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  • How to get content from clients on time to keep projects moving

    March 21, 2018 by James Rose

    “At my agency, every single project was held up because of content.” This quote came from a conversation with a lady that ran a small agency in Canada. It was one of around 15 similar “customer research” interviews. I always knew that getting content from clients was a pain point, because we dealt with it…

  • The 30 best conferences to attend in 2018

    March 16, 2018 by Britt Pollock

    One of the best ways to stay on top of ever-changing technology and industry trends is by attending conferences! By attending conferences, you can level-up yourself and your work by networking with other pros and hearing the best advice from industry-leading speakers. Not only can you get the best experience and knowledge out of conferences,…

  • How to add jQuery to your WordPress theme

    March 13, 2018 by Abbey Fitzgerald

    jQuery is a very popular, if not the most popular, Javascript library. It’s a clear, concise library, and more importantly, it’s fast. Being relatively small in size, in most cases, it works well without slowing load time down. It simplifies a lot of the complicated things from JavaScript, like AJAX calls and DOM manipulation, event…

  • 7 website goals to set for 2018

    March 12, 2018 by Kathryn Marr

    We’re a few weeks into 2018 and you’ve probably heard a lot about resolutions! Have you thought about setting some specific goals or resolutions for your website? It’s easy to get into the habit of just “maintaining” your site. You may update your content, add blog posts now and then, and even keep an eye…

  • Simple customizations for your Genesis child theme

    March 7, 2018 by Abbey Fitzgerald

    As web designers, we are always looking forward to working more efficiently. As I started on a long overdue task of redesigning my portfolio, I was reminded of how much I love WordPress and how fast I was up and running when using the Genesis framework. A framework is essentially a WordPress theme structure that…

  • 9 binge-worthy podcasts every freelancer should subscribe to

    March 5, 2018 by Armando DelaCruz

    As business owners, we’re constantly juggling twelve things at once. Between marketing and client work, it’s easy to overlook a vital part of running a freelance business: constant learning. Podcasts, as it happens, are perhaps the most reactive and most unobtrusive way we can allow ourselves to learn. Here’s how it works, at least in…

  • How to add a responsive Google Map in WordPress

    February 28, 2018 by Abbey Fitzgerald

    No matter where you’re going, Google Maps will show you the way. Being able to instantly get directions has become essential while navigating through cities. And as the most popular map solution, adding Google Maps to your WordPress site could not be easier. This user-friendly mapping technology will provide business information, contact information, and directions…

  • 4 lessons learned from famous design flaws

    February 26, 2018 by Britt Pollock

    As designers, we can point out brilliant design in a second and poor design in a half-second. In fact, bad design is so noticeable that there are whole subreddits dedicated to it. We’re just trained to think through intuitive solutions that are also visually appealing, so when we see something with room to improve, it…

  • How to use CSS breakpoints to create responsive designs

    February 21, 2018 by Ananda Projapati

    Success of a website depends a lot on user experience. These days a user can access a website from many devices of different sizes, and providing an equal user experience in each device can be a challenge. This is where CSS breakpoints are beneficial in responsive design, but CSS breakpoints have remained one of the…

  • How to strategically plan for data-heavy UX design

    February 20, 2018 by Lyne Carolynah

    It is such a tricky balance to hit… Big data is ballooning. Yet, harmonizing complex data needs with a simple, clean, and useful user interface is a test for any UX designer today. Often, design (the tool for conveying a message) gets in the way of communication (the message or meaning hidden in the highland…

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