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Creatives Unite! Join the Legion of the Bold!

June 22nd, 2016
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Creatives Unite! Join the Legion of the Bold!

Did you know that there is a community for people like you? One that comes up with bold designs and other big creative ideas? Where you can participate in contests and win cash to fuel your creative interests? You didn’t? Feel invited into the Legion of the Bold… Disclaimer: We’ve partnered with Frito-Lay in this sponsored campaign. What is the Legion of the Bold?...

Design

Cloudinary: How to Optimize the Loading Time of Your Images

June 20th, 2016
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Image Cloud Service Cloudinary

Everyone wants faster Internet access. But the speed has more to do with the bandwidth delivered by ISPs, cable companies and mobile operators. Web developers and designers also play a role in ensuring that there is minimal lag time when someone visits their websites. The growing number of images, videos and graphics on today’s websites are the biggest factors contributing to slow web load...

Business Online

Ezoic Optimizes Your Ads

June 17th, 2016
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ezoic

Earning money from advertisements is not that easy anymore. Certainly, services like Google AdSense make it completely simple for website owners to display ads on their blog, for example. However, the sheer presence of ads doesn’t make them successful. The placement, as well as the size of the ads, plays an important role when it comes to how the ads will be perceived by...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

Fast and Easy: How to Optimize Your WordPress Site’s Speed

June 10th, 2016
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Fast and Easy: How to Optimize Your Wordpress Site's Speed

Have you ever visited a website where you really wanted to view and engage with their content, only to be turned off by the web page’s loading time? Even worse, have you seen cases where you or others that you know have lost sales only because their web page took a few seconds more to load? Major e-commerce websites stress that long page loading...

Business Online

Six Link Bait Ideas That Will Improve Your Website’s SEO

June 1st, 2016
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Six Link Bait Ideas That Will Improve Your Website's SEO

When it comes to earning links naturally, Google advises webmasters to develop valuable content that will encourage websites to link to them. However, when it comes to creating ideas for link-worthy content, many webmasters become stuck. Great white-hat SEO stems from implementing a smart content marketing strategy. Below are a few inspirational link bait ideas that have earned websites an influx of organic links...

(Free) Services

Small Victories: Free Instant Website Out of Your Dropbox

May 19th, 2016
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Using cloud storage for the display of your website is a quite obvious thing to consider. Thus, it is rather surprising that there are not too many services providing offers that pick up this idea. The new service “Small Victories” does just that. Throw a bunch of files into the Dropbox and look what happens. Small Victories: Simple Flatfile CMS in Your Dropbox Small...

Design

Flexbox Patterns: Ready-To-Use Building Blocks for Your Design

May 13th, 2016
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Flexbox Patterns: Ready-To-Use Building Blocks for Your Design

If you ever delved into Flexbox as an alternative to the classic CSS box model, you probably don’t want to go back. The hitch is, that you need to deal with it in-depth, and who has enough time for that these days. Thus, we’re often stuck with old methods of getting things done, just because we know how to reach the goal using them....

Apps

Ionic vs. Pure Cordova: Three Reasons Ionic Wins

May 11th, 2016
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Ionic vs. Cordova: 3 Reasons Ionic Wins

Saying that one particular type of mobile development (native, cross-platform or hybrid) is the only right way to create mobile apps is similar to saying that only one programming language is the most suitable for coding. As project requirements are always unique, while tools and technologies have different qualities and, what’s more, constantly evolving, nothing can be just black and white. That’s why, even...

Design

Fontea: Using Google Fonts in Photoshop

May 10th, 2016
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Fontea: Using All Google Fonts in Photoshop

The canny tool creators from Source are back. Fontea is a recently published plugin that allows you to use all Google fonts directly within Photoshop. Fontea works starting from Photoshop version 2015 on up and is free. An extension for Sketch is also announced. Comfortably Use Google Fonts on the Desktop Years ago, I presented ways to download and locally use all Google Fonts,...

Business Online

Link Audit as a SEO Measure

April 29th, 2016
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Link Audit as a SEO Measure

Other than content, the link structure of a website is one of the most important ranking factors for Google. For the search engine’s crawlers, all links to a domain are of interest, but also the internal page navigation as well as the choice of links to foreign domains (outbound links). A frequent link audit should be on your to-do list. However, the Google algorithm...

(Free) Services

Responsive Images and Performance Optimization using Cloudinary

April 26th, 2016
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Responsive Images and Performance Optimization using Cloudinary

Using images on contemporary websites correctly is not the easiest task. Different devices with different resolutions and pixel densities require much more than just a default image file. Even though high-resolution displays require large images, the files have to be kept as small as possible due to limited data plans, especially on mobile devices. This is not an easy undertaking. However, the cloud-based image management solution Cloudinary...

(Free) Services

FotoJet: Online Service for Collages and Social Media

April 25th, 2016
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FotoJet: Online Service for Collages and Social Media

FotoJet is a rather new free online tool to create collages and social media graphics with. FotoJet works in a similar way as its strongest competition, the popular service Canva. However, in contrast to Canva, FotoJet is completely free. There are no hidden costs; all functions can be used for free. While the tool doesn’t come close to the variety of instruments of its competitor,...

Business Online

Content is King: 5 Criteria of Good Content

April 3rd, 2016
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Content is King: 5 Criteria of Good Content

The first thing visitors to an unknown website see is the design. If it meets the visitor’s expectations after the first couple seconds, they will stay on the website for longer. But here comes the decisive factor: the design can’t compensate poor content. If the visitor doesn’t find what he’s looking for, he’ll soon leave the website, and that is just what you want...

Business Online

How To Guarantee Quality Backlinks: The Best SEO Tool for Bloggers

March 31st, 2016
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How To Guarantee Quality Backlinks: The Best SEO Tool for Bloggers

Do you get a dozen emails each day pitching this link building service or that social media manager? What about freelance SEOs and content writers offering to provide you free quality content or links? In fact, I just got an email yesterday offering paid links on some of the most high-profile authority sites across a variety of niches. While I recommend bloggers earn their...