Month: August 2019

9 Key Ways to Turbocharge Your Design Career

9 Key Ways to Turbocharge Your Design Career

August 29, 2019

This article was created in partnership with StudioWorks. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Sure, you need a certain minimal viable level of design skill prowess if you want to have a successful career as a designer. But a lot more than that goes into it, too. Think about how many […]

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building an email list

5 Steps to Building an Email List for Ecommerce

August 24, 2019

While social media marketing may cast a wide net, email marketing still provides a higher return on investment than any other channel, which explains why ecommerce experts strongly recommend you start building your email list as soon as possible. Building a list requires a couple of essential starting blocks – building up traffic to your […]

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How to make your website more trustworthy: best tools and practices

How to make your website more trustworthy: best tools and practices

August 20, 2019

Customers do not trust businesses. And why would they? There are reports of new security breaches on the news almost every day. And more commonly we’ve all experienced the terrible disappointment of opening up an order and not getting quite what we expected.  The research backs this up. According to Salesforce Research, 59% of customers […]

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Design Trends That Have Been Taking Over This Year

Design Trends That Have Been Taking Over This Year

August 16, 2019

So you thought you could make a functional website and leave it at that. Don’t worry, it’s a mistake that happens often, mostly because consumers frequently emphasize the importance of functionality when it comes to (web) design. However, they forget to mention that there’s nothing that catches their eye more than an interesting design. To […]

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The Ups and Downs of Being a Self-Taught Web Designer

The Ups and Downs of Being a Self-Taught Web Designer

August 11, 2019

Not so long ago, web design was a brand-new industry. Because it was so new, there weren’t many opportunities to get a formal education on its fundamentals. Thus, the most direct path to becoming a professional was to teach yourself the necessary skills. That’s how my career started. I studied the source code of different […]

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Hosting Providers: A Comparison

The Best Web Hosting Providers For Your Needs

August 7, 2019

In this article, we’re going to dive into the offerings of the most prominent players in the hosting industry, and wade through their plans, infrastructure, and reputation among users, to give you recommendations for the best hosting provider for your needs. We divided hosting vendors into three categories: general-purpose shared hosting providers WordPress — specialized […]

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3 Popular Web Designs You Should Know

August 7, 2019

The purpose of different types of web design is to make best use of the existing technologies to create eye-catching websites, serving the very purpose of their conception. Two of the different styles of web design available today are static and dynamic web design. Today I will show you some creative web designs which are […]

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Is Web Design a Good Career Choice Right Now?

August 3, 2019

Web designers handle the graphical and technical aspects of a website. They work with clients to determine the website’s layout; develop, test and integrate web applications into the site; and conduct maintenance activities. With the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimating a 22 percent increase in employment of web developers between 2012 and 2022, pursing this […]

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