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Finding Your Design Inspiration

No matter what type of design you do (web design, interior design, products, architecture, etc.) design inspiration can be an important part of the creative process. Where do you find your design inspiration? Dieter Rams (the long-time Chief Design Officer

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Essentialism 101: Creating a Better User Experience

Eliminating distraction is part of the essentialism philosophy. The less distraction we experience, the better chance we have of focusing on what’s really important. In order to eliminate distraction, we must first identify what’s essential and what’s non-essential. Then, we

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Essentialism 101: Web Design Trade-offs

We all face trade-offs in our professional and personal lives. When we choose to stop working and spend time with family or friends, it’s a trade-off. When we decide to stay up an extra two hours to get that work

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Ditch the Slideshow for Better Website Conversion

Slideshows are a commonplace strategy for  sharing more information through a series of sliding imagery/offers on a homepage. We’ve all seen them. Each slide sits front and center for a few seconds, and then it’s gone. Avoid this strategy on

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The Perils of Pop Ups on Your Website

I don’t know about you, but I’ve never had anyone I know say they liked pop ups. Not one. This comes as no surprise, as pop ups on a website are a poor user experience (UX), and can also diminish

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Is Your Web Host Letting You Down?

Here’s how to find out, and what to do about it if the answer is yes. Are you tracking your web host’s ability to keep your site up and running? If not, we’ll show you how to monitor your site

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The Need for Speed: Improving Your Website’s Page Load Time

Did you know that in addition to on-page SEO strategies — like optimizing your title tags, headlines and images — there are also “off-page” strategies that can improve the SEO and the user experience (UX) of your website? These strategies

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Get Your Fresh Content Here!

Imagine, for a moment, that you go to the store for a nice fresh loaf of artisan bread to go along with your dinner. When you get to the bread section, the shelves are empty, except for one old, hard

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Creating Marvelous Meta Descriptions that Engage

Welcome to Tip #7 in our SEO Tips series were we’ll be talking all about meta descriptions. Crafting unique meta descriptions for each of your web pages and blog posts can improve the page’s clarity and user experience — as well as

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Website Navigation and the User Experience, Part 2: Mobile

In Part 1 of this series, we talked about website navigation and how it affects the user experience on your desktop website. Today, we’re going to turn our attention to mobile … MOBILE NAVIGATION Just when you thought we were

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