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August 2, 2016

Why Should You Use a Premium WordPress Theme?

As a web design professional, you’ve most likely accumulated most of the tools of the trade you need to do your work. Nevertheless, there are times when those tools are either not quite right for the task at hand, or one of the characteristics of your work, and the tools […]
July 11, 2016

How to Research and Create a Web Design Persona

When designing a website, a piece of advice you often receive is “know your audience”. On the surface, this is good advice, but it falls short. It may lead you to taking a “one-size-fits-all” approach, which appeals to the lowest common denominator, while essentially ignoring certain segments of your presumed […]
July 6, 2016

Trends in Pre-Built Websites: Parallax Scrolling

One of the more popular website trends being put into play by web designers is that of parallax scrolling. The concept of parallax is nothing new. The ancient Greeks were the first to define it. In more recent times, the parallax effect was used in video games to give them […]
July 4, 2016

How the “Gig Economy” is Influencing Your Web Design Work

What is a “gig” economy, and how does it affect you? A gig economy is one in which temporary job positions are common, and one in which organizations contract with independent workers for short-term engagements. In the web design sector, and in other business sectors as well, a gig economy […]
June 28, 2016

June: Latest Pre-Built Websites for WordPress

Being a professional web designer, one of the things you’ve likely become very good at, is keeping in touch with the latest trends and happenings in your field. Today’s designers understand the positive impact hero images, the effective use of white space, and other recent trends can have on UX, […]
May 27, 2016

Brilliant Stock Photo Resources You’ll Definitely Want to Use from Now On

Much of what you learn as a web designer is self-taught. You do your best to keep up with the latest trends in your profession, and you are always on the lookout for articles of interest and reliable resources for products or services you can use in your work. Since […]
May 9, 2016

Designing for a Small Business? Check Out These New Pre-Built Websites

Designing a website for a small business that falls within a certain niche can be a challenge. Unless you are working to a specific set of requirements, you may find yourself facing some difficult design decisions. Your objective should be to create a website that strongly emphasizes the company’s personality. […]
May 5, 2016

Movie Website Design – Check Out This Pre-Built Awesomeness

Should you happen to come upon clients who are filmmakers, you can be certain they are familiar with the various options open to them for promoting their films; options ranging from submitting their films to film festivals, to posting information on online film sites. More and more filmmakers are discovering […]
April 14, 2016

How Do You Promote Your New Mobile App When You have Limited Resources?

Do a little research, and you will come across a ton of advice on various ways to promote your mobile app. Much of the advice is quite valid, although many of the suggestions require significant amounts of time or resources. Some of the better ideas include participating in app awards […]
March 24, 2016

Top Recommendations for a WordPress Portfolio

To best serve its owner, an online portfolio, like a website, must have certain features and functionalities that will attract viewers, present content that will hold their attention, and encourage them to respond to a clear or implied call to action. For many businesses and entrepreneurs, an online portfolio is […]