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Analyzing Your Website With the Screaming Frog SEO Spider

The right tools can make the SEO audit of a website so much easier. One such tool is the Screaming Frog SEO Spider. It can be used to review a …

Search Engine Optimization Update 2015

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is key to raging fans finding your website, brand, and even your books. In my last post, we examined the new Google …

What’s your company’s method?

Many big companies are investing heavily in design talent. But relatively few have a clear, widely understood method for design. Without this the …

UX Design

Don’t Load it till it’s Needed

The average web page has nearly doubled in size since 2010. While this might not come as a surprise to any of us, there is certainly plenty that we …

Web Development

How to Use the Google Tag Manager to Improve Your SEO | SEJ

Just recently someone told me they stumbled upon the Google Tag Manager and had no idea how it worked or why it mattered. Believe it or not, this …

Analytics

How To Utilize Negative Space in Web Design

There are many fundamental principles of art & design which are crucial for every web designer to understand. One such principle is negative space, …

Becoming a More Thoughtful User Experience Designer

<b>A simple experience that opened my eyes to new possibilities took the form of a 170px smiley face.</b> After a stressful day, I attempted to clear my …

UX Design

How to Improve HTML Table Accessibility with Markup

Web accessibility refers to designing web applications in a way that it can be used with ease by people with visual disabilities. Some of these users …

Visual Design

10 Best Coding Bootcamps for Those on a Budget

<i>Lauren Mobertz is a New York-based freelance writer and editor who specializes in startups, labor, and digital nomadism. When she’s not writing about the career moves of gutsy millennials, Lauren is usually running in strange places or trying to dance Brazilian zouk. You can find more of her work</i> …

AngularJS

Using UTM Links in Google Analytics to Track Social Media Campaigns

A key role of analytics is tracking and understanding how all the different channels — especially social channels — work together to drive sales on …

Google Analytics

Google's mobile friendly algorithm: four early test results

<b>Google's 'mobile friendly' update came into effect recently and I have some early data showing the possible effects of the changes.</b><p>For example, …

How to Drive More Traffic to Your WordPress Site

Let me know if this sounds vaguely familiar. You started off with a desire – a shred of an idea...The post How to Drive More Traffic to Your …

Marketing

Getting Started with User Experience Design

The term “user experience,” abbreviated UX, is an often misunderstood and confusing concept for many in the design, development and marketing world. Understanding how to implement and improve UX takes time, skill and a deep understanding of users.<p>Simply put, user experience is the sum of the …

The 5 Building Blocks of Visual Hierarchy in Web Design

Of course, that’s not to say that it’s as simple as making your “DOWNLOAD NOW” call-to-action 10x larger for more conversions. Subtlety and harmony between elements is the key.<p>For example, what do you think the designers of the Teye website want you to interact with most?<p>The large, clickable, …

UI Design

What in the SEM Are You Talking About? Search Engine Marketing Explained

When people meet me at parties and business networking events they often want to know about search engine optimization (SEO). They want to know what …

Marketing

6 Google Analytics Features You Need To Understand

<i>April 28, 2015</i><p>Google Analytics, best friend or worst nightmare? I remember when first starting out in PPC, I was completely overwhelmed with all the …

Supercharge your Google Analytics with SkyGlue

<i>The following is a guest post from</i> <i>SkyGlue</i><i>, a Google Analytics</i> <i>Technology Partner</i><i>.</i>

Google Analytics

The Art of Copy - How To Design Words for Websites

Taking the above point a step further, the context surrounding your product determines the best tone and other language choices you make. The golden rule is that no one rule will apply in every circumstance… but similar contexts will have similar best practices.<p>When isolating the context you’re …

UI Design

5 Ways You Can Win Big With Content Marketing Reuse

How To Beat The Once and Done Content Syndrome<p>Content marketing isn’t one size fits all. To maximize your business results, you must adapt your …

5 Ways Google Search Results Will Change By 2016

Search engine results pages (SERPs), much to the irritation of search marketers who count on them, change constantly. Google is constantly making tiny, hardly-noticeable tweaks to the familiar layout of its signature creation, leading to gradual changes in user behavior and disrupting the …

SEO

How To Improve Your Google Rankings: 9 Steps to Rank Higher Fast Using Analytics

SEO is slow. It can take years to build up the authority of a domain and the rankings of pages. Search engine optimization is the slowest form of …

SEO

Link Research & Backlink Checker Software

html<p>Link Sphinx - the best free backlink checker<p>Link Sphinx solves a vast scope of SEO tasks!<p>You will receive complete information about backlinks to …

Ancient History

Get More Traffic With Super-Targeted Blog Promotion

<b>What do you do after hitting publish on a blog post?</b><p>If you’re anything like me you probably schedule an update to Twitter, Google+, Facebook and …

Top 11 Tools Which Every Responsive Web Developer Must Have In Their Toolkit

A long ago websites were only designed for viewing on desktops and laptops till the explosion of Smartphones and tablets in this tech world. But as …

Web Design

15 Bootstrap UI Editors and Builders for Rapid Development

Bootstrap is a free collection of HTML, CSS and JavaScript code that was created by Twitter to help web designers to build fast and consistent …

Web Design

15 Awesome Free Tools & Resources for Web Developers

Our collection of these online tools and services will come in handy in your web development work-flow starting from the design phase till the …

The Absolute Best 2015 Tools and Services for Web Development and Design

On the lookout for the best 2015 tools and services for web development and design? Look no more you have stumbled upon them. Let us tell you about …

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