December 21, 2020
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Psychoactive Becomes a Professional Webflow Partner

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Webflow is the best website builder on the market right now for creating beautiful, interactive, user-friendly web products and experiences. Don’t just take our word for it, let’s take a closer look at the other most popular website builders on the web right now.

What is Webflow?

Webflow is a web design and development tool, content management system (CMS), and hosting platform that enables designers to build professional, custom websites on a completely visual canvas. The ability to build production-ready experiences without coding makes Webflow the modern solution for website creation.

What is a Webflow Partner?

A Webflow Partner is a freelancer, studio, or agency who has been certified and accredited by Webflow as a trusted, professional Webflow Expert. The Webflow Partnership Program is a directory of Webflow Experts serving clients small and large. There are two categories of Partners: Webflow Professional Partners and Webflow Enterprise Partners

Why did Psychoactive become a Webflow Partner?

Webflow is the best website builder on the market right now for creating beautiful, interactive, user-friendly web products and experiences. Don’t just take our word for it, let’s take a closer look at some of the other most popular website builders on the web right now.

Webflow vs Wordpress
Webflow vs WordPress

While WordPress might be a great website building starter tool for beginners, Webflow offers a wider range of built-in features, giving the creator full design freedom. Webflow makes use of customized, complex interactions and animations such as interactive mouse effects, and scroll-based parallax animations which make websites come alive by creating the illusion of depth or 3D images.

When it comes to code, experienced web developers will also notice that Webflow offers a better solution - a choice between using custom code or Webflow provided code. Even better, the code layout in Webflow is clean and readable, whereas WordPress code is cluttered and visually busy due to the use of plugins.

Many of Psychoactive’s sites were built in WordPress in the early days. We sure are glad we made the move :)

Webflow vs Wix
Webflow vs Wix

Being a popular choice for smaller-scale websites, fully template-based Wix doesn’t offer nearly as much customization as Webflow does. Webflow’s HTML & CSS (page content & page design) editor visualises code, allowing designers to create web products that most traditional developers can only dream of. Webflow users can use code snippets provided by the Webflow library as well as insert their own custom-built code.

For less experienced developers, Webflow also provides a great range of templates that can get you started. If you’re not sure where to begin, Webflow University offers support and courses for every stage of the learning process. This means that anybody with a bit of time, even non-designers, can pick up Webflow easily.

Webflow vs Squarespace
Webflow vs Squarespace

Squarespace is advertised as a platform that allows small businesses and non-designers to get a basic website up and running within hours. Comparatively, Webflow is seen as a more complex and highly advanced site builder. With a wider range of available integrations, linking to other platforms such as Shopify and Google Analytics, Webflow outperforms Squarespace in terms of adaptability and resourcefulness. Equally as important, Webflow’s fast hosting service ensures that transitions between integrations run smoothly, maintaining a high-quality site at all times. This also means that any updates made to a website will be applied in a matter of seconds, not hours.

Webflow vs Shopify
Webflow vs Shopify

Shopify’s focus on e-commerce makes it difficult for web designers to create sites that have more to offer than just sales. Webflow’s versatility offers the best of both worlds: the possibility to integrate e-commerce capabilities without sacrificing eye-catching designs. Webflow can also utilize plugins to track sales statistics and help you reach your target market.

Being a free website builder at the base level, Webflow allows you to explore all its features before publishing anything. Once you have built your website, you can choose a site plan that best suits you - whether you’d like to launch a small portfolio website or a business website with CMS capabilities. Depending on the needs of your business, pricing starts at $12 USD (roughly $17 NZD) per month, which is one of the best value solutions in the industry.

As you can see, each website builder has its strengths and weaknesses. Overall, Webflow allows for the highest level of customisation, in the most systematic and time-saving manner. As a codeless website builder, Webflow allows our team at Psychoactive to maximise efficiency while developing complex and innovative website designs.

Webflow also excels in creating interactive motion graphics, transitions, animations and custom designs. When combined with Lottie (a software that makes animations play in real-time), cutting-edge technology captures audience attention and encourages user engagement.

What are the benefits of working with a Webflow Partner?

Certification

Each Webflow Partner is required to have at least one certified and accredited Webflow designer/developer on their team. In Psychoactive Studios’ case, as of June 2021, we have 8. This demonstrates our credibility and understanding of Webflow intricacies. To meet Webflow guidelines we have created comprehensive processes to ensure that everything is completed to the highest standard.

Trust

As a recognised Webflow supplier of services, Webflow has given us permission to wave their flag and promote their platform. Webflow teamed up with Psychoactive Studios because our mission is to help organisations to grow and thrive through delivering digital branding, strategy, design, development and marketing solutions. Our team of innovative designers and developers make creative use of emerging web technology to provide clients with a digital edge.

Experience

Alone in 2020, Psychoactive Studios worked on 37 Webflow projects that ranged from corporate and educational to illustrative and experimental. Being a Webflow partner has meant that many of these opportunities are global. Psychoactive Studios has worked on international projects that span across all continents. The team have enjoyed working with different cultures and challenging time zones because it offers new perspectives and far-reaching industry experience.

Pricing

Our experience allows us to work efficiently and meet all project milestones on time. Once we understand exactly what our clients need, we can establish timelines and provide accurate pricing. With multiple rounds of revision and client feedback, our clients know that they are getting their money’s worth and that work is completed at world-class standards. For each project, we pool our team’s expertise and assign the designers we think will have the best, relevant experience. Therefore, we can cater to a diverse range of portfolios and provide a solution for everyone.

What Webflow Services Does Psychoactive Studios Offer?

We assist brands in developing various aspects of their digital presence. Be it through brand or website strategy, logos, user interface, illustration or motion graphics design, we help connect the hearts of brands to the hearts of their customers.

Psychoactive offers a range of Webflow services, from Branding designed specifically for a Webflow site, Webflow Strategy, Webflow Design, Webflow Development, and Webflow Marketing, Psychoactive is proud to be a full-service Webflow agency. Some more intricate Webflow services we provide include but are not limited to:

  • Webflow Accessibility
  • Webflow Ecommerce Websites
  • Webflow No Code App Creation
  • Webflow Design System Setup
  • Webflow Platform Migrations
  • Webflow Interactions & Animations
  • Webflow Marketing & SEO Guidance
  • Webflow Custom Code & Integrations
  • Webflow Rebrands & Redesign
  • Webflow Third-Party Integrations
  • Webflow CMS Setup
  • Webflow Training

What kind of Webflow Projects Does Psychoactive Work On?

We dive into every project with the passion to create something exceptional. We’ve fine-tuned our production ecosystem to perfectly balance innovation and efficiency. Whether it’s an e-commerce, e-learning, educational or experimental website, we’ve incubated projects for various industries, businesses and organisations.

Ready To Start A Webflow Project?

We love hearing people’s stories and project ambitions. Helping to grow our client’s businesses is what gives us the most joy. We love to work with clients who appreciate the finer details and are respectful of our creative process. Being of amphibious nature, we always strive to improve and morph into the best possible version of ourselves.

We’re ready when you are! Just give us a bell at hello@psychoactive.co.nz - let us know what you’re looking to achieve with your Webflow project, and we’ll jump on a call to chat about it.

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