A new year has started, and while many people make resolutions in January that they forget about in February, this is a good time to make a long-lasting commitment to your business, by creating a professional website. Why do you need a professional website? I might be biased because I am a web … Read more about New Year, New Website: Web Design Trends For 2018
I'm excited to present to you Sand Cat Digital's first marketing video, created with Promo by Slidely! It is easy to set up and they offer an extensive video- and music library to choose the best fit for your brand. The result is an amazing representation of my brand identity in an attractive short … Read more about Sand Cat Digital’s First Marketing Video
I was invited to talk in the Never Work Alone podcast about changing careers from psychology to web design, choosing the right school, freelancing, starting the business Sand Cat Digital, LLC, and how to recognize a bad job listing. Listen to the podcast on … Read more about “Never Work Alone” Podcast Interview
Google reminded website owners that, starting in October 2017, non-HTTPS pages with any kind of fields, like contact forms or search boxes, will display a "Not Secure" warning in the address bar of Google Chrome. This will be warning visitors of HTTP websites that any sensitive information they … Read more about What is an SSL certificate and why should you care?
One of the common questions when building a website for a client is deciding whether to use WordPress (the self-hosted wordpress.org version, not wordpress.com) or Squarespace as a content management system. I have experience and like to work with both, so I will offer an unbiased comparison and … Read more about WordPress vs. Squarespace
After going to school to become a web designer, I started working on my portfolio, sandcatwebdesign.com. To create the current logo, it was a whole process starting from a picture of a sand cat (a wild cat living in the desert) and experimenting with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. I was trying to … Read more about The Story of the Sand Cat Logo
Welcome to my new blog about web design, web development, UX, digital marketing and everything in between! My name is Silvia and I am the founder of Sand Cat Digital, LLC, a digital agency for web consulting services. I design and code websites and I work with freelance collaborators for … Read more about Hello World!