Archive for the “Web Design” Category

Five Ways to Save Bandwidth

Posted on July 16th, 2014 by Neil Cumins

Poor bandwidth can make or break your website. Here are a few tips for making the most of it… About Neil CuminsNeil Cumins is an award-winning copywriter and journalist. He is one of Scotland’s best-known property writers, and is also an enthusiastic technology and IT blogger. He lives in Glasgow, and spends his free time…

About Neil Cumins

Neil Cumins is an award-winning copywriter and journalist. He is one of Scotland’s best-known property writers, and is also an enthusiastic technology and IT blogger. He lives in Glasgow, and spends his free time travelling around the UK and watching repeats of Top Gear. Follow him on Twitter @G75Media, or via Google+ at www.google.com/+NeilCumins

Have All a Blogger’s Christmases Come At Once?

Posted on May 16th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

  No more breaking your back trying to get a good image on your camera phone. There’s a new way to get photos on your blog. And it’s free. When it comes to blogging, pictures don’t just paint a thousand words, they draw in a few extra readers, too. In fact, blogs with photos are…

About Sarah Holt

Sarah Holt is a journalist and author. Her work has been published in the Guardian and The Observer, among other places. After hours, she’s a bookworm, a chocoholic, and a serial bubble bath taker. She’s addicted to travelling and spas. Her philosophy for life is live and let live. You can tweet her at @sarahholt01 or find her on Google+.

5 Ways Web Design Can Damage Your Sales

Posted on May 1st, 2014 by Sarah Holt

You wouldn’t ask someone to read a book from back to front so why ask a web user to navigate your website in unusual ways? Internet users are creatures of habit. For example, most people read web site content by scanning the page in an F-pattern. Plus, the average web user only ever reads 28…

About Sarah Holt

Sarah Holt is a journalist and author. Her work has been published in the Guardian and The Observer, among other places. After hours, she’s a bookworm, a chocoholic, and a serial bubble bath taker. She’s addicted to travelling and spas. Her philosophy for life is live and let live. You can tweet her at @sarahholt01 or find her on Google+.

Five Ways To Improve Website Usability

Posted on March 18th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

You could write a thesis on user experience or UX, but these 5 short-cuts should help if you’ve not got time… Every year, millions of dollars are spent on testing how people navigate websites,  in the hope of making home pages more user-friendly and relevant.  Search giants like Google, for example, will tell you that,…

About Sarah Holt

Sarah Holt is a journalist and author. Her work has been published in the Guardian and The Observer, among other places. After hours, she’s a bookworm, a chocoholic, and a serial bubble bath taker. She’s addicted to travelling and spas. Her philosophy for life is live and let live. You can tweet her at @sarahholt01 or find her on Google+.

What’s the difference between a web designer and a web developer?

Posted on February 27th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

To web industry professionals, this question is easy as ABC. But things aren’t as black and white when you’re on the outside.  Small business owners have a lot on their plate when they’re getting set-up online. There’s domain name registration to consider and hosting options to look into. Then there’s the look and function of…

Introducing the New Midphase Website Builder

Posted on July 24th, 2013 by Jake Neeley

Two worlds just collided in the website world; professional design meets do-it-yourself. Up until now it was easy to compare websites that were built with a website builder and those touched by a professional designer. Website builder websites were boxy, compartmentalized, lacked features, and definitely weren’t anything to look at. Today we’re pleased to announce…

About Jake Neeley

Jake Neeley is a content marketing and social media geek who loves reading, outdoor sports (especially those in Utah mountains), and time with his family. Connect with Jake on Google+, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Five Reasons Every Designer Should Use deviantART

Posted on April 4th, 2013 by Jake Neeley

deviantART, frequently referred to as dA, is a mixture between a file hosting service and social media website focused around the creation and enjoyment of digital art. According to Alexa, deviantart.com is ranked 126th in web traffic, placing it close to the traffic levels for companies like Walmart and Bank of America. For web designers,…

About Jake Neeley

Jake Neeley is a content marketing and social media geek who loves reading, outdoor sports (especially those in Utah mountains), and time with his family. Connect with Jake on Google+, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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