3 Glaring Signs That Cry Out for a Website Redesign

The thought of redesigning and revamping a website can be scary for most web designers. The thought of all the work and effort to design their website all over again can be frightening, more so are the countless review cycles, opinions from numerous stakeholders, comments from site visitors, and other factors to consider and this … Continue Reading

5 Tips to Improve Your Résumé

Have you ever thought that the reason behind you not getting any design jobs is not the amount of skills you have, but the résumé you send to companies? Think that when companies post job openings hundreds of applications come in day by day and the HR manager needs to sort the bad ones out first. … Continue Reading

First Steps in Creating a Web Design Business

You don’t like working for others and wish others worked for you? Are you also attracted to the idea of working with lots of people and multiple personalities? Then going for your own design company is something you might want to look into. Starting a web design business might seem something anybody can do, but … Continue Reading

A Quick Introduction to Ruby on Rails

Time to Ruby dooby do! It can take a lot of time, and be quite boring, to learn a new programming language. A .Net developer will jump up and say why should I even learn it? I am a professional .Net developer and my day job doesn’t give me time (and scope) to learn a new programming … Continue Reading

Put Your Website on a Diet with Minifiers

Did you know that every second delay on page loading results in a 7% reduction of conversion rate? Actually you lose 7% (maybe even more!) of sales without even noticing… Sounds bad, huh? I mean, you work carefully to put things in the right place, good call-to-actions, nice design, spend a few bucks with ads.. … Continue Reading

How To Charge More As a Freelancer

Most freelancers out there work as a freelancer either because they are in need of a job or they want to increase their skills and improve their portfolio. But have you ever thought about the fact that all of us do it for money too? Now some of you might disagree with me and I … Continue Reading

1stWebDesigner’s Life #4 – This Big & Developer Client

And here we are again, trying to bring you a couple of laughs. Our superhero Webster continues his pursuit for the best client, and we all know that he’s quite far from it yet, right? :) We have two more short stories of Webster’s life (which is kind of similar to ours, huh?) brought to … Continue Reading

Colour Chronicles: Brilliant Blue

Welcome back to another colourful article, this time dealing with last month’s favourite, chosen by you! Just as last time, it includes a showcase of websites, artwork and palettes, so there is a little something for everybody.

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Becoming a Blogger

For the most part, being a professional blogger is a freelance position. It doesn’t matter how many different blog sites you are loyal to, even if it is your own, a blogger still has the option to have work published anywhere they feel. Unless you’re a corporate blogger who signed a contract with your company … Continue Reading

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Use Join.Me to Train Staff and Collaborate with Customers

Do you manage a website or a blog? Do you build websites for customers? If so, then you know all that’s involved in getting your staff up to speed with tasks that need to be accomplished for the website. You know what’s involved in showing customers how their project is coming along. It’s a lot … Continue Reading