More often than not, web designers tend to create ads assuming that those who see their ads will immediately hire them for their services. It may work in the past, but times have changed, and there are many more web designers now. Web design services are no longer scarce. In fact, the internet has an […]
Whether you started your website as a fun hobby or a way to support an exciting business venture, monetization may be on your mind more now than ever. Times are tough, and everyone’s looking for more ways to put money in their pocket.
Internet hackers and scammers are always looking for new ways to access your online accounts and data, and ransomware attacks are now one of the most common forms of data leak. Ransomware is a form of cyber attack where your data is encrypted by hackers who then demand that you pay a ransom before they […]
The Discount Dilemma: What Makes Your Business Look “Cheap” and What Looks “Valuable” to a Customer on Digital Platforms I was talking with a small business owner who owns an upscale restaurant in Chicago about how to draw customers in, especially on week days where business tends to be slower, through marketing efforts, specifically focused […]
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of businesses from various industries have been affected – leading the global economy into recession. In fact, it’s said that the recession we are experiencing now is the worst since the Great Depression. So, in times like this, how can a business survive? With many businesses – big […]
UPDATED AUGUST 2020 You may already know that I read a lot and of course, being a designer and a blogger there are many design blogs that I follow and read on a regular basis, but there’s also a lot of books about design, usability, typography, CSS, freelancing and a boatload of other related topics […]
For some people, portfolios are much more important than resumés or CVs. This is especially true for those in the creative business, including web design. A portfolio can show not only your past works and experience, but also your skills. With a portfolio, you can get a job, or you can even land a client […]
As a web designer, you know how to make a website look great. You can take in all of the client’s requests and develop a website that is both eye-catching and easy to use. However, you may not have a lot of experience building entire websites on your own.
One of the biggest mistakes a business owner can make today is ignoring social media marketing or treating it as an afterthought. This is even more so in an increasingly competitive space like the web design niche where small businesses have to strive to leave the shadows of more established brands with years of history […]