Google Chrome Extensions for Web Design Students

Nov 10 2010 by Julia May | 29 Comments

Google Chrome Extensions for Web Design Students

Google Chrome — being a fast, extensible and user-friendly browser with a growing gallery of extensions — is perfect for work, study and communication on the Web. The browser is a great option for students, particularly those just getting started with web design and web development.

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10 Excellent Tools for Testing Your Site on Mobile Devices

Sep 25 2010 by John Pring | 47 Comments

10 Excellent Tools for Testing Your Site on Mobile Devices

With the ever-increasing sales of smartphones and the burgeoning tablet market starting to skyrocket, coupled with far greater access to more robust mobile data networks, the internet is now being accessed by our users in a multitude of new ways.

The huge range of mobile devices used to browse the web now means you really have to consider making your site mobile-compatible.

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10 Twitterific Twitter Tools

Sep 17 2010 by Kyle Prior | 26 Comments

10 Twitterific Twitter Tools

Twitter. It’s huge at the moment: As I’m writing this, I can hear the guy on the radio plugging his own Twitter account to his audience, asking them to follow him. Whether you’re using it for marketing or just personal use, Twitter can be very useful — and fun at the same time.

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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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12 Social Media Monitoring Tools Reviewed

Jul 31 2010 by Jason Schubring | 73 Comments

12 Social Media Monitoring Tools Reviewed

After several months of researching, testing, and using various tools for social media monitoring and response, I thought it might be helpful to share some of my findings. It was fun to dive into these tools, but I hope the information in this article will save you time and help you quickly find the tool that’s right for your needs.

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10 Android Apps Every Web Designer Should Know About

Jul 14 2010 by Rob Thomas | 24 Comments

10 Android Apps Every Web Designer Should Know About

With the dominance of Apple’s iPhone in the recent years, Google’s Android OS seems to have been left in its shadows. However, this is only because the iPhone was released long before any Android device. Nevertheless, as the popularity of Android grows (and its growth is staggering) so does its range of apps.

In this article are the top 10 Android apps for people who make websites, enabling them to be productive whilst on the go.

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12 Portable Apps for Web Designers

Jun 2 2010 by Raja Hostwisely | 31 Comments

12 Portable Apps for Web Designers

A web designer must always have his or her tools handy. Of course, that is most often the case when you’re working from home or from an office where you have your own work computer.

But if you are constantly on the move or are doing a lot of demonstrations to your customers at their place of business, you’ll need to carry your programs with you.

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