What Can Web Designers Learn from Business People?

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The best way to learn how to run a business is to read the stories of successful businesses. So recently, I’ve been reading some books by Harvard Business Press (written by very successful VCs, CEOs or university professors) and learned A LOT of principles that can be taken from them and applied to your web design work.

In this article I am going to write about those hand picked points which I learnt from my study.

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Earn Money In Internet:30 Different Design Marketplaces

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Everybody of us would love to earn extra money on internet and here you will find several ways how to do exactly that and where to find some work to be done. While writing this article I managed to learn few new money-making methods on internet.

The thing is, you don’t even need to be experienced designer or artist to start selling your work. On few sites you can even sell your leftover work so you get best out of it. While browsing I found that these all sites listed below seem to be really promising. Honestly I have never tried any of these but I guess it’s first time for everything.

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A Crash Course in Creating Campaigns with Google Adwords

Posted in Web Design4 years ago • Written by 4 Comments

Google Adwords is a very important tool if you want to advertise your business online. In this article, I have listed down the important & most frequently use terms in Google Adwords, which you need to get familiar while using Google Adwords. Once you get familiar with all these terms then you will have less problem creating & managing campaigns.

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How To Find A Qualified Designer for your next Project

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Whether you are just starting out as an internet marketer, a seasoned business person or just a mom-and-pop shop you will eventually need a designer to create a whole plethora of designs for you. You may even be a veteran designer yourself, but there comes a time when out sourcing some designs is the only answer.

But how do you find a quality freelance designer who knows his, or her, stuff and won’t screw you over? Read on to find out how to get top class designers begging you for work, how to qualify them all, how to weed out the bad, how to finally choose one and how to handle payments properly and safely.

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Building Backlinks: Techniques You Should Use Daily

Posted in Web Design4 years ago • Written by 30 Comments

There are a lot of ways how to build backlinks – through social bookmarking sites, guest writing, commenting, just being helpful and seen all around your community, but we wanted to drop down it to sections and give you a hand to help building your backlinks right now.

We will start with the most well known things and topics, but at the end of the article check out other resources – you will find a lot of useful tools and big SEO building lists there to help you out! Enjoy!

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How to Enhance Your Website Using Breadcrumbs – Showcase

Posted in Web Design4 years ago • Written by 10 Comments

On large websites and websites with hierarchically arranged pages, breadcrumbs are a really great way for users to navigate around the web site. They are a type of secondary navigation scheme which indicates the exact location of a user on a website. They greatly improve the findability of a web site’s sections and pages.

Breadcrumbs, in the simplest form, are horizontally arranged text links separated by a greater than symbol (>). Using breadcrumbs on your website can be really beneficial. It provides a convenient way for users to navigate around the website and also allows users to establish their location on the website.

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9 Well Designed, Usable Sites, And What Makes Them Great

Posted in Web Design4 years ago • Written by 17 Comments

We recently did a showcase of 9 common usability pitfalls, and how to avoid them, and in the comments there were a lot of questions about the websites we think stand out, and do a great job of both usability and design.

Today you can see a list of nine great examples of very usable, well designed websites from a wide range of industries/areas to give you an idea of what makes great, usable design. The more we like a site, the more we use it, and the better result we get for all concerned. Read on to see nine usable sites, and what makes them great.

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12 Tools To Reevaluate And Analyze Your Web Design

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Nowadays there are pretty many tools to analyze your site’s code and traffic, but there aren’t that much tools to evaluate design and accessibility. Personally, I think that best ‘tool’ to evaluate web design is other people feedback.

Surprisingly – there are just that type of tools available. Check them out together with some other useful tools and see if your design is easy accessible and practical. In this list less is more, you don’t need to much tools to analyze your web design, just few you really trust.

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Selling Your Blog: How To Transfer It to The New Owner

Posted in Web Design4 years ago • Written by 16 Comments

I’ve just finished the process of selling one of my sites. It was the first time I ever sold a website and, in the process of doing that, I’ve learned some very important lessons.

One of the hardest parts when you already found a buyer is transferring the website to the buyer with very small downtime. So far I haven’t encountered any article describing how to do this so I’ve decided to write one and share what I know.

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OS Talk: Why Web Developers should use Linux

Posted in Web Design4 years ago • Written by 83 Comments

There are many reasons why working on Linux has advantages, but for web developers, it should be a no-brainer, but just in case you really need reasons here are just a few of the main ones.
The main feature Linux boasts that makes it better suited for web development over any other Operating System is the fact your local apache server has the same setup as your live hosting. Even without this, the benefits of using Linux over Windows or Mac OS are massive. I’ll go through the main advantages with you in this article.

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