The biggest challenge with designing a great Facebook profile today is that your design (and the position of your images) changes depending on the screen size. That’s why I created my new Facebook template — because a design that looks great on your desktop computer can look terrible when it severely cropped on a smartphone. Check out the […]
It’s easier than ever to launch a new business today because there are so many services that can save you money. Here are a few that startups can use to grow faster by tapping into a team of designers, legal experts, and other reasonably-priced services. Design Services Canva Create your own designs with this remarkably […]
The CSS features in the newest version of Adobe Dreamweaver have been completely revamped. The biggest change to the newest version of Dreamweaver is the consolidation of all of the features for creating and editing Cascading Style Sheets. The new CSS Designer Panel, shown in the right-hand side of this image, provides access to all […]
Signing up and participating in social media is important, but to get the greatest value out of your online efforts, you need tools to measure your success, identify opinion leaders, track trends online, and manage all of your connections efficiently. What follows is a growing list of my favorite social media tools. Here are my favorite […]
It’s increasingly important to make your website mobile friendly, but do you need an app, too?
The Art of Mobile Design
A mobile website looks great on small and large screens.
An App, or as the geeks say, a “Native App,” is an application that you have to download from iTunes or another store.
There are many ways to improve SEO. These three search tips can help you make more informed decisions about your SEO efforts. 1. Search to see how many people link to you. This is a great way to find potential friends and allies you might not even know you have. To find inbound links […]
If you answer yes to 3 or more of these points, it’s definitely time to redesign your website or blog.
1. The growing mobile web audience has led to new approaches in web design. Today the best sites use a technique called Responsive Design to adjust the size and positioning of page elements to best fit small and large screen sizes. If you can’t read the text on your website when you view it on a mobile phone, or worse, you can’t even see it on a mobile phone, it’s definitely time to join the modern mobile world.
Many web designers are calling 2013 The Year of Responsive Design. Responsive web design is increasingly popular because the biggest challenge of web design today is that your pages are as likely to be projected on a giant computer monitor as on a tiny cell phone screen. With responsive design, you create one web page […]
Many people use the terms Responsive Design and Adaptive Design interchangeably, but creating a distinction between them does help clarify two different approaches to the modern challenge of designing web pages that work on small and large screens. In the world of web design, the only thing harder than keeping up with the ever-evolving standards in HTML, CSS, […]
Domain registration and hosting are two separate services. Many companies offer both, but they are completely different services. Here’s a metaphor that may help you understand the difference (it confuses a lot of people): Think of a hosting company like an apartment you rent, a place where your web site can live. Think of the […]