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Until recently, creating new websites was an exclusive practice, placed entirely in the hands of creative professionals. The pros were usually one designer and one developer who acted as a team where each brought in their skills, so the designer would create a visual model that the developer manually generated code for in order to make it work on a content management system. This is not the case anymore. Handwritten code as a whole has been dismissed by a series of helpful website crafting tools that give their members the opportunity to create sites by themselves.

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More Than a Thousand Words: Increasing the Effectiveness of Your Online Photos

Within the average eCommerce website, close to 70 percent of consumers agree that the overall quality of the featured product images plays a significant role in determining which products are selected and purchased, according to MDG Advertising. There are some ecommerce tips you can use to captivate the attention of your customers and keep them interested with photographs of your products.

Presentation, Presentation, and Presentation

Having an abundance of product photos and images on your website is important, but you should not stop there. The way in which you decide to present those pictures to your target audience is of the utmost importance, as well. The last thing you should want is for them to become visually irritated and annoyed by your photos. Avoid placing them in unexpected pop-up prompts. Make sure they do not drown out the core content of your website either, because this pertinent information needs to reach your consumers without any delays or distractions. Consider using a slide show to display your best images or even turn an entire webpage into a full product gallery your customers can visit whenever they see fit to do so.

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Introducing The Designer Survival Kit by

It's tough to be a designer these days.  Sometimes getting by is harder than it seems.  There are predators at every turn.  The journey has lots of bumps a long the way and you never know when you might get stuck with no water, food, or a comfortable place to sleep.  You need direction, tools, emergency supplies.  Am I being extreme?  What you need is our new Survival Kit!   Available for instant download for $39.  You can either buy now or look at the pretty pictures below and then buy :)  

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Download includes .jpg previews of all ui elemtents, .ai files for all icons and hovers, and .psds.

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Seven Free Microscopic Film Textures

This set of textures was produced by taking picture of 35mm film through a microscope. This gives the effect of abstraction and makes for some very unique textures that will add a lovely warm feel to your designs. Download them today and enjoy! This texture set was created by Dustin Schmieding, you can find more of his textures at Valleys in the Vinyl

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Seven Black and White Stone Textures

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