Web Design for May

As the web changes, so does the demands on the web designer. We continue continue to share essential information for all web designers...
* Google warns about 'artificial' or 'unnatural' links
* Untangling your mobile metrics with better redirects
* Black hat SEO tactic to avoid: Duplicate content
* Got interest in Pinterest? How to pin like a pro
* SEO & Personalization: An Evolving Relationship
* 9 ways to add LinkedIn to your company website
* How to optimize tablets vs. smartphones
.. and more May 8, 2012

Designing grid layouts for the Web

Experienced graphic designers know the value of a grid in design. They know that the grid helps bring order to the information and provides guides and anchors for the various visual elements. Now, Khoi Vinh takes it to the web March 22, 2012

Web Design Update March 2

We continue into spring with many new items of interest for all web designers...
* 10 Advanced SEO Tactics That Will Increase Your Blog's Traffic
* How To Find Link Prospects Without Using Google Feb 21
* 9 Free Tools For Link Discovery & Content Creation
* Six Basic Web Design Mistakes
* 5 Must-Have SEO Skills
.. and more March 7, 2012

Web Design Update March

This edition of Web Update rolls into spring with many new considerations for all web designers...
* 10 search, social resolutions for a very mobile 2012
* The stages of coping with loss of search query data
* Future of SEO: Change, Convergence, Collaboration
* Keep your website ahead of the curve in 2012
* Your Website's Dirty Little Secrets
.. and more February 27, 2012

Top apps for web designers 1111

Here's a collection of the most recommended new apps for designers who may design web sites. We're scouring the app universe looking for apps that will enhance your design operations. . .
* Anxiety lightweight To-do
* Terminal gets multiple panes
* Flash movie extractor
* Quick access to Google Analytics statistics
* Mac database management
* LittleIpsum
... and more. But it's just the beginning. November 21, 2011

Websites that suck

hard web design lesson to learn, this web design critique turns up two good reasons to study the masters . . . in web sites that suck November 14, 2011

Web Design Update 1110-19

This edition of Web Update brings yet more great tips and tricks, as well as some in-depth data for all web designers...
* Branding, PR, SEO: Send the right signals
* What's The Difference Between Mobile & Desktop SEO?
* 5 Steps to Link Building with Widgets
* Four Mistakes of the SEO Novice
* 6 Key Findings From The 2011 Local SEO Industry Survey
* Why browsing is so important to content discovery October 25, 2011

Web Design Update 1110-12

This edition of Web Update follows the last edition, covering many new considerations for all web designers...
* 7 Great JavaScript Resources
* 5 Steps to Building a Search Persona
* 8 Places To Use Your Keywords
* Bury These Deadly Search Myths
* How 5 Popular Landing Page Optimization Tips Can Also Hurt Conversion Rates
* 3 Tips for Building a Web App That Can Scale October 12, 2011

Web Design Foundations

When we talk about Design School, today there are many, many choices in education, learning and training. But the field of web design is relatively new. It took the education industry a good ten years to embrace web design as a formal subject. On the very leading edge of web design training was a friend and author who saw the writing on the wall. We're pleased to bring you this 1996 article by Joe Gillespie -- which proves the more things change, the more they stay the same! July 29, 2011

HTML5 Animation Builder

HTML5 has been widely lauded as the future of the web due to its performance, accessibility, and ability to run on smartphones, but no designer-friendly authoring tools have existed until Hype. July 28, 2011