Category: Design

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How to Get Paid What You’re Worth

If you're like the majority of people, the very thought of negotiating over money makes you utterly uncomfortable. The bargaining is something you try to get over with as early as possible. However, if you neglect even just a step of haggling, it's possible to miss out on a golden opportunity. Disregarding crucial negotiation steps…

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Design

A Beginner’s Guide to Image Formats in Web Design

No website should be lacking in visual appeal, but failing to optimize its images correctly or use suitable formats can lead to significantly slower loading times and responsiveness. When designing your website, it is important that you pay special attention to image formats and optimization in order to find the right compromise between quality and…

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Using Photography Principles in your Design

Design is all about taking a collection of elements and arranging them to tell a story in a single composition. Photography is all about arranging elements (or the perspective of elements) and arranging them to tell a story in a photograph. As you can see, the two are pretty similar; the interface is just different.…

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Are Slideshows Necessary for Landing Pages?

Landing pages are arguably among the most important parts of your website because if they aren’t compelling enough, people will just click to other places on the Internet rather than seeing what your particular page offers. Put simply, good landing pages should feature characteristics that grab interest. Maybe that means listing the logos of big-name…

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Design

How to Prevent Shopping Cart Abandonment

It happens even to the most addicted shopaholics online. They pick out the good stuff, add it to their carts, browse for more items, and in the middle of it all, suddenly decide to abandon their shopping carts. Such is the dilemma of e-commerce businesses that strive to reel potential customer in, only to lose…

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Design

How to Design the Perfect Checkout Page

A checkout page is a webpage specifically used by online businesses. This is where shoppers are redirected during the checkout process. If you have bought something online before, then you're already familiar with how a checkout page works. Online buyers purchasing a product or service go through a series of pages systematically arranged until the…

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