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Table Setting Guides for Great Design

Designing at your desk with Photoshop or HTML and CSS is easy, but getting your bosses and clients to give your work their stamp of approval is often quite a feat. In this webinar, Dan will share some stories of tools, methodologies, and non-traditional deliverables that can help you get the buy-in you need. Follow along to learn how to make everyone you work with say “please” and “thank you!”

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Table Setting Guides for Great Design

Introducing The Website Speed Test Image Analysis Tool

Web developers spend their days writing hypertext, but, byte for byte, most of the web is composed of images. It is hard to overstate the effect that images have on the average web page’s performance; faster websites have broader reach and a higher impact. The first and most important thing you can do to improve the performance of your website’s images is figure out how to measure them.
Enter Website Speed Test, a free and drop-dead-simple tool that leverages our (Cloudinary’s) image smarts to let you measure, diagnose and (crucially) communicate about the image performance of any website.

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[Giveaway] Free Expert Evaluation for an E-Commerce Website: Powered By Concept Feedback

In A/B testing, we often get stuck on what to test and how to prioritize hypotheses. This step of testing is one of the most critical and quite often, the toughest. Hypotheses are not easy to come up with; it requires a good amount of experience to identify what’s going wrong on the website and how to rectify it.

In its pursuit of making this step simpler, VWO had earlier developed IdeaFactory, a repository of categorized A/B testing ideas. Now, with the acquisition of Concept Feedback, VWO customers can also start availing expert reviews at $119 per review.

What is an Expert Review?

An expert review is a quick and efficient way to identify aspects of a website that are possibly distracting your visitors or adding friction to your conversion funnel. The design/usability/ strategy experts conducting the review of your website will point out the problems and provide recommendations based on their extensive experience in understanding user behavior.

The Giveaway

In association with Concept Feedback, we are offering expert evaluation of one website for free! The giveaway will accept entries till 12 PM GMT, 28th April.

Can I Submit My Website?

We’re accepting entries from e-commerce websites for this contest. One website will be selected from the entries received and be reviewed at the end of the contest. Check the end of this post to submit your website.

Who Will Be Doing The Review?

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Tom Charde, a strategy expert on Concept Feedback, would be reviewing the shortlisted website. Tom is the Director of User Experience at 5ivecanons. He is an integrated-marketing practitioner, information architect, and UX strategist based out of Jacksonville, Florida. In the last 20 years, he has helped several companies build their brands, craft messaging and create engaging customer experience.

What will the review look like?

In this special review, Tom will look at your website’s conversion flow to figure where it might be leaking money and visitors. This analysis will specifically focus on one poorly performing page to increase conversions, while providing general feedback on the entire funnel.

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Please note that website submissions for the giveaway will be accepted till 12 PM GMT, 28th April. Once this time window closes, an e-commerce website will be selected to be reviewed by Tom. We will also be publishing a follow-up blog post which will contain details of the Tom’s analysis.  So stay hooked.

How can I submit my site?

Submitting your site is a simple 2 step process-

  1. Login with your Facebook/ Twitter/ email account.
  2. Enter the website url in the format http://example.com/

TIP: Increase your chances of getting selected by performing some simple steps (don’t worry, you’ll be prompted) after submitting the URL.

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How And Why To Make Side Projects Work At A Digital Agency

It’s no secret that the digital industry is booming. From exciting startups to global brands, companies are reaching out to digital agencies, responding to the new possibilities available. However, the industry is fast becoming overcrowded, heaving with agencies offering similar services — on the surface, at least.
Producing creative, fresh projects is the key to standing out. Unique side projects are the best place to innovate, but balancing commercially and creatively lucrative work is tricky.

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How And Why To Make Side Projects Work At A Digital Agency

Responsive Image Container: A Way Forward For Responsive Images?

The aim of republishing the original article by Yoav is to raise awareness and support the discussion about solutions for responsive images. We look forward to your opinions and thoughts in the comments section! – Ed.
It’s been a year since I last wrote about it, but the dream of a “magical” image format that will solve world hunger and/or the responsive images problem (whichever comes first) lives on. A few weeks back, I started wondering if such an image format could be used to solve both the art direction and resolution-switching use cases.

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Responsive Image Container: A Way Forward For Responsive Images?

10 UI Design Patterns You Should Be Paying Attention To

Design patterns were first described in the 1960s by Christopher Alexander, an architect who noticed that many things in our lives happen according to patterns. He adapted his observations to his work and published many findings on the topic. Since then, design patterns have found their place in many areas of our lives, and can be found in the design and development of user interfaces as well. In short, design patterns are solutions to recurring problems.

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10 UI Design Patterns You Should Be Paying Attention To

Switch From Print To Web: Where To Start?

Making the switch from print publishing to digital publishing is a big step. But as costs for everything from paper to shipping increase, making the jump to digital is becoming more appealing to publishers of both newspapers and magazines. It’s a complicated process, though, and if not executed effectively, it can leave readers feeling alienated and disenfranchised.
Not exactly what you want, considering that it can be more difficult to attract and retain digital subscribers than to sell something outside of the virtual world.

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Switch From Print To Web: Where To Start?

Grunge Style In Web Design

Most design trends come unexpectedly, evolve over time, become pointless and finally disappear from the design landscape. This holds particularly for web design, which is — just as every other creative field — prone for over-hyping and over-usage of trends. Being used excessively (sometimes properly, but mostly without any reasonable purpose), trends lose their ability to communicate information, express something unique or innovative and consequently lose their visual appeal.

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List of CSS Tools

What can be better than simple, useful and handy tools you can use “on the fly” in the development process? Whether you’d like to test font size, generate online forms, create rollover navigation, create a slideshow, format CSS code or optimize your code – you can use dozens of tools to make your life easier.
We’ve collected them. At least most of them, and compiled them in a brief and precise overview.

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List of CSS Tools