Social media sites and technologies like Twitter and Digg are something that the tech savvy take completely for granted. We just automatically assume that if you are on the Internet, you are using social media. This isn’t really the case. There are some very important people that are not yet aware of social media and what it can do – your clients. Social media is definitely
Remembering the good all days, when me and my friends were playing Doom, Mortal Kombat, Quake or War Craft on a Pentium 133 MHz computer with Sound Blaster and a 4MB video card. A lot has changed since then. Video games actually are a lot older than that we used to play in the 90s. The first video game was created in 1947 called Tennis for two and it was played on an oscilloscope like device. With the release
Sometimes, it seems absolutely impossible to keep up with all the design work you’ve got coming in. But, other times, it may seem like you just don’t have enough work to meet your income goals. In these times, it makes sense to offer a few more services to your clients — to make sure that you can make a little more money. The ten services below can make it easy to boost your income
WordPress is a great tool for creating blogs. It works well most of the time, it offers automatic updates, and it offers the numerous benefits of open source software … including the fact that it’s free to use. WordPress certainly isn’t perfect, though. (Then again, what software package is perfect?) Fortunately, most WordPress problems can be solved with a few
Recently we looked at the characteristics of effective blog theme design, and I’d like to take a similar look at the portfolio sites of freelance designers. A designer’s online portfolio is a critical part of the business, and in some cases the most valuable asset of the business. A good portfolio site is a constant lead-generation tool, but what is it specifically that
Although there are lots of posts that evaluate different design blogs, I haven’t seen many that focus specifically on corporate websites. Therefore, I thought it would be fun to take a look at the homepages of the Top 30 technology companies (the order of this list was determined by the InfoTech 100 from Business Week), and assign them a PASS or FAIL rating based on the quality
Here at WDD we get inspired by beautiful imagery… We look at our computer screens for long hours a day and what better way to get inspired by having some stunning images to look at? In this post, we invite you to take a journey with us and be transported to amazing fantasy worlds. Get inspired with these amazing wallpapers that take you to the limits of your imagination. Here’s
So you’re browsing through your favorite website and found a site that uses a font you love. You want that font too, (and must be as quickly as possible!)… so how do we go about finding out what that font is called? Sounds familiar? Yes… we’ve all been there before! One easy option is to simply email the webmaster and ask for the name of the font and where to get it.
Most web designers and getting more and more requests from clients to design custom blog themes. While designing a blog theme isn’t entirely different from designing any other type of website, there are some unique challenges that blog theme designers face. There are plenty of sources available for designers who are seeking inspiration from high quality blog design, but
Rich-text editors, also known as online rich-text editors, are web components that allow users to edit and enter text within a web browser. Rich-text editors are used in numerous ways such as in enhancing your comment input form or as part of a web application that allows entry of user-generated and formatted content. Rich-text editors are essentially web-based WYSIWYG (“what you see is what you get”) editors. There
Calabria is a set of 20 free and exclusive vector icons that can be used on websites, logos and more. These icons are absolutely free for both personal and commercial uses and you can go ahead and download yours now. If you’d like to share these icons, please refer your friends to this page. Here’s a full preview of all 20 icons for quick reference. Download yours below and enjoy!
Twitter is kind of like Apple fandom – either you love it or you find it a dreadful inconvenience to interface with. In reality, Twitter is not a time-intensive scary monster or the be all and end all of social media. It is simply another tool that you can use to interact with your customers, or in the Twitter world, your followers. Given that everyone on here has a modicum of tech savvy,
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