The widespread issue of website owners neglecting the value of their web content is a big problem.
We should talk about this problem because, if you think about it, when people go online their primary reason for doing so is to consume content.
The first few things you do after a potential client contacts you about a web design project are the most important. In fact, these initial steps can spell the difference between a good or bad project.
While it’s true that bad client situations sometimes can’t be avoided — it’s an inherent part of working with other people, after all — many of these situations are just simply the result of lack of communication and understanding.
Freelance designers often have to take on more types of responsibilities than those of us who work as part of a larger design agency or design team. Freelance designers don’t always get the benefits of being able to delegate a portion of their design projects to another, or to lean on other individuals when it comes to administrative and managerial duties like invoicing/billing, project planning, taxes, sales, etc.
Because freelancers have so much on our plates, we need all the help we can get, regardless of where this help comes from, or what part of our creative process we can get it on.
Social commerce is crucial towards entrepreneurial success on the Web. If this is the first time you have come across this term, then you are at the right place. In this article, I discuss the importance of social commerce, as well as a few fundamental tips for your social commerce strategy.
E-books are a good way to earn extra money. The great thing is, as a designer or developer, you’ll also have your existing expertise and knowledge to look to in order to come up with a viable e-book topic, and many of the skills you already possess will make the e-book production process easier.
You have to know (or learn) quite a lot about online marketing in order to successfully pull it off, though.
In this short guide, I will outline a fundamental strategy for writing and selling an e-book, breaking it down in only 6 steps.
No web designer sets out to create a terrible user experience.
And a terrible user experience usually isn’t just one thing — it’s dozens of tiny usability mistakes repeated all throughout the user interface that coalesce into one big, frustrating experience.
Let’s go over some usability mistakes that will frustrate your users.