In the early phases of a project a spreadsheet can be a more useful design tool than Figma. If you’re redesigning an existing website there are huge benefits in getting to know the content you’ll be working with. The earlier in the project the better. A little upfront investigation will help you make informed design decisions.… Continue reading Starting design work in a spreadsheet
8 Content Marketing Tactics To Increase Your Traffic In 2021
If you run an online business in 2021, you need to make sure you have a strong content marketing strategy if you want to attract as much website traffic as possible. Content marketing is the process of creating valuable and shareable content, like blog posts, quizzes, and videos, to attract your ideal customers and ultimately make… Continue reading 8 Content Marketing Tactics To Increase Your Traffic In 2021
Less is (Almost) Definitely More: An Introduction to Hick’s Law for Web Designers
Imagine the public excitement when, in 1951, William Edmund Hick (“Hickey” to his friends?!) and Ray (with an “a”) Hyman published research about people’s responses to a bunch of flashing lights. I’m sure no-one could imagine how important this work would be for the information age since, of course, at that time, a bank of… Continue reading Less is (Almost) Definitely More: An Introduction to Hick’s Law for Web Designers
Differences Between UI Designer and UX Designer: What Does Each One Do?
For many people who don’t know much about the tech world, understanding what UI designers and UX designers do is a bit challenging. From early times, designers were known to be in the clothing and furniture industry. But the industry has grown over time to many more areas including tech. The evolution of technology as… Continue reading Differences Between UI Designer and UX Designer: What Does Each One Do?
The Brand: the forgotten child in Design Thinking
Just as ‘we are our brain’, companies ‘are their brand’. It defines why they exist, why they do what they do and what distinguishes them from competition. The often quoted Simon Sinek framework of the ‘why, how and what‘ is a perfect way to answer the question: ‘why are we doing what we’re doing?’, and… Continue reading The Brand: the forgotten child in Design Thinking
Grab This Month’s (June) FREE WordPress Resume Theme
This is a beautiful one page parallax WordPress Theme for Resume, vCard, CV application, freelancer for an impressive online resume. Resume WordPress Theme comes with 4 Home Variations, 3 navigation styles, customisable backgrounds (colors, images or patterns). You feel free when creating your website with the advanced styling customization features. You can change navigation styles,… Continue reading Grab This Month’s (June) FREE WordPress Resume Theme
Driving innovation [1/2]: a portfolio perspective
In every sector, it’s possible to notice growing efforts towards innovation. More and more organizations do not take their market and own relevance for granted, and realize that some [widely applied] strategies to maintain and grow their businesses [like plain price competition, and aggressive portfolio expansion, among others] may incubate serious near and long term… Continue reading Driving innovation [1/2]: a portfolio perspective
Common UX Mistakes and How to Avoid (or Fix) Them
Have you ever fumbled through a complicated contact form on a mobile website or wished for a button or link that wasn’t there? If so, you’ve experienced what a lack of foresight in user experience (UX) design causes. Don’t fall victim to the same common UX mistakes. Make sure potential customers poor UX design doesn’t… Continue reading Common UX Mistakes and How to Avoid (or Fix) Them