Color Psychology and Marketing


Have you ever wondered why you get so hungry whenever you pass a McDonald’s sign? Or why you feel so calm looking at a blue design? Well, this isn’t just a coincidence – this is called Color Psychology. Marketers have been using this technique for decades, and they know exactly…  


Website Redesign for Holloway Eye Care & Optique


newly redesigned website for Holloway Eye Care

Taking a look at Holloway Eye Care & Optique’s original website from 2009 (also built by our team), one can easily see why it was in need of an update. Even though the site was built on a reliable platform (Adobe Business Catalyst) and had been converted to a mobile-responsive…  


Non-profit Website Redesign for MABHA


new website for MABHA

The Maryland Association of Behavioral Health Authorities (MABHA) is a non-profit organization based in Frederick, MD. The organization has been a client of ours since 2010, after being referred to us by another client. It was previously called Maryland Association of Core Service Agencies (MACSA). In 2016 the organization changed…  


Website Objectives Make a Difference


Designing a website is a big investment. It takes time, money and talent to make a successful site. Whether you hire a web design firm, an SEO firm or you do it yourself, you’ll need to have a clear understanding of your objectives for the site. If you don’t have…  


Choosing Your Website Color Scheme


What color is your website?  Do the colors influence visitor behavior?  Did you choose them strategically?  Should they, and should you? First, think about the colors you chose for your website.  They likely came from your logo or a “trend-setting” designer who may have been working on your website at…  


Non-profit Website Developed as a “Sister Site”


NPDESCompliance.org website launch

Our clients at the National Stormwater Center (NPDES.com) advocate for compliance with the Clean Water Act by providing training and certification for stormwater inspectors nationwide. They recently incorporated a non-profit organization with the goal of training ordinary concerned citizens in the practice of reporting non-compliance, to improve the rate at which…  


Nonprofit Website Redesign for DoC Ministry


new nonprofit website redesign for DoCM, 2016

Focus 4 was honored recently to be asked to assist with a nonprofit website redesign project for Daughters of Christ Ministry, based in North Carolina.  This was a joint project with Elite Coders LLC, another Harford County web development company.  George Handlin of Elite Coders knew that one of his…  


Putting “Mobile First Design” First


example of mobile first website design

It’s a fact that more people view websites on mobile devices than on desktop computers. It would make sense, then, to begin designing a website with the optimal mobile display, and then allow the desktop display to be driven by the already-determined mobile display. This is called “mobile first design.”…  


HTML Website Converted into WordPress CMS – Harford Family House


website converted to Wordpress

Sometimes when we take on a new client, they have an older website built in HTML that is a pain for them to manage and update. Frequently, these websites are also not fully mobile. Such was the case with our clients at Harford Family House, based in Aberdeen, Maryland. As a non-profit, it…  


Focus 4 Announces New Website for Mattes Seafood


new website for Mattes Seafood

We are proud to announce the launch of a brand new (and first ever) website for our clients at Mattes Seafood, in Aberdeen, MD. Mattes Seafood has a long history of sourcing and delivering the freshest seafood to grocers and restaurants throughout Maryland, Delaware, Northern Virginia, and southern New Jersey for…  




Partnerships and Associations

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