A lot of people are overwhelmed by the concept of developing and implementing a content strategy for their website. The thought of doing something different and putting yourself out there to market your product or service can be very challenging if you don’t have a framework for this strategy. A widely used approach that will help build this framework for you is known for focusing on the people, the process, and the available technologies.
With the increasing use of mobile devices and the possible introduction of Google Glass 2013 is poised to change web design practices dramatically. Although it is difficult to predict where the future of our interactions with mobile devices will play out, reflecting on the possibilities will shed some light on the trends to watch out for in the years to come. Having the ability to reach people on all of the various devices from smart phones to smart televisions is an amazing feature of our integration with technology, but this leads to several website design requirements and techniques that need to be employed to ensure that your web presence and brand are uniformly represented. All of the trends seem to be converging or pivoting on a few key principles: valuable content, user experience (UX) centered and simplicity.
If you were to do a search for a “website design” or “web design company”, you would be met with millions of matches. There are many great web design companies but your chances of working with one at random are not very good, so you should take the time to qualify the website designers or companies before deciding which one to use. Making sure that you hire a reliable and skilled website designer will make sure that your project comes in on time and to the specifications that you require.
In this video tutorial I take a look at how to slice a design for your website in Photoshop. The slice tool is examined and how to select and use that tool.
The first month in the 2010 New Year is almost over and it is an exciting time for of the year for our company. One of the things that I like to do in the beginning of each new year is to look at the year gone by. It is the one time that I can really take a good look at the challenges and think about what we can do better and celebrate the successes. 2009 has certainly brought forth both challenges and successes for The Creation Studio.
Yesterday, while in Melbourne Australia, I read in the Herald Sun that the CFA website had crashed. CFA is the Country Fire Authority. The CFA's website was to be a source of information during Victoria's bush fire season, as acting Premier Bob Hulls said that "it's absolutely crucial that people can rely on the CFA website to get accurate information".