Life revolves around two entities – office and home. Either we are racing with targets and deadlines or dealing with household chores. The result is we feel stressed out and irritable. An occasional weekend getaway is what we all need to feel refreshed. It helps to improve productivity at work and has a great impact on our employee-rating during the Balanced Scorecard (BSC) evaluation.
As a web designer, your business relies entirely on past, present and potential clients. Maintaining a good relationship with all clients sometimes seems difficult. It all depends on a designer’s capability of educating clients and setting achievable goals. Teaching them about your business and encouraging them to be self-reliant will help them to understand you and you can convince them that your services are value for money.
The quality of the user experience will determine whether you have a successful web business. Everybody is already focusing on creating aesthetic designs and ensuring that the landing pages are loading fast. But there are various other factors that give your designing business a push in the right direction.
Thinking of chucking your job to become a freelancer? You have a list of probable clients, educational qualifications and a few years of experience; so it shouldn’t be too difficult to get work, should it? It’s not that easy, believe me! You have to work really hard to even get the first assignment. Let’s see how you can move from being just a newbie to a successful freelancer.
You have already optimised your company website for search engines and you also have your social media profiles in place. Yet, you are not getting the expected response! Today, social media optimisation or SMO has become a necessity. In fact, it should be an intrinsic part of a website designer’s marketing strategy. Here are some tips on how to get noticed.
Google statics show that 60-70 percent of web searches are on mobiles or tablets. Hence, responsive web designing (RWD) is a necessity. There are three main reasons why you should buy responsive website templates. But before you select one there are some important questions you need to ask:
A WYSIWYG site is easy to create and saves time. There are numerous automated website builders that have inbuilt drag-n-drop tools. But nothing can beat a hand coded WordPress website template which can be customized to individual clients’ requirements.
Limitations of an automated website builder
Similar in appearance: There is a level of sameness in the output when creativity is comprised. The designer works within the parameters of the tools like page builder or so. Pre-coded plugins and tools do not leave room for customization. The most the designer can do is adjust superficial characteristics like colour or shape. But the scope of use remains the same. Continue reading “Advantages of a Hand Coded WordPress Website Template”
Themes with too much options can make you confuse and unproductive!
I am writing this article for those people who are looking for a WordPress theme for their business or personal websites. You probably have heard lots about pre made WordPress themes (both premium and free). Lots of people say that a free theme can be dangerous in terms of security. Well I would say it’s obviously better to choose a paid version of a theme. Because you will get supports for a paid theme. On other hand, it is also good if you use free themes from a reputed theme seller or from WordPress.org. Its is important that you prefer a focused WordPress theme for your business. Continue reading “Always prefer a focused WordPress theme”
We mostly use Bootstrap responsive CSS framework for our WordPress themes and I found some useful things about custom media queries. Media queries are very useful when you are designing something that is beyond Bootstrap or any other CSS framework.
You should be aware of this question if you really want to go a long way with your website. Yes, designing your website is a difficult and most intelligent part of your business. Many times I found that people asks for a web design with a reference site or similar. But you need to understand that every business is different even if you are selling same thing like your competitor. To engage your customer, you need to utilize your web design first. To understand this question and its impact on your business, we need to know what is called a web design and a successful web design.