We’ve been lucky to work with hundreds of great clients to solve all kinds of problems. Along the way, we’ve learned a few things that we’d like to share. 

Third Sun is Hiring: Client & Program Manager

Third Sun seeks a full-time Client & Program Manager to work with new and existing clients to execute successful branding and website design projects and…

Why Hire a Local Branding & Web Design Company

These days there are a lot of ways you can get a website up and running and lots of graphic designers. There are plenty of…

Support Sets Us Apart

One of the things that sets us apart from most design companies is that once your website is live, you still get to have us…

We Have a Design for Good Winner!

We were honored and overwhelmed to receive 15 Design for Good applications from very worthy nonprofit organizations working hard to improve our community in various…

Why You Should Look at Google Analytics Today

Your website can be the workhorse of your organization, creating leads, selling products, promoting your cause. It’s the hub that welcomes new clients and engages…

Are You Keeping Your Website Healthy?

As digital dependence and connectivity increase, your company’s website continues to grow in value and importance. Are you doing the basics to keep this resource…

Designing for Good

Announcing Third Sun’s New Community Grant Program Troy and I were once nonprofit employees at KRCL 90.9 FM, more than 12 years ago now. With…

Three Reasons to Give Your Email Marketing a Little Love

If you’re a small business you’re likely looking for ways to increase sales while not spending, or doing, a lot more. If you work at…

Third Sun Goes to Vancouver

Many years ago — almost our first year in business, in fact — we realized we needed a really good content management system to provide…

Tactile Connections

At Third Sun, we work in an almost paperless world. We design websites and advise clients on how to deal with their online communications. Even…

Design Solves Problems

Does anyone else remember growing up thinking that the faraway future meant moving sidewalks and hover cars? That we might be transported from one place…

Great Sources for FREE Stock Photos

Good photography is essential is modern web design.  If you can't afford custom photography, there are many great stock photo sites out there. At Third…

Making an Old Text New Again

As website content trends toward quality over quantity, more often than not we find ourselves helping clients choose their words wisely and sparingly. But what…

The Avenues: A Neighborhood Makeover

Third Sun worked this spring with the Greater Avenues Community Council to develop two new websites (for the Council and the popular Avenues Street Fair),…

Why Our Experience Working at Nonprofits Matters

I met with a potential client recently and was doing my usual introduction, including addressing the question about why Third Sun has a niche in…

When You Festival, Go Mobile

You’ve been hearing about the mobile revolution for the last couple of years and we’re squarely in the middle of it at this point. No…

It's [Marketing] Campaign Season for Third Sun

We love branding and design. We love creating websites. But every once in a while, it’s nice to take on the challenge of a larger-scale…

Branding: A Refreshing Alternative

No doubt, our Creative Director would love to produce a comprehensive new identity, complete with a 40-page style guide and an exhaustive explanation of why…

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