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Updated by Adam Koehler on Sep 06, 2016
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Web Design & Development Tips

Tips for web designer and developer.

10 Graphic and Web Design Tools That Will Explode in 2016

If you’re a designer, it’s no longer enough to just know Photoshop. Thanks to the explosion of the web and mobile, there’s a whole range of new apps and tools that can help you do your job. But this is a good thing. It’s no longer a case of one size fits all. Every day there are new options you can add to your toolkit that can help you get the job done.

CSS Image Filter Toolbox – Tutorials, Libraries and Tools

CSS Image Filters are a simple, lightweight method of adding some unique looks to your site’s images. Effects that once were the sole realm of image editors like Photoshop can now be achieved through CSS.

Inspiration for Line Menu Styles

Some ideas for menu styles and effects that employ the line as a creative design element. This is an open collection; contributions are welcome!

2016 Logo Design Trends Forecast

The art and science of logo design is continuously changing as businesses can now engage consumers in an increasing number of digital channels. The frequency of engagement is increasing at a rapid rate, while the quality of engagement has become more inclusive, more personal.

The Difference between UX and UI Design-A Layman’s Guide

We’ve all overheard conversations, walking down hip streets of the world’s tech capitals, discussions about the great ‘UX’ of a product, or the poor ‘UI’ of a website. Is it a secret language you will never be privy to? Are these people just using slang to look cool? Well, ok probably yes to the latter, but a determinate NO to the rest. Read on to learn what these terms mean, which jobs are better paid, and how to become a UX designer or UI designer. Scroll to the middle of the post to watch a video of me speaking about this article, and giving you some extra info on what being a UX or UI Designer really means.

Best Practices for Accordion Menus in Web Design

This post delves into the concept of accordion design for website interfaces. You'll find tips and free source code for building your own accordion menus.

User Experience Design

User experience design, or UX design, is the process of designing digital or physical products that are useful, easy, and delightful to interact with. It’s all about enhancing the experience that people have while interacting with your product, and making sure they find value in what you provide, all through your web design.

Content – Why is it the key to new customers?

Content has become the primary tool that companies use for building relationships with their customers; the stronger your content, the stronger your relationship. So, how do you create strong copy for your brand? First, you have to understand what content marketing is and how it works.

Time Users Spend On Your Website

50 Seconds is all you get. On average, the time users spend on your website is roughly 50 seconds. Keeping visitors interested enough to stay on a website for more than a few seconds is getting harder. Your goal is to keep them viewing content as long as possible.

Important Logo Design Rules You Must Follow

Why do brands spend a lot of money on logo design? Logos are a visual representation of a brand. They act as the face of the business, and give the first impression. When it’s not properly done, a logo may not display your brand in the best light. So how do you come up with an effective design?

Facebook Algorithm Update

After updating the Facebook algorithm, a statement was made by Facebook saying, “Our top priority is keeping you connected to the people, places and things you want to be connected to — starting with the people you are friends with on Facebook.” This means Facebook would rather show it’s users photos and updates from their Facebook friends rather than posts from other pages, such as businesses and companies trying to promote themselves. So, what does this mean for you and your business?

Top 10 Social Media Sites

For small businesses just staring in marketing, social media is an easy and affordable way to get your foot in the door. This doesn’t mean your brand has to have an account with every social network out there. Start out simple, the top 10 most used networks are listed below.

Is your website network up to user demands? Pokemon Go a Use Case for Scaling.

If you don’t prepare your servers with the right type of scaling, your business could deny users access and functionality much like Pokemon Go.

Getting Google Banned

In the digital world, we may say “Content is King”, but search engines can overthrow a websites monarchy and “ban” websites. If you’re unsure of all googles policies and guidelines, we suggest you take a look at their Privacy & Terms in full as we haven’t listed all of their rules.