Design

3 Ways to Boost SEO Through Web Design

January 24, 2014

Search engine optimisation, also known as SEO, is the key to search traffic generation. When done correctly, it will increase conversions (leads and sales). Much of the time when people set out to improve their site’s search engine presence, they make the mistake of focusing on keywords alone. While keywords still are important, especially in […]

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Web Design 101 – 4 Tips To Get Your Website Started

December 21, 2013

With a well-designed website, one can speak to their audience and turn casual visitors into excited customers. Most people fail to create an enjoyable user experience, and as a result, the website owner will not see a high conversion rate. Web design is key to attracting and retaining customers. Usually, people will only spend 5-7 […]

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Use Your iPad to Mark Up and Share Website Feedback

November 9, 2012

I just found this cool service that lets you use your iPad to mark up a website and email it to your designer. It’s called AxeApp. Here’s a video to show how it works: I’m using it all the time now to quickly mark up a website and provide feedback to my designers. Check it […]

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Designing High Quality Landing Pages

October 15, 2012

A landing page is a specifically designed destination site for visitors to arrive at when they click on an ad, or a link in a marketing email (don’t confuse a landing page with your homepage). Unlike your homepage, the focus of a landing page is conversion, and therefore a positive return on investment. Keeping this […]

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Color Tools

September 1, 2012

When designing a website choosing colors can take forever (at least for me). I find the process of combining colors a bit addictive, how about you? I use a variety of color generators or color scheme selectors, there are a bunch out there, with varying degrees of user friendliness.  Here are a few tools which […]

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My Design Inspiration “Swipe File”

June 1, 2012

Earlier this week I started a new mini-project called SwipeLog. It’s a place where I capture design elements that inspire and motivate me. Designers like to surround themselves with design elements and visuals that motivate them. Many keep a swipe file of inspiring things they run across, so they can refer to them for ideas […]

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