Web Design / Basics

    • Make Life Easy for Your Customers with a Responsive Website

      There’s no denying the fact that if you want your business to have any kind of clout, you need to have a website. There’s also no denying the popularity of WordPress, for blogging certainly, but also for site building. But businesses looking to build websites for their organizations should probably consider a platform better suited to meeting their needs.

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  • 5 Important Tips to Improve Website User Experience

    … When considering website design, it’s easy to get caught up in aesthetic concerns. But if your website has a purpose beyond just looking pretty, it’s important to focus on more than appearances. Here are five key ways to provide your website’s visitors with a great user experience, so that they’ll stick around instead of leaving in frustration…

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  • Cheap Blog Design Hacks for Non-Designers

    … You could argue that when it comes to writing, the essence is far more important than the presentation. But although this principle might work for textbooks and novels, it won’t for online blogs. Keep in mind that design is a major factor in user experience. Design affects the growth of your readership. Unless you are a popular person…

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  • How to Find Perfect Custom Graphic Designs at Designhill

    … have the same designer create the others to match. While logo designs are very popular, any kind of graphic design can be obtained through Designhill including business cards, letterhead, clothing, mobile icons, infographics, and CD covers. After you choose the type of graphic you need, post a brief that describes your project. Then choose…

    Gail Gardner/ Growmapin How To's- 23 readers -
  • What Star Wars Can Teach Marketers About Design [Infographic]

    …, but I was quite amazed by how ahead of its time the design and aesthetics of the movie were. For a film shot in the 1970s, the visual effects were quite spectacular. I was so blown away that my team and I decided to make an infographic highlighting the common design elements present in the earlier movies. In a previous post I touched upon certain…

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  • 5 Essential Infographic Design Tips For Content Marketers

    … Content marketers of 2015 have to keep up with a substantial amount of work. There is an ongoing demand for original and quality content that engages one’s audience, and in the past few years, the infographic has become one of the leading forms of content for user engagement. In fact, according to Google Trends, by November of 2016, infographics…

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  • How Social Media Can Turn Your Business Around

    … that, and that’s where they are dropping the revenue ball—big time. Share it! Sure, social media is time consuming. Ten years ago business owners said they didn’t need a website and they are out of business now. So saying social isn’t important is repeating history and insanity. Everyone NEEDS to do social media. It’s not optional anymore. Where Do…

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  • First Class Hosting Services From Register.Com

    … of Register.com. If you’re looking for a web hosting package that comes with a fully guaranteed warranty of quality, Register.com is the company you should be dealing with. Register.Com: Your One Stop Shop For Web Hosting Services Register.com is here to be your one stop shop for web hosting services. From graphic design to SEO content to online web store…

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  • Custom Web Design or an Online Website Builder? Choose Both!

    … as the option to choose custom web design. That way if you get stuck, their designers can finish for you! There should also be features that help you easily connect with your customers, such as a business email address. Storage is important, as is a free stock image library, as making your site attractive is one of the best ways to not only attract…

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  • Color Makes a Lasting Impression in Logo Design [Infographic]

    … When it comes to designing a logo, color makes the biggest splash. Although most people can easily recite a list of colors they love along with colors they detest, your logo design needs to go beyond personal preferences. Instead, think of you design from the perspective of your intended audience. Consider how you want potential customers…

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  • Why and How to Select Keywords and Where to Use Them

    … of “mechanic” target Dallas mechanic, mobile mechanic Dallas and Dallas car repair If you sell Gazebos only in Texas, while you might target “gazebo” you’ll have more success using Texas Gazebos, Gazebos Waco, Gazebos TX and TX Gazebos – This business had a Web site with pages that targeted locations and specific types of gazebos and even misspelled…

    Gail Gardner/ Growmapin How To's- 16 readers -
  • 5 Must-Have Tips for Great Web Design

    … – and without a second thought, remove any that don’t. 3) Ask a colleague or friend to go over your website for grammatical errors, even if you’ve already done so. A fresh set of eyes may spot the one glaring error your tired eyes managed to overlook. Some of the companies that offer web design and hosting services may also offer proofreading…

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  • Web Design Tips: 6 Steps for Establishing a Great Working Relationship with your Designer.

    … website designer, follow these tips. Know Your Basics Before you send over a project for your graphic designer, it is good to understand the five basic elements of web design. They are: Color Fonts Images Layout Overall aesthetic Make sure your instructions or brand guide hit all of these points briefly. If you don’t give instructions…

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  • How to Build a Free Online Business Site or Family Holiday Card

    …, it is easy using a free website builder like IMCreator. By using one of the free templates you don’t have to know much about design. The layout is done for you. Just click on anything you want to change. For images, click the image and then ‘Replace Pic’. Here are some ideas for building a fun site for free: Click image to see full size example…

    Gail Gardner/ Growmapin How To's- 12 readers -
  • Five Ways to Breathe New Life into Your Website Design

    … into the website design and start getting the desired results: Incorporate a Call to Action One of the most successful methods of converting traffic into actual customers is presenting them with an effective call to action (CTA). Each page of a website should have one or more ‘CTAs’ that direct visitors to the next step of the process. Use CTAs to point them…

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  • Why Phillip Dews @BrumPW Is Giving Away a Custom WordPress Theme

    … this reason that for the first and only time ever that I am offering to one lucky person the chance to has a Bespoke (custom) WordPress Theme built by yours truly for their own blog. How to Win I will choose one winner at random and for details on how to win this unique prize then do read THIS POST all about it. And you too can have a new look blog like…

    Gail Gardner/ Growmapin Affiliate Blogging- 26 readers -
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