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Big Data

Conversational Design Essentials: Tips For Building A Chatbot

Human interactions are incredibly fascinating if you take a close look at them — the social awkwardness, the communication styles, the way knowledge …

Chatbots

How to Use Pinterest Analytics to Build Buyer Personas

Want more insight into your Pinterest following? Wondering what content and messaging will appeal to your Pinterest fans? When you have accurate …

Messaging

The Secret Behind Zara’s Warp-Speed Fashion: Its Store Managers

How does the fast fashion behemoth respond to trends in just days? The Wall Street Journal reveals its strategy.<p>Being the flavor of the month is often frowned upon in design, but for the Spanish fast-fashion retailer Zara, it’s a goldmine.<p>In an industry where thorough trend forecasting is the norm …

Wall Street

How to Become a Freelance Data Scientist

How to go above and beyond your peers and successfully find work as a freelance data scientist<p>The market for consultants and freelancers has expanded …

Smart, beautiful and award-winning packaging from around the world

From multi-coloured beer cans to illustrated coffee cups that reflect how the drinker is feeling, a new book is celebrating how clever design can …

Graphic Design

Zayd's Blog – Why is machine learning 'hard'?

There have been tremendous advances made in making machine learning more accessible over the past few years. Online courses have emerged, …

Performance Dashboard Design: How to Put Data to Work

Everyone is talking about data. But not everyone is doing anything with it. Companies are inundated with daily onslaughts of information; however, …

Analytics

Perceptrons in C++

Last time, I talked about a simple kind of neural net called a perceptron that you can cause to learn simple functions. For the purposes of …

Deep Learning

A clearly defined brand strategy powered by the right promotion channels can ...

A clearly defined brand strategy powered by the right promotion channels can help you grow your business. Here's what we did to kick-start the brand …

4 chatbots that nailed their branding strategy

While there’s been significant interest around chatbots, most bots have significantly under-delivered to date. Industry insiders attribute this to the fact that it’s still a nascent space and refer us to the early days of apps.<p>Bots are already able to do extraordinary things. If implemented …

5 Top Designers On How To Create The Ultimate PowerPoint Presentation

Slide presentations usually suck–but a good designer can turn that around. Here are four tips for selling your ideas.<p>PowerPoints are awful. Long and uninteresting, they are the corporate drone of visual media–synonymous with endless meetings, academic conferences, and corporate retreats.<p>For graphic …

Public Speaking

Web Development Reading List #155: On JSPerf, Client Hints, And Keeping The Balance

As people working in front of a screen all day, we often struggle to find the right balance. I’m not talking about work-life balance alone here, but …

Web Design

Wear It Proudly: The Dwell Profile Badge - Dwell

We've made it easy to embed the badge—<b>click here</b> to copy and paste the code to your website.<p><i>Let us know what you think of the feature or send us your own ideas by dropping a line in the comments below.</i><p>Let your audience know that you're on Dwell by displaying the Dwell profile badge on your website.

Design

The Outnet.com Unveils Revamped Brand Identity

Net-a-porter’s sister discount site has increased its emphasis on mobile.<p><b>MODERN LOOK:</b> The Outnet.com, Net-a-porter’s sister discount site, has …

Graphic Design

Watch this Coffee Table Convert to a Dining Table in One Move

(Image credit: Boulon Blanc)<p>Convertible tables have been a small space staple for decades, but what they offer in functionality, they often lack in …

Furniture

9 Mistakes on Your Website That Are Costing You Sales

Right now, on your site, a handful of mistakes could be costing you leads and sales.<p>Right now, on your site, a handful of usability mistakes could be hacking and slashing away at your conversion rates and sales.<p>Fortunately, there is a lot of research and eye-tracking tests we can reference , and …

Visual Design

The 10 Principles of a Purposeful Home

For a century that's still so young, the speed of life has changed rapidly. Now more than ever, we're seeking ways to streamline and curate our busy …

Kitchens

Top 100 Tutorials for Mastering Photoshop

Photoshop is the tool of choice for most professional designers. There may be other powerful editors that offer similar functionality, but none one …

Free PSD & HTML Web Templates

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>Today, I want to showcase a list of beautiful and professionally designed website layouts in …

Web Design

Why Branding should be part of your Busines Strategy

Why Branding should be part of your Business Strategy<p>Brand strategy has always been an integral part of any business, whether it is large or small, …

The cultural differences between East and West, according to one artist

Graphic artist Yang Liu has a sharp eye for cultural comparison, honed by personal experience. In 1990, at the age of 13, she moved from Beijing, to Berlin. After exactly 13 years there, she started an illustrated project to document her dual experiences in China and Germany.<p>Originally created as …

Art

Is Content Marketing worth the hype?

Today’s customers have become digitally and content driven. Instead of brands reaching out to their customers via advertising dollars, another form …

Automating Google Analytics reporting via Google sheets

I’m often shocked at how much time some marketers spend trawling through the Google Analytics interface to pull stats together for reporting …

Analytics

Circle Hover Effects with CSS Transitions

A tutorial about how to create different interesting hover effects on circles with CSS transitions and 3D rotations.<p>In today’s tutorial we’ll …

The Anti-hero of CSS Layout - "display:table"

Anti-hero - a central character in a story, movie, or drama who lacks conventional heroic attributes. The topic of table usage in layouts is a …

CSS

5 Key Components To A Successful Content Marketing Campaign

Most successful marketing campaigns don’t just happen by accident. They require time, attention, and most importantly – planning. Unfortunately, many business owners take a more haphazard approach, piecing together various strategies, then hoping for the best.<p>While no two successful content …

Marketing

Generating sales through social media in Singapore: Case studies

Here's the thing about social media: many professionals perceive it as an interactive platform that allows for smooth communication, but not a viable …

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