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In general, bloggers focus on traffic for their blogs; after all, numbers of visits and page views are easy to quantify and are useful if you are looking for advertisers. However, the most successful bloggers will say that collating these figures...
Blogs have become an integral part of online culture. Practically everyone reads blogs now, whether they're "official" news blogs associated with traditional news media, topic-based blogs related to one's work or hobbies, or blogs purely...
It is assumed in the online business, especially in the design field, that most big clients are international. But that doesn't mean that all lucrative projects are with international clients. As companies such as the controversial BlitzLocal...
Search for any design-related term and you'll be greeted by a wall of competition. From invasive AdWords pitches to aggressively marketed websites, online competition in the web design world is rapidly approaching its breaking point. Small...
We have looked at the different types of designers, developers and clients in previous articles, but there is one viewpoint from which we still haven't looked at ourselves. We all have our designer, developer and client hats on as we surf blogs...
Since November last year, we've been running some truly amazing deals for designers at MightyDeals.com As you've probably seen by now, the deals are really awesome and the discounts (sometimes up to 85%!) are simply out of this world! What's...
About two years ago, Chris Pearson's WordPress theme, Thesis, passed the $2 million mark in total sales. It's a remarkable achievement for a design-based product, particularly given the industry. Here is a theme-not a platform, but a theme-beating...
A few years ago, blogging was the be-all and end-all of online content creation. Individuals and companies alike all wanted to get in on blogging, and they saw it as the best way to reach people. Blogs about blogging sprouted up everywhere, telling...
If a web design agency wants to increase their sales, there’s one way that’s easier and quicker than the rest: sell copywriting services. When you sell copywriting to your clients, their websites will achieve more sales and better results....
Search Engine Optimization, also known as SEO is a subject which gets talked about to death all over the web. There's a fairly large group of people who believe that SEO is the be-all and end-all to anything on the web. They believe that without...
Tumblr. If you're a savvy tech maven, you may have heard of, or had the chance to use, this powerful microblogging platform. No wonder; millions of people have chosen Tumblr as their blogging service, and the average Tumblr user creates 14 original...
The trend of creating unique designs for each post on a blog is growing. A few years ago the idea of creating a custom design for each post on a blog either meant you had to forgo traditional blogging software or hack the source code to allow for custom...
We've all read countless articles on the reasons you should consider freelancing. They often make it out like anyone still working in the corporate world is just a schmuck with no ambition. But the truth is, there are plenty of reasons not to...
Working with a company as large as Virgin Atlantic was something of a dream come true for me. I it's something that a lot of web designers aspire to. Over the last few months, I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to fulfill this dream....