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The 7 Most Important Website Usability Factors

By | May 21, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Usability is very important in modern web design and could be the difference between a user sticking around on your website or getting out of there faster than Usain Bolt, never to return again. There are a large number of factors to consider for…

Tips & How To’s

7 Web Design Mistakes That Can Prove Fatal to Your Website

By | May 1, 2017 at 11:20 am

So you’ve hired someone to give your boring website a new lease of life. Great initiative, no doubt about that. But even after spending your hard earned money on the look and feel of your design, it still may not attract your targeted audience. Don’t let this happen…

Marketing

10 Ways to Generate More Sales From Your Landing Page

By | Apr 20, 2017 at 8:30 pm

When customers land on your page, you’re obviously hoping for conversions. However, if the site is too confusing or doesn’t explain what you do, it’s easy for customers to leave. After 15 years as president of a full-service digital marketing agency, the number one…

Dev & Design

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Have a Design-Centered Mindset

By | Apr 13, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Creativity is essential no matter what industry your business is in. As the CEO and founder of an interactive content marketing platform that provides a beautiful and powerful digital design studio to users, I feel that I can safely state that most people don’t really…

Tips & How To’s

3 Must-Have Features for Business Websites In 2017

By | Mar 31, 2017 at 12:50 pm

In the year 2017, having a company website is pretty much a given. But with competition heating up in the business world, good websites are no longer cutting it; you need a great one to draw the right attention. Particularly if you want to attract…

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Tips & How To’s

5 Tips To Prepare Your Ecommerce Site For Consumer Trends In 2017

By | Jan 4, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Website owners face new trends in web design, web development, and online marketing that impact their ability to reach target consumers every year. Although changing consumer demand affects every business, it has a particularly large impact on ecommerce sites that rely on online sales for…

Dev & Design

Where Most Freelance Web Designers Go Wrong: Picking Clients

By | Dec 29, 2016 at 5:50 pm

In the wild world of freelancing and remote work, website designers stand tall. Any business or operation big and small needs an online presence, and it’s a big, one-time project that’s best covered under a freelance contract. But like any freelance career, web designers need…

Web

Why Web Designers Should Resort to Cross-Browser Testing

By | Dec 22, 2016 at 8:30 pm

The creation of a web theme that is unique and “infallible” is often challenging for any web designer. Even something simple can be a nightmare, as pages can appear differently in distinct browsers and devices. This is why testing designs before unleashing them to…

Dev & Design

5 Crucial Mistakes to Avoid When Building a Website

By | Dec 8, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Given the bootstrapped nature of startups, it’s important for them to keep costs low and get everything right the first time. The margin of error is slim, so every mistake they make means wasted time and squandered resources. Startups cannot afford to use their capital to correct…

Ecommerce

12 Website Features You Need for Your ECommerce Business

By | Nov 6, 2016 at 10:30 am

Consumers today demand the highest quality web experience, and that includes being informative in an engaging way. If you own an ecommerce business, there are design features that could help avoid cart or website abandonment. We asked 12 entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC)…

Dev & Design

6 Startup Web Design Trends to Consider

By | Sep 15, 2016 at 12:30 pm

In the age of social media, every startup needs a website. Even if your business doesn’t sell online services or products, a website can serve as your company’s home, help you market, allure investors, and work as a 24/7 online salesmen. Why? Despite what…

Dev & Design

8 Entrepreneurs Give Tips for Building a Beautiful Company Website

By | Aug 10, 2016 at 9:00 pm

When it comes to attracting new customers, your first impression is everything. In fact, it’s likely one of the first touch points they’ll have with your brand is your company’s website. While it may be tempting to build a simple landing page and push…

Dev & Design

6 Rules of Composition: from Art to Web Design

By | Aug 8, 2016 at 2:00 pm

The average consumer who visits websites is more likely to remain on a site that is visually appealing, at least for a while. He is looking for a product or service perhaps, but an ugly page, with clutter and distractions will make him bounce….

Dev & Design

7 Great Web Design Tools That Are More Than Worth Your Time

By | Aug 4, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Web design walks a thin line between art and craft. While the aesthetic side of a website is important to maintaining your artistic integrity, clients typically insist on designs that will convert customers, be responsive, and follows the latest industry’s trends. And if you really want to make…

Tips & How To’s

Custom Design vs. Website Templates: Which Is Best?

By | Jul 23, 2016 at 4:08 pm

The topic of whether a business or association ought to pick a custom website design or a site layout is a common one. In all actuality, both alternatives each have their own particular benefits and weaknesses. There is no reasonable “yes” or “no” answer. Here are your…

Dev & Design

6 Essential Elements of Great Homepages

By | Jul 9, 2016 at 12:07 pm

Have we forgotten about homepages? It seems as if every article on web design, content marketing, or CRO focuses on landing pages. While these pages are certainly important, your homepage is essentially the flagship of your website. Give it the care and attention that…

Dev & Design

Top UX Trends to Watch This Year

By | Jun 22, 2016 at 11:00 am

To say that user experience is important is a gross understatement. It is literally the most import element in web design. If the user experience is confusing, boring, or otherwise fails to meet increasingly demanding standards, visitors will simply go elsewhere. The key to…