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.

The Importance of Creative Brief in Designing an Effective Website

When you look at a particular website and appreciate its visual appeal and functional superiority, what you usually do not consider are the efforts that went into working out the modalities of the design and the effort required in working out the design goals that brought the design team and the client on the same page. When you looking at an amazing website, you are looking at a website whose team knew what it was doing every step of the way.

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[Freebie] SocialPik Icon Set: 60 Free Social Media Icons

No matter you hate or love social networking sites, whether you want to add only a service or dozens, they always bring you visitors to your site. Websites, specially blogs and community sites, normally use icons to add social media links to their site.

[Freebie] SocialPik Icon Set: 60 Free Social Media Icons

Icons are very useful. Effective use of icons can easily help bridge connection between the user and the website.

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56 Fresh Creative Websites Built Using HTML5

The web is evolving constantly. New and creative websites are being created every day, pushing the limitations of HTML in every direction. HTML4 has been around for nearly a decade and now its time to move forward. To give authors more flexibility and interoperability, HTML5 is proposed as the next major revision of HTML.

56 Fresh Creative Websites Built Using HTML5

It works on just about every platform, is compatible with older browsers, and handles errors gracefully. You can create powerful, easy-to-maintain, future-proof web pages. Many common tasks are now simplified, putting more power in your hands.

In this presentation, you’ll find a variety of highly-creative, beautiful and most importantly inspirational designs that are coded in HTML5.

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Giveaway: Win a License of Startup Design Framework From DesignModo

We are excited to present you with special, more exciting prizes. Nothing could be better than getting something for free, right? So once again we came up with cool freebies giveaway as promised.

Giveaway: Win a License of Startup Design Framework From DesignModo

Today we are collaborating with DesignModo on a contest that is giving away a license of Startup Design Framework (worth 249$) to 1 lucky winner.

So Hurry up, read the rules, and win some awesome freebies.

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Announcement: Winners of Christmas & New Year Giveaway

A weeks ago, we created a contest at instantShift called Christmas & New Year Giveaway had announced the 2 winners of iPad Air or iPhone 5S (total value of ~ $1800).

Announcement: Winners of Christmas & New Year Giveaway

We’ve got more than 400 response comments. After voiding spam and non-legit comments we have left with 360 valid comments. It’s really good to see that how we can able to help in our reader’s life and their profession.

In case, If you missed this giveaway, make sure you are ready for next one as we going to create more such giveaways in future.

Congratulations to all the winners!

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10 Commandments for Designing Websites for Charitable Organizations

Creating an impressive web design for a social-driven cause is a huge responsibility. If done right, the website will bring contributions which will enrich the lives of many.

10 Commandments for Designing Websites for Charitable Organizations

A successful charity website will need to provide its users information about what charity they will be donating to. It will have to get donors involved in the process and thus ensure that they do donate money for the right cause. Thus a non-profit site must make it easy for visitors to learn more about the organization, how to donate money while getting involved with the cause. The site must achieve this in an appealing manner to their targeted donors.

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