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Snoack Studios Turns 7!

fun | general | Snoack Studios news by Shannon Noack on October 3, 2016 | 0 Comments


In October of 2009, we started Snoack Studios, 7 years ago! We’ve loved every step of the way, creating brands for newly founded companies, helping existing companies mold and reshape their existing brands, and creating websites, marketing materials, and stationary for businesses to market and advertise themselves in new and exciting ways. We’ve learned so much and have interacted with so many different people over the years, it’s been quite the journey. Thank you so…

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New Website Launch: Jennifer Alfano

new project | new website launch | web design by Shannon Noack on September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments


We recently launched a new website for Jennifer Alfano, who designs beautiful jewelry in New York City. We’ve worked with Jennifer for a few years now and have loved seeing the evolution of her jewelry and her website. She offers 2 different lines of jewelry, the newest one launching with this website, Lapis Jennifer Alfano. Her original line, Jennifer Alfano Fine, includes pendants, earrings, necklaces, and rings, with many that include birthstones in the pieces. They…

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5 Tips To Speed Up Your WordPress Website

resources | web design | WordPress by Shannon Noack on July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments


Having a fast loading site is very important, not only for your users but also for SEO. Users expect sites to load quickly and can become frustrated when they take too long and may leave. You usually only have a few seconds to capture a user’s attention so you don’t want them to spend those precious moments waiting for a slow site to load. Speed is also a factor in search engine rankings, so…

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Some Of Our Favorite WordPress Plugins

resources | WordPress by Shannon Noack on May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments


As you know, we love WordPress here at Snoack Studios. One of the big reasons we love it is because of how customizable it is and the many different uses it has. Plugins are a way of customizing your site and adding additional functionality, and there are tons of plugins that are available for many, many different uses. Plugins can help you add contact forms, photo galleries, or extra SEO tools. If you…

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Why Choose WordPress

web design | WordPress by Shannon Noack on April 13, 2016 | 2 Comments


WordPress is one of the largest content management systems (CMS) available today, powering millions of websites on the internet – everything from company websites to full e-commerce solutions. We love using it to build client websites for many reasons, and we love it so much it powers our own Snoack Studios site as well. It’s ease of use for us and our clients is important, as well as how it’s set up…

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Vibrant Websites With Video Backgrounds

design | inspiration | trends | web design by Shannon Noack on March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments


Video backgrounds are an increasing trend that we’re seeing in more and more websites, giving the user a more vibrant and rich experience. People like to see motion and movement in websites, giving them something something to look at and more to experience on the site. Using a video as a background is a great opportunity to provide movement with meaningful content that the user can appreciate and enjoy. Some videos use…

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5 Things To Boost Your SEO That You Can Do On Your Own

business | resources | seo by Shannon Noack on March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments


Every business owner wants their website to be found, and search engine optimization is the practice of setting your site up to get the best search engine rankings possible. Search engines use a complex algorithm to determine rankings, using a ton of factors to influence where sites are placed within the list. Everything from the length of time your domain has been in existence to how many incoming links you have will factor in….

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Beautiful Business Card Inspiration

business | design | inspiration | marketing by Shannon Noack on February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments


A business card is one of the most important marketing materials for a small business and should be something that stands out and makes a statement about who you are as a company. Thick, quality paper with an eye-catching design versus cheap paper and a plain design make a very different statement – which one should represent your company when you’re meeting new people and trying to make the best first impression? Check out these awesome…

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Snoack Studios’ WordPress Maintenance & Security Plans

Snoack Studios news | web design | WordPress by Shannon Noack on February 16, 2016 | 0 Comments


WordPress developers are constantly improving things and fixing security holes, offering updates to plugins, themes, and the WordPress core, which show up in your WordPress admin panel for you, the administrator of your site, to complete. Keeping your WordPress website updated and secure is a very important task as outdated plugins and themes on your website are one of the top ways hackers can gain access to your site. But many people don’t keep up with these updates because they…

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2016 Web Design Trends

design | inspiration | trends | web design by Shannon Noack on January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments


Each year we like to make some predictions on what the trends will be in web design for the coming year. Many of these trends have emerged in previous years, but will be much more prevalent this year. With increased mobile browsing comes the need to adapt websites to a user on the go that has a short attention span and a need for information quickly. Bold text, large photos, more icons,…

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