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Our group of creatives and web geeks alike bring you musings, helpful tips and goodies from our bag o’ tricks. Read on!

4 ways to an award-winning website
Posted by Jenny on September 15, 2015

Double up. Two awards. Two amazing sites. Double the tips to take back to your business. Who said awards season is over? We’re honored to once again announce that our sites have gained NATIONAL recognition. Graphic Design USA has named Southeastern Massachusetts Convention and Visitors Bureau and Dellbrook Construction, LLC winners in their 2015 American […]

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And the award goes to…
Posted by Jenny on March 12, 2015

The City of New Bedford gets an award-winning site (thanks to yours truly!) The Massachusetts Municipal Association (MMA) presented the City of New Bedford with the 2015 Municipal Website Award at its annual meeting in January. Here’s what’s special about this win: The MMA 2015 Municipal Website Award is all about excellence in customer service, […]

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How to migrate a WordPress installation to another domain.
Posted by Dan on November 12, 2012

I visit the WordPress support forum on a regular basis (or at least when I have a few minutes to spare) and I see time and time again people who move their WordPress installation from one domain to another for whatever reason. The outcome is usually the same… information gets lost, plugins have to be […]

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Check it out! A Design Principles site featured…
Posted by Mike Cronin on March 16, 2012

We were proud of the Port of New Bedford’s site when it launched…but now we have a reason to be beaming! The Port’s website is one of the top featured sites on SurrealCMS’s homepage. We used SurrealCMS to help build a functional, yet practical content management system for the Port of New Bedford. This nifty-difty […]

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The High Price of Poor Design
Posted by Mike Cronin on October 27, 2010

At Design Principles, our crew is young, smart and funny, and it leads to some priceless “overheards” during the day. As this is a family-friendly blog, some of them aren’t suitable for sharing, but one that struck me yesterday merits talking about — it’s the high price of poor design. We’re always being contacted by […]

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