Whether you’re a small business, a start-up, or a nonprofit, chances are you’ve considered a few things when it comes to your online persona. Part of that persona includes having an online presence that really speaks to the value of your company and what you represent. Effective websites are crucial to obtaining new donors and…Read More
Cool news! We’ve teamed up with TemplateMonster, a US-based template-selling company, to give away seven (7) premium templates! Seven readers will win a template of their choice for their personal or business website. It can be a WordPress theme, an HTML template, a Prestashop theme, a Joomla template, or any other template that you can…Read More
With all of the lush landscapes and cute cat photos on our site, I sometimes forget about the functional and resourceful assets we have. For instance, these particular images below are perfect vectors for web designers. I put together a royalty-free collection of essential icons, wire frames, user flows, buttons, and navigations bars to help make…Read More
The world of web design is always charging forward, so having your ear to the ground when it comes to the latest trends and topics is critical to your success as a web designer. Checking out international conferences, for instance, is a great way to network with others in your industry. It also refreshes your training, and gives you a glimpse into what’s popular in the rest of the world.
Here’s a month-by-month breakdown of some conference standouts of 2013 – past, present, and future – to help you get a jump on travel planning. You can also use this list to plan ahead for 2014, when they all come back around again.Read More
Finding the Perfect Designer for Your Project
Finding the right web designer for your biz doesn’t have to be a headache. Follow these pointers, and you’ll be able to find the perfect person for your project, and start seeing the benefits of improving your online presence.
Before you get Started
There are a few things to do before you even start looking for your web designer, including:
Although enjoyable, selecting images for your website can be time consuming, so we’ve spoken to our professional web and graphic designers at PeoplePerHour to bring you some tips. These will enable you to sort the wheat from the chaff, ensuring you find the perfect picture sooner.
Quality Capable of Scrutiny
If you have a web designer, they’ll probably recommend the ideal size of image you are looking for, allowing you to streamline your search. Low quality images that are grainy, blurry, or stretched immediately make your website come across as amateur and cheap. It’s important to find the right size according to the web designer’s specifications, who will usually suggest no smaller than a length or breadth of 500 pixels in 300dpi, in order to resize or adjust it.Read More