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When you’re creating a website or specific page on your site, one of the last things you might be thinking about is the nuts and bolts of typography. However, what type of font or typeface you use could have a profound impact on how viewers engage with your site. While there are many different graphic elements in the anatomy of a typeface, this article is going to focus on the old debate between serif and sans-serif fonts. The basics of serifs and sans-serifs If you’re new to typeface, you probably never really noticed the difference between these two elements. A [&hellip

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As per a modern day saying … “Good art is interpreted, while good design is understood.” And this understanding is precisely what customers have in mind when they are set out to find a professional web designer. Unfortunately, there are some web designers who refuse to comprehend this “understanding” and consider having the technical know-how as the only requisite for being a professional designer. Though the technical expertise is certainly the basic requirement, but it’s not all one needs to have. An ideal professional should be able to offer a combination of art, aesthetic sense, and technical expertise. When clients [&hellip

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Integrating photos into your website cleanly is no small feat. That’s why a trend in web design has just been to integrate photos into the background of designs. A photographic background usually helps set the mood of the website as well as help in creating a large impact on the viewer. Photos also help immerse the viewer into the scape of your design and a full screen photo will most likely put them in the environment you’re trying to convey. Here are a few examples of well-designed sites with photographic backgrounds for your inspiration. Veronika Main Gazelle Touch Medienring Get [&hellip

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In today’s online orientated world, effective website design strategy is essential. After all, without a solid website strategy, how else will you be able to reach the millions of potential customers who could be actively searching for your business right this very second? The online world of business works in a similar way that traditional brick and mortar businesses work – customers walk through the door, and browse the products on offer, before deciding whether or not they wish to make a purchase. In the online world, the main difference is that customers are far more likely to make that [&hellip

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So much of blogging is about creating a conversation with your readers and interacting with them within your blog space. Everyone in the blogosphere emphasizes quality content and web design. While these two blogging elements are absolutely essential to successful blogging, they are not the end-all-be-all of blogging. Community is an aspect of blogging that will often go overlooked. Bloggers who want to truly be successful and gain widespread popularity must work to create a community within their blog and among their readers. Blog commenting is one of the most basic ways to promote a welcoming and active community within [&hellip

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Infographics have become an increasingly popular inclusion in the blog posts of many respected experts within the online promotional content industry in recent years. These great tools allow knowledgeable individuals to share their views on important subjects and relevant issues in an easy to understand format. Unfortunately, many web content creators don’t understand how to build an infographic that is not only well-designed, but also informative and credible. If you are ready to begin sharing informed content with your reader base, look no further than the following guidelines. In no time, you’ll be churning out infographics that will be both [&hellip

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The use of your local newspaper or radio station will not help you to make a success of your online business in this modern tech world. The key to your success is the use of Social Media. When you open up your online business you need to make sure that the website is presentable, has fresh articles on it which you can use for Social Media marketing. Twitter One of the best sources for you to get started with your online business is the Twitter account. On Twitter you will be able to find out what is happening in your [&hellip

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