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No Pixel Too Small

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Or Conversation Too Short

It’s 2014 and maybe you’ve been eyeing your website wondering how to make it pop or become more of a conversation starter.

Maybe there are just a few pixels that need to be rearranged. Perhaps some visual candy is needed or a way to join a social conversation.

Maybe you’re worried about California’s new Do Not Track requirements. That Privacy Policy is something that’s been gnawing on your mind for awhile.

Whatever the state of your website, you know that mobile is something that’s supposed to be important today.

Oh, but perhaps the budget is on the lean side. It’s amazing what a little change here or there, now and later, can do.

TeazMedia is moving pixels around for websites in need of a little “teaz”.

Please reach out to me to discuss what the possibilities are for your site. I’ll give you an honest opinion about what’s possible and what will work for your bottom line. I may not end up being your solution, but I’ve kept some site owners very happy. I’d love an opportunity to at least try to be a good fit for your social or website needs.

We’ve moved pixels around for an artist, fine craftsman, theater, security company, real estate brand, and a city.

I used to do some things for one of those big Internet companies, so I’ve been around the interwebs a bit. I’m practical though and never far from a workable solution.

I’m also reachable.

I can often be found pedaling from point A to point B while holding a cuppa tea. Maybe that means I can multi-task, or more likely, I’m just willing to bike it with a few tea leaves.

On the personal side, I’m a husband and a homeschooling dad. Did I mention multi-tasking?

Contact me. I’m easy to work with.

Don’t worry. No pixel is too small.

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Elle Magazine Plus Sizes A PR Media Storm

Elle Magazine Enters The PR Storm Around Body Image

In every school there are the cool and popular kids, and then there are the not-so-cool kids. Candidly, we go after the cool kids. We go after the attractive all-American kid with a great attitude and a lot of friends. A lot of people don’t belong [in our clothes], and they can’t belong. Are we exclusionary? Absolutely. Those companies that are in trouble are trying to target everybody: young, old, fat, skinny.
Mike Jeffries, Abercrombie & Fitch

Screen Watching With Class

Staring At A Screen

My advice when a site is stacked (visually vertical layout) rather than horizontal :

Steep some tea leaves and ask if you have the right class.

This is very true when looking at a site from a desktop, laptop, tablet, phone or fonblet (yuck) screen and using a framework that is mobile first.

The CSS holds the key for a website that’s going to look good on any screen size. As often as I mark up text with HTML5, when creating a website, it’s the Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) that I stare at the most. It is here where we designers and tinkerers make a site pop.

Getting Our Classes Straight

Today’s website benefits from a responsive design approach. Mobile first frameworks such as Bootstrap and Foundation allow me to steep a site that’s going to work visually from a phone, tablet or laptop/desktop screen.

Using the right class (geeky pun?) simply means that some predefined style rules are written and used which allow the various sections of your website to visually deliver the proper brand message and experience required. This ranges from colors, fonts, headers, and menus to stacked vs horizontal layouts depending upon the device from which the site is viewed. There’s quite a bit more, but the mumbo jumbo simply boils down to :

I spend some time sipping through cups of tea while tweaking the layout and feel of your site.

Delivery of a responsive site means that I’m staring at different screens because your brand message and story is not just confined to a desktop view – not in today’s very mobile world.

It’s art as much as function – and quite fun for me.

So if you’re thinking about refreshing your site or starting from scratch, why not give me another reason to stare at more screens? TeazMedia plays with pixels all day long. I also tweet a lot about it to add to the fun. (Means I’m quite reachable and saner since I’m not talking out loud to myself in public – as much).

Okay, it’s also a good reason for me to steep more tea – there, you have the big picture now. Thank you for stopping by.

It would be an honor to have more screen time with your brand story.