Bright Cloud Studio Blog

by Chris Waters

Stanley Park

Bright Cloud Studio worked closely with Stanley Park to design and build a beautiful website based on their needs and marketing goals. The website incorporates stunning imagery of the park, information about its history, upcoming events, booking events and a section dedicated to supporting the park.

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Video

by Bob Burch

Video: Greater Easthampton Chamber Member Spotlight

Bright Cloud Studio was recently featured in the Greater Easthampton Chamber of Commerce's Member Spotlight Video. We love our work and showing it off, so it was great have the crew from Etown Videos in the studio. They did a fantastic job with the shoot and editing and were fun to work with.

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Killing Retirement Design Graphic

by Bob Burch

Charlie Epstein

We've been blessed to have known Charlie Epstein as a client and a friend for a number years. Bright Cloud Studio worked with Charlie to build him a website that fits his large yet practical personality. The site features a number of videos and his podcast, Killing Retirement, which we designed the logo and graphics for, and set up the podcast feed in iTunes where you can subscribe.

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Eastern Etching & Manufacturing

by Bob Burch

Eastern Etching and Manufacturing

Your microwave, fire extinguisher, car engine and blender may have a nameplate or label designed, created and supplied by Eastern Etching and Manufacturing. Eastern Etching & Manufacturing (EEM) are experts in creating identification products for industrial, commercial and institutional clients. They use the latest technologies and personally assist their customers in selecting materials, and methods for fabrication and production.

Bright Cloud Studio designed EEM's new logo and website as a reflection of the great work they do and the wide range of manufacturing industries they serve. The website is easy to use and positions EEM as a leading industrial identification company.

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Marketing With Video On Your Website

by Bob Burch

Marketing With Video On Your Website

People love video and with the increasing number of devices that record video and the apps that process them, it is no wonder that website marketing with video is becoming mainstream. Social media makes sharing as easy as one simple click, giving any video the possibility of going viral.

Let's take a look at some of the best practices for marketing with video:

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Bright Cloud Studio Website

by Bob Burch

New Bright Cloud Studio Website

Just over two and half years ago Bright Cloud Studio hit the ground running partnering with clients to design and build custom websites and online marketing. With so much work we've had very little time for ourselves. Our first website, though it served us well, was in need of an update to fully represent the quality of our design and development work. Over the last year, we've been slowing plugging away at a new site and we're happy to announce that it's live!

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Responsive Website

by Bob Burch

4 Reasons Why You Need A Responsive Website

A responsive website is necessary in this day and age, where most people surf the internet on smart phones and tablets. Desktop computers and laptops are being used much less than in previous years.

There are numerous types of devices on the market today that are used for online browsing. A responsive website will automatically adjust to the size and format of whatever device is being used. Websites need to be visually pleasing and easy to navigate on all devices to provide visitors information about your company.

If a site is not responsive, users have to pan the text back and forth to read it and the overall layout may be compromised as well. This is frustrating to most people and they will most likely leave the site and find one that is easier to navigate.

Let's take a deeper look at the benefits of a responsive website:

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Online Shopping

by Bob Burch

7 Essential Elements For E-Commerce Websites

Online shopping is mainstream. Everyone does it and in lieu of recent in-store credit card security issues, it's often viewed as more secure than going to a retail store or giving your credit card to a random customer service rep on the phone.

Trust in online shopping is not an issue anymore. The issue is getting your visitors to shop on your website over a competitor's. In order to capture your audience and make the sales, your e-commerce website needs to be current and implement several very important elements. Here are seven things to consider when developing or restructuring your e-commerce site:

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7 Ways To Grow Your Email Subscriber List

by Bob Burch

7 Ways To Grow Your Email Subscriber List

Growing an email subscriber list is paramount to the success of many businesses. Regularly emailing your customers informs them of discounts, new products or services you offer. You will also keep your business in the forefront of their minds while showing your expertise.

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Strathmore Artist Papers

by Bob Burch

Strathmore® Artist Papers

Stevens 470 has worked with Strathmore Artist Papers™ for over a dozen years, developing and expanding their product line and creating their marketing materials. Stevens 470 continues to create their promotions, catalogs, packaging, trade show presentations, corporate website and e-mail campaigns.

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Get Better Marketing Results With Beautiful Design

by Bob Burch

How To Get Better Marketing Results With Beautiful Design

Websites and email campaigns achieve higher success when they are pleasing to the eye and easy to understand. Professional, custom design and branding gives viewers a stronger recognition of who you are as a company, a sense of trust, and sets your business apart from your competition.

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Website Design for Whitaker Oil Company

by Bob Burch

Whitaker

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Dakin Humane Society

by Bob Burch

Dakin Humane Society

Dakin Humane Society is a community supported animal welfare organization that provides shelter, medical care, spay/neuter services, and behavioral rehabilitation for more than 20,000 animals each year. Bright Cloud Studio designed and built Dakin's new simplified website to be easy to navigate. The website features a completely custom Adopt a Pet search filter that pulls from Dakin's database of adoptable animals.

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Connecticut Valley Biological Supply Company

by Bob Burch

E-commerce Website for Connecticut Valley Biological

Connecticut Valley Biological is a leader in selling science supplies. Their biggest customers are schools, colleges and universities. They have an extensive inventory of products and grow/prepare many of their specimens and living organisms in house. Needless to say they are Biological Science experts who understand their customers and require specific custom shopping features. Bright Cloud Studio designed and built a completely customized e-commerce website that is easy to shop, search and order from.

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