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Life 90.5FM

Launched in the wee hours of the morning to minimize disruptions. This is the first site to be overhauled for Carolina Christian Radio. link: Life 90.5 FM

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New Site: Ramar Transportation

Like a lot of places, Ramar Transportation had someone in-house that built a website for them, but they were ready to move up. Akira Media Designs built a new, responsive website for them with a design that matched who they are. The photo of the tractor trailer on the homepage was a composite of four […]

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New Site: SarahGray.com

We recently launched an author website for Sarah Gray to help promote her book, A Life Everlasting: The Extraordinary Gift of Thomas Ethan Gray. I’m really happy to be able to announce this one for several reasons (hitting a deadline that rapidly jumped closer, exceeding expectations in the process and a really clean design), but the […]

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Yes, Your Twitter Wallpaper is Gone… Sorta

You noticed something different when you looked at Twitter yesterday ( if you even login to the web interface anymore. Something. was. off. Suddenly, it hits you; your carefully crafted wallpaper with links no one can click on is no longer there. Whaaaat? Yes. It’s gone. Well, mostly. It is still visible on individual Tweet […]

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Microsoft to Drop Support for Older Versions of Internet Explorer

Last week Engadget reported that Microsoft will drop support for old versions of Internet Explorer beginning in January of next year. This means no updates or tech support for anything other than the current version of IE. Business customers that need legacy support for web apps can use IE 11’s Enterprise Mode for backwards compatibility. […]

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WordPress Zero Spam Plugin

I’ve become so frustrated with comments that I don’t ever recommend turning them on unless a client has time to burn deleting them despite whatever countermeasures we can try to install. However, this week I’ve caught wind of a new plugin, so I’ll be giving it a whirl to see if it works. Based on […]

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New Client: Coastal Hot Tub

  We welcomed a new client to the Akira Media Designs family this week: Coastal Hot Tub. This is only the second site we’ve launched using a premade theme and we had to hack the code a little bit to get it to do what we wanted, but the end result is a clean looking […]

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New Web Site Launched: I Love NY Pizza – Wilmington, NC

You can really have no idea how excited I am to announce this one. We have launched the web site for a place I have loved for *years*; I Love NY Pizza in Downtown Wilmington. We played off the old and new designs for their iconic menu and came up with a web design that’s A) […]

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Web Design News Flash: Consumers Prefer Simple Sites

Wow. Consumers prefer simple web sites that are easy to navigate around through. Who knew? We did, that’s who! I’ve been blowing this horn for a few years now: Simple is better. Even though the article linked to below is aimed at beginning web designers, the information can help you as a business owner. This […]

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Email From A Client Today

We launched the site in January. After sending her a pdf version of her logo, I got the following email: “Thanks so much!!!! By the way, I’ve had a lot of compliments on the website! Love it!” I love it when people are happy because of the work I’ve done. Inner Strength Physical Therapy – […]

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