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5 Tips for SEO & User-Friendly Copy

By / Mar 10, 2011 / Tips

You hear it time and time again: content is king. It’s king because it’s what users want, and it’s king because of SEO – i.e. if you don’t have good content, you’re not going to rank. Of course, not all content is created equal. While over-optimizing content for search will make it less than user-friendly,…

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WDL Premium: High-Quality Floral Flourish Vectors

By / Mar 9, 2011 / Premium

Here’s a new set of vectors for our WDL Premium Members. This pack from Designious contains 16 high-quality floral flourish vectors. These are perfect for giving your design an ornate feel. The smooth, curly strains with large, wide open leaves will sure give your artwork a nice look.

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Solo: A Single Page Portfolio WordPress Theme

By / Mar 8, 2011 / News

Last month here on WDL, I announced the release of Filtered, a portfolio WordPress theme. Now, I’m back to let you know about another new theme that I just launched at Theme Trust. This one is a sleek portfolio theme, called Solo.

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30 Examples of Big Backgrounds in Web Design – Round 2

By / Mar 7, 2011 / Inspiration

Four months ago, we showcased 30 Examples of Big Backgrounds in Web Design, and we can say that the trend surrounding big images as backgrounds is still hot. As we noticed that a number of new websites were using big backgrounds, we decided to do a fresh round of examples to inspire you. Here you…

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How to Design a Proper Banner – One That Actually Works

By / Mar 4, 2011 / Tips

Let’s address the big pink elephant in the room first. Banners are not dead. They’re not on life support either. They’re doing fine and they’re going to be around for a while. They’re doing fine mostly because of their new home – Google AdWords. Google Display/Content Network to be precise. If you are (or your…

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51 Unique Business Cards That Will Make Your Mind Explode

By / Mar 3, 2011 / Inspiration

Business cards are sadly often overlooked, resulting in dull and boring cards that are easily forgotten. At MOO we know business cards can give you the opportunity to stand out from the crowd, be unique, and say something about yourself and your brand.

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WDL Premium: Stars and Hearts Vector Pack

By / Mar 2, 2011 / Premium

For our WDL Premium Members, we have another excellent vector pack from our friends at Go Media. Stars and Hearts is a giant pack full of different varieties of vector stars and hearts (with a few flowers thrown in for fun). Stars and Hearts sounds pretty basic on the surface and there are only so…

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Legal Guidelines for Freelance Web Designers

By / Mar 1, 2011 / Tips

Handling the legal side of freelancing could possibly be one of the more annoying tasks required for the job. Having worked as a full-time freelancer I can attest the amount of legal paperwork and information can become overwhelming, especially for newbies entering the field. No matter what your practice, be it web design to freelance…

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25 Tasty Restaurant and Food Websites to Inspire You

By / Feb 28, 2011 / Inspiration

Restaurant and food related websites are always inspiring. Elegant layouts and beautiful images are pretty common to this kind of site. Last year we showcased 40 Tasty Restaurant Websites to Inspire You and since then, there have been plenty of good food related websites released. So we decided to gather a fresh list. Once again,…

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Useful Tools and Kits for Android Developers

By / Feb 25, 2011 / Tools

There’s a huge market for mobile app development. I’m an iPhone user myself, and we’ve posted plenty of stuff here on iOS design and development. But it looks like the popularity of the Android platform isn’t slowing down anytime soon. It’s market share keeps growing. So we thought it was about time that we help…