Announcing some exciting new website projects from our creative team at Avid Design Group

We want to begin by hoping everyone is doing well with all of the precautions being taken as they pertain to the COVID-19 Pandemic. At Avid Design Group we have continued to provide our graphic design, website design and marketing services to our many loyal and appreciated customers, as well as several new projects that we have been Blessed to receive during this time.

To present some new website projects in this Blog, we are excited to introduce the following projects developed by our St. Augustine website design team.

Antigua Veterinary Practice is a local favorite for animal care and is located in the heart of downtown St. Augustine, Florida. The custom designed and WordPress programmed website offers a wealth of information about the practice, resources for pet owners, and a link to their on-line store. To view the website please visit www.AntiguaVet.com.

The St. Augustine/Ketterlinus High School Alumni Association website is custom designed and programmed in WordPress and was created to provide graduates from the high school to have a place to find valuable alumni information and help serve in the Associations fundraising, school and community support efforts. You can view the complete website at the following link: www.MySAHS.com.

Yelton Construction is a new custom designed website programmed in the WordPress platform for one of our longest term businesses in our client family. Yelton Construction is THE premier marine construction contractor in Northeast Florida. The website details out their multitude of construction services, provides awesome galleries of completed projects, as well as provides so much other useful information for the website visitor. Visit the website to learn more about Yelton Construction at www.YeltonConstruction.com.

The Romance By Melia website is the second website for parent company The Sol Group custom designed and developed by our agency Avid Design Group (Romance by Paradisus is the other). The website presents in beautiful fashion their much desired wedding, honeymoon and anniversary planning and destination services. Please visit their website and learn more about their services at www.RomanceByMelia.com.

We thank you for reading our latest Blog and invite you to contact our agency located in beautiful St. Augustine, Florida and providing our professional website design and hosting services, graphic design services, electronic marketing and other marketing services locally and to all other parts of our great state and country.

St. Augustine website design agency Avid Design Group launches new website for Cinnamon Beach Vacations

Our design and development team here at here at Avid Design Group are happy to announce that we have recently launched the new website for our existing clients at Cinnamon Beach Vacations, located in beautiful and sunny Palm Coast, FL. Cinnamon Beach Vacations provides and manages the best selection of oceanfront and waterfront houses and condo vacation rentals in Palm Coast, The Hammock, Flagler Beach and St. Augustine, FL area’s.

The custom designed, WordPress programmed website introduces you to Cinnamon Beach Vacation’s experienced and professional rental services. The additional sections of their site feature available vacation rental properties by type of unit, size and location with available video tours. There is also a wealth of information of things to do and attractions around the surrounding area, along with recent news and other information offered. You can visit the complete website by clicking HERE or visiting www.CinnamonBeachVacations.com.

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About Us:

Avid Design Group is a full service, professional design agency located in St. Augustine, FL, providing services in website design, graphic/print design, brand design, Digital Marketing, Social Media Management, Website Hosting, SEO strategies and management and much more. Contact our agency to see how we can help get your business noticed at (904) 806-5914.


New website for New Light Promotions!

Avid Design Group recently launched the new website for a Florida based company called New Light Promotions and their proprietary products Stick On Handles. Stick On Handles are a family of products featuring handles that attach to any sign to help make portable promotions quick and easy.

The custom designed, WordPress programmed website features each of Stick On Handles unique products, detailed instructional videos on how to use them, and provides the visitor with a means of ordering various quantities. You can visit the completed website by visiting www.StickOnHandles.com or clicking here.

Avid Design Group is a full service design agency located in St. Augustine, FL providing services in website design, graphic design, branding, marketing plan development, website hosting, social media management, Search Engine marketing and much more.


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Avid Design Group announces the launch of the new website for The Fountain of Youth Archeological Park

Project:

Here at Avid Design Group, we have had the opportunity to work with a lot of great businesses and attractions in our area.  But none that can reinvigorate your younger years like The Fountain of Youth Archeological Park located in beautiful historic St. Augustine, Florida.  We were recently selected by the Park to provide them with a custom designed website that visually enhanced the character and theme of the Park while visiting the website.  There is also a wealth of information available on the site to learn about the history, available exhibits, event venues, educational programs of the Park and much more.

Unique needs:

The website is custom designed with strict adherence to the visual vision of the Fountain of Youth.  Programmed in WordPress, it enables the Park staff to self manage content as needed.  The website is “mobile friendly” and offers an integrated 3rd party e-commerce store and ticket purchasing system.  Our next phase of the site currently in production is the programming of a ticket purchase system to meet their current and expanding needs.  You can visit the completed website at www.FountainOfYouthFlorida.com.

 

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Is your website mobile-friendly? Google changes their algorithm to reward those that are…

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This week Google, the gorilla of all search engines, rolled out their new algorithms affecting website searches and how websites are ranked in their Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs). Google has expanded their use of mobile-friendliness of a website as a ranking signal. What does this mean to your website? Well, if your website, landing pages, or Blog are not fully optimized for mobile, then you may lose ranking to those sites that are optimized for mobile on mobile searches. According to Google, this update affects:

  • Only search ranking on mobile devices
  • Search results in all languages globally
  • Applies to individual pages and not entire websites

According to Google’s Webmaster Central Blog, “While the mobile-friendly change is important, we still use a variety of signals to rank search results. The intent of the search query is still a very strong signal – so even if a page with high quality content is not mobile-friendly, it could still rank high if it has great content for the query“.

Google announced this change back in February on their Webmaster Central Blog and have since provided communication and tools to prepare developers and website owners of this looming change. Included with these tools is a website Mobile-Friendly Test Page to evaluate the mobile-friendliness of your website. To visit the test page and use the tool to see if you website is mobile friendly click HERE.

If you get a box that looks like the following image, then your site is not mobile friendly and may be negatively affected in the mobile SERP’s:

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Call us today to discuss how Avid Design Group can help transition your HTML or WordPress website to meet the mobile-friendly programming criteria for the new Google mobile search algorithms.  We can be contacted at (904) 806-5914, or info@aviddesigngroup.com.