Web Design

6 Ways to Design for Anger

In an ideal world, people would come to our websites feeling happy, refreshed, and disturbingly eager to buy stuff. They would know exactly what they’re looking for, and exactly how to get it from us… and never from the competition. Short of asking Aldous Huxley and George Orwell to remake the world in the image of their nightmares, this isn’t going to happen. (That’s a good thing.) However, that means that...

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Infographic: 46 Conversion Rate Optimization Hacks

If we’re not mincing words, web design is the business of getting people to buy stuff, or buy into stuff. Except, you know, it’s on the web. And unlike with printed ads, or TV ads, we have to make sure it works in every browser. Nowhere is this more literally true than in ecommerce. Hence, we find ourselves always chasing traffic, clicks, and our holy grail: the almighty conversion. That sounds...

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Design Bucket List: 10 Projects Everyone Should Try at Least Once

It’s easy to get caught up in the everyday routine if you are a website designer. Whether you are managing sites for clients or taking care of a company website, it is important to step back from the daily grind to keep your design chops fresh. Working on projects outside of that primary role is a great way to stay inspired, fresh and even bring new skills and ideas back to...

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7 Design Challenges to Sharpen Your Skills

Once in a while, I just have to try something new. Maybe I feel my skills are slipping. Maybe I want to jumpstart the neurons responsible for my creativity. Maybe I’m bored. There are a lot of good reasons to take on a design challenge, really. Here are some more: You can add conceptual designs to your portfolio. You can blog about your experiences, and advertise your skills in doing so....

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5 Ways to Design With Accelerated Mobile Pages

The mobile web keeps growing at a rapid pace. Smartphones continue to sell strongly, with Apple alone forecasting to bring in $180 billion from its smartphones by 2021. There are over 224 million smartphone users in the United States, making the mobile web an essential focus for any website owner. The continued growth of mobile web users makes it important for designers and front-end developers to grasp proper design for accelerated mobile...

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7 Ways to Keep Your Site Alive

Once upon a dark, stormy night, when all was quiet, a lone web designer was designing away. He had Sketch open, a coffee nearby, and a cheerful tune in his wired earbuds, because Bluetooth is weird and has a delay that bugged the heck out of our Hero. Ahem, anyway… During a lull in the music, our intrepid designer saw a notification on his phone. It was an email from his...

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How to Choose a Navigation Setup

Do you want users to spend time on your site and stick around long enough to convert? If so, it’s essential that your content is easy to navigate. If finding information is difficult, users will likely become frustrated and leave, in search of a site that provides a better user experience. A website that is easy to navigate will lead to longer visits and increased conversions. And given that your website’s...

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How Web Design Impacts Content Marketing

The design a company chooses impacts how a potential consumer perceives them. From color choice to style, different elements add up to create a first impression. This means that bad design – or lack of design – can have potential customers closing the browser and seeking other businesses. As a result, your company’s design can affect several components of your digital marketing strategy, and this is especailly true of content marketing. What...

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Web Design November Sale

40% Off November Sale

SAVE 40% on any of the following… just use promo code NOVEMBER at checkout. WEBSITE DESIGN https://interactiveonline.com/website-design/ WORDPRESS HOSTING - includes FREE site migration & optimization https://interactiveonline.com/web-hosting/ The discount is a recurring discount for up to 1 year and available to new customers. The sale starts today and runs until the end of the month. ...

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Color Tips From a Web Designer in Tampa

6 Crucial Color Tips From a Web Designer

What do you see when you look at the sky? Even though you might see cool shapes in the clouds, you're missing something very important. A web designer in Tampa will see something completely different as they stare at the blue sky while lying on the beach. They won't just see a shade of blue, but instead they'll realize the true impact color has on our lives. Great designers will...

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