Part 2: Creating Your Own Architecture, Content, And Design Document

In Part 1 of the ‘Website Planning’ series we discussed the importance of creating a website blueprint and the 5 keys to developing a successful website. Before undertaking the website build individuals and/or businesses should set clear goals for their website, identify the target audience with whom they want to communicate, set a call-to-action to … Continue Reading

7 Things Clients Should Know About A Web Designer’s Job

Clients always have a lot of questions, don’t they? They ask a lot of questions because they just don’t know how things work on this “Internet thing”. They just want their pretty site online and with Comics Sans, please. So, guess who will have to tell them the bad news, and teach them the basics? … Continue Reading

10 Things You Should Know About Being A Web Designer

Web design is not the most noble job in the world. We don’t save lives or build houses for the poor kids of Africa. We create visual experiences on the internet. Our job has its own ups and downs and rules that not everybody agrees with and there are obviously things you should know about … Continue Reading

Knowing The Ways Of The Google Panda Update

When one hears about Google Panda, its a wild and angry Panda’s picture that comes to everyone’s mind. One that kicks webmaster’s butt and is doing the damage world across, hitting websites on websites with Google Penalty. Unfortunately, this isn’t true. And Google Panda is not really inspired from the “Panda” you know. Learn more.

5 Ways to Make Readers Give You Their Sweet Comments

Websites like Cracked and Listverse get more reaction from their audience than any other website on the internet. And why is that? Let’s face it, we all enjoy reading interesting and weird stuff about anything. While websites focused on designing and development, as compared to the most commented websites, are a little dry when it comes … Continue Reading

Useful Tips on How to Design a Great Magazine Cover

Designing a magazine cover is not any different from any other type of design. It has its own challenges (and trust me, there are lots of them), tips, tricks, tools of trade and well done examples. You can find them all over the internet, however I’ve decided to bring together in this article the best … Continue Reading

7 Myths that Bloggers Should Stop Worrying About

The concept of earning money by blogging has been covered by the gurus, on their blogs, in their own ways,and sharing their experiences. This has confused some new bloggers about which source to give more credibility and which opinion is more reliable. Blogging, unlike some years back, drags new addictions towards itself because of the … Continue Reading

How to Optimize Your Site for Mobile Search

The amount of mobile devices being used to access the web is increasing day by day. This is good because the mobile market is a whole new segment your site can be getting traffic from, but the bad news is that mobile devices have many specifics, which make them different from PCs and if your … Continue Reading

7 Ways to Boost Your Page Load Time Using CSS and JavaScript

Everybody has less and less time today for surfing, chatting, spending time on social media or whatever they like to do on the internet. Slow loading speeds disappeared a long time ago and we don’t want to see blogs and web pages taking too much out of our already limited time. You can find many … Continue Reading