Kaoud Antique Rugs now online

We were very excited to work with Rumzi Kaoud of Kaoud rugs located in Guilford CT. The gorgeous showroom was filled with hundreds of antique rugs many of them over one hundred years old. It took over a week just to photograph the rugs. But it was a real pleasure working with Rumzi learning about […]

The Dangers of Losing Net Neutrality That Nobody’s Talking About

You might have heard the recent hubbub about and wondered what exactly is “net neutrality”. Here’s a very short overview and should allow you to handle yourself when the topic comes up during casual dinner conversation. “net neutrality” – the principle that Internet service providers should enable access to all content and applications regardless of the […]

Latest Launch – High End Custom Headphone Cable site

We were very excited to finally launch this site. The owner,  James Serdechny a former Sennheiser Applications Engineer, musician and long-time audiophile designs custom headphone cables. After designing cables for audiophile recording studios started his own company to  developed custom  audiophile and high-end cables for headphone systems. Site was developed in WordPress using Woocommerce for the […]

New Years’s Resolution – Get a mobile site for your business

Resolve to make this a MOLO year for your business. What is MOLO?  Beyond being our contribution to the societal ill known as acronymitis, MOLO is a strategy to harness the power of the mobile phone to drive customers to your local business. More people will access the Internet via mobile devices than with their […]

Just launched a great site that helps animals Starelief.org

Almost every member of the Walden Pond Design team has a rescue pet. Thus we jumped at the chance to create a new site for Starelief of Stamford. STARelief is a group of volunteers dedicated to keeping pets and families together during hard financial times. They do this by providing life-saving pet food, supplies, and […]

Google’s new carousel and local search

You might have noticed a strip of photos in a black box when searching for local hotels, restaurants or  bars, it’s Google’s Carousel. It first appeared on tablets last year and was tested on desktops during the spring. Last summer Google started rolling it out to all U.S. users. Instead of the traditional vertical listings, there […]

Create Small Business Saturday Success

As a small business, we here at Walden Pond Design are always looking for ways to “punch above our weight”. Given this, we thought many of our fellow small business owners in retail might be interested in the American Express Small Business Saturday program.   Created to help small businesses stand out during the frenzy […]

Mobile is here; are you ready ?

In 2012, the number of mobile phones surpassed the number of landlines and telephony was officially a ‘mobile technology’. Almost overnight, the way boaters communicated with family and friends, with one another and dock or harbormasters was forever changed. Sweeping change is happening again:  analysts project that by year’s end, more people will get online […]

Latest Launch Beebe Dock & Mooring Systems

The entire crew at Walden Pond love the water. It’s not uncommon to find us sailing to Block Island, clamming or catching a 25 pound strip bass from a kayak. As a matter of fact, 10 years ago one of our graphic designers was a lobster fisherman. Thus we jumped at the chance to work […]

New sites looks great, but traffic doesn’t !!

I have heard this story too many times and feel it’s time to share the remedy. A successful E-commerce company recently launched a new site. The new site looked great and they anticipated a positive bump in sales. Wow were they disappointed. Sales were off almost $10,000 thirty days after the launch of the new […]