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By Ginny | graphic design, web design, seo and whatever else I can throw in there

Timeless Examples Of Web Design That Will Look Good Forever

<b>Time may</b> fly when it comes to design trends, but some classic web designs will look amazing whenever.<p><b>If you’d</b> like to spend less money and time on …

This investment bank presentation breaks down the complicated digital ad industry in 2016

After demystifying the multi-billion digital marketing industry in a presentation last year, the investment bank LUMA Partners has just released its annual State of Digital Marketing presentation.<p>This year it covers LUMA's views on the market, five industry trends — including the rise of artificial …

AdTech

5 Social Media Tips to Help You Build a Loyal Fan Base

Social media can be a superpower… if you’re using it right. We all know that building up a large social following is a crucial part of getting a new business or brand noticed, but getting those followers to engage, buy products and spread the word to their friends? Now that’s a whole different ball …

Social Media Marketing

17 Websites That Will Actually Change Your Life

Get ready to start bookmarking.

Web Design

Social engineers expose the fatal flaw in a business

Cyber crime scams such as phishing and baiting are costing the small business community more than £5bn a year – it pays to be suspicious<p>There’s a potentially fatal flaw in your business. This vulnerability could allow cyber criminals to access your company’s systems and empty its bank accounts, …

Small Business

These Browsers Are Holding Your Netflix Experience Back

We would like to take this opportunity to issue a formal apology to our friends and family: We are sorry we never answer your texts/calls/smoke signals any more. The new stuff out on Netflix has been fan-freaking-tastic and we are addicted. Now that that apology is out of the way, let’s move on to</i> …

Netflix

The Future of Social Video: A Brief Look Into What's Next [Infographic]

Over the past few years, video has become one of the most compelling ways for brands to tell their stories on social media.From the instant …

Marketing

Google is fixing Chrome's laggy video playback on Android

Google is rolling out Chrome version 52 on Android with a much-needed fix: improved video playback.<p>It may not sound like much, but given that video consumption on mobile devices is steadily on the rise, browsers need all the help they can get. To that end, Google promises that Chrome will now load …

Google

Google built an adorable Maps game that's not Pokemon Go

Google (via Niantic) has already proven how fun Maps can be with Pokemon Go, but now it’s trying focusing on another adorable creature instead.<p>The Maps team just released a game featuring a 500-foot tall Yeti named Verne who explores the Himalayas. It’s meant to be educational, so players will …

Pokémon Go

Facebook releases a bunch of photo filters for the Olympics

It’s time for the Olympics, so of course all the tech companies are doing their own promotions. We’ve already had Google and Twitter do their thing, so now it’s Facebook’s turn<p>First up, you can now add a Rio 2016 frame to your photos – decorated with your team flag – because all your friends are …

Olympics

50+ Free Branding / Identity & Stationery PSD Mockups

The big list of free corporate branding, stationery and identity mockups for presentation of a brand. Professionally designed <b>free PSD mockups</b> include …

Graphics

Change Color of All Four Borders Even With `border-collapse: collapse;`

<i>The following is a guest post by Daniel Jauch. It's a quicky that covers something I bet many of us have run across at one time or another:</i> …

Web Development

Google will help you register to vote directly from search

Google has a announced a new Search feature to make it easier for people in the US to register to vote and find out more about their local requirements.<p>If you type in ‘register to vote’ the Search will provide guidelines for registering online, by mail, or in person. You can also see the …

Google

850+ Free Icons for Web, iOS and Android UI Design

New free icons collection of vector, flat, outline and psd icon sets includes <b>850+</b> pixel perfect icons suitable for iOS, Android, infographics, …

Graphics

A Comprehensive Guide to Font Loading Strategies

<i>This guide is not intended for use with font icons, which have different loading priorities and use cases. Also, SVG is probably a better long term</i> …

Web Development

Freebie: Summer Icon Set (40 Icons, PNG, PDF, PSD, EPS, AI, SVG)

You deserve a vacation, don’t you think? Now, you might need icons on your website to indicate that you're away, or even use some for your …

Graphics

The 9 Worst Resume Mistakes You Can Make & How to Avoid Them [Infographic]

Learn the 9 worst resume mistakes you definitely don't want to make the next time you apply for a job -- and how to avoid them.

Employment

The right way to increase your freelance rates without losing clients

You aren’t being paid…Scratch that. You aren’t being paid what you’re <i>worth</i>. You bend over backwards for your clients. But they have no idea how <i>hard</i> …

Web Design

New Free Fonts for Commercial Use

New commercial use fonts available for free download. Modern free typefaces and script fonts are perfect for logos, monograms, posters, t-shift, …

Typography

BBE For WordPress: The Bootstrap Building Engine You Should Use

WordPress, for the most part, provides an intuitive and easy to use manner of website creation and development. It is simple, straightforward, and …

Web Design

25 Free Hipster Fonts

New amazing free <b>Hipster fonts</b> are perfect for vintage, retro design themes. You can use these fonts for various purposes such us poster, t-shirt, …

Typography

Poll: Are we on the brink of a design revolution?

In the last couple of years we’ve noticed more and more websites following the same basic format. This is typically referred to as <i>design convergence;</i> …

Web Design

Howto: be a smart consumer of breaking news

On the Media's classic "Breaking News Consumer's Handbook" is a timeless, concise, and essential guide to the way that the media reports on events …

Media Literacy

How To Make WordPress Hard For Clients To Mess Up

WordPress is a wonderfully powerful CMS that ships with many versatile features giving it <b>the flexibility to work out of the box</b> for a wide range of …

40 Super Sleek Fonts for Clean Web Design

A few weeks ago, I showed you some of the best fonts for use in grunge style design. Creating grungy designs can be fun, but sometimes a site …

Web Design

Infographic: Fontsmith’s complete guide to typography terms

As a web designer, typography is paramount. Even on sites where images or video are the main focus, the way you treat text will make or break your …

Typography