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The F Pattern is the key pattern humans use to scan a website and it's content. Why do you need to know about it? Understanding how your website users read content online, and placing your most important content in the

Today, most people are searching on Google using a mobile device. To keep up, they're making some changes to stay current with the needs of their users. How will this impact your ranking? Google says!

Imagine this. You bundle up your dirty washing, take it all the way to the laundry and pop it into the machine. You carefully add the right amount of washing liquid and push the buttons to begin your cycle. But

Introducing Type Genius! What does it do? Helps you take the guess work out of  matching well paired fonts together. You: Tell it what font you plan to use in your document or project It: Tells you which font will compliment your primary font the best. It's that simple.

Us humans have a predictable pattern when it comes to reviewing blocks of content. Find out how can we create better hierarchy in our designs, and guide our users to read our most important content.

Introducing Stocky, a Stock Image website that doesn’t suck. Their images are modern, on-trend, and a little more candid than those available on competitor sites. #rahhhwhataretheyallsmilingatanyway

Two of the things I ask clients while completing my Creative Brief is what type of content they would like to include on their new website home page, and what the primary call to action(s) of the home page should be. I'm not just being nosy, it

Google offer a huge open-source (free!) font library, Google Fonts. But with sooooo many enticing options (over 650 font families), it's not uncommon to feel overwhelmed with choices, and encounter trouble trying to pair compatible fonts together. Lobster + Indie Flower

  Article via Creative Bloq We've all read the stories and seen the films, but would you spot a zombie apocalypse if it were staring you right in the face? What if it was happening right now, on your website?  Has your online

Ever wonder what the difference is between a Serif and a Sans Serif font? Wonder no more! Thanks Creative Bloq for this sweet infographic which explains the difference between the two styles, and suggests which style is better suited to

Despite the general opinion that popups are (really) annoying, they're still in fact very good at what they do. They draw temporary attention to something by interrupting a 'normal' flow of events, and cause an action/reaction, which generates results. In the last

Late last year, I posted an infographic about the use of colour online, and how it subconsciously affects the way we behave and take action online. Well here's a follow up article I just found which further explains the colour psyche and is

Turns out if you’re the US Government, something as simple as changing the font face on your hardcopy printouts can save you up to $400 million per year. But it can also result in savings for us too.

Did you know more than a billion tweets are sent every 48 hours, or that every sixty seconds, 293,000 status updates are posted on Facebook? Here are some social media 'did you knows' to throw around the watercooler next week

Creating a new business website can be a daunting. You know you need a "good" website, but what does that mean and what requirements should you be considering? Creative Bloq asked Juan Lobato, CEO of BaseKit, to suggest 10 fundamental requirements for a

How seductive are your product descriptions? Does your product copy entice readers to click buy, try, or take an action? Here are 7 Simple Steps to Writing Product Descriptions that Sell.

Email Marketing is Changing – The Rise of Mobile and Triggered Emails Email marketing has been used for years to keep in contact and maintain relationships with clients/customers. Lately, with the increasing use of smartphones, we’ve seen the effectiveness continue to

Colour has a powerful psychological influence on the human brain. It affects the way we think and behave, and the actions we make online. Check out this great infographic from Kissmetrics

Check out this great infographic about Wordpress and it's usage in 2013. Most impressively, did you know that WordPress powers almost 20% of the entire internet?

For most designers/developers, Lorem Ipsum is a familiar term. Lorem Ipsum is the 'go to' website for generating placeholder text for brochures, websites etc, before the real life copy has even been written or arrived. I've generated hundreds of paragraphs of the

Hey Photoshoppers, ever thought that Smart Objects were a great way to keep your PSDs neat and tidy, but a pain in butt to edit / make changes to once converted?

Looking for a cool new font for your website or print documents? Here are a few of the better font sites I use.

For many, the concept of hiring a Freelancer to build their new website or look after their graphic design work is a new one, and in some cases unheard of. But we're out there! We're good at what we

Putting together a great colour palette or finding colours/tones that work well together can be as simple as looking at the things around us.

Looking for some digital inspiration? Peek over the fence and be inspired by design elements and styles others are doing well.

Ever find a font online that you love but dont know the name of? Here's a tip for putting a name to the font face.