Category Archives: Web

Mustang Catering

Mustang Catering Owned and operated by chef Carole Sullivan, Mustang Catering has gained a distinguished foodie following in Southwest Montana over the past decade. Carole crafts individualized event settings with delectable menus for private parties, family gatherings, and other unique occasions ranging from cowboy branding celebrations to ladies’ garden parties on the banks of the… Continue Reading >

Mustang Catering

Montana Party Rentals

Montana Party Rentals Montana (and Wyoming) Party Rentals outfits customers with everything they need to make any event a perfect, memorable occasion. Whether planning an intimate or grand style gathering, Montana Party Rentals provides a unique selection of one-of-a-kind products backed by exceptional service, event consulting, and creative staff. This hands-on approach has set a… Continue Reading >

Montana Party Rentals

Rib and Chop House

Rib & Chop House With it’s monumental landscapes and expansive river valleys, the Rocky Mountain West has long been cattle country. From St. George, Utah to Billings, Montana, ranchers, locals and tourists flock to the Rib & Chop House nightly in celebration of the West and it’s official fare: Certified Black Angus Beef. In addition… Continue Reading >

Rib and Chop House

Be Audacious

Be Audacious Be Audacious is the personal brand of author, life coach, motivational speaker and wilderness advocate Michael W. Leach. First and foremost, Michael is a storyteller and inspirer of people using his Be Audacious brand to instigate millennials and other seekers to pursue their passion, live a life that matters and change the world.… Continue Reading >

Be Audacious

Sweet Pea Festival

Sweet Pea Festival A long-standing tradition and the cultural highlight of summers in Bozeman, Montana, the Sweet Pea Festival is a three-day arts festival packed with music, theater, dance, art, food and countless community events. First organized over 35 years ago by a dedicated group of volunteers, Sweet Pea has evolved into a major arts… Continue Reading >

Sweet Pea Festival

Web Design: Visit Livingston, Montana

Following up from last year’s blog post about our work with the Brand Livingston campaign (June 2013),  Engine 8 recently launched VisitLivingston.org. The new website is the keystone of the campaign’s comprehensive marketing effort dedicated to promoting tourism and bolstering the local economy in the Livingston, Montana area. The dramatic technological shift in the last ten years… Continue Reading >

Web Design: Visit Livingston, Montana

Web Design: Sweet Pea Festival

Over the years, the Sweet Pea Festival in Bozeman, Montana has become a cherished annual event — a three-day arts festival in early August that celebrates community and creativity. This past year Engine 8 was fortunate enough to work with the Sweet Pea Festival to reimagine its website and develop a new online brand for… Continue Reading >

5 Pitfalls New Web Site Owners Should Avoid

Build it and they will come Getting a new web site off the ground can be a daunting project. You may have spent months creating an online strategy, gathering content and collaborating with a professional web development team to get your site up and running. Although a big site launch may feel like crossing the… Continue Reading >

Choosing the Right Domain Name

Launching a new brand? Securing the right domain name should be at the top of the list when rolling out a website. Before you embark on the website planning and design process, you should have your new domain name locked in. The domain needs to obviously sync up with your company or product identity but… Continue Reading >

5 Ways to Enhance Web Site Performance

1. Establish a positioning statement. A succinct positioning statement (brand statement) should help guide your messaging, design and content. A positioning statement should be a benefit-oriented phrase unique to your organization. Don’t think of it as a mission statement–it’s a precise phrase that sums up your company’s notable characteristics to the public. 2. Enhance usability.… Continue Reading >

Web Site Re-Design 101

At Engine 8 we like to think of our job as “moving brands forward.” Design and marketing are all about finding new ways of engaging customers and keeping your message relevant. Graphic design has always been a trends business — infusing pop culture, fine art aesthetics and present-day business thinking. Keeping your marketing program fresh… Continue Reading >