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Web design trends typically come in waves, small at first, gradually growing in size and momentum until they eventually reach a towering crest, before suddenly crashing down and passing away with barely a trace left behind.  The key to successfully riding a trend wave is to figure out which ones are likely to have the…Continue Reading “Current Design Trends That Are Likely to Prove Costly”

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Some are new and innovative. Others have been on the market for some time, but they have constantly been updated and improved upon. The intent of this article, is to give web designers and design agencies an opportunity to improve their design techniques and workflows, and take advantage of technological advances wherever they see a…Continue Reading “20+ Good Resources and Tools For Designers”

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It’s time that business owners—the ones who buy websites—face a simple economic truth, painful as it might be.  Save for a few isolated charity cases, family favors, and students trying to build up a portfolio, nobody is going to invest their heart and soul into creating a unique high quality website design for you if…Continue Reading “Why Expensive Design is Cheap and Cheap Design is Expensive”

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Writing code is mostly science, but it’s also partly an art form.  In fact learning to program is quite similar to learning to be a ninja.  It’s all about being silent and fast.  Or at least that’s how your programs should be.  When you’re coding for the web, it’s even more important to get that…Continue Reading “Writing Code for Better Performance”

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A few years ago a new programming language called Ruby arrived on the scene amidst a huge fanfare, being hyped as the next big thing in online programming.  And then it just sort of blurred into the background. Ruby is to the programming world almost analogous to what the MacBook is to the computing world. …Continue Reading “Ruby: what is its true value?”

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One of the biggest reasons that clients decide to hire freelance writers to create content is to improve their Google Search ranking in order to attract a higher number of potential customers. Companies hire freelance writers regularly in order to ensure that their website is filled with content that their target audience will find when…Continue Reading “As a Freelance Writer, Do You Need to Know a Lot About SEO?”