You want to create a portfolio website to showcase your web design work, and you’re looking for web design portfolio examples for inspiration and guidance. Chances are, you’re also wondering what platform is best for your portfolio. But before we dive into examples of what portfolio websites look like in the wild on a variety […]
Building Better Websites That Visitors Love & Make Money
A website is more than just HTML that pops up in visitors' browsers. It's the full experience that goes from the server to the business model. It's about making sure your marketing fits with your content. And that your content fits with your imagery and infrastructure. Building and running a useful website that your visitors love (and makes money) is an ongoing effort that requires coordinating a lot of pieces. That is what this category is all about. Explore!
So you’re creating a personal website, and you’re looking for professional personal website design examples for inspiration and guidance. You’re also wondering which website platform is best to use for your website.
Ah, the homepage. If you’re like most website owners, you’ve put massive thought into making your front page look amazing. But there’s a rhyme and reason behind homepage design… at least, there should be. Your homepage likely attracts the most visitors of any page on your site. It’s the front door to the rest of […]
In a Twitter stream in 2014, the editor of Slate Magazine outlined 76 ways publishers in digital media and blogs can make money . The stream went mini-viral in journalism & big publisher circles – the same circles that frequently talk about the death of journalism and publishing online. But the thread wasn’t just relevant […]
Last month, the Akismet module of JetPack (the anti-spam software I use) filtered 850 delicious bits of blog comment spam. I now have 324 comments in my queue tagged spam. And that’s just the automated stuff. I also get lots of bewildering comments such as, Good way of explaining, and fastidious post to obtain data […]
How much thought did you put into your Contact Us page on your website? If you’re like most businesses, you probably focused on the method (i.e. how people can contact you) but didn’t give much thought to the page itself (i.e. the copywriting and design). In reality, the Contact page should be one of highest priority […]
So your website is a mess — where do you even begin to “fix” it? What does “fixing” it really mean, anyways? If you’re looking to improve your website, you know how daunting this overhaul can be. There are tips and tricks for almost every facet of the process, from improving your copy to reworking […]
So you’ve decided to build your own website. You’ve probably already been thinking about color palettes, even if you’re not quite sure what they really are or why they’re such a big deal. But when it comes to designing your site, choosing the proper color palette is one of the most important web design decisions […]
So you’re creating a dental website, and you’re looking for dental website design examples for inspiration and guidance. You’re also wondering which website platform is best to use for your website.
So you’re designing a website layout, either for yourself or for a client, and you’re looking for some best practices and examples to follow. Maybe you’ve even spent some time digging through templates for inspiration, because hey… it can’t hurt, right? Wrong! Website templates are great… but they can be drastically affected by stock photos, […]