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  • 7 Strategies for Freelancers Looking to Sell More Websites

    7 Strategies for Freelancers Looking to Sell More Websites

    Selling more websites shouldn’t be as hard as it is, but unfortunately, for many freelancers, it’s an unfortunate reality. As with many creatives, the idea of selling might make you uncomfortable – even with the large number of online tools that make the process easier.Continue reading

    Mar 07, 20188 min read
  • Large Web Design Firms Plan Sites

    How Large Web Design Firms Plan Websites

    The process of planning a website is often long and arduous. For large web design firms, it doesn’t get any easier. When you are part of a design firm, the projects are larger, as are the numbers associated with completing them. That includes the number of people involved in the websites’ creation. Suddenly, the skill set needed to plan websites shifts in priority from an understanding of information architecture to above average interpersonal skills.Continue reading

    Feb 21, 20188 min read
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    10 Tips for an SEO-Friendly, Easy to Navigate Website

    Nowadays, it is easy for many websites to focus solely on search engine optimization, yet ensuring easy navigation on your website is more important than many people realize. To the surprise of some, website navigation and SEO optimization go hand in hand, because easily navigable sites are easier to understand by search engines. Plus, when search engines understand your site’s navigation, they are more likely to display it to the qualified end-users searching for your keywords.Continue reading

    Jan 09, 20188 min read
  • mobile first blog

    Understanding Mobile First Design Strategy in 2020

    In 2015, Google announced and rolled out their “mobile-friendly” algorithm update, which meant mobile-friendly and responsive websites would get prioritized in rankings for better user experience (UX). Web administrators around the world prepared for the shift, and it took on a trending name, “Mobilegeddon.” Google even rolled out a mobile-friendly testing tool to help people check the mobile health of their website.Continue reading

    Jan 03, 202010 min read
  • image optimization

    10 Tools to Optimize WordPress Images for a Better User Experience

    No one likes a slow-loading website. Long load times aren’t just horrible for the user experience; they can also negatively impact a website’s SEO. For many WordPress sites, long load times are due to unoptimized images. These pictures, literally, bog down traffic and potential profits. However, large files aren’t the only reason your UX could tank. You also need to choose the right images for conveying your message.Continue reading

    May 08, 20198 min read
  • 15 tips for wireframing

    15 Tips for Creating Efficient Wireframes

    As you approach a design project, you no doubt want to dive in and put your creativity to work. But before you identify a color palette, logo, and imagery, it’s best to start with a wireframe. Wireframes a crucial step in developing UI, or user interface. Wireframes are a simple, often black-and-white display of how page elements will look on a screen. It drives the UI that will lead the design.Continue reading

    Mar 07, 201910 min read
  • RFP Blog

    10 Checklist Tips for an Optimal Web Design Proposal Template

    Congratulations! Your web design experience has brought clients to your door, asking for your services. And no doubt, they’re requesting specific functionality, design preferences, brand direction, and more in their request for your expertise. Often, these requests come in the form of an RFP, or a request for proposal. RFPs sometimes proceed RFIs, or request for information, which is the process of learning about your design process, communication with clients, troubleshooting, and more.Continue reading

    Jan 25, 201911 min read
  • Design Website blog

    How to Design A Website: A Complete Guide

    Are you ready to design a website that solves a particular problem? You’ll need it to be highly usable, and you’ll need to do some preparations first. In fact, you should start your “design website plans” way sooner than you actually begin designing it. This is because the process behind how to design a website is as involved as the process of designing it.Continue reading

    Oct 03, 201837 min read
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    Website Sitemaps: A Comprehensive Guide

    Sitemaps are a surprisingly straightforward, yet complex part of the website planning process. They look simple and often don’t take too long to create, but their influence on a final website, in terms of navigation and usability, is entirely more complicated.Continue reading

    Aug 08, 201840 min read
  • flat design revolution

    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