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Don’t want to waste time queuing up? Qtix offers a solution

Malaysian mobile app startup Qtix wants to solve a problem that besets us all: queuing. With Qtix, you no longer have to wait for your turn to be …

Designing Navigation On Mobile: Prototyping With Keynote

Navigation is such a critical component of a website that when it’s poorly designed, the entirety of the website suffers. The process of crafting a …

Web Design

How Being In A Band Taught Me To Be A Better Web Designer

Speaking To The Audience<p>As a professional web designer, you are going to be required to speak in front of people. This includes clients and …

Pro Tools tendrá (otra vez) una versión gratuita - Código Espagueti

<b>Esta versión promete incluir muchas de las funciones de la aplicación de pago.</b><p>Si le preguntas a un profesional acerca de software para grabación y …

The end of apps as we know them

The experience of our primary mobile screen being a bank of app icons that lead to independent destinations is dying. And that changes what we need …

Apps

TOMS Shoe Company Announces Coffee Roasting – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

Yesterday at Austin’s grand technology orgy known as South by Southwest (SXSW), TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie announced the next step for his …

Coffee

Essential Visual Feedback Tools For Web Designers

InVision LiveCapture<p>Invision is a prototyping tool that enables designers to easily collaborate on design projects and to showcase their work. Quite …

Efficiently Simplifying Navigation, Part 3: Interaction Design

Having addressed the information architecture1 and the various systems2 of navigation in the first two articles of this series, the last step is to …

How To Design A Rocket Icon In Adobe Fireworks

I remember reading an article a few years ago that definitely influenced my career as a designer. Some points in the article were obvious, but they …

You Don’t Need 8 Glasses Of Water A Day

Some central tenets of good health: more vegetables, less soda, lots of exercise. And let’s not forget water: at least eight glasses a day. Much ink …

You May Be Losing Users If Responsive Web Design Is Your Only Mobile Strategy

We need to understand that, beyond any other goal, a mobile web experience must be lightning fast. Delivering a fast, usable and compatible …

The 1 Email That Every Salesperson Must Master | Inc.com

In "How to Write a Killer Sales Email," I explained how to use email to start up an email dialogue with a potential customer. This post describes the other end of that sales process--the email you send to close the deal.<p>A proposal email is different from the formal sales proposal written in …

Selling

10 Secrets to Take Your Startup From Barely Surviving to Thriving

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Navigating through entrepreneurship can feel like treading water in the ocean all alone. You see the land up ahead but how do you get there? If you were the captain of your own cruise ship, would you say that you are getting closer to …

The Classes You Need to Take to Become an Entrepreneur | Inc.com

With the rising costs of college tuition, and the fact that you don't have to have a degree to be an entrepreneur, do you really need to go to school? After all, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Walt Disney were all successful despite dropping out of college.<p>Heck. Tumblr founder David …

Entrepreneurship

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Useful Adobe Fireworks Resources: Extensions (Part 1)

To make the content of Part 1 better organized (and for easier navigation), I have grouped the extensions (commands, command panels and auto shapes) …

Design Responsive Websites In The Browser With Webflow

Getting Started<p>Getting started in Webflow is a relatively simple. Head over to the website, create an account, and give the free trial a go. Make …

Dropbox’s Carousel Design Deconstructed

The Carousel MVP<p>It’s been reported, that Dropbox wants Carousel, its new mobile photo and video gallery app, to be “the go-to place for people to …

JavaScript Awesomeness — Or How To Animate Without jQuery

Why JavaScript?<p>CSS animations are convenient when you need to sprinkle property transitions into your style sheets. Plus, they deliver fantastic …

Can’t Picture Where You’ll Be in 5 Years? Find Your Strategy.

I’ve taken up a new habit of asking successful people I know: What is your career strategy? I ask it casually, and in person, because I want to see …

Management

How To Waste Time Properly - Issue 16: Nothingness

Ever since Frederick Winslow Taylor timed the exact number of seconds that Bethlehem Steel workers took to push shovels into a load of iron ore and …

Some Things You Can Do In Your Sleep, Literally

For those who find themselves sleeping through work — you may one day find yourself working through sleep.<p>People who are fast asleep can correctly respond to simple verbal instructions, according to a study by researchers in France. They think this may help explain why you might wake if someone …

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ISPs

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Jiggity's Essays

September 2014<p>If you felt uneasy through Apple's keynote yesterday, you're not alone. Something felt off. It wasn't the features or hardware but the …

Apple Store

What I wish I’d known about running a startup

I knew building a startup would be hard. I knew it would be slow. I knew we had to do lots of customer development and build something people …

Junior Designers vs. Senior Designers

I like words a lot. But sometimes a few sketches communicate a point more simply and memorably.<p>The Process of a Junior Designer<p>The Process of a …

How to Get Through a Workday on No Sleep

So, you couldn’t sleep last night. You’d like nothing more than to go back to bed, but you’ve got a long day of work staring you in the face. How do …