Not All Traffic is Created Equally: Measuring The Importance of Traffic Sources & Setting UTMs

There’s no shortage of ways in which you can generate traffic towards a website, and the list seems to be growing on a daily basis. For every new traffic generation method, there are thousands of fresh sources of traffic for businesses to tap into.  Plenty of people find themselves so caught up in focusing on… Continue reading Not All Traffic is Created Equally: Measuring The Importance of Traffic Sources & Setting UTMs

Effective Examples of Useful Slide Out Panels and Sidebars

It should be noted that slide-out panels are indeed less accessible than fixed navigation options. They’re harder to discover and understand. Screen elements appearing and disappearing can confuse users and frustrate visitors. However, they’ve maintained their position as a consistently popular design choice, especially when screen space is limited, like on mobile devices. Their modularity… Continue reading Effective Examples of Useful Slide Out Panels and Sidebars

Kerning, Leading, Tracking, and Everything You Need to Know About Text Spacing

The space between letters is just as important for legibility as the text itself. If your website is hard to read, don’t just consider the typeface: consider the white space as well. With kerning, leading, tracking, and other spacing tools, you can make your text more readable without a major design overhaul using these text… Continue reading Kerning, Leading, Tracking, and Everything You Need to Know About Text Spacing

How to Create a 3D Gold Text Effect With Photoshop Layer Styles

What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, I’ll explain how to create a realistic 3D gold text effect using layer styles in Adobe Photoshop. Let’s get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial: Download the file Gold_Text_Effect-Assets.zip and extract both files inside. Install the Pattern file “Patterns.pat“. Install the Contour file “CustomContours.shc”.… Continue reading How to Create a 3D Gold Text Effect With Photoshop Layer Styles

Tracking Users In An Age of Ad Blockers

According to the Interactive Advertising Bureau, 26 percent of desktop users employ ad blocking extensions while using the Internet. 15 percent of mobile users employ similar content blockers, with the largest segment of both groups being men between the ages of 18 to 24. While this might be higher among your own peer group of… Continue reading Tracking Users In An Age of Ad Blockers

UX Vs UI: Discussing The Most Confusing Topic Of The 2015

Being into the development world, I have gone through the discussion over UX and UI a lot…well it is quite irksome at one point of time and quite daunting on the other, as it challenges your credibility. It is quite difficult to explain to people what is the difference between these two different terms that… Continue reading UX Vs UI: Discussing The Most Confusing Topic Of The 2015

The Anatomy of Time Tracking Tools: Breaking Down Its Essentials

As more and more professionals are focusing on getting the most out of their time at work by boosting their productivity, time tracking tools are in vogue right now. By using any of these apps to monitor your time spent on each tasks individuals have for the day or week, they will gain a better understanding on how… Continue reading The Anatomy of Time Tracking Tools: Breaking Down Its Essentials

12 Handy Tools For Invoicing and Time Tracking

Every service-related business – or freelancer – needs an invoicing tool to send invoices to their client. It should be simple to use yet produce professional enough invoices that will give a positive impression to your clients and hopefully make getting paid simpler. If you search the internet, you will come across many invoicing tools… Continue reading 12 Handy Tools For Invoicing and Time Tracking