Mascots: Where Are They Heading?

Many companies use a virtual mascot or avatar to represent their product or service on the Web. At first glance it seems so simple, just follow the well-known guidelines and voilà, you have a cool mascot that keeps people engaged with your site. But is it really that easy? After doing some research I ended … Continue Reading

How to Author a Super Accessible Website

Helen Keller, the deaf-blind and renowned American author and lecturer, who became world-famous for her passion towards preaching the importance of living a good life, conveyed an important message to the world through her life by overcoming the odds of sight and hearing deprivation. Hers was truly an outstanding case of determination and confidence. There are … Continue Reading

20 Most Inspiring Interview Statements

In one of my latest posts – 9 Tips on How To Improve Yourself as a Web Designer, I made a quick reference to the fact that reading interviews is as important as reading magazines and books. That’s because in interviews you get straight and direct answers from the best in the field. For the purpose … Continue Reading

Traits Every Small Business Website Should Have

There is always vast room for improvement with any website, and small business websites are no exception. With the phone book a communication tool of the past, establishing a solid online presence is at the forefront of a lot of small businesses. If you’re a small business owner, your website is a pivotal part of … Continue Reading

Why Facebook is King: Success and Competitors

We all know what Facebook is. Most of the people we know use it to connect and to entertain themselves through games. What made it popular and successful is how it revolutionized social media, sharing of information and online entertainment. Facebook users range from civilians to politicians, actors and actresses, music bands and charity organizations, … Continue Reading

Bridging the Designer-Developer Gap

How are ‘Right brainers’ different from ‘Left Brainers’? Well, this is not a zoology question being thrown at you. If you are working on a team dealing with websites / apps, and if there is a design team working with a team of developers, you probably would be witnessing the answer to this question every … Continue Reading

20 Reasons Why Your Website Design Sucks Part 2

In 20 Reasons Why Your Website Design Sucks part 1, I’ve started with a short introduction about why clients should be just clients, and why some self-proclaimed web designers shouldn’t be “designing” at all. We then explored important concepts which you need to know before you start designing and planning a website. A thorough knowledge of … Continue Reading