responsive design

The differences between responsive design, mobile-first design and native apps in plain language

2016-10-17T10:29:46+00:00 July 13th, 2014|Mobile, Responsive Design|

A customer recently asked what the difference was between responsive design, mobile-first design and native apps. Let’s start by reviewing what they have in common: All three are intended to work well on at least some mobile devices. Responsive design and mobile first design are not mutually exclusive and are often used together. Websites vs [...]

/buzzquake invited to speak at Columbia Town Center Rotary on responsive web design

2014-03-17T16:37:11+00:00 September 24th, 2013|Buzzquake Press, Responsive Design|

Lynne D’Autrechy and Frank Hazzard of Buzzquake Marketing, an Ellicott City web design firm, will make a presentation on the benefits of responsive web design before the members of the Rotary Club of Columbia Town Center on Oct. 23. “We meet for lunch every Wed. at noon at the Columbia Sheraton and we invite speakers to [...]

Parallax web designs are quickly making a visual impression

2016-10-17T10:29:54+00:00 May 18th, 2013|Buzzquake Press, Responsive Design|

/buzzquake marketing, an Ellicott City, Maryland-based web design firm, today announced it will recommend parallax scrolling web designs to some of its clients. Parallax designs change the paradigm for how websites behave when visitors scroll on them with a computer mouse. Typically parallax sites display as multiple layers that appear to move independently.  The design [...]

Retailers are challenged by device-hopping online shoppers

2016-10-17T10:29:55+00:00 December 26th, 2012|Content Strategy, Mobile, Responsive Design|

Yet another online sales record was set this holiday season while a higher percentage of purchases were made from smart phones and tablets.  Both The New York Times and The Washington Post published stories this week documenting the challenges related to online shoppers using mobile devices. As if smart phones don’t present enough of a challenge, retailers [...]