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Easy Online Graphic Design Software

The Internet has become increasingly visual, which means home business owners need to have quality, enticing graphics for their products, promotions, …

Graphic Design

Union Metrics makes social analytics easy

TweetReach Pro is now part of Union Metrics business plans. Monitor social posts across Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, all for the same price as …

Social Media Marketing

Real Time Search

Real-time social media search and analysis:<p>Trends: Alison Brie, Pittsburgh Weather, Bachelor Finale 2017, school closings, National Nap Day, Pi, …

socialrank.com

25 free Slack emojis your design team had no idea they needed

Where words fall short, there are emojis. Emojis have quickly become an integral part of digital communication and pop culture—and Slack users have …

UX Design

The Free Social Media Tools You Should Already Be Using

If you want to learn more about a situation or get to the bottom of something important, you’ve probably been told to “follow the money.” You can apply this advice to business and leadership, too.<p>If you want to keep a pulse on industry trends and stay ahead of the curve, one of the first things you …

Social Media Marketing

How To Design an Infographic Combining Photos and Illustrations

Making the Best Facebook Ads in MailChimp

Since rolling out Facebook Ad Campaigns a couple months ago, we’ve curated some content to help you learn the basics of Facebook ads and create an …

Digital Marketing

Free typography resources: The big list

Everyone, even non-designers, can agree that the smallest typographical change can make a world of difference (*cough* <i>Warren Beatty</i> *cough*). …

Typography

3 Fundamentals To Know About Google Analytics Before Doing Analysis

<b>What Can You Get From This Article?</b><p>Understand that Google Analytics collects and aggregates data on many levels, or “units of analyses”, and be able …

Social Media

10 Important Skills Your Social Media Manager Needs in 2017

Having someone with the right mix of skills can boost your company's social media presence.<p>A decade ago, the role of a social media manager might not have even existed. Today, however, almost every company is involved in social media one way or another.<p>A quick look at Google Trends shows the rise …

Markdown Reference

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8 Reputable Places to Find a High-Quality WordPress Developer

WordPress centers on versatility, flexibility, and creativity. You can have your pick from thousands of uniquely crafted themes, pair them with …

The Internet Health Report

Welcome to Mozilla’s new open source initiative to document and explain what’s happening to the health of the Internet combining research from …

UX design trends for 2017

The growing area of user experience design is an opportunity for a complete mindset shift for companies—away from selling products and towards …

UX Design

Announcing the Viget Book of CMS

Since our founding in 1999, we’ve worked with many content management system (CMS) projects. We’ve designed and built many types, from custom …

Web Design

Increase Your Productivity with These 13 Chrome Extensions

My handy arsenal of Chrome extensions has helped me increase my own efficiency and productivity in the workplace.<p>The new year is always a great time …

Chromebook

Things to Consider When Choosing Your Hosting Provider

We're frequently in the position of making hosting recommendations to clients. Choosing the right host, however, can be a daunting thing. How do you …

DevOps

How to Use Flipboard to Commemorate Events

Events can take forever to prepare, but then happen in the snap of a finger. You’re left with just the memories and a few photos on your cell phone. Whether you’re going to a blogging event, a friend’s wedding or a family trip, you can use Flipboard to create a stunning magazine that will allow you …

Announcing: Google Surveys 360, the newest product in the Google Analytics 360 Suite

Today we’re excited to announce a major addition to the Google Analytics 360 Suite and a big step toward bridging brand and performance marketing — …

Marketing

How Our New Dashboard Makes Your Data Actionable

Data is necessary for effective marketing, but it can be overwhelming to use. Customers tell us they need easy access to their most important metrics …

Digital Marketing

Google now lets you convert between RGB and Hex values

Google has evolved into being more than just a search engine. From the humble search box, you can find a wealth of information: from data on public transportation, to the political positions of those running for president. And now you can use it to convert between RGB and hex color values.<p>RGB and …

Google

Open source work and helpful tools

Design Tools<p>Keep up with Viget by reading Extend, our development blog<p>Want to work at Viget? Check out our Careers

Safely Add Code Snippets to Your Functions.php File

Safely Add Code Snippets to Your Functions.php File with a Free Plugin<p>We recently looked at a plugin called Header and Footer. This free plugin gives …

WordPress

Mobile Website Speed Testing Tool - Google

I just got my website’s mobile-friendliness score. #TestYourSite to see how mobile visitors experience your website.

Google

Going Off-the-Shelf: WordPress vs. Craft vs. Drupal vs. Shopify

So, you’ve decided you want to use an off-the-shelf solution for managing your website’s content. That is to say, your business or organizational …

WordPress

Digital Marketing: It's Time to Rethink Measurement for Growth

25 years ago, the key metric for mail-order stores was catalog circulation. More catalogs in more mailboxes = more sales. It made sense then, but if …

Mobile Marketing

The Most Important Social Media Metrics (and Why You Should Care)

Social media is great for a lot of things. It's great for growing your brand recognition, creating conversation and engaging with your audience.<p>But …

Social Media Marketing