How to make a user-friendly homepage (featuring work for Chiavetta’s)

Chiavetta's: a finger-pointer icon "clicks on" an image of charbroiled Chiavetta's chicken.

Building a new homepage? Nice.  Some might say your homepage is the face of your website, so it’s got to look good.  Others might say, no, your homepage is the heart of your website, so it’s got to feel good.  Phrase it any way you want, your homepage is the most important part of your […]

5 foolproof storytelling tips: How to write an awesome ‘about us’ page [Video]

A laptop computer the an About Us page from a website showing on the screen

People want to know: What’s your story? If you’ve been in business for 57 years—how did you get your start? If you’re a hot new startup—what’s your vision for the future? If you’re somewhere in between—how do your values shape your business? When customers (or potential business partners) visit your “about us” page, they want […]

Firing up a new website for Chiavetta’s

Chiavetta's website on a laptop screen overlaying some chicken cooking over charcoal with a

Did Buffalo’s best BBQ just get better? “That’s impossible!” you say. “Chiavetta’s marinades and sauces have been perfect since 1954!! It couldn’t possibly get any better!!!” Okay, yes, you’re 100% right. But do you know what Chiavetta’s hasn’t had since 1954? A delectable website that lives up to its family name, fuels its business, and […]

Words of encouragement: Why word choice matters in the workplace

Words Have Meaning: A speech bubble with a quesiton mark, a speech bubble with ellipses (three dots), and a speech bubble with an exclamation point are displayed on top of a yellow background.

Has this ever happened to you? For better or worse—consciously or not—you’ve gotten in your head about the smallest, “stupidest” things, many of which involve certain words or wording. Misinterpreting your value in the simplest conversations. “What am I even talking about?” Second-guessing yourself. “Why did I say that?”  Grappling with internal criticisms. “You are […]

Happy Mother’s Day! [Video]

Happy Mother's Day! with a flower for the "O" n "Mother's"

Happy Mother’s Day! Do we love our moms? Of course! Do we love your mom? Yep, sure do. Do we love all moms, maternal figures, and the motherly, in general? Yes. We. Do. So much so, in fact, that we strung together some special messages for all the moms out there. Happy Mother’s Day/Week/Month from […]

Client Spotlight: Waterford Advisors

Waterford Advisors: An image of a printed newsletter appears on top of a blue-hued background of Adirondack chairs on a lake.

Are you familiar with Waterford Advisors? They’re a team of goal-focused, plan-driven financial advisors in Orchard Park, New York. As stewards of growth and protectors of wealth, they’re experts in: Retirement planning Investment advisory services Tax planning Risk management Estate planning Education planning They’re also our neighbors! More or less, anyway. Well, one day they knocked […]

Quilted Squirrel staffers as ‘Peanuts’ characters

Quilted Squirrel: Iconic "Charlie Brown" stripe with eight Easter eggs

It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown! Looks like our old pal Lucy made it to Quilted Squirrel to celebrate spring. That, or she’s looking to make some music with the “beautiful sound of nickels.” We think it’s the latter, as she’s come to share some words of wisdom with our Quilted Squirrel staffers—in exchange for […]

Quilted Squirrel holiday photo hunt!

TQS Holiday Photo Hunt! Eight human employees stand in various silly positions among a holiday-themed backdrop that features a smattering of holiday decorations and other random objects

Happy holidays from Quilted Squirrel! Are you still in the office? Or maybe you’re catching up on emails from the rich-chocolatey warmth of your own sofa. Either way, now’s the perfect time to go photo hunting with Quilted Squirrel! What? Who? Where?! In this year’s extra-special holiday card, we’ve hidden 26 items for you to […]