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Category: Design

Three people gathered at a wooden table, each with their own laptops. All three are smiling.
Sep 27 2022

Collaboration By Design: Tips for Better Creative Teamwork

There comes a time in every small business owner’s life where she realizes she’d rather focus on delivering her offering, instead of stressing out about marketing and promotion. When that time comes, you have options! Folks like our fine team here at Upswept are happy to chat with you about making your online presence shine. […]

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First Presbyterian homepage on interior of laptop
Apr 23 2020

Shifting Your Website for Shifts in Your Goals: A Case Study

A consistent mistake I see in websites, across a variety of industries, is that they don’t show clear goals or intentions. Or, perhaps a business website reflects goals from their past, rather than reflecting what they are now. Your website has the potential to be a powerful tool, but if your website isn’t trying to […]

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The word Yes inside of an eye with skulls illustrations
Nov 21 2019

Get That “Yes”: Your Customer’s Journey Starts With Content

For a lot of people, the web seems like weird tech magic—you create something out of bits and bytes, and it somehow generates sales, right? For organizations redesigning their websites, the “process” might look like this: Build new website and launch it. …???… Profit! Sounds pretty easy, right? Not so, friends. An updated design isn’t […]

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Don from Cascadia Blade Works being interviewed
Sep 11 2019

Cascadia Blade Works puts an end to dull moments with sharp tools

One of the real joys of our work is bringing an exciting venture to life, and Cascadia Blade Works has excitement going for them in spades. Connecting with them was a learning experience not only in the technicalities of blade sharpening, but also in the power of connecting with your values, and following the path […]

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Gilbert Baker, creator of the Rainbow Pride Flag
Jun 20 2019

More Than Rainbows: The Story of the Pride Flag

When you spot a rainbow flag when you’re out and about (pun very much intended), you might safely assume you’re in the midst of LGBTQ community. However, have you stopped to consider how the rainbow became the ubiquitous symbol for pride? A self-described “geeky kid from Kansas,” Gilbert Baker made his way to San Francisco […]

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Web designer Sarah Giffrow looking at computer while sitting in front of pink wall
Apr 23 2019

The Story Behind The Rebrand

If you’ve been following Upswept Creative for some time, you’ve likely noticed things look a bit different these days. Don’t fret – our purpose and mission haven’t changed; just our brand identity! Let’s be real, though: it’s not just a brand identity. It’s a first impression, an aesthetic, a mood, a visual representation of what […]

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