Designing a Website’s Introductory Text: Tips and Examples

Sep 12 2011 by Jacob Gube | 17 Comments

Designing a Website's Introductory Text: Tips and Examples

Many websites choose to display a short explanatory text in a prominent position of their web page layouts to inform visitors what the purpose of the site is. This introductory text, when crafted well, can help users quickly decide whether they’re in the right place or not.

A website has mere seconds to let visitors know that they’ve found what they’re looking for, and your site introduction is your brief elevator pitch towards that.

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Announcement: Winners of WordPress Themes from WPZOOM

Sep 11 2011 by Jacob Gube | 3 Comments

Announcement: Winners of WordPress Themes from WPZOOM

We’ve recently finished a giveaway of 10 premium WordPress themes by WPZOOM. At over 350 participants, this has been one of our more successful giveaways. Read on to discover the 10 winners who’ve won themselves awesome WordPress themes!

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Announcement: Winners of Business Cards from Next Day Flyers

Sep 10 2011 by Jacob Gube | 2 Comments

Announcement: Winners of Business Cards from Next Day Flyers

We recently ran a giveaway of business cards together with our friends at Next Day Flyers, an online printing company that delivers top-quality printed marketing materials. We had many Six Revisions readers participate in the giveaway, and in this post, we reveal the three winners.

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30 Strikingly Vibrant Web Designs for Inspiration

Sep 9 2011 by Jacob Gube | 19 Comments

30 Strikingly Vibrant Web Designs for Inspiration

Working with bright, high-impact colors in your designs can prove to be a powerful tool in your creative arsenal. Bright colors are able to grab attention and they make a design appear fun, youthful, cheery and modern. Because using loud, bold colors in a design can go from these positive themes to as though a child went a little bit wild with crayons, check out this collection of beautifully vibrant web designs for inspiration.

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Giveaway: Subscriptions to New Relic Web App Performance Tool

Sep 7 2011 by Jacob Gube | 32 Comments

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We’ve teamed up with the awesome team at New Relic, an all-in-one web application performance tool, to give away five 1-year subscriptions to their Standard plan (valued at $588 per year). Keep reading to learn how you can win this wonderful prize.

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Viral Content: Why We Share Some Things and Not Others

Sep 6 2011 by Kristina Bjoran | 12 Comments

There’s been a lot of talk lately in the bustling world of journalism about why some newspaper and magazine content goes viral and other bits fall and fester. As the print industry slowly wanes, magazines and newspapers are hyperaware that online, they have greater control over how their content is received, thanks to quick turn over and tangible reader reaction (I hear these discussions all the time at my day job).

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Giveaway: 5 Copies of Distinctive Design Book

Sep 6 2011 by Jacob Gube | 286 Comments

Giveaway: 5 Copies of Distinctive Design Book

Alexander Dawson, one of our top writers here on Six Revisions, has recently finished his book Distinctive Design: A Practical Guide to a Useful, Beautiful Web published by Wiley. To celebrate, we’re giving away five paperback copies of his new book (listed at $39.99), which Wiley will kindly ship anywhere in the world. Read on to see how you can win one of these books.

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