4 Laziest Design Tactics on Web and Print Media

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How Videos on Landing Pages Helps Drive a Higher Conversion Rate

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Create Clean and Beautiful Websites Using Grid Based Web Design

Grid-based web design continues to define the future of websites, despite the recent advent of responsive and mobile web design. Defined, grid-based web design is a web design technique based on a website designed as a fixed-width grid, with varying-sized columns which, combined, equal the grid's total width in a row.

The most-common and used grid-based web design framework is the 960-Grid System, which describes itself as "an effort to streamline web development workflow by providing commonly used dimensions, based on a width of 960 pixels. There are two variants: 12 and 16 columns, which can be used separately or in tandem." Boucher + Co. endorses the 960-Grid System. We use it as a framework for our main website.

The Implications of Tablets in the Workforce

20 JULY 2011 - It was March 2010. Apple had just announced its iPad tablet. Many analysts were quick to label the announcement a big mistake by the Silicon Valley giant. But more than a year later, it's apparent that they were dead wrong. Apple's iPad has been a huge success, as reflected by the company's recent earnings. And today, Apple's second-in-command Tim Cook said "86 percent of the Fortune 500 companies have begun using the device.

Non-Web Designers, Avoid Building Your Web Site

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Server-Side Includes: A No-Brainer

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Should You Place Advertisements on Your Web Site?

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When Building Your Web Site, Make the "Contact Us" Simple

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When Building Your Web Site, Be Your Own Customer

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