Newfangled works with independent agencies to create lead development web platforms for their clients.

Newfangled works with independent agencies to create lead development web platforms for their clients.

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June 22, 2011  by Mark
Monday, June 6th was a great day at Newfangled. Litecontrol, one of our best and longest-tenured clients, went live with the new website we built for them. And if it weren't for our content strategy, we very well might not have gotten the job.   more

June 21, 2011  by Chris
As a part of our "two things" exercise, our client services team had to come up with the two things about all aspects of our work.  "In this post, I want to examine the two things that we decided were the essence of "content."   more

June 17, 2011  by Justin
It's not often that we get to redesign a site for a client that has been with us for 10 years. This month sees the launch of a totally new Litecontrol.com. The last time we redesigned Litecontol's site was in 2006 (with a home page facelift in 2008). This time, the site was built from the ground up; completely restructured with a new architecture and design that takes advantage of some of the best capabilities of modern browsers.   more

June 15, 2011 
The natural state of a web project manager is one in conflict with itself: to enjoy your job, you must thrive on the approval and happiness of your clients but to do your job well, you inevitably have to tell clients no...and quite often. Even with years of experience, knowing how and when to deliver bad news is the hardest part of my job. While it may never become easy, I have learned a few lessons on how to do it well along the way.   more

June 14, 2011  by Mark
At Newfangled, we talk a lot about content. We talk about why it's important, how to create it, optimize it, distribute it, share it, and generally how to milk it for all it's worth. What we don't talk about much is what it actually can get you, in dollars and cents, and I'd like to open up that topic here...   more

June 14, 2011  by Christopher
Last month, I keyboard-mashed a quick brain-dump of things I wish I could tell everyone about analytics, which was pretty much a reaction to a couple of troubling trends I've noticed within the realm of website measurement. First and foremost, troubling-trend #1 is the notion that data are meaningful in and of themselves. No. Wrong. I'll get to that in a moment. Troubling-trend #2 is the generally quantitative focus that really should be qualitative. That's why I wanted to start out with quoting Joshua Yaffa's piece on Edward Tufte   more

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