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10 design concepts that every web developer needs to know

Over the last few years I've been teaching a workshop on visual design basics aimed at developers. As with most things on the web, I've found a …

30 Fresh Websites with Modern, Clean Design

So much is possible these days in web design with CSS3, jQuery 2.0, etc, which is why so many websites include animated imagery. You can design a …

15 Fresh Examples of Clean and Minimal Web Designs

As a designer, it can be tempting to use a lot of unnecessary design elements or a complex color palette to make a website stand out. Doing this will …

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Easily A/B Test Your Website's Call-to-Action Using Content Experiments API

You may have seen our news about the launch of the Content Experiments API a few months ago, and we’re excited to share one of the ways it’...

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How LinenTablecloth Made Its Website Social | QuickBooks

Back in 2005, former caterers Ron Berrett and his wife, Maggie, started Royal Palm Event Supply to sell hard-to-find event supplies and table linens. …

19 Examples of Minimalistic Web Designs

Minimal websites, when properly designed, are always inspiring. It is always interesting to see how designers approach the minimalistic point of view …

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50 Clean & Modern eCommerce Sites for Web Design Inspiration

Smaller eCommerce sites have the luxury of not having to follow the pre-defined design styles that many larger corporate stores tend to use. They …

Should Your Website Be Using Adaptive Design?

In today’s multiscreen world, 27% of all web traffic comes from smartphones, tablets, and various other devices. And if your business depends on the web for revenue, then you likely know about responsive web design — which automatically adjusts layouts to fit different screen sizes. Responsive …

AddThis Launches Smart Layers, Giving Websites Social And Personalization Tools That Adapt To Mobile

AddThis has released a new platform called Smart Layers, which it says can improve traffic and engagement by just adding a single line of code.<p>President and CEO Ramsey McGrory told me that Smart Layers both improves on the publisher tools that AddThis was already offering and introduces some new …

The Case Against Vertical Navigation

It Discourages Information Architecture<p>Approximately eight to ten years ago when vertical navigation bars were much more prevalent, websites were …

Exploration Of Single-Page Websites

Jess and Russ<p>The Jess and Russ’s website is a wedding invitation, though it’s also something more. As it says at the top of the page, it is the story …

Creative And Innovative Navigation Designs

Toybox Navigation should always be there when needed, and graciously disappear when the user wants to focus on a particular task. For example, in …

10 typefaces every design studio should own

I’ve been wondering today, if I started a design firm today and could only buy ten fonts, which fonts would it be? Well, here are the results…<p>1. …

Responsive Websites Design | Web Design

The present day generation has shifted from PCs to tablets and Smartphones and thus it is important that a website adjusts its dimensions as per …

How One Young Entrepreneur Built a Credit Card Processing Empire at 16

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jared Isaacman knew in his teens that he wanted to launch a business. In fact, he was in such a hurry to get started that he took the General Educational Development, or GED, exam and left school at 16. Six months later, after a stint at …

8 Ways to Wow Your Brand Evangelists

Do you have customers that can't praise you enough? That come to your defense in discussion forums, Twitter streams, and Google+ posts? Do you have …

5 Keys to Inspiring Leadership, No Matter Your Style

Inspiring greatness is all about leading by example. The best leaders have these habits in common.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors,</i> …

How to Start Selling Online Part 2: Finding the Right Product to Sell

Author By Rick Wilson |<p>Posted on<p>•<p><i>This is Part 2 of a 4 Part blog series by Rick Wilson, President of Miva Merchant. Check back weekly for more</i> …

How to Drive Engagement with User Generated Content [PART 3]

Author By Miva |<p>Posted on<p>•<p><i>In Part 1, we found that User Generated Content (UGC) has endless potential for ecommerce businesses. In Part 2, we went</i> …

Which Popular JavaScripts Are Slowing Down Your Site?

Author By Miva |<p>Posted on<p>•<p><i>This blog post comes from our partner, Yottaa. Yottaa provides end-to-end acceleration, protection and visibility for</i> …

How to Start Selling Online Part 1: Understanding The World of Ecommerce

Author By Rick Wilson |<p>Posted on<p>•<p><i>This is Part 1 of a 4 Part blog series by Rick Wilson, President of Miva Merchant. Check back weekly for more</i> …

Design a Search Engine Friendly Website

Author By Miva |<p>Posted on<p>•<p><i>This is a guest post by Reflect Digital, an online marketing company based out of Kent, England.</i><p>Search Engine Friendly Web …

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The Rise of Virtual Brick-and-Mortars

Ever since Amazon’s Price App appeared on the retail scene some 18 months ago, pundits have prophesized the demise of big-box retailers. There’s no question that Amazon’s innovation went right for the jugular of any volume- and price-focused retailer selling commodity goods like consumer …

Webinar Video & Recap: Measuring Success in a Multi-Device World

Last Thursday, we held a webinar discussing how to effectively measure the customer’s journey in a multi-device world. We focused on high-l...

Webinar Next Tuesday 6/18

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