Ethics, UX and our role in all this

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Ethics, UX, and our role in all this We live in a world where our behaviours are accurately being predicted every step of the way. It sometimes feels like apps and products know us more than we know ourselves. This is not necessarily bad, or that we should be scared every… Continue reading Ethics, UX and our role in all this

2021: The year to recalibrate personas

[unable to retrieve full-text content] 2021: The year to recalibrate Personas Photo by Immo Wegmann on Unsplash 2020 has been, without question, a year of disruption, uncertainty, and unknown territories; with a pandemic that shifted routines and daily lives came a flux in consumption habits, expenditure, and how we spend time. Countries began drafting laws to… Continue reading 2021: The year to recalibrate personas

What is Section 508 and why does it matter?

In 1990, the signing into law of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) provided a real foundation for accessibility in the U.S. and across the world as a model. Similarly, Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and its subsequent refreshes serve as major milestones for accessibility by defining the scope of responsibilities for accessibility in… Continue reading What is Section 508 and why does it matter?

5 Website Localization Ideas for Design and Content

The world steadily becomes digital, a little bit at a time. Indeed, with internet users accounting for more than half of our planet’s population, considering the audience on the internet becomes vital regardless of what you do. Reaching greater audiences around the world is a win situation today, yet it requires some additional effort and… Continue reading 5 Website Localization Ideas for Design and Content

The Latest Research for Web Designers, September 2020

In today’s look at the latest research for web designers, we’re going to look at studies and reports from Payoneer, Robert Half, Hootsuite, and Contentsquare to see what they have to say about things like: Current freelancer demand Web designer earning potential A change in ecommerce shopping trends Unseen content rates 1. There’s Light At… Continue reading The Latest Research for Web Designers, September 2020

Tips on How to Become a Recognizable Graphic Designer

Have you thought about changing careers, and graphic design sounds like a very attractive proposal? Or maybe you have always had a knack for drawing, and would like to become someone who makes a living off of it? Whatever the case may be, there is a high demand for good graphic designers. Both freelancers and… Continue reading Tips on How to Become a Recognizable Graphic Designer

Getting Started as a Freelance Web Designer

Choosing to become a freelancer is a career decision many web designers consider. There are many benefits to going freelance, but it isn’t always easy to know how to get started or whether you can make it work. Below is some information to help you decide if it’s the right move for you and how… Continue reading Getting Started as a Freelance Web Designer

10 Tips for a Content Marketing Plan to Expand Your Business

15 Shares Content marketing is a marketing strategy plan that focuses on creating, sharing, and using relevant and engaging content. The purpose of content marketing is to attract users and clients to contribute to the sales and revenue of a firm. According to Statista, in 2019, a third of small businesses used content marketing as… Continue reading 10 Tips for a Content Marketing Plan to Expand Your Business

8 Things to Do Increase Conversions When Designing a Product Page

Is your client having issues with people abandoning carts on their product page? Or maybe they look and look but never make the purchase.  Some consumers are going to browse but making the conversion from window-shopper to a customer is the final obstacle to gaining new sales. If your client have noticed a slump, or… Continue reading 8 Things to Do Increase Conversions When Designing a Product Page

How Powerful Micro-Interactions Boost Your UX

Because of the sense of value users perceive from micro-interactions, they not only boost engagement, but also inspire positive feelings towards your brand, and ultimately, influence users’ actions. This article will discuss the basics of micro-interactions and how you can utilize them to enhance your UX design. What Are Micro-Interactions? In digital design, micro-interactions are… Continue reading How Powerful Micro-Interactions Boost Your UX

Branding Web Strategy Mistakes Brand Identity Guru

Lack of overall strategy and clear definition of success Most people realize the need for a site, but don’t understand what it can/should do for the company. And when they do have a goal, they don’t measure it. We’ll often ask people, “What are the objectives of your site?” Answers vary from “the site is… Continue reading Branding Web Strategy Mistakes Brand Identity Guru

Taking Your Business Green

The hottest trend for companies right now is not to have a funny social media stream or to create viral Vine videos. It’s to be more environmentally conscious — not only in terms of how products are produced or services are offered, but also in how the business is operated. More consumers are voting with… Continue reading Taking Your Business Green

A Short Guide to Mobile-First Web Design

There is no way to go around the fact that modern websites have to provide a quality user experience on a variety of devices. Four out of five people who would visit your website use both mobile and desktop devices. Even though mobile-only is a trend that has been exhibiting growth, it still makes the… Continue reading A Short Guide to Mobile-First Web Design

Freelance Web Designers: 3 Delightfully Easy Ways to Increase Your Productivity

Posted · Category: Best Collections Have you been struggling with bouts of procrastination and lack of focus? Maybe it appears hard for you to find a way to make some positive changes in your work habits? Then take heart! It’s not as difficult as you might have been led to believe. It is possible to… Continue reading Freelance Web Designers: 3 Delightfully Easy Ways to Increase Your Productivity

8 habits of successful designers that I know

This is by no means a scientific list from formal studies. What I have written here is my impression from the list of designers whom I personally known. I observed their habits and what make them more successful in their career or business relative to others.  Again, this is not meant to be a comprehensive… Continue reading 8 habits of successful designers that I know