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5 Web Design Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2016

By | Jan 13, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Web designs trends are a bit like fashion in that they change every year, but unlike fashion, web design is largely dictated by developments in technology. As web platforms change and evolve, so do web design trends. Sometimes the improvements are a good thing;…

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You Should Be A/B Testing the Crap Out of Your Site [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Jan 8, 2016 at 3:00 pm

A/B testing is probably the best way to test the UX of your website. Any good design and development team knows the power of this kind of testing, and the surprising results it can sometimes reveal. But, to someone who is setting up their…

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The 2016 Web Designer’s Toolkit

By | Jan 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm

The period around New Year is usually the time when we are trying to find out what went wrong during the last 365 days and start making grand plans for the future. If you are a web designer, this process is that much easier,…

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4 Web Design Best Practices to Improve Conversion Rates

By | Dec 30, 2015 at 4:25 pm

In order to improve the conversion rates of your company’s website, there are several things that you can do. These are all obvious things that work; however, many people often lose sight of the basics when they are overly consumed with the latest fads…

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5 Testing Lifecycle Tools to Simply Your Life

By | Dec 28, 2015 at 1:15 pm

Write it, test it, report it and repeat it for the next regression cycle. That’s the ideal process every tester performs to test the functions of their software. When it comes to testing, however, bugs somehow always manage pop-up at a later stage of…

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Web Design Strategies for Startups

By | Dec 21, 2015 at 7:00 pm

A website is an absolute must for all startups. While free website platforms might seem attractive – especially for cash-strapped startups – the image they portray isn’t always professional. So do you make the leap and hire an outside firm to design a killer…

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5 Web Design Structures Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

By | Dec 19, 2015 at 1:00 pm

There are five very popular structural elements that are found in a rather large percentage of the websites now on the internet. These structures are things that every entrepreneur should be aware of, so that you discuss topics of web design and web content…

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5 Essential Infographic Design Tips For Content Marketers [Infographic]

By | Dec 17, 2015 at 2:22 pm

Content marketers know that visual content is in high demand. With visual content platforms like Instagram and Pinterest dominating social media communication, many content marketers are finding that in order to produce content that people pay attention to, they have to learn some basic…

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The Impact of Android’s Latest Update on App Development

By | Dec 13, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Android has made two recent strides forward that are huge for app developers: the release of the Marshmallow update and the newly minted Android Studio 2.0. Both of these technological advances signal Android’s commitment to making it easier for companies of all types to…

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Top 10 Software Used for Application Development

By | Dec 12, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Ever since the revolution in technology, software and applications have a become an integral part of everyone’s life. In fact applications and software rule the tech-world. Various enterprise software startups and efficient business collaborations are the dependents of the applications. In order to develop…

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3 Ways You Can Improve Your Website’s UX in 2016

By | Dec 9, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Whether you realize it or not, your website’s user experience (UX) has a significant impact on how consumers see your brand. If your website is sloppy, slow, and archaic, that’s how customers will see your business. On the other hand, if your site is…

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The Guide to Hiring the Best Designer for Your Team

By | Dec 8, 2015 at 5:00 pm

No one ever said hiring was easy, and in 2015, it’s only gotten harder. This past summer, employment platform Glassdoor released a study revealing that the average hiring process now takes nearly 23 days in the US. A few years ago, you could have…

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6 Quality Tips for Web Design Businesses

By | Dec 4, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Whether you’re a freelance hired gun on your own, a moderate-sized development house, or a full-sized website design and host business, these tips are provided to be a quality guide for your services. It should be no secret that website design has changed drastically…

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7 Fundamental Design Principles Used in Star Wars [Infographic]

By | Dec 3, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Over the last four decades, critics have hailed the original Star Wars trilogy for its groundbreaking design and innovative special effects. Without the aid of CGI, George Lucas and his head of special effects John Dykstra had to build their out-of-this-world scenery by hand….

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Jason Putorti on Why Design Matters [VIDEO]

By | Nov 24, 2015 at 10:00 am

Jason Putorti is a designer (Mint,, Bessemer Venture Partners) and entrepreneur (Brigade Media, who for the last several years has called San Francisco home (however I have to give a shout out to his Pittsburgh roots after I realized we have the same…

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Top Front-End Development Tools to Use

By | Nov 21, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Front-end development is a necessary aspect of any business today. Operating an increasingly global ecommerce world, business must be constantly on the lookout for web development trends and find the best people – and the best tools – to make sure that their web…

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7 Usability Testing Tools You Need Now

By | Nov 16, 2015 at 11:11 am

If you have a business with a website, you know that there are always things you can do in order to make that website better, and easier for your visitors to use. This is where web usability tools come in. The role of testing…