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Things to Consider Before Developing a New Website

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Nowadays if a brand doesn’t have a website then it is not possible to reach the distant customers. Now everyone uses the internet and much aware about the incidents happening as everyone is connected to internet all time. If you want to sell something to people then you have to go to where the people are. These days, people live online so you have to connect with them online.

Since web designing is a process which requires calculated planning and an intelligent approach to the market you’re going to target. Designing a website that meets your business goals isn’t easy. It involves functionality, appearance, navigation, coding integrity and a lot of things are required for creating an eye-catching and user-friendly website. It doesn’t end here as it also requires web designers and developers as they have to work together to create websites that will be easily located by the search engines and engage the customers and provide more visits to the website.

By keeping the below tips in mind, you should be able to create a good-looking website which meets the client’s demand and also goes above and beyond their expectations:

  • What is the business stand for?

Many businesses often think of design as the first preference when creating a new website. But to decide the look and feel of the brand, you must be clear that what the business is all about.

  • Domain:

Choose a name that people can remember easily and decide whether you will use .com, .net or something else.

  • Hosting:

Hosting allows organisation and businesses to make their website accessible to others via the World Wide Web. So choose a reliable one and find how much space is required by you.

  • Content:

Your website has to provide good, unique and informative content to the users and also target certain keywords to rank high in search engines.

  • Mobile Friendly:

Make sure that the website works well on mobile as according to the recent study conducted by Google found that about 72 per cent of mobile users say that it is important for them if the websites are mobile-friendly.

  • Clean Design:

The clean design of website help the viewer’s focus on the value of your brand and content instead of the distracting graphics and large amounts of text.

  • Navigation:

If a website is confusing and more difficult to navigate, then your customers may leave from the site and never return.

  • Call to Action:

Placing calls to action (CTAs) on your website helps the customers to contact your business. Using various suggestions, such as “Contact us today!” demonstrates that your brand wants to make a good relationship with its customer.

  • Analytics/SEO:

Once a business has launched its website, it doesn’t mean that the work is complete. Ongoing analysis is important for a business, as it allows you to see what things are working to achieve the business goals.

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Analytics tools can help business assess how well the site is working

 

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Top Essential Tools for Bloggers

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Nowadays running a blog is no small thing. It is done with the help of lots of tools to run a successful blog but knowing the best tools that to be used can be enormous. There are so many tools available online that you can use to run and manage you blog. When you are on a tight budget and cannot pay for it than it can add even more stress for deciding what tools to be used in your blogging business. These tools will actually help you as you start your blogging journey. They will help in taking you from blogging newbie to a confident and efficient blogger.

The tools used for blogging are great for saving and organizing all of your ideas and then finding them again whenever needed. Some of the most important tools are given below:

  • WordPress:

There are several blogging platforms and some of them may be easier for new users. But none of them is better than the WordPress. While WordPress may be slightly harder to get started with as it also provide web design and development, but it is well worth the time investment.

  • Gmail:

If you have several email addresses which are all automatically linked to Gmail email account. That way you can check all your emails from anywhere, any time – even if you are not at your computer.

  • Google Analytics:

You can use Google Analytics to see which of the blog posts are the most popular and check which websites send you the most readers. You can further use it as a reliable source for reader demographics and site statistics.

  • Evernote:

In Evernote, you can capture anything including the web pages, images, text, and voice notes as it is available as an app for your cell phone or iPad as well as web-based.

  • Dropbox:

Dropbox is considered as an important tool for the bloggers. As Dropbox offers free automatic storage for all of your files up to 2GB.

  • Google Docs:

Google docs is handy for sharing the documents online but best of it is that you can use it to create free online surveys with the results all can be shown in form of pretty pie charts.

  • Flickr:

Flick is also a must use tool for blogging as it provide photo sharing and you must be sure to add a photo credit at the end of your blog post.

  • Google Reader:

Once you have a Google email account you can use the Google Reader to follow all your favourite blogs from one spot.

Now don’t just read this blog and bookmark it, although you should do that too. Now you start downloading what tools you required so that you have all the tools at your finger-tips and can get blogging much faster and more efficiently than ever before you had done. Please also share in the comments if you have any further tips or tools to talk about!

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Breaking Out Of the Box: Design Inspiration (2016)

Today, you will see some great designs that have the magic touch for digging up its goodness.

Let’s explore the art of photography, type, print as well as web design projects.

I love being a web designer, there have been a number of times when I feel bit uninterested and found myself simply going through the emotions instead of applying my creative part towards it.

Inspire of all, there are some days when ideas come naturally. Other days you struggle a lot to give something unique and beautiful. In that case, you are in urgent need of inspiration. Sit back, relax Let me help you to forget about these moments of pain and suffering and nurture your creativity.

Waves Link

The attraction for me in this shot is the smoothness of the curves and the beautiful variations of blue.

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Tropical 

Clever usage of very minimal elements. Just a few lines and curves are enough to convince the thought of birds and waves. Even the curves of her backside are just right.

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Bright Classroom Link

Illustration depicting the future of the classroom. all the things are done with elegance and  perfection. Designed by Sam Chivers.

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“Demain” Children’s Book Link

Great color choices and expressions are what I noticed instantly. Perfectly fitting for a children’s book.

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Odyssée Link

The design consists of repeating lines & bright colors. The shadows are also very strong and achieved with minimal color use.

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Image source: Malika Favre

Happy Hour… Have A Coke Link

The design illustrated everything. What inspires me in here are the structure of the paper, the watercolor feel and the expressions on the faces.

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Girl With Fruit Link

This one also has the water color palette in combination with ink. This illustration looks so real it’s like a photo.

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Chihuahua In Courchevel Link

Every little detail in this illustration perfectly shows how the ladies in Courchevel behave. It’s all in the details .

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Evian Illustrated Campaign Link

The atmosphere is just right for water. The hay rolls are a nice touch. This limited color palette fits the brand.

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African Postcards Link

I always struggle with simplicity and this illustration is a great inspiration because the animals are so perfect. They only consist of a few lines and the rest is done by color.

G&M Website – Explore Link

This speaks to me because of the very inspirational and smart use of lines, colors and textures.

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Hope the above web design inspirations help you to achieve your business goals. Tell us what projects inspire you the most? Share with us in the comments section below !

 

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