Website Design Inspiration

So where exactly do we start with your new website design? Maybe you have a logo already and want to base your layout colours and design around that. Maybe you’ve seen another website that you love. Maybe there are certain colours and layouts that just make sense for the business that you’re in. Maybe you have no clue and want me to figure it out :) So where do I start? I start with creating a mood board– a photoshop … Continue reading

Fresh Marketing Ideas

Fresh Marketing Ideas by claire turner creative- bookshelf

Talk About VALUE Over FeaturesIt used to be most important to list all your features to advertise your product or service. The problem with this is that it just puts you in the same box with every other company offering the same features. Think outside of the box and tell customers what VALUE they will receive when they use your product or service. How will they feel? My favourite example of this is an ad campaign for the Simple Bike. … Continue reading

The shift from “skylarking design” to “claire turner creative”

Claire Turner from claire turner creative- and secretary Loki

An ordinary Saturday afternoon at the end of August, 2014. I was running errands when out of the blue, strange shadows like tree roots appeared in my right eye. A few hours later, blood red streaks blurred my vision and by the early hours of the morning, I was in the ER with a vitreous haemorrhage. 90% of these cases clear up on their own over 2 to 6 weeks, so we waited. I was put on “almost” bedrest, slept … Continue reading

I love doing site makeovers

Country Ridge B&B Welcome page website After re-design by claire turner creative in Kelowna

One of my goals is to bring beautiful design to the internet. There are so many websites that are stuck in the 80s, don’t represent the client well and are just not functional or projecting a professional image. I want to fix that. Here are a few Before and Afters … Shakespeare Kelowna– I was so excited when I got the call to do this site. A real opportunity to be “arty” and bring some drama fit for a theatre … Continue reading

How to write a fabulous “About” page

How to write a fabulous About Us page... cat image

The About page is the basis for your entire website. It tells us who you are, what you do, what you love and why you do it. It will give you and I a view into the heart and soul of your business and a clear vision for your website. It’s a really important first step. You don’t have to be a fabulous “writer.” You just need to be real. I can help with words, grammar, punctuation and spelling (it … Continue reading