Category Archives: Web Design

Rules to Email By: Designing Emailers for the Masses

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Email campaigns are easy for web designers, right? It’s just streamlining a webpage isn’t it?

Well, yes and no. For the most part graphical emailers are basic HTML sprinkled with sensible graphics. They can have similar visual impact as web pages and sport most of the same code. However there are a few rules that you need to know to create successful emailers.

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Web Design Trends in 2012

It’s always fun to speculate on what might be around the next corner. Design is a constantly evolving entity, full of its own life. It’s interesting to think that a little nudge from anyone in the design community might have a profound effect on how we view things in the future.

Web Design Trends in 2012

Productivity Tips For Running A Web Design Business

Here’s a great one from one of the gurus of great web design, Paul Boag. Productivity Tips

I have been a follower of Mr. Boag’s for years now, a regular listener to his podcast, and his insight has opened up a lot of doors for me. Check out his blog at and listen to his recently revamped podcast on iTunes. The podcast is set up in such a way that he divides it up into seasons based on who he is addressing (ie. Season 1 is aimed towards website owners, Season 2 towards the web designer). Regardless of this, there is great usable information for web designers in every podcast.

Beyond Design

When it comes to web design freelancers, most of us regularly fall short in the same area… relating to our clients.

As most of you probably have discovered, there are clients we can work amazingly well with and there are those we can’t.

This article might give you a leg up when dealing with clients and your work successfully.

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