September 2018

Wix Alternatives – Top 5 Site Builders To Use Instead of Wix [Infographic]

While Wix has dominated the web design space for many years, by no means is it the be-all end-all of website creation. There is no shortage of alternatives when it comes to website design platforms at your disposal. Choosing the right website builder really comes down to what YOUR needs are, your level of design … Continue reading "Wix Alternatives – Top 5 Site Builders To Use Instead of Wix [Infographic]"

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Ultimate SEO Glossary – Simple Definitions [+ Actionable Tips]

Search engine optimization (SEO) is a broad topic that can be very intimidating for beginners. Without a strong understanding of SEO basics and terminology, it will be difficult to figure what you should be doing to start seeing results. Here are simple definitions for 20 of the most important SEO terms you need to understand before you … Continue reading "Ultimate SEO Glossary – Simple Definitions [+ Actionable Tips]"

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9 Free Typography Tools You Didn’t Know You Needed

As I write this, there are just over 26,000 webfonts on MyFonts.com. New ones are cropping up every day. That’s quite a leap from the early days of HTML, when browsers could only display a few fonts like Arial, Helvetica, and Times New Roman. Fortunately, amidst the thousands of fonts, there are also several resources that filter … Continue reading "9 Free Typography Tools You Didn’t Know You Needed"

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Why Every Freelance Designer Should Work with Style Guides

“Digital design is like painting, except the paint never dries,” British graphic designer Neville Brody has said. While this thought might seem daunting, the reality is that anything we publish online will be altered, by us or by someone else, as time goes on. This is particularly true for websites, which tend to be frequently updated for content, … Continue reading "Why Every Freelance Designer Should Work with Style Guides"

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Composite Images: What Are They, and How Can You Make Your Own?

You’re flipping through your Instagram feed, killing time in line at the grocery store, and suddenly you’re doing double takes. Your attention is snagged by a series of incredible – or incredulous – pictures. They’re unbelievable. …A baby deer standing knock-kneed in the middle of Times Square.  …Your best friend having dinner with three clones … Continue reading "Composite Images: What Are They, and How Can You Make Your Own?"

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