Web Design | Web Dev

Mobile First – Give your visitors what they want!

By Tammy

You’re headed for your appointment and you can’t remember where the building is located! You whip out your smartphone and search for their Web site. Horror of horrors, their Web site isn’t responsive; it shows you exactly what you’d see on a computer only teeny weeny so the whole page fits on your smartphone screen. […]

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Video Conferencing on the Cheap

By Adriel Michaud

Once a day, Top Draw hosts a 5 minute daily meeting where we run through our project lists, share quick progress reports and let the team know if we need help jumping over any hurdles. These sessions are run in the Verne Harnish “adrenaline” style, if you’re interested. While we’ve had a few challenges with […]

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Mobile + Not For Profit

By topdrawinc

One of the distinguishing features of non-profit organizations is their creativity and drive to utilize every opportunity available. This ingenuity makes sense when you consider that the bulk of operations is often supported by volunteer time and resources.

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Mobile + Construction

By topdrawinc

More and more companies are arming their field employees with mobile devices. This makes sense from a communication point of view; but imagine that employee is at a remote site and needs to replace a broken piece of equipment. Instead of halting an entire project and enlisting a colleague at home base to try to […]

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Mobile + Security Products

By topdrawinc

The scenario: It’s early in the morning and you arrive at work and find that your store has been broken into. While you wait for the police to arrive, you sit in your car, frustrated and wondering what you could have done to prevent the break-in. Wanting to be proactive with a solution and help […]

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Crunching the Numbers on Mobile Usage

By Adriel Michaud

Rather than include how I crunched the numbers in every mobile trend post, I thought I’d break it out as a small separate article. The metric I chose to represent mobile usage was as a percentage of all users of a website. So if a website analyzed had 300 mobile visitors and 700 non-mobile visitors […]

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Mobile + Municipal Government

By topdrawinc

Trying to find information on a recently passed municipal by-law? Looking for something new to do in your home town? Thinking of relocating? Chances are your first stop will be a website, but how likely is it for a person to search using their mobile device? It turns out that if you’re looking for information about […]

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A New Mobile Site for ATB Investor Services

By topdrawinc

When we first met with ATB Investor Services to discuss the creation of a new online marketing platform, one of the project requirements was maximizing user experience on a mobile device. At Top Draw, mobile friendly doesn’t simply mean that all components are visible on a smaller scale. We were one of the first web […]