Leslie Surel

Leslie Surel the founder of Surelutions, a Michigan-based agency that helps nonprofits with website planning, design, and growth. Leslie has a background in psychology and 20+ years expertise in user-focused design, website technology, and big picture thinking. Her ultimate goal is to make websites easier and more useful for nonprofits so they can focus on their mission.

Web and Design Resource Round up 2014

Web and digital technology changes so often, by the time a book is published about the newest, best thing, it’s pretty close to being obsolete. Everyone who makes their living building websites uses online resources and an amazing network of other professionals. Here’s my 2014 round up of helpful resources: WordPress WordPress.org – Robust web … Read more

Do you know where your domain and hosting lives? You should.

What does “website management” mean? It means Surelutions will be your web administrator. We will keep track of your domain name registration, web hosting renewals, ftp user access, and other administrative tasks that may require logging in to your site host control panel. Why would you want Surelutions to manage your website? Do you know … Read more

A quick lesson on fonts and how to use ’em

There are basic rules-of-thumb followed by good designers when choosing fonts. The guidelines below apply to any documents, with special notes about website design as well. Your readers will thank you for learning these basics! Use standard fonts for your primary content. For websites, it is important to use standard fonts to ensure that your … Read more

How do you say it? Sur… what?

Sure-what? Probably the second most often asked question we get is How do you say your company name? So here you go: It is pronounced SURE-lu-tions. As in, sure + lutions. The company was named by my husband Mike and is a play on our last name: Surel (which, to add to the confusion, is pronounced sir-EL) … Read more