A Slow Website Can Reduce Traffic by 53%

Written by Brian Purkiss / Technology

Everyone who has browsed the internet has left a website because it loads slowly.  Even if continuing to dig through search results takes more cumulative time than simply waiting for the original site to load, users will still back out and find an alternative website rather than wait. A slow website will drastically cut its…

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#MODTALKS: LOVE IS BLIND

Written by Maria Orozova / Marketing

Last month, I had the honor of speaking to the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) during their February professional development luncheon, where I delivered the presentation, #LoveisBlind. Appropriately titled (V’s Day is in February, get it?), my presentation centered around creating fan love for your brand via social media. We had a laugh or…

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Web Applications vs. Websites

Written by MODintelechy / Strategy, Technology

Wondering what differentiates a web application from a website, or stuck between which one is right for your business? Our knowledgeable Senior WordPress Developer shares her insights. As a web developer, I am asked a lot of questions from business owners who are thinking of adding a website to their marketing initiatives. One business owner…

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2016 By the Numbers

Written by MODintelechy / Studio Culture

2016 was an incredible year for all of us at MOD! Our team nearly doubled, our client list grew, and our puppy quota increased (what can we say, we love our furry interns)! Although 2016 may have been our best year yet, we are thrilled to see what 2017 has in store. Cheers to the…

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UX at a Glance

Written by MODintelechy / Design

What exactly is user experience design? Our savvy UX/UI expert Lynn Vuong steps in to explain the basics. A commonly misunderstood practice, even within the design world, user experience design (or UX) is defined as the process of enhancing user satisfaction by improving a site’s accessibility while leading the user through a journey of discovery. Don…

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#MODtalks Austin Graffiti

Written by MODintelechy / Design, Studio Culture

Never too old for a field trip! We stepped away from our computers today to appreciate the graffiti art around Austin. From The HOPE Gallery to musician murals and abstract paintings, there’s so much creative talent tucked inside this city. We wanted to share! Stay tuned for more MOD inspiration that keeps us a lead…

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#MODTalks: Mindfulness

Written by Kitty Reim / Studio Culture

What exactly is mindfulness? Besides being a buzz word in the ever growing world of wellness, mindfulness, or the act of being present, is beneficial for all, and current research continues to prove its positive advantages. Our Chief Agency Coordinator {and mindfulness master}, Kitty, gave us the lowdown on how marketing and mindfulness go hand-in-hand….

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#MODtalks Concept Building

Written by MODintelechy / Design

Onward and upward! We recently sat down with our graphic designer, Andrea Ulloa, as she let us in on her creative process. When it comes to developing eye-catching and out-of-the-box designs, she’s an expert. She nods many thanks to her time at Academy of Art University in San Francisco for challenging her creativity by working on…

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Top 5 Creative Resume Flops

Written by MODintelechy / Design, Studio Culture

During the work week, resumes constantly flood my inbox. I love skimming through applications and witnessing all of the great talent out there. While some candidates stand out with strong work experience, others fail to amaze with resumes wrought with common, and at times appalling, mistakes. Over the years, I have come to recognize a…

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Learning About Lynn

Written by MODintelechy / Studio Culture

And just like that, we’ve added another member to our team. Please help us welcome MODintelechy’s UX Designer, Lynn! Read up on this artsy Austin-native in our Q & A below. What sparked your interest in graphic design? When I was younger, having an art-related career really wasn’t something I was gung-ho about. It wasn’t…

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