How To Help Your Clients Get More Backlinks Through Design

There are certain truths when it comes to what helps a website rank in search. Google wants to see: Mobile-first design Fast page speeds Top-notch security User-friendly navigation Trustworthiness and expertise … among other things. It also wants to see high-authority websites link back to your website. And if your clients aren’t obsessed with getting…

IT in Digital Marketing: 5 Handy IT Skills You Need in Your Arsenal

The modern digital marketer’s repertoire of skills is quite different from what it used to be back in the early days of web marketing. While it is important for you to take numerous digital marketing courses to become good at your job and expand your marketing skills, you might be a bit surprised to find…

25 Fantastic Adobe Illustrator Text Effects Tutorials

Great typography can elevate any project and make it look more polished. But when you take text and apply creative and unique text effects, you create a completely different work of art. In this roundup, we’ve gathered the best Adobe Illustrator tutorials for designing highly creative text effects. By following these tutorials, you’ll take your…

A Community-Driven Site with Eleventy: Building the Site

In the last article, we learned what goes into planning for a community-driven site. We saw just how many considerations are needed to start accepting user submissions, using what I learned from my experience building Style Stage as an example. Now that we’ve covered planning, let’s get to some code! Together, we’re going to develop…

Never Build a CSV Importer Again

(This is a sponsored post.) CSV import as a process is broken. Messy customer data, edge cases, encoding formats, error messages, non-technical users: importing data into applications is a huge pain! Ingesting data has been long neglected as a software product experience, leading to customer frustration and wasted engineering cycles rebuilding what those users already…

30 Tips to Learn Web Design in 30 Days

Is learning the basics of web design still on your “someday” list? Why haven’t you got started yet? We’ve put together 30 tips and resources to help you start learning web design this month (and maybe even find yourself a new career path!) Graphic designers, print designers, and creatives looking to learn something new or…