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9 Things Every Good Project (Portfolio) Page Needs

You’re probably losing out on clients just because your portfolio doesn’t give them all of the information they need. Based on what we’ve learned from running AwesomeWeb, this is what clients look for most. In the same way that a logo represents a brand, your portfolio represents your personal brand. If you get it right, … Continue Reading

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How Much Does A WordPress Website Cost? How Much To Charge For It?

#EspressoMonday Episode Nr.19 How much does a WordPress website cost or how much do I charge for it? Every Monday is a great day because of #EspressoMonday, but today’s episode is much more special because we have Brent Weaver of Ugurus to address our question of the day. So before you get lost in the discussion, let’s … Continue Reading

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How The Future of the Web Affects Web Designers?

The Podcast Episode with Brent Weaver The Web is a dynamic place. What worked a few years ago might be obsolete now or have developed into a more sophisticated version. A few years back, apps were introduced changing the web landscape once again. Nowadays, as the world lean towards the digital as well as into social … Continue Reading

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How To Manage Your Time Like A Pro: Tools For Web Designers

#EspressoMonday Episode Nr.18 How Do You Manage Your Time Like a Pro? One of the most common struggles not only of web designers, but also of freelance professionals, is time management. This becomes even more complicated and difficult when you are working with a team. How do you manage all these projects along with communicating … Continue Reading

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Improve Productivity and Hack Your Life As A Web Designer

#EspressoMonday Episode Nr.17 You just have to admit it – that web designers, being creative people, are prone to distractions. Besides, science tells us that our brains only takes some number of minutes to actually focus. It’s not okay to be distracted, but it’s okay to take a break. It’s foolish to drive yourself to … Continue Reading

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What Is An Effective Web Design And What Makes Good User Experience?

The Podcast Episode with Christian Vasile The Importance of User Experience We live at an age and time where everything is accessible but also in an era where people’s attention span gets shorter. Therefore, in a race to attract prospective customers, companies of all sizes and shapes come up with ways and means to do that. In … Continue Reading

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5 Web Design Best Practices For a Great Website

Great websites do not happen by accident. A site is considered successful if it is useful, relevant, and well designed. As the Head of the UX department in a code-free web design platform, I spend a lot of time thinking about great design and how it can be used to create great websites. While different … Continue Reading

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Is It Worth Paying For a Premium WordPress Theme or Not?

#EspressoMonday Episode Nr.16 Is It Worth Paying For a Premium WordPress Theme or Not? There is no doubt about what WordPress can deliver in many ways in performance and flexibility. Being an open source tool, there is a lot to choose from and the possibilities are endless. However, the debate rages on whether or not … Continue Reading

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Learn to Create Forms That Improve User Experience

Most applications, either for mobile and tablet or beyond, rely on input from the user at least once. Actually, most of them rely on input from the user most of the time. These users can only give us input via forms and although they have been around for some time now, the majority of designers are still not … Continue Reading