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10 Modern Web Design Trends to Inspire Your 2020 Strategy

Web design is responsible for nearly 95% of a visitor’s first impression of your business. That’s why it’s more important than ever to incorporate modern web design into your marketing strategy. But what modern web design trends are on the horizon for 2020 — and how can you use them to freshen up your site? Just keep reading for 10 modern web design trends you can steal for inspiration this year! Need more modern...

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Revamp Your WordPress Admin With These 12 Awesome Plugins

When you think about making WordPress more useful, the dashboard probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. However, if you spend a lot of time logged into /wp-admin/ but have never taken the time to customize your experience, you can almost certainly get more out of it than you’re getting right now. If you run a Multisite network, maybe your own experience is less of a concern than that...

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6 Service Page Web Design Examples to Inspire You

Did you know that 75% of opinions on website credibility comes from design? If you want people to look at your services and find you credible, you must invest in web design for services pages to provide your audience with a positive experience. By looking at some web design examples for service pages, you’ll get inspiration for building an impactful service page. Don’t know how to create a service page? Don’t worry! With...

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Show Them Your Assets – Tips for Handing Off Designs to Developers

You’ve been working away at your latest design project, and the client has given the go-ahead on your lovingly created digital concepts. Now it’s time to bring those designs to life, and you have a developer queued up to do just that. So your part’s done, right? Not quite. You’re going to want to make sure your developer has the best head start they can in order to create the site...

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Facebook Algorithm Now Prioritizes Original Reporting

As of today, Facebook is changing the way news stories are ranked in its main feed with an algorithm update that prioritizes original reporting.In addition, Facebook’s algorithm will now demote news articles without “transparent authorship.”Facebook says both of these updates are based on user research and built with the help of feedback from news publishers and academic experts.Here’s more about each of these changes to Facebook’s ranking signals.Prioritizing Original NewsFacebook’s...

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Why I’m Meeting With My Team Even More Right Now

“When spring comes, snow melts first at the periphery, because that is where it is most exposed”Andy GroveThis quote comes from Andy Grove, Intel’s former CEO, and which I was reminded of in the most recent book I finished reading, Seeing Around Corners by Rita McGrath. The idea is that snow melts first from the edges, at the periphery. This is where...

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Boost Team Performance by Matching Collaboration Tools to Workflows

PHOTO: Nathan Nichols Collaboration tools are meant to increase team productivity. But to do that, they need to be widely used across the team and become integrated into day-to-day operations. Seems like a given, no? So it might surprise you to learn that collaboration systems and tools meant to enhance productivity might actually deter it. This happens when tools are not matched to the intrinsic or predetermined way a particular team...

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How UX Tests Can Make your Site Like a 5-Star Resort

You’ve just set foot in the five-star vacation resort where you’ll be spending the next week. The lobby smells like fresh linens, the check-in desk is easy to find, and the lighting is warm. The comfort you feel upon entering the resort makes you trust your surroundings, and the beauty makes you want to indulge in a swim — or maybe even a visit to the all-inclusive spa. via GIPHY The way you...

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Google Explains How YouTube Search Works

As part of a larger effort to explain how YouTube works, Google published a new resource to answer commonly asked questions about YouTube search results.Google created a whole new website, called How YouTube Works, which offers an in-depth look at all components of the YouTube platform.Here are some highlights from different sections related to search and discovery.YouTube SearchYouTube’s search ranking system sorts through over 500 hours of content uploaded every...

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How We Hold an Engaging All Hands Meeting as a Remote Team

Many companies have a regular All Hands meeting. Generally, this is a company-wide gathering for all employees (‘all hands on deck’) to hear from the organization’s leaders and discuss the state of the company.At Buffer, the All Hands meeting is a key element of our communication and culture. As we grow, there’s an increased need to hear regularly from our CEO and...

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