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4 Ways Your Website Design Influences Your Marketing Efforts

April 5, 2016 |

Your company’s website is a key component to a successful online marketing strategy. Without a properly designed website, your ability to attract and interest online customers is pretty much dead in the water. Since website design has become such an exacting science, it is an aspect of modern business which you should never take lightly.

If you get this part of your online marketing strategy wrong, the lost revenue you generate will speak for itself. This means it is important to know what it takes to get your website to properly work for your business. The following are four ways which outlines how your website design influences your marketing efforts.

Catching a Potential Customer’s Eye

When you put up a website for your business, it is critical to understand that you have seconds to grab your customer’s attention. If your website does not grab them in … Read More

Responsive Versus Adaptive Web Design and Why It’s Important

June 24, 2015 |

It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that a website is just a website and that all sites are pretty much the same. While that might once have been true, the Internet changes fast and in recent years the requirements for websites have changed with it.

More and more of us are accessing the web via mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. Indeed many people skip the desktop altogether and their only experience of the Internet is on mobile. The smaller screens of these devices mean that traditional websites don’t always display to their best advantage. If your site is to work in the era of mobile Internet it needs to be able to be able to display properly on any device.

Adapt or Respond?

To be effective in the mobile age a website needs to change to suit the device it’s being viewed … Read More

Cricut Vs. Silhouette – Which One Is Better?

August 8, 2013 |

Cricut and the new Silhouette Cameo are two of the most sought-after machines of their kind. Both of them are feature-rich and they come with a series of useful benefits, but the question still remains: which one is better, the Cricut or the new Silhouette machine? One thing is for sure: although both of them are great, the small details are the ones that truly make a difference. Here is a brief overview of the main differences between these two machines, that will help you decide which one’s the most suitable for you.

One of the main difference between Cameo and Cricut is that the first one can cut any length (although the recommended length is around 40 inches), while the latter can cut 12-inch wide. On the other hand, the Silhouette online store is very comprehensive, easy to navigate and it has a wealth of products where you can choose … Read More

3D Technologies Becoming More Accessible

July 29, 2013 |

There was a time when a computer weighed about 200 tons and occupied an entire room. Today, we’ve got smartphones that can do everything from mapping our way to a destination to capturing high-resolution photographs.

That’s how technology evolves – what was once inaccessible to the general public eventually becomes part of our daily lives. And 3D printing technology is no exception.

Soon, consumers will be able to design and print their own 3D creations with a device that fits in the palm of the hand.

A Lucky Duck

A duck named Buttercup gained superstar status when a 3D printing company made a prosthetic foot for the bird. He had been born with a malformed foot that was later amputated to prevent pain and infection. Once fitted with his new 3D replacement, Buttercup walked as normally as any other duck.

The technology that helped Buttercup regain mobility … Read More

How to Choose a Web Design for eCommerce Websites

August 7, 2012 |

eCommerce is the process of buying selling, marketing and distributing of the products by the use of electronic systems, such as the internet.  If you are trying to promote your business through eCommerce then you probably know how important an effective website is.

In my opinion, the design of eCommerce websites is similar to the general design web designers.  Both designs need to be simple and should have the right combination of colours, layout, graphics and the navigation systems should be easy to use.  The navigation system is the most important factor in an eCommerce website.

You should always hire a web designer that has the capability to create a web design that will allow clients to access any products or web pages with three clicks of the mouse or less from the homepage. If an eCommerce website have a very poor navigation system and gives a hard time for clients to find the products … Read More

How to Create an Effective Blog Site

July 30, 2012 |

Blog sites are one of the most popular websites that are used for advertising purposes.  Allowing people to post their comments, express their ideas, and write their own blogs are some of the reasons why blog sites are very popular today.

The web design of the blog sites is one of the factors that make a blog site successful. If I am going to create my own blog site, there are various elements that I should include in its web design. These elements will make the website more appealing thus catching the attention of the visitor.

Various Elements That Are Used in Blog Websites

 

  1. Comments: One of the reasons why I like visiting blog sites is that it allows me to post my own comments on it. Having this section on your blog site will allow you to communicate and share your ideas with them.  Furthermore, this section … Read More

Tips to Mix and Match Exciting Office Furniture

July 21, 2012 |

In this day and age, it is not uncommon to find exciting and fun office furniture in West Palm Beach Florida. In previous years, office furniture has given an image of professionalism that lacks inspiration and fun, while also appearing dreadful and dull. These days are over, and many offices and businesses are experimenting with more modern, exciting furniture. While choosing daring furniture is a task in itself, many can become overwhelmed when trying to choose office furniture that not only matches, but contrasts other pieces as well. This can be a daunting task, but is quite successful if done properly. At first, you should choose your most important piece of furniture to be the focus of the room. Generally, this would be the desk. Your desk should be absolutely perfect according to your tastes, and be able to inspire the design of the rest of the furniture. It will not only determine the related … Read More

Destination: Mobile – Carving Your Slice of the Apple Pie

July 16, 2012 |

Despite the oft-bandied slogan, “There’s an app for that,” many companies and software developers continue to find new opportunities to develop innovative mobile apps that fill niches and address the needs of consumers. Unfortunately, the distance between a mobile app concept and successful design and implementation is riddled with obstacles and potential hang-ups that can derail a mobile app design or simply make it an ineffective one.

With so many considerations to keep in mind while designing a mobile app, it’s important to plan out everything thoroughly to ensure it works across multiple mobile platforms. Screen size, touch navigation and platform type, as well as the differences between mobile apps and mobile websites, are just some of the issues that need to be weighed and addressed before and during mobile app design.

These differences haven’t stopped entrepreneurs from founding companies and starting businesses around the sale of apps. While the mobile app design can be … Read More

Acer Iconia Tab A510 Review

April 30, 2012 |

With the increasing trend of owning a tablet for convenience instead of lugging around the laptop all day, Acer has also accepted the challenge and released their Acer Iconia Tab A510 in the market. Let’s go deep into Acer Iconia Tab A510 review.

Features:

A510 is a tablet that seems to be designed for comfort and has a sleek black design. The tablet has a long battery life and the latest quad-core processor, the speed of which is 1.3 GHz. It is an Android tablet, running on the latest Android Ice cream sandwich operating system. The Acer Iconia Tab A510 has an inbuilt storage capacity of 32GB which is more than enough for users who own a tablet to be able to work on the go. The tablet also has a slot for a memory card that can add up to 32 GB of memory space in addition to the inbuilt memory. The tablet … Read More

Designing Elements That Need Special Attention From Website Designers

March 27, 2012 |

Web designing is fast transforming into a world of its own, hosting different elements that add color, character, and life to a website, so that it can serve to communicate with its targeted audience in the most effective manner. That is why becoming a successful web designer no more remains a child’s play, and asks quite a lot from any contender who wants to do so.

To become a high profile web designer, one has to make sure to adhere to some fundamental elements of web design, which should be incorporated to make every website design project a success. This article discusses some major of them in the lines below:

Line

“Line” can be regarded as the simplest element being used in a web design. In fact, many web designing pros define line as a form having a specific length and width, but lacking … Read More

Rapid Fashion: 3D Printing Hits the Runway

February 23, 2012 |

It seems like every year that passes brings us closer to our society’s idealized version of the future. Imagine bringing an iPad to a box social in 1950; how many heart attacks do you think you’d cause? As time marches by, technology also creeps out of our offices and homes and into other sectors of our lives. One trend I’ve picked up on over the past few years is how tech fashion is being created and sold to denizens of an increasingly digital world.

Apple has helped popularize technology and elevate to it culturally iconic status with its timeless aesthetic design. As a result, we are starting to see technology play a larger role in the fashion world. The first time I can remember Apple being used effectively as gear was the old-school iPod Shuffle with the clip. A later iteration of the Shuffle was literally turned into a pretty fancy watch by an enterprising … Read More

Top Web Designing Mistakes to Be Avoided For a Successful Online Venture

February 16, 2012 |

Information technology has become much advanced across the globe and most of the countries are making World Wide Web, a mainstream business platform for their companies. However, the software solution providers face many challenges in web designing. Here are some common mistakes that most of the website designers make:

 No Strategy and Plan for a Website

It is the biggest problem of most of the designers that they design a website without making any strategy and plan. As a result, they face many problems. It is quite necessary to have a plan and a clear idea of the website. Targeted audience must be clear before designing the website. By identifying and setting the goals, web designers can make a better and the best website design.

Complex Designs

Many Web designers make complex web designs that are difficult to understand for the … Read More

What A Best Web Design Firm Needs To Have?

February 8, 2012 |

Some say choosing a web design firm for a business is like choosing life partner; there is nothing better and convenient if it works out according to expectations, but then there is nothing worse if turns the other way round. Finding the best web design firm becomes even more critical for today’s businesses because running a business successfully without having a substantial online presence is like swimming against rising tides.

This article is aimed at increasing knowledge of people about some attributes that are greatly helpful in determining the performance of a web design firm in designing their projects. Some of those include:

Judging from the looks

Though many people might raise an eyebrow on the very idea of judging someone by their looks, but the fact of the matter is that those who do not follow this approach tend to … Read More