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As Little Web Design as Possible

When it comes to web design, not to mention online marketing as a whole, the world would be a better place if this book, As Little Design as Possible, were required reading for every professional. Written by Sophie Lovell, the book

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Are you being proactive with your business during the pandemic? Or simply waiting for it to be over?

Right before the country started to lock down because of COVID-19, I was on the cusp of officially launching my speaking and consulting business. My book, A Holistic Guide to Online Marketing, was already published and I was all geared

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User Experience and Website Navigation

Today, let’s talk about user experience, also referred to as UX, which is the positive, negative or neutral experience someone has on your website, blog or social media. In the following example, I’d like to talk about website user experience,

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Website Design 101: Never Forsake Function for Design

Not all design is good design — especially if it forsakes function for aesthetic. Although we’re talking about website design here, I’d like to take a step back and share a real-world experience that shows how choosing form over function

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Fresh-brewed Small Business Spotlight: Scott Frangos of Webdirexion

In this installment of our Small Business Spotlight series we’ll be highlighting Scott Frangos, owner of Webdirexion, a digital marketing agency. A fellow author, Scott was one of the original reviewers of my book, and since then we’ve become marketing

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Web Design Tips: Figuring out Fonts

When it comes to website design, fonts can play an important role in defining your brand — and making content easy to read. The good news is that Google has made it easy to choose from a selection of fonts

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Web Design Tips: Create a Shot List

When it comes to web design, your imagery plays a key role in how you are perceived by website visitors. That said, if you’re creating a new website, or sprucing up your existing site, it’s a good idea to be

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Fresh-Brewed Small Business Spotlight: Amanda Weedmark

In this installment of our Small Business Spotlight series, we’ll be highlighting Amanda Weedmark, an artist and small business owner I originally came across on Instagram. I was instantly struck by Amanda’s design sensibility, and ability to create compelling art that

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Analog User Experience: The (Sometimes) Simple Act of Opening a Door

Have you done much thinking about the user experience (UX) of doors? Unless you’re a UX expert, probably not. That said, have you ever walked up to a door and pushed (or pulled) — and the door didn’t budge? I’m

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Design Talk with Cuppa SEO: Peace Coffee Packaging

Which coffee packaging do you like best? The one on the left is the former Peace Coffee packaging, while the one on the right is their new, drastically different packaging. The new, minimalist packaging harkens to a design philosophy that

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