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  • Web Design Salary

    Web Design Salary Guide

    The web design career is growing, but what can web designers expect for salaries in today’s climate? More importantly, how does one become a successful web designer, and what options are out there for career satisfaction? This web design salary guide for 2018 can help answer those questions.Continue reading

    Jan 02, 202012 min read
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    10 Practical, Yet Fun, 2020 Holiday Gift Ideas for Coders

    It’s the Holiday season again, and if you’re struggling to find the perfect gift for that coder in your life, you are probably not alone. Finding great gifts for anyone can be a struggle, but when it’s for someone who thinks in binary, it becomes even more complicated. Do not fear, however, because we’ve created a great list of holiday gift ideas for coders.Continue reading

    Dec 02, 20198 min read
  • poor user experience

    Don’t Let Poor Photos Ruin the User Experience

    Your website is almost done. You have your design sketched out. The sitemap has been approved. All that’s left to do is add a few pictures… But wait! Before you grab some random stock photo, put some thought into the images you choose. Photos are more than just design; they are a critical part of branding. If you aren’t careful, your pretty pictures can lead to a poor user experience.Continue reading

    Oct 17, 20188 min read
  • Brand Story Blog

    Creating (and Protecting) Your Brand Story

    A brand is a powerful asset for any business, and your website is just one piece of the story. Even with the best design, factors outside of your control, such as user reviews, social media, and even other employees can quickly derail even the best branding strategy. This article will explain how to not only create a website that supports a brand story but also how to ensure that the story remains Continue reading

    Oct 10, 20188 min read
  • User-First Generations

    What Different Generations Need From User-First Design

    Website design should always start with an understanding of your target user. But besides your personas and their goals or aspirations, what does their age or generation say about how they use the web? These tips can help you design your user-first web experience for children, teens, adults, and seniors.Continue reading

    Aug 22, 201810 min read
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    Microsites: What Are They, and When To Use Them

    Microsites are typically small, targeted websites focused on a specific audience or campaign. But sometimes they pop up more than they should across brands and organizations of all industries. See when you should use a microsite, and crucial questions to help you organize the right team and resources.Continue reading

    Jun 19, 20187 min read
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    The Flat Design 2.0 Revolution

    Flat design hasn’t been around very long, but it is already experiencing a bit of a revolution. The first iteration of flat design, known as Flat Design 1.0, exploded onto the web design scene around 2011, with dramatic design principles that challenged what many considered the standard. Now, less than ten years later, designers are seeing a new type of flat design, a more moderate iteration, known as flat design 2.0.Continue reading

    May 30, 20188 min read
  • iconic web designers

    Something for Your Inspiration: 10 Iconic Names Every Successful Designer Should Know About

    Whatever industry you belong to, there are always people whom you may follow for inspiration. There are always some iconic personalities nearby who can inspire you and whose example you can follow. The web design industry is no exception. We’ve got our own champions and iconic names that every beginner and even experienced web designer needs to follow.

    Although it’s difficult to highlight a few names out of hundreds of the impressive personalities, we’ll make an attempt to introduce you to the 10 most notable web designers you should know about.Continue reading

    May 16, 20186 min read