Meet Chico. Chico is a chicken. Well actually, Chico is a rooster that, when you press his stomach, he clucks like a chicken. Chico is our official DesignMe Mascot. Why a chicken? I’ll try to make this long story short. Debbie’s grandparents owned a farm in Falmouth, Maine that was originally home to thousands of… [Read More]
Whether you are a non profit looking to fund raise, or a business that offers a product or service, you can benefit from an email newsletter. Here are just a few of the perks! Stay in Touch with Your Customers Providing valuable information on a regular basis through your email newsletter shows your customers they… [Read More]
One of the best times we’ve had creating a website was with Tim Sample. Thanks to our copywriter friend Jennifer (anotherjennifer.com), Tim paid us a visit in October to revamp his entire site and create a user friendly online Maine Humor Store. With hovering effects, moving clouds, and many other cool features, we are happy… [Read More]
You may have read about a vulnerability in a plugin called Slider Revolution. Last weekend, they found more than 100,000 WordPress sites were hit with the malware known as “SoakSoak”. This vulnerability has resulted in more than 11,000 domains being blacklisted by Google. DesignME Clients can rest peacefully – we don’t use that plugin. We… [Read More]
Go ahead … hover over that black and white cog image! I DARE YA! Do you want to do this on your WordPress website? It’s pretty simple with a little bit of code and CSS! PART 1. Here it is the code behind the images looks like: <div class=”effect”><img class=”bw alignnone wp-image-2410″ src=”https://designmecreative.com/site/wp-content/uploads/cogservicebw.jpg” alt=”cog bw”… [Read More]
Flying Change created the original websites for Virginia, Director of One Tree Center and Roots and Fruits. When it came time for an upgrade, they came back to DesignME Creative Group! One Tree Center wanted the two sites to be “similar” but different. By maintaining nearly the color schemes and a very similar navigation bar,… [Read More]
Social Media Icons are not all the same. Connecting to a companies social media sites is a big part of a websites function, even if the icons may be pretty small. That doesn’t mean they need to be boring. There are so many beautiful, free editable sets that will work with your website and print… [Read More]
When you want to design or develop a dynamic WordPress website offline where no one but you can see it, then the FREE version of MAMP is the way to go. What is MAMP ? MAMP stands for Macintosh, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. MAMP is an application you can install on your Mac that gives… [Read More]
Congratulations to Barb Darci and Abode of the Kennebunks on their new online store! We love providing websites and graphics design for local businesses and Colleen & Debbie are anxious to do some shopping at Abode! Check out their products – with even more products to come soon!
As a non-profit organization, Horses with Hope received a 15% discount on the design and development of their new website. The site will highlight the horses they rescue from around the country and the services provided by this special farm in Maine. Congratulations to Broadview Farm and Horses with Hope.