If you’ve ever run an advertising campaign over the social media platforms you’re active on, sometime after the heydays, you’ll know better than anyone else just how frustrating social media marketing can be. Nevertheless, it should form part of your marketing strategy or at the very least your strategy with regards to your online presence in general, but as far as it goes with your online presence, everything still comes right back down to your website. [Read more…]
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Web design is a bit like clothing fashion, as trends come and go, while some seem to hang on forever. If you are looking to create a unique, eye-catching digital platform from which to launch your business, here are just a few of the most popular design ideas that we are seeing online this year. [Read more…]
Which Programming Languages will help you get the Dream Job.
As a computer science student, the languages studied should cover the major paradigms of programming; procedural, object oriented, and dynamic. In order to maximise your job opportunities, the languages you learn should be ones that are able to teach you about the core concepts which are interchangeable throughout each language. [Read more…]
If you’re just now getting into the realm of website design, there is good news. The internet is a wealth of information regarding design coding and what really works when building a new website. With enough research, you’re sure to become a seasoned designer in no time.
Whether you are creating a new website or simply giving an existing one a facelift, you have two options: you can either use a website builder or content management system (CMS) like WordPress or develop every element from scratch by coding.
The latter may mean hiring a professional web developer with the requisite technical knowhow – at a fee. Using a website builder on the other hand turns you into the web developer yourself. You don’t necessarily need any knowledge of web design or coding experience to pull it off. There are numerous reasons why you should make the most of this option; here are three. [Read more…]
Web design is not equivalent to rocket science, and there are hundreds of how-to’s all over the internet at your disposal 24 hours a day. With enough effort and drive to get the job done, most competent professionals have the ability to create a successful website design.
Among the many decisions you’ll make when establishing your online business is the look of your web presence. While this is very important in terms of branding and user experience, it’s far from the most significant consideration you should have when you’re choosing the perfect theme for your ecommerce store. [Read more…]
Any good designer will design forms within Adobe Photoshop (or equivalent), rather than letting the programmer work their magic when the design is complete. Others, however, try to cut corners when it comes to longer tasks such as form design and they will just leave that area blank. It may seem unrealistic, but it’s what a lot of low-quality designers do. Certain designers hope that the programmer will come up with something when it comes to CSS design – but it’s not the right way of doing things – or it’s at least not the way top designers do things. Why are HTML forms so important to a website’s overall design? [Read more…]
If you operate your own business and you have a website for it, or indeed if you operate an online business like an e-commerce site or any type of membership platform, one of the elements which make up the contents of your site which you must never take lightly is your terms & conditions page. Many online business operators seem to take this important feature lightly, for a number of reasons which while understandable, are in no way justified. [Read more…]
If you own a small business, you know every decision you make has to be filtered through the lens of risk versus reward. Success is partially built on a strict resolution to not spend money on things you don’t need. You may be thinking that a professionally-designed website is one of those extra expenses your company doesn’t really require. If you’ve been operating under this thinking, it’s time to look again. A professional website is essential for every business no matter how large or small. Here are five reasons your company needs a well-designed website. [Read more…]