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2014 is the mark of a new era for the professional web designer. With more platforms and accessories widely available and at reasonable prices, the creative pro’s are stepping up their game. But what does this mean for the industry of the DIY web site builders? So far, we’ve mainly only seen advertisements of these DIY creators boasting that anyone can build a website. While yes, anyone can, the final product less than appealing. Now, moving forward and saving both time and money, designers are looking to take control and not have to resort to such platforms or have to hire a developer, so what’s the answer to this?
Webydo is based on the principle which puts the designer in charge. The designer can design a website in the browser itself without needing any coding language. He can upload images, videos, audio files, insert text material and place them anywhere on the page using drag and drop feature. As the designer works on the website, the website builder tool of Webydo automatically converts each design element into code. This goes on in the background and when the site design is completed the designer can download the complete code and submit it to the client.
Videos are one of the best means of communication for any business. These days we can see their extensive usage in all spheres of business. Be it on your website or the social media you can communicate much more in a video compared to writing paragraphs of boring text. Gone are those days when creating a video for your business would involve mastering one of those complicated video editing tools or hiring the services of a professional artist which would cost you dear. Today there are a number of online tools that allow you to create videos with ease and don’t need you to have any prior expertise in creating videos.
There was a time when the method to store your files and folders was to store them on a “real” device such as a computer, a compact disk or a floppy disk. This method had some big drawbacks. If a virus infected your computer, you would lose all your data; if your pet scratched the surface of the CD with its nails the CD won’t work anymore and even if a few droplets of moisture would have entered your floppy disk it would corrupt it completely.
Most people know that a strong website presence is a prerequisite for a successful online business. With literally millions of websites out there, you won’t want your website to drown into the large sea of other sites. Just like traditional businesses, the first impression is the most important, so a good website design is crucial. What most people do not know is that even with a good design, a poor website implementation can make your site feel cluttered, clumsy, and hard to use for your visitors. This could cause high bounce rates and lost visitors.
Whether you are a novice or an expert digital artist, Filter Forge will prove to be a great tool that will ease your work with various projects. It is a high-end plugin for Adobe Photoshop that will allow you to create visual effects, enhance photos, process images, and the list may go on. The key features of Filter Forge include a visual filter editor and a free online filter library. If you are curious and interested in finding out more, then the following lines will help you in this respect, since they will reveal you the mystery of this Photoshop plugin.
Today, consumers are almost overwhelmed by visuals. Whether driving down the highway, watching a television program, surfing the Internet, or shopping for groceries, consumers come across multiple brands during most daily activities. So is it even possible for a company to create a brand identity that will be remembered even after consumers encounter it?
The good news is that, yes, creating a memorable brand identity is entirely possible with lots of research, thought, and consideration for today’s technology. The following 5 tips are some of the most important for making sure that the brand you build is one that not only stands out but that consumers remember anytime they are in need of your products or services and can access from anywhere.
In the world of web design you will often need the help of various products and items, just to accomplish your tasks. And it is obvious why. Things in this world move fast and they are improved and updated constantly; as a result you too will have to improve your techniques and use all the assets you have at your disposal. In these lines, you will learn more about Filter Forge, which is a high-end plugin for Adobe Photoshop that will help you create your own filters.
PrintRunner is a quality printing company located in Van Nuys, California. They are in business from the past 10 years. The company which started with a little more than a small press is today one of the most promising quality printers in Southern California, with an office which stretches for over 25,000 square feet, a Facebook page with more than 21,000 followers and a Twitter handle with just under 4,000 followers. PrintRunner provides its clients with the best possible value in high quality full color printing at a reasonable price. They print a variety of products ranging from business cards to postcards and from stickers to banners.
Running a company can be a frustrating experience. You have to hire employees, make sure they work the number of hours your company requires, make sure they work the way your company requires, ensure everyone is working on the correct project, everyone submits their respective work before the deadline – the list can go on and on and on. It is very difficult to keep a track of each and every small detail of your company. But keeping a record of all your company’s actions can help you in many ways. You may want to check what online conversation you had with your secretary the other day about that important meeting or you may want to know which one from your staff did the best work on that special project. Considering this need, software engineers have devised an online software named groupware or collaborative software. Roughly speaking a groupware is a computer software designed to help people involved in a common task to achieve their goals.
In order to run a successful online business, you must delve a little into website development. If you want to spare time on your side, the labour can go a lot easier if you use apps to help build your website. From the fascinating bits and pieces of the dev puzzle, today I will put my focus on one key element – Web Forms.
Thousands of web forms are filled in each hour across the internet. In fact, forms play the key role in most online interactions: feedback collection, checkout processes, research, community sharing, business leads gathering. There is a special type of form that carries each of these tasks. Today I will feature the most important five types of web forms for online businesses and a simple way you can get them running on your website – using 123Contact Form.
The common mentality is that once a website is launched, the troubles and headaches are history. The visitors and the profit will come instantly. Unfortunately, the situation is almost the opposite, the launching of the website is the beginning of a never ending cavalcade of issues. These are various and need multiple “treatments”: firstly, the potential visitors must appreciate the information provided, secondly, the relationship with the search engine is vital in having visitors and thirdly, but not the least, the respective website must be uptime. It’s frustrating both for the designer and the website owner to invest resources into a website that can’t be accessed by visitors. That’s where website monitoring services came into existence.
Depositphotos.com is the fastest growing stock photo agency in the world. It has more than four million stock photographs and vector images sold under royalty- free licenses. (To be exact it had 44, 759, 54 total stock images at the time of writing of this article.) This means once you buy an image from Depositphotos you don’t ever need to pay them again for the same image in the name of taxes or royalties. After a one time payment, images can be used for your purposes – lifelong!
The big question is – how do you make life easy for your site visitors so that they can easily share your content across various social sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Digg, Stumbleupon and so on?
One of the best ways to encourage social sharing of your website’s pages is to use blog widgets and buttons. Almost every social network has it’s own widgets page where you can grab some code and embed it on your website’s design template. The widgets and buttons go to work out of the box but there are a couple of disadvantages of using too many widgets and buttons from different social sites.
Mygazines is an easy to use web based digital publishing software that empowers companies to deliver content to their target audience. As a content publisher, you can distribute, track and analyze content that is being read from any web enabled device – be it a desktop PC, MAC, smartphone, iOS devices, Tablet computers, iPad’s and so on.