Learn the Top 10 Design Mistakes Nearly Every Small Business Makes

There are a whole host of pitfalls out there when it comes to building a new brand. This quick (and free) guide shares with you some of the most common mistakes so you can be sure they don’t happen to you. Simply fill out the form below and we’ll send it your way, pronto.

Design and Branding Mistakes Ebook

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Logos: There Is Nothing New Under the Sun

Via Logo Design Love: At the start of 2015, there were a record 5.4 million private sector businesses in the UK alone — an increase of 146,000 from the year before. With thousands of designers continually working on hundreds of thousands of logos, is it realistic to trawl every design in search of originality?

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WordPress Releases Version 4.6 ‘Pepper’

WordPress version 4.6 is finally here and it comes with a number of significant changes. One of the first you’ll probably notice is that the typeface Open Sans has been substituted for system default fonts—as well as a number of other adjustments. Version 4.6 of WordPress, named “Pepper” in honor of jazz baritone saxophonist Park […]

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Stop the Overuse of Overflow Menus

Via Daniel Burka: You know those obscure menu buttons on apps and websites that reveal even more menu options? They usually have an ellipsis “…” or an arrow ▼ icon on them and sometimes they’ll even have a More label. Or, better yet, a More with a ▼! These are called overflow menus. Overflow menus are […]

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Episode 17: Building an Effective Homepage

A site’s homepage has historically been little like the welcome mat for new visitors. However, with social media and search engines providing direct links to various areas of your site—the homepage’s prominence has slowly begun to fade. The question is: what should you do with your homepage and how can you utilize it effectively in […]

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How to Write Emails That Will Actually Get Read

Via John Meese: How many emails are sitting in your inbox that you’ve never opened, and probably never will? Once you open an email, do you read it? Or do you quickly click away? There’s a science behind effective email marketing campaigns, and if you’re not paying attention you shouldn’t be surprised when nobody is […]

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How to Conquer Your Email Inbox

Via Michael Hyatt: Every day we’re bombarded with emails from friends, family, co-workers, employers, customers, companies, schools, potential clients, credit card companies, etc. It can be overwhelming and seemingly impossible to stay on top of. Email can either be a total nightmare or a indispensable productivity tool. In today’s episode, we give you the proper […]

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What Is a WordPress Child Theme?

WordPress has numerous powerful and useful features—one of them being that there’s a plethora of powerful WordPress themes out there that you can acquire and get a website up and running in no time flat. But did you know that you can take these pre-built, Premium WordPress Themes even further? It’s easy to think as […]

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The Evolution of the WordPress Platform (Infographic)

WordPress has undergone quite the transformation in the time since it was originally created. Starting out as a simple blogging tool, WordPress now powers millions of sites ranging from full-scale national news sites to powerful Amazon-esque online shops. To showcase WordPress’ transformation process, here’s an intriguing infographic, courtesy of On Blast Blog:

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Episode 15: MailChimp vs. ConvertKit

Building an Email list is pivotal to any successful web strategy. Today, we’ll explore two popular services, MailChimp and ConvertKit*, to determine which will help you accomplish your goal of building an Email list, more effectively. The topics we’ll cover in this episode: The pros of MailChimp Free Easy to use Beautiful templates and designs […]

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A Free Summer-Themed Icon Collection

Via Smashing Magazine: You deserve a vacation, don’t you think? Now, you might need icons on your website to indicate that you’re away, or even use some for your auto-reply. For whatever reason you decide to use today’s icon set, we’re sure they’ll bring happy summer vibes to anyone who comes their way.