Design Process

Our design process centers around your audiences and their needs.

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Marketing & Video

Attract visitors to your site with consistent style, imagery and video.

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Social Media

Your audiences want to talk to you. We'll develop a strategy for you.

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Is Your Website Like Grandma’s House?

Close your eyes and picture your grandma’s house. Most of you are probably picturing a space that is warm, inviting, familiar, but most likely not a modern, cutting edge space. There’s probably a decent amount of tchotchkes, heirlooms and general … Continue reading → The post Is Your Website Like Grandma’s House? appeared first on snack o'clock. Full Story

5 Favorite Free Stock Photography Resources, Part II

There’s no doubt about it: finding good stock photography can be tough.  And when it isn’t tough, it’s expensive. When I scroll through images on the popular stock house websites looking for images for our blog posts or newsletters and … Continue reading → The post 5 Favorite Free Stock Photography Resources, Part II appeared first on snack o'clock. Full Story

What Employees Want From Office Space: Flexibility

About a year ago, I was facing a big office space decision. Do we stay in our current office or move? Keep the current space design or blow it out? Our landlord paid for a fancy architect to come up with new layouts and designs. In the end, we decided to stay in place, sign […] The post What Employees Want From Office Space: Flexibility appeared first on The MatriX Files. Full Story

Creating Savvy Surveys for Better Member Feedback

Here in the D.C. metro area, midsummer means high tourist season — and the middle of convention-planning season. Several of our association clients are ramping up for their annual conventions in August, September, or October, and that planning includes the … Continue reading → The post Creating Savvy Surveys for Better Member Feedback appeared first on snack o'clock. Full Story

Tracking To Do Items In CF Comment Code using CFEclipse TODO

CFEclipse TODO tasks and custom tasks While developing applications I’m always dumping code to the screen in order to troubleshoot, and CFEclipse TODO makes this more convenient for me. The TODO feature allows you to track items on your “to-do … Continue reading → The post Tracking To Do Items In CF Comment Code using CFEclipse TODO appeared first on snack o'clock. Full Story

Farewell Google Site Search, Hello Google Custom Search Engine

Google wouldn’t be Google if it wasn’t shaking things up with its products and offerings. The latest shake up? Sunsetting the Google Site Search. As you may have heard, over the course of the next year, Google Site Search will … Continue reading → The post Farewell Google Site Search, Hello Google Custom Search Engine appeared first on snack o'clock. Full Story

Why Your CEO Needs to Attend Your Redesign Meeting

I attend a lot of kickoff meetings. For  redesigns, mobile apps, custom databases, you name it.   The best kickoff meetings are the ones where the CEO, Executive Director, the EVP or President attend, participate actively and provide insight. Why? When the top person in the organization attends a meeting, staff know that meeting is […] The post Why Your CEO Needs to Attend Your Redesign Meeting appeared first on The MatriX Files. Full Story

Designing for Users with Autism

Website design and usage is getting more challenging for a lot of us. In addition to more older Americans accessing the internet via smartphones only, more young people than before are living with diagnosed cognitive disabilities like autism spectrum disorder (ASD), … Continue reading → The post Designing for Users with Autism appeared first on snack o'clock. Full Story

Site Search Best Practice: Make the Search Box Bigger

Search drives almost everything online. While lots of us bookmark pages or click on links that take us from one website to another, typing keywords into a search engine and hitting ‘Return’ is how most web users, most of the … Continue reading → The post Site Search Best Practice: Make the Search Box Bigger appeared first on snack o'clock. Full Story

How to Use Social Media for Your Business

As the Marketing Coordinator at Matrix Group, I’ve started to use social media on a daily basis not just to connect with my friends, but to see what is going on in the world and to see what is trending from … Continue reading → The post How to Use Social Media for Your Business appeared first on snack o'clock. Full Story

How to Throw an Office Party That Everyone Will Love

An office is a quirky family sometimes. We’ve got our weird but lovable uncle developers, our zany aunts on the MatrixMaxx team, and Mom and Dad, the CEO and COO, encouraging us as well as wagging a finger here or … Continue reading → The post How to Throw an Office Party That Everyone Will Love appeared first on snack o'clock. Full Story

Design Trends for 2017

While 2016 was an exciting year for design – there was a shift toward mobile-first design, video and rich imagery were hotter than ever, and animations became the norm – I’m even more excited about what we can expect to … Continue reading → The post Design Trends for 2017 appeared first on snack o'clock. Full Story

Tackling Your First Job Out of College

You just finished college and all that hard work is finally going to pay off. At least you hope it will. You studied hard, got good grades, got involved outside of the classroom, had a few internships, and even took … Continue reading → The post Tackling Your First Job Out of College appeared first on snack o'clock. Full Story

Members Want Curation and Insight from Their Associations – Part One

One of the best parts of my job is conducting user interviews. Nearly every Matrix Group project starts with a User Persona exercise where we interview staff to glean their most important target audiences. Then a team of Matrix Group staff interview people in each group. Whenever I can, I help conduct these interviews because […] The post Members Want Curation and Insight from Their Associations – Part One appeared first on The MatriX Files. Full Story

The Life Changing Benefits of Google’s Primary Inbox

I blogged recently that Matrix Group switched over to Google Apps. I have had a personal Gmail account for many years now and my family can’t function without our shared family Google calendar. So now I have Gmail at work and I’m loving it. I especially love Gmail’s inbox configurations. Here’s how it works. You […] The post The Life Changing Benefits of Google’s Primary Inbox appeared first on The MatriX Files. Full Story

Matrix Group Launches New Magazine Website for the CAS Actuarial Review Magazine

Jan 22, 2018
Matrix Group, a leading digital marketing and consulting agency in the Washington DC area specializing in web design, development, AMS, integration, branding, mobile and e-marketing services, recently launched a new magazine website, Actuarial Review, for the Casualty Actuarial Society.
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Matrix Group Wins Two APEX Awards

Jul 14, 2017
Matrix Group, a digital agency in the Washington DC area specializing in web design, development, AMS, integration, mobile and e-marketing services, has won two industry awards from the 29th Annual APEX Awards for Publication Excellence.
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Matrix Group Launches Redesigned Website for the Food Marketing Institute

Jul 07, 2017
Matrix Group recently launched a new website for the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), a trade association that proudly advocates on behalf of the food retail industry.
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Matrix Group Launches Redesigned Website for the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors®

Jan 19, 2017
Matrix Group celebrates the launch of a redesigned website for the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors® (NVAR).
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Matrix Group Launches Interactive Climate Monitoring Tool for Actuarial Research Partners

Dec 13, 2016
Matrix Group celebrates the launch of an interactive climate monitoring website for the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) and three research partners.
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Matrix Group Launches Microsite for The CAS Institute

Dec 13, 2016
Matrix Group celebrates the launch of a new microsite for the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS).
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Matrix Group Launches Event Microsite for Food Marketing Institute

Dec 13, 2016
Matrix Group celebrates the launch of an event microsite for the Food Marketing Institute (FMI).
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Matrix Group Launches Redesigned Website for National Insulation Association

Nov 08, 2016
Matrix Group celebrates the launch of a redesigned family of websites for the National Insulation Association (NIA).
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Matrix Group Clients Win Three MarCom Awards

Oct 27, 2016
Matrix Group has received honors in the 2016 MarCom Awards, sponsored by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP) for three client projects.
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Matrix Group Celebrates Recent Launch of Redesigned Website for AHAM

Aug 09, 2016
Matrix Group recently launched a redesigned website and blog for the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM).
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Matrix Group Launches Conference Website for the Mechanical Service Contractors of America

Jun 02, 2016
Matrix Group announces the recent launch of a redesigned conference website for the Mechanical Service Contractors of America, the second-largest of the membership groups that are part of the Mechanical Contractors Association of America.
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Matrix Group Launches New Mobile App for National Electrical Contractors Association

May 26, 2016
Matrix Group announces the launch of a mobile app of the NECA Book, the premiere publication of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA).
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Matrix Group Launches New Website for ASAM

May 16, 2016
Matrix Group announces the recent launch of a new website for the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM).
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Matrix Group Launches Interactive Infographic for International Association of Chiefs of Police and Collaborators

May 05, 2016
Matrix Group announces the launch of Digital Evidence and the Internet of Things, part of the Law Enforcement Cybercenter website, a joint effort between IACP, RAND Corporation, and the Police Executive Research Forum that is funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance.
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Matrix Group Launches Interactive Infographic for Food Marketing Institute

Apr 26, 2016
Matrix Group announces the recent launch of an interactive infographic for the Food Marketing Institute (FMI).
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