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The entire marketing industry needs really good editors

The internet and mobile devices have made it easy to produce cheap media and marketing collateral. The problem is that cheap is almost always …

The Building Blocks of Visual Design

<i>Visual design is about creating and making the general aesthetics of a product consistent. To create the aesthetic style of a website or app, we work</i> …

10 Mistakes Newbies Make with Paid Facebook Ads

According to research compiled by Hubspot, Facebook ad revenue grew from just under $2 billion in 2010 to $12.5 billion, with ads on the popular social platform accounting for “more than 9% of total digital ad spending and 18.4% of global mobile digital advertising.”<p>The platform’s success is due, …

AdWords

Find the Most Shared Content and Key Influencers

BuzzSumo allows you to discover the most shared links and key influencers for any topic. It's free to use and you can run a search in seconds!

How To Rank Number One On Google

Every business and website owner dreams of ranking number one on Google. The reasons are clear: reaching that top spot (or even one of the top three spots) would mean increased traffic to your site, visibility and the potential for sales to catapult your business ahead of the …

Home Improvement

A Simple Formula for Mastering SEO the Easy Way

Great content and backlinks get you to the front of the line.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Trying to understand all the different facets and nuances of SEO is just about as difficult as trying to decipher an ancient language. There are hundreds of different factors …

Web Design: Squarespace Re-design

Squarespace Re-Design is a web design and art direction project shared by Peter Bagi on his Behance profile. I have been a fan of Squarespace pretty …

Guest Blogging: The Winning SEO Strategy Most Bloggers Miss

Most of us think of Search Engine Optimization as a feat of technical wizardry, and it can be. From using proper keywords to using tools to automate …

Mobile UX Trends For 2017

Oh boy, how things have changed in the past few years. Two years ago, mobile app professionals were still clinched with issues regarding gestures. …

Trends

Reduce email development time by hours

Create bulletproof emails with minimal coding.<p>Try it out yourself.Go to free online demo Edit easily See changes live Make ’em responsive<p>What makes …

Web Design

14 Useful WordPress Themes for Your 2017 Projects

Looking for a WordPress theme?The options seem endless; and it can be a bit overwhelming. Any old theme won’t do. You want one that enables you to …

Web Design

Editorial Design: The New York Times Redesign Concept

The New York Times Redesign is concept editorial design project shared by Slava Kornilov and Bohdan Kononets on their Behance page. I have to say, I …

Top 10 mistakes in handling website images and how to solve them

Images are a major part of any modern website. Images nowadays account to <b>more than 60%</b> of a website's total bandwidth. This is even more pronounced …

Web Design

UX Design Process: Is There Really One?

A UX design process is something that everyone has in the UX industry, but something that everyone does differently. While the majority may maintain …

UX Design

An Introduction To Building And Sending HTML Email For Web Developers

HTML email: Two words that, when combined, brings tears to a developer's eyes. If you're a web developer, it's inevitable that coding an email will …

Web Design

How Micro-Interactions Drive User Engagement

Modern businesses need to stay constantly relevant to their consumer bases if they want to survive, and one of the best methods for doing that is …

UI Design

Design Plagiarism Is A Serious Problem–This Startup’s AI Could Help

It’s an omnipresent fear for companies and designers alike. Deep learning might hold the solution.<p>There are two competing nightmare scenarios for any company unveiling a new brand or logo. The first is that the internet will rise up in righteous indignation about how awful it is or what part of …

How to Get Google to Instantly Index Your New Website

<i>Do you want more organic search traffic to your site?</i><p>I’m willing to bet the answer is yes – we all do!<p>Organic search traffic is critical for growing …

19 Ingenious Design Books to Inspire You in 2017

• Author: Margaret Rhodes. Margaret Rhodes Design<br>• Date of Publication: 01.01.17. 01.01.17<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>The best design books have …

10 Web Design Trends to Try in 2017

You're reading 10 Web Design Trends to Try in 2017, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

UI Design

How to pair fonts

Combining different typefaces is an indispensable part of providing readers with an elegant, pleasurable read.The post How to pair fonts appeared …

Typography

A calendar of the world’s best design events in 2017, from Minneapolis to Bratislava

With the price of airfares dropping, 2017 may be the year to search for creative inspiration beyond your city. For veteran or jaded conference goers, challenge yourself to step outside your usual creative circuit and head to a new destination to learn skills, encounter new ideas and meet people. …

New York City

15 Diagrams That Make Graphic Design Much Easier

If you're a graphic designer reading this blog, there's probably a good chance you already know how tough graphic design can be. However, practice …

Web Design

Have an eCommerce Site? Here's a Handy SEO Checklist - Small Business Trends

SEO is similar in all industries and for all types of companies, but there are things that differ based on whether you own a franchise, a blog, a B2B …

7 Great Web Design Tools That Are More Than Worth Your Time

Web design walks a thin line between art and craft. While the aesthetic side of a website is important to maintaining your artistic integrity, …

Open and Inspect any Design without Design Tools

Hand-off & inspect<p>Hand-off and inspect any design.<p>Avocode is a platform-independent tool that helps teams turn Sketch, PSD, XD, and Figma designs to …

Microsoft Visual Studio

6 cool new things web designers need in their lives

Looking for a spot of web design inspiration? We round up 6 of the best and most interesting web design related goodies from the last month.<p>01. A …

Graphic Design

The Biggest, Most Costly Mistakes Made by Startups (and how to fix them)

In the past few years, I’ve had the opportunity to work with a variety of amazing people, startups and small businesses. Some I worked for on a short …

7 Important Points for Ultimate Branding

Before we talk about the different techniques of branding, let us first get acquainted with the word “Branding”. Branding basically means building …

Marketing

BASIC UX — A Framework for Usable Products

June 29, 2016The problem is this…While information and opinions on ‘good UX’ are increasing in availability, teams, organizations, and individuals …

UX Design