Sponsor Love: Companies That Support Six Revisions

Aug 31 2010 by Jacob Gube | 7 Comments

It takes plenty of resources to bring you articles about design and development free of charge. Without our sponsors, we wouldn’t be able to bring you top-notch content that you can enjoy and learn from.

Thankfully, we’re able to do all of this with the help of our sponsors who support our community — companies that also create amazing products and provide excellent services to web professionals like us.

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Designing By Numbers: Data Analysis for Web Designers

Aug 31 2010 by Alexander Dawson | 8 Comments

Designing By Numbers: Data Analysis for Web Designers

Judging what’s best for an audience is never far from the web designer’s mind. The ability to predict whether a web design will soar like an eagle or sink like the Titanic is among the most subjective and complex measurements you will encounter.

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Craftsmanship in Designing Websites

Aug 30 2010 by Shawn Borsky | 43 Comments

With high pressure from clients and crazy development schedules for web designers, it is easy to forget to spend the proper amount of time crafting a design.

In the interest of speeding things up, it’s tempting to skip over small details. This is an easy pitfall to which to succumb, but in the end, it can hurt your overall career.

This article will share methods and simple tools for building better portfolio pieces, having happier clients, and imbuing your work with more value.

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PSD/HTML Conversion: Elegant and Simple CSS3 Web Layout

Aug 29 2010 by Eric Hoffman | 33 Comments

This is Part 2 of tutorial series. The first part dealt with creating a web design mockup of an elegant and simple blog web design. You should do Part 1 before attempting this tutorial so that you to gain the most benefit.

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Winner of Custom Logo Design from Inkd

Aug 28 2010 by Jacob Gube | 7 Comments

Winner of Custom Logo Design from Inkd

Inkd, the world’s first online marketplace for creative businesses, hosted a giveaway on Six Revisions recently. This post announces the winner of the custom logo design by Inkd.

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10 Free Website Chat Widgets to Make Your Site Interactive

Aug 27 2010 by Phong Thai Cao | 55 Comments

If you want to make your website livelier, then adding a website chat widget is perhaps one of the more effective solutions for increasing user engagement and growing your community.

By putting a proper website chat widget on your site, you will get real-time feedback from site visitors regarding your product, services, or content. For sites that sell services or products, a chat widget will definitely help you communicate with your visitors in real-time and potentially make more sales.

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How to Use Illustrations to Spice Up Your Web Design Work

Aug 26 2010 by Jake Rocheleau | 21 Comments

How to Use Illustrations to Spice Up Your Web Design Work

Graphic illustrations have become commonplace in today’s web design. They can add a unique branding element into an otherwise bland world of templates and corporate logos.

Although just 5 years ago you would be hard-pressed to find many websites looking for illustrators, times have changed, and we’re on the brink of many new and exciting web design trends.

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