Introduction to Defensive Web Design

There are several types of design and every web designer decides for himself which approach he takes, but today we take a look at a particular one of them, called Defensive web design. What does it mean? The defensive design is also called contingency design and refers to the idea that the interface has to … Continue Reading

Top 10 Places to Put an Opt-In Form

An email list is the lifeblood of any internet based business. If you are running a blog or website for the sake of making money, an opt-in list is an absolute necessity. After all, “the money is in the list.” But after you design an opt-in form, one of your main decisions becomes where to … Continue Reading

Grow Your Business or Stay Solo?

Freedom is one of the major reasons to become a freelancer. Freedom from a stupid boss, malicious co-workers, and the whole office politics circle. However, soon you discover that working solo is not that good either. It comes to your mind that if you grow your business and start hiring people, life will be awesome. … Continue Reading

Best Approach to Mobile Website Design

We’ve heard 2011 being many times named as the year of the mobile web, although the last couple of years we heard this association many times. As technology advanced, so did the mobile phones, which we call smartphones today. The internet usage increases every month and the tablets and smartphones start being adopted by every family. … Continue Reading

Designer Toolbox: Top 20 Widgets for Your Macbook

When it comes to the age old Mac-vs-PC argument, among the most innovative features that sets the Macbook apart is the Dashboard. The Dashboard a virtual toolbox where every Mac user can place their tools or weapons of choice. Whatever type of user you are – a designer, writer, businessman or a student – you … Continue Reading

How to Fight Plagiarism – Tips and Tools

Plagiarism is not hard to fight now that there are advanced tools and services that people can use for protection. In this article we will talk about how to fight people who have copied your designs, bandwidth, articles, music, and everything that can be stolen. Preventing people from plagiarizing your works is another matter because … Continue Reading