As most graphics designers know, purchasing stock photos, ready graphics and other images can be a very expensive proposition today. In case your budget does not allow you the luxury of purchasing image files, you are left with no other option than to try and find free images – a task that can take huge amounts of time and effort.
As all motorists understand: it’s easier to get around a city in a compact ‘smart’ car, and motorway cruising is more comfortable in a premium estate model. Those looking to improve online website access for smartphones and tablets must likewise appreciate the mobile-user experience (mobile UX) must be customized for this environment. Any attempt to merely recycle material from the desktop domain will be doomed to failure. Here are some key factors to take into consideration.READ MORE
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 free pattern generators, how you can easily mess up your website as well as the best Photoshop tutorials from January. READ MORE
Are your clients a bit younger than most? Do you want to give away promo items that both parents and kids will love? Because promotional items should be tailored to your target audience, useful, and a real investment, you should not discount purchasing promo items (in some cases) with kids in mind. Here, we will talk about a few cool promotional items that also work as great kids gifts. In most cases, you can purchase such items with your company logo, or even personalize them for each individual client or child.READ MORE
A sidebar is one of the most important aspects of your website layout. Visitors get an idea about your blog or website through the sidebar, before they make up their minds to stay or quit. So, making sure your website has a great sidebar is of significant importance; your sidebar must encourage visitors to take a closer look at your website. It should act as a trigger for better user engagement and increase the probability of conversions.READ MORE
Cinemagraphs have become the latest trend to dominate design, blogs and social media platforms. Combining a still image on a continuous motion and a small video loop in a GIF file, the cinemagraphs are an online sensation.
Nowadays web designers encounter numerous challenges in attempting to build a highly immersive eCommerce website that provides a great shopping experience to users. A successful online store not only has to be beautiful, but it should also generate sales (right!?) and have good conversion rates.READ MORE
So how does a designer, or a photographer, or a painter go about setting up an online store? Does he build a website from scratch and start the business through a standalone website? If the user has enough capital to hire a developer or a small studio, he can go ahead and splash it to create an advanced eommerce website. But, what if they don’t have a budget for this? How do they go about selling thier works online without having to spend so much on the website? That is where Shopify comes into the picture.
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.