February 28

Another 2011 Web Design Trend: Minimalism

Minimalism is powerful yet difficult to master. It contains nothing but the most important. Everything else is removed, resulting in maximum impact of the elements that are present.  Minneapolis web design firm, Rocket55 believes in keeping it simple. Minimalist web designs require a strong grid system to be effective. They have plenty of white space,

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February 25

Is Flash a thing of the past?

Simply put, Flash has seen better days.  There was a time when you couldn’t visit a web site without running into an annoying Flash interface.  However, Flash is a real nightmare for SEO.  Reason being, search engines cannot easily index the contents inside a Flash file and unless you feed them with the text inside

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February 24

The Emergence of Responsive Web Design

Here are some more predictions about what the new web design trends will be for 2011. First of all, faster loading designs are in.  Users are demanding faster loading web sites, which almost rules out Flash pages that take minutes to load.  Slimmed down index pages with very few images, no audio, text rather than

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February 23

Blogs get straight to the point

Blogs are no longer treated as a simple medium or platform for giving expression to ones’ thoughts and views.  Blogs are now being decorated and designed elegantly for making them look as different and as unique as possible. Minneapolis web design firm, Rocket55 is making constant efforts to push through the boundaries of web site

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February 21

Typography in 2011

96% of the Internet is comprised of written information or test.  Typography is one of the most important parts of web design because it is the primary way that designers can communicate with readers.  It is the embodiment of the visual language and the art of arranging and designing the written word. Rocket55, Minneapolis web

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February 18

Trends in Web Browsers

Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, Opera.  These are just a few of the many web browsing options that are available for Internet users.  According to Rocket55, a Minneapolis web design firm, a large amount of options for the user is a great thing because it drives them to become more powerful, more user-intuitive, and quite frankly,

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February 17

The Benefits of Social Media Marketing

Rocket55, a Minneapolis web design and SEO firm, talks about the benefits of social media marketing. The advantage of Facebook is the huge audience.  In March 2010, Facebook surpassed Google as the most visited site on the web.  If you can’t find a social media network that fits your demographic or target market, try Facebook. 

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