Running an online business is a lot more difficult at the moment than it used to be. Just a few years ago we did not have such a huge competition. At the moment the competition is huge and this is true for absolutely all the niches in all industries. It is really important that you take the necessary time to figure out what the best online business investment is. This is harder than you may think at first glance.
A website’s design is not dependent on its visual flare of the amount of things you’ve managed to fit on one page, it’s about usability and utility. These two elements are what define a successful website, not the amount of visual flare. Just like people, the beauty of a website needs to come from within. A hollow shell will crack easily, while a strong foundation will stand the test of time.
Today, more than 17% of all web traffic comes from mobile devices. There is every indication that the number of people using mobile devices for internet access will keep growing exponentially. The rising demand of mobile usage has made it necessary for every business to have a flexible and more fluid site that renders effectively on a majority of devices, irrespective of their screen size.
The week is coming to an end and that means it is time for us to look back on the week that passed, the best design news, resources and other goodies. This week we look at what makes a good website, killer website templates as well as Google fonts, HTML and CSS UI kits and much more.
With so many people adopting mobile devices to assist them in various aspects of their lives, there is heavy competition in the mobile interface marketplace for their attention. This leaves no room for designers to take shortcuts when it comes to creating the ultimate UX/ mobile user experience.
The week is coming to an end and that means it is time for us to look back on the week that passed, the best design news, resources and other goodies. This week we look at Flat icons, whether or not you should be using Bootstrap, as well as using HTML5 to create fullscreen video backgrounds and much more.
Today is the day where Apple is expected to unveil the new iPad Air 2 and the iPad Mini 3. Even though they have already been leaked, by Apple themselves, it will still be interesting to see what other goodies the Cupertino company has for us.
Designing your own website for ecommerce is a lot easier than you might first imagine. There are web-building tools and programs available everywhere that allow you to create a full website without knowing a lick of programming or coding. But while building a website on your own using pre-built templates and themes will make the whole process simpler and faster, is it really worth it? Or would hiring a dedicated web designer be a better route to take?
When the creative well runs dry, it’s important to know how to replenish it. To become inspired, you now only need to visit your device’s app store. Here are a few of the best apps for graphic designers and artists to kick start their next projects:
If you’re a freelancer and a homeowner, you’ll have big decisions to make as you get older; most notably, whether or not to sell your family home and downsize. This is a practical decision that brings many benefits – a number of which are financial, such as the reduced cost of living and equity release. It is no surprise then that more than two million over 55s plan to downsize in the hope of raising extra cash for their retirement but with the emotional connections you’re likely to have to a property, deciding if this option is right for you can be difficult.