21 Best CRM Software

The best CRM (Customer Relationship Management) software solutions help sales teams streamline critical processes to improve productivity, track customer interactions and gain actionable insights to deliver a personalized experience to sell smarter, shorten the sales cycle and drive better retention rates. This article reviews the 21 best CRM software to help you streamline your searches.… Continue reading 21 Best CRM Software

What did Victor Papanek leave for UX designers in “Design for Real Word”?

In the “Back to basics” series, I would like to rediscover the content of the textbooks I read at the beginning of my industrial design studies. I am a supporter of wise (prudent) use of the achievements of the predecessors, which is why I re-read these valuable, twentieth-century books on design and try to extract… Continue reading What did Victor Papanek leave for UX designers in “Design for Real Word”?

Twitter layoffs, meeting fatigue, Taylor Swift’s AI, Apple accessibility

Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “Any of us could face what our colleagues at Twitter faced yesterday. Some of us already have, and some of us will in the future, especially if you stick around the profession long enough. It’s a good reminder that, whether we realize it or not, we’re in this together. We… Continue reading Twitter layoffs, meeting fatigue, Taylor Swift’s AI, Apple accessibility

Stealing like an artist — design heuristics in creative ideation

Stealing like an artist — design heuristics in creative ideation Mental shortcuts and cognitive frameworks aren’t only useful in everyday judgments and problem-solving. When faced with creative challenges, we can also tap into our “design brain” to channel previously encountered ideas into our own work. At their core, design heuristics are the combination, exploration, or transformation of often already… Continue reading Stealing like an artist — design heuristics in creative ideation

Everything You Need to Know About Book Design

Are you interested in book design but don’t know where to start? You’ve landed in the right place. If you’re a book lover and you’ve always wondered how to design a book, here you’ll find a collection of resources and tutorials that will point you in the right direction. We’ll cover what book design is,… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Book Design

8 Best Free and Open-Source JavaScript Image Editors

The internet is filled with countless images uploaded by users. This is especially true for social media websites—and it is very rare for people to post original unedited images anywhere. It is also common to need to post images with a specific size or format. While there are a lot of full-fledged image editing apps… Continue reading 8 Best Free and Open-Source JavaScript Image Editors

How Automatically Convert your Excel File, Product Feed or XML to PDF Catalogs

Need to automatically convert your Excel file, product feed, or XML into PDF catalogs? Did you know that retailers and wholesalers can now connect various data sources automatically to create an interactive catalog? Keep reading  to learn the fastest and automated way to create a branded online ODF catalog from a data source. The innovative… Continue reading How Automatically Convert your Excel File, Product Feed or XML to PDF Catalogs

Where to Find the Best Avatar Graphics, Or Simply Create Your Own

November 24, 2021 by Sangalang Kristine Leave a Comment An avatar is a digital representation of a person or a user on a platform. Avatars are normally used in gaming, it is always fun to see a digitized version of yourself, right? Avatar graphics are limited in the past. This means that there are often… Continue reading Where to Find the Best Avatar Graphics, Or Simply Create Your Own

24 Free Thanksgiving Banners You Could Use For Your Website

November 9, 2021 by Sangalang Kristine Leave a Comment As a designer, we always need to have seasonal design elements on our archives for whenever our clients want design updates for holidays. It is always so fun to design our websites for fall and autumn, especially now that Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Fortunately,… Continue reading 24 Free Thanksgiving Banners You Could Use For Your Website

16 Free Looped Animation and Samples to Use for Your Projects

October 4, 2021 by Sangalang Kristine Leave a Comment Animation in websites has reached new, incredible levels since the increased availability of free looped animation on the internet. The great news is that there are numerous sources available.  These could be samples, templates, or ready-to-use animations you can simply embed on your website. Why Use Looped… Continue reading 16 Free Looped Animation and Samples to Use for Your Projects

3D worlds and the future of UX: A review of “spatial interfaces”

[unable to retrieve full-text content] “Games and entertainment have pointed us toward a new way of thinking about interacting with software: spatial interfaces.” — John Palmer, Spatial Interfaces Spatial Interfaces presents a vision for the future of UX, in which “lots of the software we already use can be augmented by spatial interfaces”. Palmer envisions “spatial environments,… Continue reading 3D worlds and the future of UX: A review of “spatial interfaces”

Practice Makes Perfect: 4 Reasons You Struggle Learning JavaScript

However much information you process when studying anything, there will be no results unless you start applying it in real life. To master a language, people usually practice writing, speaking, and listening to strengthen their knowledge after learning theory. With a programming language, it’s not quite the same. You can read the code and write… Continue reading Practice Makes Perfect: 4 Reasons You Struggle Learning JavaScript

How to Curve Text in Affinity Designer

What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps, you will learn how to curve text in Affinity Designer. We’ll use this simple badge design to exemplify all the techniques that you can use to edit and stylize curved text in Affinity Designer. Once you’ve learned how to curve text in Affinity Designer, you can take… Continue reading How to Curve Text in Affinity Designer

10 Tips to Help You Find People Online (100% Works)

Want to reconnect with an old buddy but don’t know where to start? Do you want to learn more about the people in your life, your family members, or your relatives? Do you have any information about the whereabouts of someone you used to know? Everything and everyone is at your fingertips in this world… Continue reading 10 Tips to Help You Find People Online (100% Works)

17 Things You Can Do To Improve Your SEO Ranking In 2021

There’s no shortcut to success when it comes to Google search results. That is unless you count pay-per-click advertising. While pay-to-play will shoot your site to the top of the SERP immediately, it’s not a sustainable strategy for maintaining your position there. So, you’re going to have to get serious about SEO. This guide will… Continue reading 17 Things You Can Do To Improve Your SEO Ranking In 2021

WordPress Evolution Among Enterprise: Why Shift To Most Popular CMS?

0 Shares When talking about WordPress, it is renowned in the world of website development. Many large and small businesses are now adopting WordPress CMS for their website development. Let’s navigate the reasons why WordPress should be adopted by your firm? Firstly, the Reason behind need of WordPress in an Enterprise If you are into… Continue reading WordPress Evolution Among Enterprise: Why Shift To Most Popular CMS?

5 SEO Practices for Search Engines Other Than Google Web Developers and Designers Should Follow

May 17, 2021 by Sangalang Kristine Leave a Comment Although Google may be one of the most popular, there are multiple search engines that are gateways for users to the internet. Of course, just like Google Analytics, there are SEO practices for these search engines as well. How do we learn about SEO practices for… Continue reading 5 SEO Practices for Search Engines Other Than Google Web Developers and Designers Should Follow

3 Effective Ways To Improve Your Site’s Carbon Footprint

At the dawn of the web-era, there was much focus on how environmentally friendly websites were: we’d chop down fewer trees, ship fewer products, and travel less for business. And because the web was small, any negative impact it had was relatively small. But the Internet’s no longer small, and neither is the impact it… Continue reading 3 Effective Ways To Improve Your Site’s Carbon Footprint

How to Create a Summer Portrait With Ice Cream in Procreate

What You’ll Be Creating Just imagine: a scorching sun, a clear blue sky, a cool breeze blowing in from the sea, and your favorite ice cream in your hand. Well, aren’t these the key ingredients for a perfect summer mood? In this tutorial we’ll try to picture this mood by creating a colorful summer portrait… Continue reading How to Create a Summer Portrait With Ice Cream in Procreate

Unusual Sources Of Inspiration- 45 Killer Graffiti Characters To Inspire You

March 2, 2021 by Jon 13 Comments The usual places for inspiration simply don’t cut it at times, so let’s explore a somewhat unusual place to find design inspiration – Graffiti Characters. Avid fans of the art, you know that graffiti can definitely be a source of inspiration when you’re facing a roadblock. From colors… Continue reading Unusual Sources Of Inspiration- 45 Killer Graffiti Characters To Inspire You

How to Create a Vintage Type Postcard

What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps, you will learn how to design a vintage postcard in Adobe Illustrator. Harken back to an era when postcards were all the rage with this friendly type style. The tutorial will delve into clipping masks, using bitmap images, working with layers, effects, and blends.  What You’ll Learn… Continue reading How to Create a Vintage Type Postcard

8 Easy Ways to Improve Your Website Typography in Under 30 Minutes

Typography is one of the most important elements of any site, having a measurably large impact on brand and experience. So fundamental is it that making wholesale changes to your typography — opting for a new font, changing the measure, increasing leading — is complex and fraught with potential time-sinks. But there are some simple… Continue reading 8 Easy Ways to Improve Your Website Typography in Under 30 Minutes

How to Create a Pastel Gradient Background

What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps, you will learn how to create a pastel gradient background in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Cool and warm, this timeless trend will give a soothing effect to any design. All you have to do is look for the best gradient combinations.  Looking to download some pastel… Continue reading How to Create a Pastel Gradient Background