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Why Dribbble is One Big Circlejerk for Designers!

April 15th, 2015
by Speider Schneider
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Why Dribbble is One Big Circlejerk for Designers!

In art school there were always those dreaded moments of putting one’s work up in front of the class for all to spill out their bile and personal problems on some classmate they hated for their talent, or life. It was something no one liked doing, mainly because it gave a voice to anyone whose mommy and daddy agreed to pony up the tuition...

(Free) Services

Ten Free Online RSS Readers for Web Workers

April 14th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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Ten Free Online RSS Readers for Web Workers

Web workers, journalists, and similar professions are dependent on a good feed reader. The Google Reader was by far the most popular online RSS reader and left a big hole when it was shut down a few years ago. Online readers have the advantage that they can be used anywhere in the world at any time. You only need a web-enabled device and, of...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

The Truth About WordPress Performance [#2/2]

April 13th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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The Truth About WordPress Performance [#2/2]

In the first article of this series, we talked about all important points for a perfect on-page performance optimization. Now you know what you need to adjust to speed up your WordPress website. Although, it sounds pretty easy in theory, it can be quite hard to put into practice. Therefore, we’ll go together through all points to make sure you apply everything right. To...

Business Online

12 Reasons for Pinterest and How to Get the Best Out of it

April 12th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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12 Reasons for Pinterest and How to Get the Best Out of it

When it comes to branding, there’s no way around social media. Creating a Facebook account is a first step. One of the next should be Pinterest, in my opinion. Why is that? A Shareaholic study from 2014 compared the eight biggest social networks and their traffic. According to the report, Pinterest’s traffic grew 48% within only three months. Indeed, this increase may have a...

Business Online

Online Marketing Basics #2: Reasons Why Your Website Should Be Your Top Priority

April 11th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Online Marketing Basics #2: Reasons Why Your Website Should Be Your Top Priority

As already pointed out in the first part of this series, an organization’s website is the lynchpin for most successful online marketing strategies. After all, the goal is to direct more traffic to your website. A Facebook company page or similar tools cannot substitute a company’s owned web presence. There are three powerful reasons why. This part of the series explains them all. It...

Development

Understanding ECMAScript 6: Class and Inheritance

April 10th, 2015
by David Catuhe
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Understanding ECMAScript 6: Class and Inheritance

I’d like to share with you a series of articles about ECMAScript 6, sharing my passion for it and explaining how it can work for you. I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I did writing them. First, I work in Microsoft on the browser rendering engine for Project Spartan, which is a vast improvement over the Internet Explorer engine we got...

Deals & Giveaways

Deal of the Week: Adobe Training – Lifelong Learning for a One-Time Fee

April 9th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Deal of the Week: Adobe Training – Lifelong Learning for a One-Time Fee

Adobe puts out some of the most popular Web Design and Development tools around. Incredibly robust, it can take some serious practice and help to fully master at least some of them. So why not let some of the top Adobe Instructor’s around teach you the ropes? With today’s Deal of the Week, powered by Mighty Deals, you can get unlimited access to over...

Design

6 Best Practices for Designing Landing Pages

April 9th, 2015
by Tara Hornor
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6 Best Practices for Designing Landing Pages

Online ads are a great way to get the word out about your online marketing campaign. However, an ad can’t simply lead to the home page of the website or visitors will be unsure as to what to do next. And an unsure customer usually ends up becoming a lost sale. This is why knowing some best practices for designing landing pages is so...

Plugins

Qards for WordPress: You, the Visual Storyteller

April 9th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Qards for WordPress: You, the Visual Storyteller

Every book should have a beautiful online presentation. The rationale is simple, good esthetics means increased conversions. It might also mean social media traffic since well-designed websites are shared. There are quite a few ways to craft book presentations. Today we want to introduce you to Qards – an intuitive user-friendly visual editor for WordPress. Qards wants to help you become a visual storyteller....

Boilerplates & Other Tools

In Vogue: 9 Material Design Frameworks for Cutting-Edge Websites

April 8th, 2015
by Ioanni Mitsakis
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In Vogue: 9 Material Design Frameworks for Cutting-Edge Websites

When introducing its Material Design for Android, Google triggered one of the biggest current design trends. It took some time, but Android looks nice at long last. Some say it can even keep up with iOS others claim it has been more beautiful than Apple’s iteration anyway. And Material Design does more than supporting mobile apps. A growing number of websites use it, too....

Design

15 Unique and Inspiring Business Card Designs

April 8th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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15 Unique and Inspiring Business Card Designs

If you’re the sort of person that regularly attends networking events, then chances are that you’ll have seen your fair share of business cards. The problem with most business cards is that they’re nothing particularly special. It takes something really special to stand out from the crowd, so if you’re seeking inspiration for your next business card redesign, look no further than our list...

(Free) Services

10 Free Tools to Create Your Own Font

April 7th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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10 Free Tools to Create Your Own Font

Fonts are a very powerful, individual way to present content. They influence our perception and how we interpret a content. Typography is very popular today, especially in a synergy with responsive web design, which has its own rules. There’s a plethora of free fonts available online. Just have a look at the huge Google Fonts directory that (currently) provides 671 fonts. Those can’t be...