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7 Inspiring Examples of Parallax Scrolling Websites

April 19, 2014 by Jacey Gulden

Website Design Innovation

The Parallax scrolling effect is taking the web world by storm as one of the top web design trends of 2014. Across the web, we’re seeing it pop up on just about every type of website. This design effect provides a great platform for brands to tell their stories and keep users engaged.[read more]

4 Telltale Signs That You Need a Website Redesign

April 9, 2014 by Jacey Gulden

You need a website redesign.

Undergoing a website redesign can be a big commitment; however, having an updated website is essential for enabling you to remain competitive in any industry. If you haven't updated your website in the past few years, you may actually be hindering your business and your online presence with an outdated site. Here are four telltale signs that you need a redesign.[read more]

5 Reasons to Use Whatever You Want to Build a Website

March 17, 2014 by Debi Lewis

Build a website with any platform.

When you start looking at your options for building your first web site, you'll soon find yourself inundated with ads from Weebly, WordPress, Wix, Drupal, Squarespace, Joomla and a bunch of others. The truth is that all of these systems have their advantages, and there is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all solution to building a web site.[read more]

Logo Design in the Digital Era: 6 Critical Factors

December 16, 2013 by Courtney Hunt

Is your logo on target?

Most of us know the basic elements of a good logo design in terms of representing the core ideals of an organization and/or its products and services. But there are a number of unique factors that should be considered to ensure the logo design works well in a variety of digital applications. Here are some things to keep in mind.[read more]

Website Layout Tips: Where To Put Your Most Important Stuff [INFOGRAPHIC]

October 8, 2013 by Sarah Matista
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What’s the moral for your website layout? Make a list of the elements and messages on your website and organize them into Must See, Would Be Nice, and Extras (or whatever categories you like). Put the Must See items just above the fold – or 500 pixel mark.[read more]

7 Things Your Website Developer Won’t Tell You

September 15, 2013 by Paul Pruneau
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Website Developer Secrets

Considering a new website for your business? If you’re relying on just a website developer, it could be anything but smooth sailing ahead. Before you start down the wrong (or least expensive) path, it might be reasonable to consider a few essential objectives for your website.[read more]

Choosing The Best Tool For The Job: A Website Analogy

September 5, 2013 by Vince Ginsburg

Websites are just like any other tool. There are plain and simple websites (straight HTML code). There are sets with interchangeable and additional parts (content management systems); there are big name proprietary brands and off-brands that are cheaper in price but potentially also in quality.[read more]

Half Your Website's Bounce Rate in 60 Seconds

August 31, 2013 by Taylor Clark
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Bounce rate is the percentage of visitors to your site that only visit one page on your site then leave. In this post you’ll be learning all the tips and tricks that helped me to lower my bounce rate from 80% to less than 10%. You don’t need to spend hours and hours researching: all the information you need is here.[read more]

When Was the Last Time You Updated Your Website?

August 24, 2013 by Adrian Snood
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Fresh Website Content

If you haven't updated your website lately because it is hard to update, then it’s time to start looking at a way to keep your site up-to-date to keep visitors coming back to you. No one wants to keep visiting a website that just looks as if it has been collecting dust.[read more]

Mobile and Responsive Design: Hype or Hope? [INFOGRAPHIC]

July 31, 2013 by Martin Meyer-Gossner

It is a dream for many people responsible in the developer field: Creating a mobile app once, without the need to amend it for any screen, any device or any audience. Responsive web design is said to be able to deliver just that – one size design fits all kind of a thing. But is it really true?[read more]

Most Common Elements Missing from Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

July 28, 2013 by Justin Fishaw
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Even if you’ve spent countless hours and dedicated resources to developing a thorough social media marketing strategy, you may find that you have overlooked some small, yet critical elements that could end up handicapping your efforts.[read more]

How To Make Your Website Mobile Friendly

June 17, 2013 by Gary Fox
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My recommendation if you are using WordPress is to go for WPTouch Pro as a start point to get mobile. For faster loading and customised look go you can use our solution – see details here or providers like MoFuse if you want to do it yourself.[read more]

Web Design: 11 Characteristics of a User-Friendly Website

June 17, 2013 by Kay Singh
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Many businesses make the mistake of neglecting usability. Usability is critical for the success of any website and should never be overlooked. Good usability can improve the performance of your website and increase your chances of success. It can also boost sales and revenue for your business.[read more]

How Website Design Affects Your Online Business

June 14, 2013 by Syed Noman Ali

It takes less than two-tenths of a second for an online visitor to form an opinion about your brand. This means that your website design can either ensure a consumer buys your product or make them search for alternatives. When your website design has less than a second to create an impression, you need to know exactly which things need to be top-priority.[read more]

Want to Improve the User Experience? Keep It Simple, Stupid

June 5, 2013 by Josh Milenthal

Yup. The KISS method. It’s so overlooked and yet, so necessary these days. We live in a world where technology is advancing more quickly every day. And that’s great. But it also means we are surrounded by instruction manuals the size of phone books, and there are more things for us to break by accident.[read more]

Quick Guide to Making Your Website Social Media Friendly

June 4, 2013 by Mike McGrail

While social should be a key consideration for your site, never, ever let it get in they way of the key functions of your site! In most cases, social media should supplement your site, not dominate it![read more]

How to Start Your Website Construction Project

February 15, 2013 by Mike Allton
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So, you've decided to have a professional website designed. That's great! There's no better way to educate other people on everything you have to offer, be it products, services, or something else entirely. Now what?[read more]

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Website Fundamentals - 6 Mistakes Users Can't Stand

January 8, 2013 by Christian Schappel

Think your website is up to snuff? Make sure you're not making any of these 6 major mistakes.[read more]

Is Your Website a Desert Island?

August 29, 2012 by Barry Feldman
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This is the tragic story of a beautiful website lost at sea. Go fish.[read more]

Unleashing Crowd Power, Part 5

February 17, 2012 by Saul Fleischman

When developing any kind of web site, think first about desired feelings and thoughts of your visitors. The same goes for crowdsourcing projects. I[read more]

 
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