Resources \ Wordpress
November 13, 2013
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The days when WordPress was just a blogging platform are long gone. Its CMS capabilities transformed it into the most popular solution for building a website. Nowadays, WordPress can serve the most diverse websites: blogs and magazine websites, obviously; websites for restaurants and hotels; video platforms; websites for music bands.

You can even build eCommerce websites using WordPress and this is exactly the niche we`ll be talking about today!

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Articles
November 8, 2013
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Staying interested in your blog can sometimes be a challenge. Struggling to write posts is a common phenomenon, but bloggers rarely admit to it. There are many reasons why your interest might be waning – you could be suffering from writer’s block, or you could have chosen a narrow topic which is too limited.

Follow these tried and tested tips to help rekindle your passion for your blog!

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Articles \ Design \ Wordpress
October 28, 2013
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Personally, I’ve always enjoyed rich user experiences on the web where I could see how much effort creating something must have taken. The minimalist trend was never entirely my thing, although I don’t have a reasonable explanation for this. It’s just my own take on web design.

But rich user experiences are not about building 100%-Flash powered sites anymore. In this day and age, the results (as in monetary results) are what matters most for almost all websites, and having something that’s visually attractive is only #2 or #3 on the list.

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Articles \ Web Design
October 19, 2013
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Have you recently stumbled upon a single page website? This trend is the buzzword at the moment and indicates a radical shift in the design world. For those who are still not aware about this phenomena, a single page website has all information on one page.

You can scroll through the information using modern standards and techniques such as CSS3 and Ajax which display information as needed. The emergence of single page websites perfectly epitomizes the changing preference of today’s user who don’t want to waste time navigating through layers of navigation to get information.

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Resources \ Tools
October 14, 2013
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When it comes to invoicing clients as a freelancer, it can be quite a headache inducing task. The chances are you don’t have your own personal accountant, and when you have several clients on the go at once things can get very confusing, very quickly.

Being your own boss definitely has its perks, but it also your own accountant among other things. Thankfully, there are an abundance of resources, tools and solutions when it comes to invoicing clients for your work. Whether you sell a product or charge by the hour, it’s easy to accept payments online and streamline your freelance business.

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Design \ Inspiration
October 4, 2013
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The world of mobile applications is quite young, starting with the launch of the iPhone several years ago. Apple totally reinvented the cellphone, transforming it into what we know today as the smartphone. They created a friendly ecosystem for designers and developers, offering the possibility to actually build apps for the mobile phones.

Nowadays, we`re leaving into a world of applications. Everywhere you go, whatever you do, you`re linked to tens of applications everyday. Checking the mail in the morning, reading the newspaper directly on a mobile device, paying for coffee at the coffee shop, buying tickets for a concert, planning the next vacation, all the things that we do are related to apps.

Because the mobile phone became a part of our lives, apps are the ones who make the life easier, funnier, more entertaining. This is mainly the merit of the people behind them, programmers, developers and designers who`re innovating every day in terms of design, usability and user experience.

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Articles \ Web Design
September 14, 2013
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The speed of changes in web design industry is incredible. Yesterday we were building shiny websites with layouts full of gradients and shadows, today it`s all about flat design, a combination between minimalism, modern typography and warm colors. Even if you`re an established freelancer or engaged in a creative agency or looking for one to hire you through jobs classifieds or by other ways, following trends and looking for ways to impress clients with pieces of your work is without a doubt, a winning recipe.

So, today we`ll speak about fullscreen websites.

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HTML5 \ Tools
August 28, 2013
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HTML5 is without a doubt the most talked about programming language and if I am not stretching the truth too far, HTML5 is redefining the concept of development, more particularly, mobile app development segment. Since more and more websites are getting migrated from simple HTML to more interactive and sophisticated HTML5 versions, chances are quite high that you will have to deal with such projects soon.

So, it makes sense that you need to have quick access to some HTML5 development tools so that you can speed up the development process and make it less painful. I`m going to present you a roundup of some cool HTML5 apps that can increase your productivity and save some time along the way.

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Articles \ SEO
August 22, 2013
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When developing an eCommerce store, a big part of its success is to create and maintain a search engine optimization strategy. Most businesses agree that a proper strategy is important and many of them try to do it on their own. The problem that often comes when people do things without a base is that they’ll often make a number of mistakes.

Knowing in advance what these mistakes are and how to avoid them can help you make a site significantly more effective and search engine friendly.

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Freebies \ Photoshop
August 21, 2013
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Metro Vibes UI Kit is created by PixelKit – a collection of high-quality premium graphics for designers and developers. Now you have the chance to download the kit for free. The freebie includes 20+ graphic elements in .PSD format that are ready to inspire your work. Using Metro Vibes innovative and creative UI kit you can create the ultimate metro theme for your modern website or application.

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