10 Conversion Services For Your Coding Needs

10 Conversion Services For Your Coding Needs

Design
If you are a typical web designer, you naturally leave the coding to someone else, either because you have no choice, or you do not have the time or effort to do the coding yourself. Even web designers who are proficient in coding prefer to have a professional developer do the work to ensure it will be done quickly and accurately. Finding the right team to do your coding can be a challenge. There are plenty of highly qualified services out there, but if you are fairly new to the game, you might not know quite where to find one that will do excellent work, quickly and affordably. This is where we can help. We know where the best web developers hang out and we’ve put together this list of…
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How Sara Tasker Takes Beautiful iPhone Photos

How Sara Tasker Takes Beautiful iPhone Photos

Design
Sara Tasker is a passionate iPhone photographer and blogger from England who takes stunning photos with her iPhone. Whether she’s photographing children, animals, self portraits, still life scenes or landscapes, she makes use of beautiful light and subdued colors to create wonderful mood in her images. In this interview you’ll learn more about Sara, and how she takes such magical iPhone photos. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I’m a freelance photographer, writer and blogger. I live in rural Yorkshire, England with my fiancé and young daughter, Orla. My background is in something totally unrelated – Speech and Language therapy. But thanks to the popularity that my iPhone photography found online, I was able to take the leap to working creatively full time. How did your iPhone photography journey begin? Whilst pregnant with my daughter, I found I was…
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How to Use the Facebook Tracking Pixel to Increase Conversions

How to Use the Facebook Tracking Pixel to Increase Conversions

Design
This is Lyn’s post The Facebook Tracking Pixel is a tool you can use to track conversions and customer actions to build optimized ad campaigns that lead to better conversions. The tool comes in the form of a snippet of JavaScript code you can run through your site to track actions users take. Although anyone with a website can use the Facebook Pixel, the tool is most effective when used by ecommerce businesses as it allows them to analyze their return on investment with regard to Facebook ads. This works by tracking whether or not customers click on products, add products to their carts, or actually purchase products. Businesses can even build custom audiences based on who’s doing what. This means they can deliver different types of ads targeted toward…
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How to make Video Infographics from scratch in 10 easy steps.

How to make Video Infographics from scratch in 10 easy steps.

Design
“Numbers have an important story to tell, but it depends on you to give it a voice” – Stephen Few From PowerPoint presentations to infographics, data visualization techniques have exhibited its creative side of data representation. This is because statistics are considered to be a vital ingredient of any marketing and business to get an in-depth analysis. In order to make this vital piece of information long remembered, there must be a creative form of data visualization. Infographics silently took the center stage of a creative way of data visualization. People understood the setbacks of infographics and tried to tune into the next level of creativity by the name of interactive infographics and motion infographics. Now, Video infographics are the new heights of creative data visualization and data storytelling. It…
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30 Beautiful iPhone Photos With A White Color Scheme

30 Beautiful iPhone Photos With A White Color Scheme

Design
Thank you for all of the stunning images submitted to our weekly iPhone photography contest. This week’s theme was “White” and we had a fantastic selection of entries that capture beautiful white subjects or use large amounts of white negative space to create wonderful minimalist images. With so many amazing submissions I had to leave many great photos out of my selection, but here are the 30 winning iPhone photos with a white color scheme. @RosaPerry @danygualtieri @darom77 @emjel @eung1 @eunito @evelynesieber @HKEITHIII @InnaKlim @jelevois @joesixsmith @karinlouisetaylor @lensinkmitchel @leo912 @MarlaThompson @MCristinaGonzalez @MichelleLevy @momentsforever @nsherman @pauladanner @pennijames @pmaven @remrstr @SherryManners @sisterbarb @Sonomaliz @stuguest @ToniCaldwell @Wnick11 @ZigiTas Which one of these photos is your favorite? Please let everyone know in the comments below! How to Enter the Next Photo Contest Last week we…
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Email Marketing Services: The Best of 2016

Email Marketing Services: The Best of 2016

Design
The ability to send emails to your fans, followers, and leads is invaluable. If you want to be able to contact your website visitors long after they’ve left your site, then you need to set up an email list or newsletter today. Whether you’ve just published a new blog post, launched a new service, or you’re promoting a new product, your email list will give you a way to announce it to your audience and drive traffic back to your site. In this collection of the best email marketing services, we’ll help you choose a tool you can use to build a list of subscribers who you can contact on demand. As you’ll soon see, these tools can also do a whole lot more. If you’re not entirely sure whether…
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WordPress vs Website Builders, don’t let decision paralysis get to you

Design, eCommerce, Wordpress
I don’t include Wordpress in the website builder guide because Wordpress isn’t a website builder. Instead, Wordpress is a content management system (CMS). CMS’s like Wordpress are powerful but have a learning curve. Website builders are less powerful but easier to use. The tradeoff looks something like this: So should you use Wordpress or a website builder to build a website? There is only one answer: it depends— mostly on you. This article will provide an overview of what I see as the major differences between website builders and Wordpress. By the end, I hope you’ll have an idea of what’s right for you! Ease of Use Good website builders like Weebly are easy to use. They have visual page editors that allow you to drag-and-drop elements around your website:…
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Should You Hire A Web Designer Or Use a Web Builder?

Should You Hire A Web Designer Or Use a Web Builder?

Design, eCommerce
Web builders are basically a magic toolbox for non-web designers. What was once out of people’s reach can now be grasped with just little effort. But there are things that web builders can’t do that web designers can. The question now is, should you hire a web designer to make your website for you or just use a web builder and build it yourself? Web builders like Wix, IMCreator, Weebly, and Jigsy have helped millions of people create websites easily, even without Photoshop or coding experience. For people with small website needs, these tools are of great help. There are many web builders that have popped up in the last couple of years and people can just drag and drop and launch their sites within a day. In the same…
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Deciphering The Curious Case of How Japanese Web Design Works [Op-Ed]

Deciphering The Curious Case of How Japanese Web Design Works [Op-Ed]

Design
Japan, home to gorgeous aesthetics and the forerunner of minimalism; from fashion to architecture, they seem to have it all figured out. I am particularly fond of Japanese anime and manga: the way they combine storytelling and art has forever imprinted the way I want to tell my own stories. However, their track record of beautiful aesthetics comes to a screeching halt(!) when you check out some of their websites. They are incredibly cluttered, with no regard for basic design rules, nor taking navigation into consideration. They are quite reminiscent of traditional print newspapers of yesteryears, chock-full with text. Read more: The Day When Web Design Gets Boring But why is this so? Let’s analyze the patterns of these websites and break them down. But first, let’s take a look…
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10 Easy Ways To Create Incredible Abstract iPhone Photos

10 Easy Ways To Create Incredible Abstract iPhone Photos

Design
Abstract photography allows you to get really creative with your iPhone photos. With a few simple techniques you can create unique images from very ordinary subjects. By concentrating on key elements of the subject or creating a sense of mystery, you can produce stunning and artistic abstracts that capture just the essence of the subject or scene. In this tutorial you’ll discover ten easy ways to create unique abstract iPhone photos that everyone will adore. Evelyne Sieber – iPhone Photo Masters Student 1. Look For Geometric Shapes Design elements like strong geometric shapes are perfect for creating structure in your abstract images. When looking for subjects for your abstract photography, concentrate on finding bold shapes that will catch the viewer’s attention. Maria Cristina Gonzalez‎ – iPhone Photo Masters Student Shapes with straight edges and angled corners, such as squares, rectangles and…
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