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The New and Improved Way to Create Forms with HTML5

By / Jul 19, 2011 / Tips

After 12 long years, the core language of the world wide web (HTML or Hyper Text Markup Language) is finally undergoing a major revision with the release of HTML5. Although the much anticipated version is still in beta, with no official launch date having been announced; HTML5 has web designers and programmers buzzing about its…

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Basic Tips for Getting Started with jQuery Development

By / Jul 14, 2011 / Tips

The jQuery programming library has dramatically changed the way we work online. Web developers are able to prototype animations and backend effects much quicker with fewer lines of code. This brings to the table a profound collection of functions which you can read about here. It doesn’t take long to figure out jQuery syntax, especially…

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Developing Streamlined and Efficient CSS Styles

By / Jul 5, 2011 / Tips

CSS can be compared to the sculptor’s tool set when crafting a sculpture. We as web designers utilize all the assets CSS brings forth to create structured layouts for our websites. Over the years this design process has become more organized and fitted. Rules have been put in place for best-practice procedures when coding.

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The Ultimate Guide to On-Page Optimization

By / Jun 21, 2011 / Tips

We work with a great deal of very talented website designers and developers who create first-rate websites for their clients – aesthetically superb but not always the most search engine friendly they could be. Overall it can make the project more expensive for the client because it means that we as the SEOs have to…

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The Forgotten Design

By / Jun 17, 2011 / Tips

Think about the last time you were in an airport and had to find your way to baggage claim, or in a restaurant and wanted to locate the restroom, or in an office building and needed to find your way to the parking garage. How’d you get there? More than likely, a basic sign –…

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Strategies for Task Management Working with Clients

By / Jun 14, 2011 / Tips

Work as a freelancer can be challenging, there’s no doubt about that. Not just physically, but spending so much of your day coding projects and writing e-mail conversations can take its toll on your mental capabilities. Task management is a huge part of running a successful freelance business.

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5 Web Design Blunders of Small Businesses

By / Jun 7, 2011 / Tips

You’ve decided to invest a lot of time and money into building a better web presence for your company. The last result you want to see from all this hard work and money is no growth in traffic or business from the new website. Before your company can reap the rewards of releasing a new…

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Building Strategies for Written Website Content

By / Jun 1, 2011 / Tips

When you sit down initially to write out webpage content it may feel ultimately boring and a trivial task. But from a broader perspective you should understand just how powerful your writing will become. Each of your visitors interested in the content you write will spend at least a few seconds drilling through your pages….

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7 Ways Designers & Developers Can Optimize Sites for Search Engines

By / May 18, 2011 / Tips

Web designers and developers have many responsibilities when it comes to building websites. From creating a solid layout for the front-end, to writing clean code so that the site runs bug free – there’s a lot involved. However, one thing that is often neglected and should fall on both the designer and developer is search…

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Budding Logo Design Trends for 2011

By / May 10, 2011 / Tips

Logo trends have been ever-advancing with the changing web. As digital artists are becoming more creative and mainstream we can see the crescendo of new ideas. Logos are some of the most important graphical pieces in any website, as they display your company and purpose to each visitor. As designers are able to collaborate with…