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A Freelancer’s Guide to Prospecting

A Freelancer’s Guide to Prospecting

First let me start by saying this is a nitty gritty guide to prospecting. This isn’t fluff and it probably won’t make you feel warm and fuzzy inside. This guide was written to ensure your wallets and purses reach the appropriate thickness. It was not written to help you find...

How Not To Get Scammed By Bad SEO Companies

How Not To Get Scammed By Bad SEO Companies

If you conduct a really simple Google search, you will notice the fact that there are literally hundreds of SEO services available at the moment. You do not need to go to school in order to call yourself an SEO professional. In fact, you can make that claim alone. If...

Originative Web Designers: Best Resolutions in 2014 for Search Engine Friendly Websites

Originative Web Designers: Best Resolutions in 2014 for Search Engine Friendly Websites

2013 steamed up much heated discussion between artistic web designers and dedicated search engine optimizers, but who won the debate still remains a question. The reason is pretty simple!! Whilst designers struggle to make their clients happy with their aesthetic web layouts that focus on minimal text visual appeal, search...

Practical Guide To Reduce Shopping Cart Abandonment Rate

Practical Guide To Reduce Shopping Cart Abandonment Rate

Cart abandonment is one of the biggest and continuously escalating challenges for ecommerce at present. The cart bounce rate is going up through the roof while sales are going down. Even the biggest shopping season this year has brought about very meager sales and profits for the retailers. U.S. retailers...

The Importance of Creative Brief in Designing an Effective Website

The Importance of Creative Brief in Designing an Effective Website

A successful website is more than just a creative effort. It requires a lot of planning and forethought to conceptualize and deliver a website that meets all the needs and requirements of the client. When you look at a particular website and appreciate its visual appeal and functional superiority, what...

20 Useful Web Development Online Courses and Tutorials

20 Useful Web Development Online Courses and Tutorials

Web developers come from various fields. Often times, you won’t be able to distinguish who graduated with a bachelor’s degree on Computer Science and who are the ones who simply consider it as a hobby. Once developers get the hang of it, the next step is to continue to learn...

Not a Great Museum Goer? View Some Artistic WordPress Sites and Change Your Mind

Not a Great Museum Goer? View Some Artistic WordPress Sites and Change Your Mind

When did you visit a museum for the last time? Ages ago? Can’t remember that time? We are not surprised with the answers as it becomes obvious that museums began to lose their popularity and this tendency is not recent. There are so many contemporary, extreme, exotic entertainments and learning...

Get Inspired: Blog Writing Tips by Famous Writers

Get Inspired: Blog Writing Tips by Famous Writers

One of the clearest indicators that blogs are here to stay is the fact that so many famous authors, writers with published works to their names, and journalists from the old-school paper and print era have all taken up blogging to some degree. In the words of Tom Ferrick, a...

Seeking Quality Freelance Writers: the Definitive Guide to 20 Outsourcing Hubs

Seeking Quality Freelance Writers: the Definitive Guide to 20 Outsourcing Hubs

Everyone knows that content is king, but content writers are the real brains behind the blog posts, newsletters or sales pages you seek to attract potential customers with. It makes sense to hire freelance writers to fulfill your content needs because besides saving money and time, you get to have...

30 Events a Web Designer & Developer Should Always Take Part in Every Year

30 Events a Web Designer & Developer Should Always Take Part in Every Year

Every year plenty of conferences and events meant especially for web designers and developers are held. However, it isn’t possible for one to attend all of them, as it will leave no room for project development (the main task of a designer and developer). Therefore, we have come up with...

Top 5 Web Design Tips That Optimize your Site’s Conversion Funnel

Top 5 Web Design Tips That Optimize your Site’s Conversion Funnel

Owning a blog and having a successful one are two completely different things. Same thing goes for an ecommerce site. There as many ecommerce websites out on the internet, but only a fraction of them are considered to be successful. Why? Because they were able to figure out how to...

Combat Camera: Photography in War Zones

Combat Camera: Photography in War Zones

“Why do I do this job?’ And the answer is: I want to show the best and worst face of humankind” – Alvaro Ybarra Zavala Alvaro Ybarra Zavala asked and answered the above question in the Congo in November 2008. He had just photographed a man proudly holding a severed...

10 Reasons Why Websites are REALLY Easy to Hack

10 Reasons Why Websites are REALLY Easy to Hack

Before the practice of exploiting software and electronic systems unlawfully got out of hand, hackers were once known as people who are intelligently curious, a tireless explorer of computer systems, if you will. But when more and more hackers misuse their talents for their own personal gain, the term “hacking”...

Top 15 Useful Writing Tips for Bloggers

Top 15 Useful Writing Tips for Bloggers

Think of starting a blog? Great, now you can share your story with a wider audience than your personal friends and family. But in order to get this audience you must first clear out what value will you provide for your readers to be satisfied they’ve visited your blog and...

Questions To Ask When Hiring A Graphics Designer

Questions To Ask When Hiring A Graphics Designer

During your career as a marketer, you will have to work with a wide range of graphic designers in order to design a number of graphics pieces. If you have worn a graphic designer hat before, then understanding the perspective of a graphic designer is far simpler. As a marketer,...