Build for People

Thoughts on building people-friendly websites from the team at Dotvita, a Dallas-based web design firm with a deeply-rooted desire to help small businesses fight the odds and grow. To us, there's no better way to level the playing field than using our favorite medium–the web.

Category: Content matters

What we can learn from Nest

The Nest learning thermostat is a really impressive product and its website is a great example for how to do things correctly on the web. I don’t really care for Nest’s homepage as it features too much current events and updates content for my taste but the thermostat page does a fabulous job of explaining […]

Say goodbye to handshakes and plastic smiles

You’ll see this across the web: professional service providers afraid of confusing their audience so they use hopelessly generic, industry specific stock photography. If it’s a lawyer you’re guaranteed to find a gavel, a courtroom or marble pillars. An accountant will most likely feature calculators, flow charts and people sitting around tables in suits having […]