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Getting Started with Wireframes

Following up on my tutorial 5 steps for a successful website design that walks you through 5 essential steps of a website ‎design process to boost …

Wireframing

50 Features Every Small Business Website Must Have [Infographic]

Having a strong web presence is mandatory, even for small businesses just starting out. The ability to find and evaluate products and services online …

Responsive Design Best Practices

Responsive design is not a single technology but a set of techniques that allow web pages to serve the needs of both mobile and desktop users.<p>The …

Tips for Designers Who Don’t Code

I hail from a design background and moved into front-end development some years ago. With responsive web design, the requirement of the designer is …

Adding Company Info to Your WordPress Site with Global Variables

A client I recently built a site for wanted to display company contact details in multiple places on the front-end of his site.A simple enough task, …

13 Impressive WordPress Stats Worth Bookmarking for Clients

WordPress powers one in every four websites you visit online. Huge, right? It’s safe to say WordPress is no longer just a blogging tool – it’s by far …

How to Build an Attractive Business and Personal Brand - Small Business Trends

Should you brand yourself or your business? The short answer is both. The better question is what should you brand first — your business or …

C++ 11 Auto: How to use and avoid abuse - A CODER'S JOURNEY

My first encounter with the <i>C++ 11 Auto</i> keyword was in less than favorable circumstances. I had just moved to a new team, ventured into an area of …

Interaction Design: The Final Ingredient to a Perfect Website

If you have a website for your company or are trying to promote your personal brand through social media, odds are you know a couple things about the …

How to get rich in tech, guaranteed

<i>Startup L. Jackson is an anonymous blogger who writes about startups and Silicon Valley. This post originally appeared on his blog and is republished here with permission.</i><p>This week's NYT article on how employees sometimes lose out is a great read. Employees who like that might also like [Homebrew …

Choosing a Song Key That Makes Best Use of Your Vocal Range

Don’t always assume that you should be singing your songs in your most comfortable range. There are other important considerations.<p><i>Discover the 11</i> …

7 Tips for Instantly Better Lyrics

At its best, lyric writing is a magical mixture of creativity and storytelling that can bring your listener into a world you’ve created and hold them …

Creating a Song Hook: A How-To Step-By-Step To Try

A new way to develop a catchy song hook.<p>L<i>ooking for good songwriting content for your iPad, Kindle, laptop, desktop, or other PDF-reading device?</i> …

15 HTML5 tools to make your life easier

HTML5 seems to have been around forever but it was in fact only finalised in October 2014 – although it has been implemented for around five years …

Top 10 Free Upgrades to Make Your PC Better

Chances are right now, you aren't using your PC to its absolute fullest potential. Maybe it's a little slow, maybe your monitor's colors aren't quite …

The psychology of logo designs

Click on the infographic to see it full size<p>Any branding expert will tell you that colours are loaded with subtle messages and meanings that will …

95+ Places to Find Images for Every Small Business Need

They say an image speaks a thousand words. Nowhere is this truer than on the World Wide Web. The WWW was simply text until browsers enabled us to add …

20 Resources for Veteran Business Owners

U.S. military veterans display many of the same leadership qualities as successful entrepreneurs. Some even go on to launch their own businesses upon …

34 Tips for Creating an Online Store

Creating an online store is as easy as signing up for an account on any number of platforms and listing a few products for sale. But creating an …

eCommerce

15 Things You Must Do to Make it in the Music Industry

<i>Wondering how to make it in the music industry? In this guest post, TakeLessons Teacher and music industry veteran Nick Gunn shares 15 tips musicians</i> …

Advanced Tracking of Analytics on Your Site

I’m big into analytics. I track everything on my company site. There’s analytics that delivers basic information about how your search ranking is performing and maybe even some that tells you why it is doing this well or that it could be better. Then, there’s advanced track analytics that offers a …

10 Must-Have Apps for Startups and Small Businesses

If you’re going to spend 1/3 of our life at work, you should enjoy it, right?<p>Trust me, I know that’s easier said than done. Difficult coworkers, …

Small Business

The Ultimate Social Media Cheat Sheet for Startups!

Without social media, it is difficult to survive in the business world. And if you are a newbie entrepreneur you are sure going to need loads of …

28 Ways To Get Your Business Media Attention

An important part of marketing a small business should be gaining press coverage. But attracting media attention can be an art in itself.<p>Journalists …

Stop Doing These 15 Things on Facebook - Now

Many small business owners have a love/hate relationship with Facebook. While the potential to reach and engage your prospects, leads and customers …

Social Media

Learning JavaScript Design Patterns

Preface<p>Design patterns are reusable solutions to commonly occurring problems in software design. They are both exciting and a fascinating topic to …

Determine key Web layout values easily with CSS Calculator

When you’re designing the layout for a Web page, one of the most tedious jobs can be calculating some of the commonly used values for Cascading Style …

How to Create a Web Style Guide You'll Be Proud Of — SitePoint

“Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context – a chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment …