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How Web Design Is Changing E-Commerce Retail Stores

BusinessFrom the very beginnings of the internet, web design has had a crucial role, and not just technologically, but also aesthetically as well. The changing face of the internet can be linked to the changing trends within the web design community. What was fashionable three years ago, can look outdated today and nowhere is that more prominent than in the…

7 Ways To Keep Web Design Simple & Effective

DesignsWe’re all familiar with the Minimalism movement. The movement that focuses on living with as few items as possible. Documentaries have been filmed and books written on people who believe Minimalism is a simpler and cleaner way of living. Basically, in this rush of our tech frenzied society, simple will make us happy. This idea has been a factor in…

8 Creative Resources to Generate Web Design Ideas

Website DevelopmentA great website will have a variety of facets. It’s new, yet feels familiar. It’s easy to navigate and easy on the eye. It’s innovative, but stays within the status quo of design. Creating a website that’s not a copy isn’t easy, but if you go to the right sources for inspiration, you’ll be surprised at what you can come…

Web Design vs. Graphic Design: What Is the Difference?

Website DevelopmentIf you're interested in pursuing graphic design, you might have asked how it differs from web design. They're the same thing, right? The terms are often used interchangeably, since most people don't understand the difference. Sure, they are both involved with design--and, they can overlap. Nonetheless, they are separate disciplines which require varying sets of skills. Both use visual techniques…

Web Design Trends to Watch Out For in 2017

Website DevelopmentIn today’s fast-paced life, what looked trendy or modern yesterday may suddenly become outdated overnight. Trends change fast. However, some trends that were once dismissed as having been overtaken by time may suddenly spring back in vogue. It is just the nature of life and the world of web design is not an exemption to this rule. So, where do…

Want to Make Your Site an Award Winner? Here’s How

InspirationLots of organizations issue awards for the well-designed websites, from niche societies within a particular industry to those focused exclusively on web design across all fields. For example, BigCommerce lists ecommerce sites that have achieved excellence in design, while Awwwards lists entries in a variety of categories. There are several perks you or your business can enjoy if you win…

Tips For Ensuring Your Website’s Design is a Success

Website DevelopmentThere are numerous things to take into consideration when building a website. You’ll need to select a great domain name, a good hosting company, and a nice site design. Unfortunately, this can be much easier said than done. Each aspect will stick with your company forever and could very well make or break you on down the line. With the…

Big Web Design Mistakes That Need To Be Avoided

Website DevelopmentOver the past 5 or 10 years, more and more companies have go digital. These companies understand the importance of having a presence online. With a simple website, it is possible to expand your reach and attract new clients to your business. At the same time, any company can compete online. Even those that have very little capital can be…

Website Design Mistakes to Avoid that can Ruin SEO

Website DevelopmentYou’ve followed all the guidelines and SEO strategies for your website. The site has unique, relevant content and excellent keywords. In spite of all this, your site isn’t getting any visitors. What went wrong? Most likely, your site has too many web design mistakes which can prevent visitors and a high rank on search engines. A good web design doesn’t…

How to Build an Appealing Website?

Website DevelopmentHow does it look?  How does it taste? Appealing is a sensory reward activated by our five senses; sight, touch, taste, hear, and smell. A mixture of these senses produces enjoyment, romance, business, and an appealing website. Can you taste a website? Can it touch you? You sure can. It’s like creating a cake – layer by layer. Let’s begin…

Super Glue Your Site: A Friendly Focus on User-Centric Web Design

Website DevelopmentWebsites that focus on user-centric design have a better chance at finding and converting customers than sites which do not. This is a big advantage when you are trying to grow your customer base and sell more of your products or services. User experience plays a vital role on a company’s website: if visitors have trouble navigating your site or…

Online Dress Code: Matching Your Web Design to Your Business

Website DevelopmentGood web design doesn’t just do the job of letting visitors easily navigate your website. If it is really good, it follows a certain overarching scheme, and corresponds to what kind of business the website represents. Therefore, despite web design trends being more or less the same for all industries and website types, there are certain principles one is supposed…

Web Design: Key To Strong Online Presence

Website DevelopmentWeb design is a term that nearly all of you will already be familiar with. To put it in extremely simple terms, it is the process of creating websites. I, however, see it as something far more than just a process. For me, it is a skill, one that makes it possible to create presentation of hypertext and hypermedia content…

The 5 Common Web Design Problems and Their Solutions

Website DevelopmentFor any web facing business, a good website design is critical. Your website is the face of your company online. If users find your web page difficult or frustrating to navigate, or cannot find what they need on your website, you will likely lose customers. Fortunately, there are tips to help you address the 5 most common web design blunders.…

How Good Design Can Help Small Businesses

InspirationWhy does design matter? When most people think about the topic of design, their mind typically goes to the artistic elements of design — like colors, shapes, and images. But the beauty of great design goes much further than simply looks. Great design is the combination of elements that make up the greater whole. An exceptional user interface for example,…

5 Tips for Launching Your First Web Design Company

InspirationWhether you’ve spent the past few years dabbling in web design on the side or working for a larger firm, there comes a point in time when many people shift gears and think about launching their very own web design companies or freelance businesses. If you’re thinking about doing something similar, you need to understand a few important ideas and…

10 Online Sources of Cool Web Design Education

EducationWith the introduction of internet, several professions related to the development of websites opened up. One of the more popular professions for people out there among these is web designing. Web designing does not require a certified degree of education like many other professions, rather it just requires the person to be skilled in this specific field, even if they…

How to Choose High Quality Visuals for Effective Website Design

Website DevelopmentWhen it comes to modern web design, simple is always better. And while this is good news for web designers – meaning over-the-top design is no longer necessary – it’s arguably more challenging. You have to say more with less, which makes every design element that much more important. This is especially true when you consider the role of images…

Can Stock Photography Ever Be a Truly Stunning Design Feature?

DesignsStock photography gets a bad rap. Many people use it badly and that can give the impression that it has little to offer, but nothing could be further from the truth. Working with stock photography, just like commissioning images specially, requires imagination. If it’s approached in the right way, it can yield very impressive results. So what does it take…
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