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What We've Done at SoftMedia Artisans, Inc.
We've designed, developed, and audited Web sites for usability. We've
created logos and banners for our clients. We've photographed and described
their products. And we've written much on the subjects of Web design, usability,
and software development. We're proud of our work and pleased to show you a
Web Sites We've Designed, Developed, and Audited for Usability
"I showed everyone your Web interface for [our application]. Oohs and ahs filled the room. ...everyone loved your designs!"
was a soup-to-nuts project in which we created a Web site for a client who publishes news, points of view, and current happenings for the Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula.
Learn more about our work on this site.
is an in-progress Web site makeover in which we're giving the site a
professional new look and a useful, usable new feel.
Find out more about our design decisions for this
ADDIS is an
used by Alaskan providers of services to consumers with developmental disabilities. Under
contract with one of the co-development organizations, we analyzed existing functional and database information
and created the Web design.
Learn more about the challenges we faced with
BizTalk.Org was a Web site
created by Microsoft to encourage the use and exchange of XML based
documents. We were contracted by Microsoft to review the usability of BizTalk.org and to prepare
a usability audit report.
Find out more about this
Logos and Banners We've Created
"Thanks for the logos -- they are great - clear - etc ... I am grateful to be working with
your wonderful art."
When you ask us to create a logo for your business, organization, or
application, we know you want the logo to evoke a feeling, make
a statement, establish your image, or sell a product. You want a high quality, professional design
that loads quickly on the Web.
See for yourself how well we've done in our portfolio of logos
Products We've Photographed and Described
"The pictures are not great, they are magnificent!!!!"
clients give rave reviews for the clarity, color vibrancy, and all-around
excellent quality of our product photography. We're experts when it comes to
optimizing graphics for the Web, and we write compelling Web copy.
Check out our portfolio of product photographs and
Books and Articles We've Written
"the most succinct, well-informed and comprehensive
piece of work I've come across."
When we write for you, you can count on us to provide you with
well-researched, clearly written, state-of-the-art information, which we
carefully craft for the target audience.
off the press, our new book Programming
the Web with Visual Basic .NET speaks directly to experienced Visual
Basic programmers who want to use VB .NET to program Web applications. We
include extensive, practical advice about how to produce high quality code and
how to design professional quality, usable Web pages.
Read sample chapter 15 from
We've created an extensive archive of our
articles and columns about Web development and software usability, here
on the Smartisans.com Web site.
for a Web Audience, pictured here, is one that we wrote for
developerWorks, IBM's Web site resource for software developers. The usability
section of this Web site provides articles, written by seasoned experts from
around the world, to help developers create user-centered applications
Steps to Easier Web Navigation, pictured here, is one of several we
wrote for a monthly column on user interface design and usability for the print
magazine Enterprise Development. The articles have been reprinted in
DevX.com, a leading commercial Web site that provides the international IT community with comprehensive information on software development for corporate applications.
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