Design vs SEO: Why Google doesn’t like your beautiful website design

As designers, our initial thought process is to make the most visually stunning and creative website we possibly can.  And that is OK, as long as it is followed by: how can I fit this beautiful design into a site that is search engine friendly?

In today’s world as a web designer if this question isn't in the back of your mind, it needs to be. I will discuss basic tactics and trends in SEO, why designers should care, best practices for designers and how designers of all types can fit and thrive in an online world.

Join us on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, for our Homegrown on Design vs SEO: Why Google doesn't like your beautiful website design. 


Brian Batchelor is the Founder and Creative Director at Brasco Design + Marketing focusing on bringing company brands to life through print, web, social, and online marketing. Brian is a lifelong designer and in the branding and online marketing industry for over 12 years. As a North Carolina native and graduate of East Carolina University, Brian spends most of his time with his family and friends, watching/playing sports, and last but not least; giving blood, sweat and tears for Brasco clients.

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18 Seaboard

Tanglewood Farms chicken salad with Perry Lowe Orchard apples, turnips, walnuts, and a bleu cheese vinaigrette

Moore Brothers’ beef brisket and asparagus salad with pears, sweet potatoes, bacon, and bleu cheese dressing

Grilled meatloaf with goat cheese smashed red potatoes, spinach, and house-made Worcestershire Wood

Fire grilled Portobello mushroom with braised lentils, butternut squash, and roasted fennel

Shrimp and grits with spinach and champagne tarragon butter


Homegrown, a Lunch & Learn series from AIGA Raleigh

Things change fast in our industry, and it's important for us to grow our non-traditional design skills. This monthly lunch series brings local, "homegrown" experts together with designers for an intimate, indepth discussion of different skills or topics that will help designers add a few skills to their toolbox. Homegrown is your opportunity to have lunch with the smartest people in town. 

When & Where
Tue, Jan 14, 2014 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
18 Seaboard
18 Seaboard Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27604