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The Evolution of Web Design 1990 – 2016

The Evolution of Web Design 1990 – 2016

The internet is so much a part of people’s lives today that its hard to believe that the first website was created in 1990. In a little over 25 years websites have evolved from a simple page of static text, to huge interactive websites that include images, videos, and...

Your Brain on Coffee

Your Brain on Coffee

If you’re a designer, academic, or developer you will no doubt be familiar the the effects of coffee. It seems to be the beverage of choice for any activity that requires deep thought and concentration.  This video created by phdcomics.com describes the effect of...

10 Ranking Factors for Local Search

10 Ranking Factors for Local Search

Local search has become increasingly important over the last few years, especially for small local businesses. The local 3-pack search results is an opportunity small local businesses to out rank big businesses working in their area. The latest data from Google show...

How To Live a Creative Life

How To Live a Creative Life

This fun infographic was created for Fast Company. How to live a creative life maps out the many ways people keep in a creative mindset. While we’re not sure about some of their suggestions it’s a quick light-hearted read and worth exploring. We’re off to grab a...

56 reasons startups fail

56 reasons startups fail

There are many different reasons startups fail, and many companies suffer from a combination of reasons. There is no guaranteed path to success for a startup, but this article maps out the many pitfalls to look out for. The reasons for startup failure are broken down...

What makes a successful blog

What makes a successful blog

There are 31 million bloggers in the United States, and over 150 million blogs worldwide. Finding some success blogging for business is generally quite easy. Businesses with blogs generate 67% more leads each month, so the is a good ROI for most sites. Blogging for a...

8 biggest newbie blogging mistakes

8 biggest newbie blogging mistakes

Building a successful blog is very rewarding, but can come with some pitfalls. Knowing some basics will set you up for success and can boost your growth considerably. 1: Setting yourself an unrealistic publishing schedule Many of us start out with the best of...

12 steps to write great content people want to read

12 steps to write great content people want to read

First you need to decide what you are trying to achieve with your writing. If you are blogging for a business you should think about your wider marketing plans and how your blog fits in with them. You should also look beyond that and think about what you are trying to...

11 ways to create stunning visual content

11 ways to create stunning visual content

Visual content can make a big difference to your marketing efforts and website. Articles with images get a lot more shares on social media. People tend to skim online content so you need to get your message across clearly, and visual content is a great way to do that....