Blog Posts by Ryan Bickett

Rivers of Grace Boutique E-commerce Web Site Shop Design & Development

For the Rivers of Grace Boutique project I designed and built a new web site for the Rivers of Grace Boutique store. This is the first e-commerce store for Rivers of Grace Boutique. The web site was built using Squarespace as the content management system (CMS).

Client Testimonial: Around the Table

“In the midst of a failed attempt to change my blog over to WordPress, Ryan stepped in and worked his magic! Ryan met and exceeded my expectations. He worked quickly, getting the project done in a timely manner and responded immediately to all of my questions and concerns. Ryan is patient and considerate to his client’s needs. I appreciated his professionalism and will continue to work with him on future blog updates.”

Around the Table Web Site & Blog Theme Design & Development

This project was to complete the migration of the blog web site from Blogger to Wordpress. The initial migration had not been completed by the previous agency. I stepped in to help resolve a few issues from the initial migration and complete the project.

LoveFeast Table Web Site & Blog Development

This was a web site and blog development project that I completed for LoveFeast Life LLC. They reached out to me when they outgrew their old free Wordpress blog template. My primary role on this project was to build the custom Wordpress theme.

7 Best Practices to Follow to Prepare for a Website Redesign Project

Is your website ready for a facelift? Have you been thinking about the need to redesign your website, but just don’t have any idea how to go about it or where to begin? Well, I have been there too. Depending on the size and complexity of your website, preparing for a website redesign can be a daunting task. Fortunately, there are some best practices that you can follow to ensure that you setup your redesign project for success. I am going to cover 7 best practices that will help you prepare for your next website redesign project.

10 Great Web Design Gallery Showcases for Website Design Project Inspiration

Inspiration is a key component in the design process for me. Creative block seems to rear its ugly head at the most inconvenient times. In order to get back into creative flow, I’ll utilize many different sources of inspiration. Sometimes, it’s as simple as getting up from my desk and taking a walk outside. Other times, I’ll listen to different types of music. One of the chief sources of inspiration I turn to for website design projects is to look at the work of other leading designers. For this type of creative inspiration, I often turn to website design galleries and showcases. So, I thought I’d write a post that highlights ten of my favorite website design galleries and web design showcases.

Tips on What Marketers & Business Owners Should Consider Before Hiring a Freelance Designer

I thought it would be nice to cover off on some tips that both marketers and business owners should consider before they hire a designer. I will keep this article fairly general so that the tips could be applied to all types of professional designers whether we’re talking about a website designer, graphic designer, interior designer, or any other person working as a design professional.

Working Through a Logo & Brand Identity Design Project: The Process

Over the last several months, I’ve been working on a personal project that I hope to launch before the end of the year. I wanted to write a post about the process I am following as I design the logo and brand identity for this project. I thought I would take a break and focus on what goes into creating and selecting a logo and brand identity.

Real Estate Photography 41st Avenue South Minneapolis Minnesota

A Twin Cities real estate photography project on 41st Avenue South Minneapolis Minnesota by Ryan Bickett of Eminence Media for Dan McCabe of One Source Realty.

Real Estate Photography 199th Street West Lakeville Minnesota

A Twin Cities real estate photography project of 199th Street West Lakeville Minnesota by Ryan Bickett of Eminence Media. This was a remodel by my friend Jeff Young at JY Properties LLC Design and Remodel.