Announcement: Winners of Squarespace Website Builder Subscriptions

Oct 26 2011 by Jacob Gube | 6 Comments

Announcement: Winners of Squarespace Website Builder Subscriptions

We recently held a giveaway for three 1-year Advanced account subscriptions (worth $240 each) to Squarespace, a platform that will help you create a website. In this post, you will find out who the three lucky winners are!

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Giveaway: 123ContactForm Web Form/Survey Builder Subscriptions

Oct 25 2011 by Jacob Gube | 44 Comments

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We’ve teamed up with 123ContactForm, a user-friendly and powerful web form/survey builder, to give away five annual subscriptions to their Platinum plan (worth $299.95). Read on to see how you can win one of these subscriptions.

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Media Player UI: Free PSD Template

Oct 24 2011 by Viv Singh | 4 Comments

Media Player UI: Free PSD Template

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Showcase: 30 Beautiful Blog Designs for Inspiration

Oct 19 2011 by Jacob Gube | 29 Comments

Beautiful Blog Designs for Inspiration

A beautiful and well-designed blog can leave a lasting impression onto its readers. With so many sites competing for the attention of Internet users, the appearance of a blog can be a large factor in helping it stand out from the crowd. In this showcase, you’ll find a wide variety of beautiful blog designs for inspiration.

If you’d like to see more blog designs not in this collection, see our other showcase: 40 Excellent Blog Designs.

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7 Blog Design Tips from a Content Strategist

Oct 17 2011 by Brad Shorr | 23 Comments

7 Blog Design Tips from a Content Strategist

As a content specialist, I prefer web designs that support content rather than conflict with or ignore it. Web designers should have a real appreciation of content strategybecause it is crucial in launching a successful blog.

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JavaScript Libraries for Web Type (Elsewhere on the Web)

Oct 14 2011 by Jacob Gube | 13 Comments

JavaScript Libraries for Web Type (Elsewhere on the Web)

Here is another one of my articles that was recently published on Mashable. It’s a collection of JavaScript resources for working with web typography, including JS libraries such as Kerning.js and Lettering.js.

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A Visual Guide to the Ampersand (Infographic)

Oct 13 2011 by Jacob Gube | 42 Comments

A Visual Guide to the Ampersand (Infographic)

The ampersand symbol (&) has a long and rich history, dating as far back as 63 B.C. To this day, its use can be witnessed in a wide range of situations, from being a key component in a Fortune 500 company’s logo/brand identity materials to casual SMS/text messages between old friends.

Below is a visual guide to this beautiful and artistic symbol.

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