Branding \ Design
September 15, 2012
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Creative advertising makes us all laugh – whether it’s on the TV, radio or any other medium. Billboards are (like it or not!) part of our everyday lives, but they’ve become so commonplace that it’s easy to ignore them.

We forever find ourselves tasked with creating new, unique ways to market and advertise our products and services to individuals and businesses around the world. So, we’re always looking for better ways to expand our advertising and marketing horizons (and have a laugh along the way!).

We thought we’d share some inspiration with you by putting together a list of just the coolest billboard ads of all time… and these aren’t just any billboard ads. Creative and advertising execs have to constantly push the boundaries to be even more innovative and creative when it comes to billboard ads, and that’s exactly what you can find with these cool, funny and at times, outrageous examples. Enjoy!

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Articles \ Web Design
September 14, 2012
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The term “web designer” didn’t exist, or was something almost abstract when I was born (1986). Ten years ago, those that called themselves web designers were in fact real pioneers, this domain being at the very beginning. Five years ago the Internet “totally exploded” and even at the beginning of the millennium the first signs were visible. In 2005 being web designer was pretty common and the specialists said that it’s very hard to keep the rhythm with the Internet growing.

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Inspiration \ Web Design
September 5, 2012
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Suppose you wrote a brilliant post on your website of which you are extremely proud of. You pulled out many all nighters, researched the topic to death, and added up many of your brilliant comments and hit publish but no one is seeming to take any notice. People are not commenting, not sharing and even worse – not reading the article at all. Now there could be many reasons for the flop but one important one could be that you haven’t displayed that article properly. If it is hidden somewhere inside amongst the large files of other articles, there is no wonder why it’s not getting noticed. People are not reading it not because it is badly written but because it is inaccessible to them. They can’t find it, at least not easily.

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Articles \ SEO
September 3, 2012
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The advent of the Internet made the world a global village. However, if your business activity is based locally, there would be no point trying to reach international masses when you could concentrate your efforts on building your local presence. Here are some ways you can concentrate on your local community through SEO.

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Pictures have the power to speak better than words can do. An appropriate image can clearly communicate the essence that two or three paragraphs put together can intend to explain. Simple and straightforward images generally have the power to enchant the users visually and act powerfully on their moods. Web designers often use images to wipe away the monotonous and tired feeling of reading prolonged text all through the web pages. The most suitable and high resolution images communicate clarity, standing and persuade the visitors to discover more about your web design and purchase the products or avail the services that are portrayed through the website. Web designers should reflect on the following points before selecting images for their website.

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While WordPress became the most known and used CMS in the world, an impressive industry has been built around it. Custom themes, plugins, web hosting or consulting services are just a few ways to make use of this awesome open source project called WordPress. As of March 2012, WordPress is on more than 72 million websites around the globe, which is quite impressive if you ask me. A big slice of the pie has WordPress themes which are the front end of the system. More powerful and versatile month after month, they`re the first choice for many web designers when building websites. If you didn`t try WordPress yet, you should and you`ll see that you`ll love it from the start. Until then, take a look at the best Premium WordPress themes built this month and you`ll see why you definitely have to give WordPress a try!

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Typography happens to be the key factor for web designing these days. It can be quite challenging and fascinating to work with typography. A plethora of tools have come up to let you build your own fonts and insert them into your designs, with ease. In this post, I`m going to introduce you some great typography tools, which will be very useful and quite time saving.

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Selling online has become now the no. 1 strategy of many business. It`s easier, faster, 24/7 available, cost effective and can reach the global market. Not to say that, because of these facts, buying online is cheaper than buying from the store, not only because you`re saved from a meaningless journey to the store, but because the products showcased in an online store are cheaper. Building an online store is very easy. You install an e-commerce platform, add some products into a database and wait for the visitors to buy them. The hardest part is to manage to transform the visitors into cusomers, by successfully connecting them to products with a system that is efficient, easy and fun.

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Many websites are running on WordPress, the most popular CMS in use on the internet. Why is it so popular? WordPress was intended to be used as a blogging platform and from the beginning, it started to gain more and more sympathizers among internet users, mainly because many people found a way to share their thoughts, ideas in a simple and efficient manner. Being free and open-source and having a big community of users and developers behind its back, there`s no doubt why it is now the most popular CMS.Before running on WordPress, a website has to run on a server first, server which belongs to a web hosting company. A website built on WordPress has needs and these needs have to be satisfied by the web hosting environment.

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