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Many websites give their users the possibility of registering to their website so they can take advantage of the data base and information they offer. In most cases these registration forms will ask for a username or e-mail which is linked to a user ID number. By collecting this type of information, a website can collect quite a bit of information related to the users. However, there is a lot of data that can be added by streamlining these registration forms as well as designing a new form type to make it more user-friendly, thus rendering service to the user and to your website’s data base. Some registration processes can be lengthy and annoying, thus users may get tired and decide not to register at …

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The advantage of the Internet is that of being able to reach out to millions of users world-wide, which was unheard of just a few decades ago. This is why if you do have a business website that provides services or products, you should consider expanding to a more international market and working on a marketing strategy in other languages other than English. Another aspect you should consider is that there is less competition on the foreign Internet market, so it is easier for your website to rank higher in the search engine page of Google or other search engines. However, what are your options if you have already got a website, which has been created for an English-speaking audience? If you do decide to …

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The design of a website may be outstanding, classy and the designer manages to capture the visitor for its wonderful layouts but only for a few seconds because the real story starts when the visitor reads out the contents. If your choice of words does not target them at the spot, then all the ‘WOW’ factor starts to fade away and the visitor won’t be interested in sparing the time there anymore. Some of the solutions that may resolve the above mentioned problems are described in this article as follows: 1-    WIIFR (WHATS IN IT FOR ME) approach should be considered when writing about a product to dwell the customer in it. The general concept of writing more and more about the product’s features and …

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With the growing number of laptop and mobile devices from which we can access the web, and their different sized screens and browsing options, web designing has become very challenging. The issue is no longer just related to the type of browser and mobile device; you have to consider what type of mobile device the users browsing through the website you are creating will most likely be using. There are now numerous types of devices available on the market, including smartphones, netbooks, desktop computers, laptops, iPhones, tablets and so on, and the screen size and resolution of each one may vary yet again. So it really can be very tiresome, in fact you can consider that today’s web designers are focusing more on market research …

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Color is an essential element in any design, whether for the web or any other printed material or even a plain or business-like design. The use of color will enhance the design and have a specific impact on readers; this is why it is important to create a framework that will help you determine which colors to use and how they should be integrated within the design. It is not always that obvious when having to choose a color as color can be influenced by a number of factors including personal taste and the amount of contrast there is between several colors. The right colors will enhance the content of a website and have a positive effect on readers. To make sure the colors you …

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There is no real secret involved when writing for the web, basically if you already know how to write good content then you have all you really need, and simply have to add a few essential elements that will get your content out to the public to as many readers as possible. There are however, some mistake you really should avoid when producing web content and other steps you can take to make your writing really effective. A common mistake that is often present in content is the confusion between it’s and its. To avoid this, write without using contraction forms and ask yourself if you can say “it is” or not. If not then you know which form to use. Avoid using too much …

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If you are a freelance web designer and would like to give a boost to your professional credibility and add more clients to your existing portfolio, then there is one good solution that will help you find more projects to work on. If you do a bit of research in your field, you will find that most of the successful and busiest web designers all have a blog that is related to their professional website or portfolio presentation. A blog draws the attention of potential clients and helps provide useful, up-to-date information that is really informative. It also helps you keep in touch with people in the same industry and can provide you with useful tips, as well as helping other people. A blog provides …

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Logos are an important aspect and image for a company or a single professional and allow the public and potential clients to identify you amongst the competitors within your industry. It is important to create a logo that can have an impact, and at times it may be necessary to redesign the logo if you feel it does not have the power to attract clients as you had thought it would have. It is then the time to redesign your logo for a better impact or simply because it is time to give it a trendier look. The redesigning process can be just as difficult as the actual creation process and you need to consider a few issues before proceeding. Ask yourself a few essential …

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Have you ever wondered why you really want to re-design a website when it is not really necessary to do so, indeed it may be a big mistake. The truth is people browsing the Internet do not come back and visit your website because you have an attractive design, the reason they come back is for the information the website provides and the written content. This may not please web designers, but it is a fact, after all people are looking for useful information and an easy access to website not for attractive images or fantastic creations. The key to a successful website is to provide facts and information in a simple and swift manner. What you should be aiming at when creating a website …

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When you first start on a project, it offers a new and exciting prospective but it also gives most web designers a sense of expectancy as to how they should keep a good balance between the style and aesthetics of a web design as well as the ease of use. Nowadays many websites are actually created by the owners of the company, for two main reasons: one because there are so many ready-made templates, tools and options you can use on CMS sites such as Joomla and WordPress and the second is because it can be very expensive to hire a professional web designer. However, this will render the website unoriginal and certainly not unique. Another problem lies in an equal balance between style and …

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