There is little doubt that the content management system known as WordPress has been a phenomenal commercial success, with already more than 70 million sites using the platform on the web.
The reason for its popularity and generally positive reviews is that it has been specifically designed to be as user-friendly as possible, with a plethora of features that make the software intuitive and allow the user to feel that they have a good element of control without needing anything more than basic web design skills to achieve what they want to do.
"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 hand. Whilst he hated the image for its representation of the "worst face of humankind", he recognized the importance of his work for showing future generations "what human beings are capable off".
War photographers, perhaps more than members of any other profession, have to be convinced of the essentiality of their work. They willingly place themselves in some of the world’s most explosive and dangerous situations, in order to document the truth for the all-to-comfortably middle class western world. Death is a very real possibility and some of the traumas suffered by war photographers include molestation, attack by a Haitian mob, kidnap by Gadaffi’s troops and being shot in Afghanistan.
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” took on a new meaning, and now, people generally know hackers as one who break into systems with evil purposes.
Quite a bit has been said and written about web designing. Countless number of books and tutorials guide you on what to keep in mind when making a great site while a slew of articles warn you about the mistakes you should steer clear of. Then we have experts frequently opining about how to enhance user experience by maintaining a delicate balance between creativity and functionality.
In fact, if you started wading through all the educative content out there, it would take you several months (and I am being really, really optimistic here) to read them all, by which time they would have added another few month’s worth of resources to the library. So, in short, there’s plenty of matter out there, if you are really, really serious about making a good, or even half-way decent website.
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 read your posts.
Because the Internet users are there to learn something new and if you fail to answer their need for useful information most probably they won’t come back. Quality content is the key to a successful blog and the main area you should focus your efforts on, at least at the beginning.
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, you are expected to produce quality work that shall lead to great results and also increase your revenue. Hiring the right Graphic Designer, a freelancer or an agency, to assist you with your marketing efforts is very important. And it is also important to figure out your needs and look for a person who can really fill you fit your bill and can give you value for money not only with the budget’s perspective but the services obtained should enhance the success chart and there should be a noticeable change in progress just after the release of your new graphical promotion and presentation to the world.