop talking.”

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Toddler Explains the Future of Web Applications

Separating the UI and BackEnd is not a new concept, native mobile applications (iOS & Android) have always done so. This allows us to deliver content fast.

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5 Ways to Make Mobile Users Hate Your Site

Making any of these 4 mistakes on your mobile site is sure to irritate users and drive away traffic.

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Why You Should Consider Orchard CMS to Grow Your Business

Choosing a Content Management System (CMS) is an important decision for your business. Here's why you should consider Orchard CMS.

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3 Ways Marketers Can Make Their Website More Engaging

Everyone wants an engaging website that provides users with an optimized experience. Complete these three tasks to take your site from good to outstanding.

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The Secret to Speeding Up Your Website For Free

Learn how to use a CDN to supercharge your website speed for free.

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How to Choose the Best Mobile Design for Your Website

Contemplating a website redesign? Responsive design isn't your only option.

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What Our Coffee Pot and Your eCommerce Site Have In Common

Am unofficial study of software developers' behavior.

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Lessons on Gamification from aimWEST

Top 4 takeaways from aimWEST about gamification.

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Why Configurator Tools Help eCommerce Businesses Drive Sales

How eCommerce sites can utilize these tools to improve customer experience and profits.

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A Microsoft Snob reviews Microsoft Windows 8

Our resident Microsoft "snob" reviews Windows 8, and his conclusions were unexpected.

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Why Customer Experience Marketers Hate Boxed CMS Systems

Why many marketers hate shrink-wrapped CMS systems and how to decide if a custom option is right for you.

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