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How to Future-Proof Your Designs?

Future-Proof Trends signify change. Some survive the test of times and some quickly fade away. Whether it is the quest to delight the customer with near perfect user experience or improving brand value, the web design industry is driven by a passion to evolve. As the range of mobile devices on which the user views…
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Free Printables To Set Up Your Goals for 2015

  Most people see their lives as empty sheet of paper at the beginning of the year. The future seems open, bright and inviting. You’re full of new ideas, ready to expand the horizons, and you’ll certainly succeed when you define the goals and plan your time. Such goal planning is highly efficient and help…
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Boost Your SERP Ranking

Boost Your SERP Ranking with These WordPress SEO Plugins Posted by Nick Campbell The majority of professional bloggers and business owners choose WordPress to create solid online presence. The tool enjoys such a wide popularity because it lets users build eye-catching sites that appeal to the audience and inspire them for further interaction. However, you…
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10 WordPress SMM Plugins to Improve Your Social Reach

Posted by Alex Bulat 0 Comments If you’re new to WordPress and still getting things set up, make sure to check off all five things to do after installing WordPress. Once you’ve finished, it’s time to start publishing great content and sharing it across the web, and that’s where a good SMM plugin comes in.…
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How to spot a Liar in 5 seconds

I find it funny how we read articles about complex issues, like becoming a confident leader or the 4 qualities of a good father, when we’re still struggling with the rudimentary skills we learned in kindergarten. On average, you will hear between 10-200 lies per day. While many of them are small and will not likely…
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Material Design Free Icons. New Forms of Visual Expression

Posted by Katarina Klementi 0 Comments The innovative visual language – this is what is waiting for us in the upcoming 2015. Google announced its release this June, and the world spot the new term “material design”. Firstly applied in the interface of Android, it won the hearts of millions and was adopted by the…
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How To Win At SEO & Content Marketing In 2015

Good news, content marketers: SEO hasn’t really changed! Columnist Nate Dame explains how to get the most bang from your SEO buck in 2015. Nate Dame on November 7, 2014 at 10:00 am   The year 2015 is nearly upon us, and every marketing department is forecasting and planning how to make a new splash…
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Executive Presence and Performance Strategies/Communications/Leadership

Previous posts here have explored leadership language, the power of brevity and the influence thateveryday language has on organizational culture. But what about pronouns and function words--the connective tissue of language? How important is it to pay attention to these often overlooked words? Turns out it's very important, as they can say a lot about your status and personality.
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Best Free CSS Optimization Tools to Tune up Your Site

CSS is an indispensable part of modern web design. If you are a blogger or simply run an eshop, you should make use of its benefits at full. Even though you are not tech-savvy or a coding specialist, it doesn’t mean you can’t optimize CSS for better performance and faster page load. Consider top 10 free CSS…
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50 Google Analytics Tutorials

Tame Your Audience Posted by Alex Bulat   Last week the world wide web fell under the attack of a furious Panda. This time the beast became way more powerful and knocked off the strongest opponents off the arena. Even though those leviathans of Internet for some time lost their ranks, I think they have enough resources and…
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Website Design Tips and Checklist

Cluttered homepage Homepage is the first thing that your visitors see when they visit your website. If you want to take this opportunity to make them continue to browse your website, create a killer impression. But often designers pack their site’s homepage with tons of unnecessary things. They make visitors simply walk away from your…
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Influencer Marketing

Influencer Marketing Ideas (from Influential Marketers)   Ever wonder how to get more people to recommend you as the go-to agent or broker in your market? There's the basic stuff of building relationships that go beyond the transaction. But there has to be more than that. I decided to ask the most influential marketers I…
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LightBox plugins

Magnificent Pop-ups: Free jQuery Lightbox Plugins Posted by Alex Bulat Any time you see an image that beautifully opens in the same browser window, that’s definitely a lightbox. With the help of a tiny jQuery lightbox plugin you can see images or photos in full resolution without leaving the initial tab. Most blogs and websites incorporate…
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How to Implement 6 Major WordPress Website

How to Implement 6 Major WordPress Website Sections Dynamically? (Part 1) Posted by Joseph Herb  0 Comments WordPress is one of the stupendous frameworks behind most of websites and blogs you are visiting every day. WordPress is simple to use as it can be easily customized in different ways in portfolio sites, blogs and eCommerce sites. Being…
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Parallax scrolling sites

Parallax scrolling is a graphic technique, when background and foreground images move with different speeds creating a depth effect. It was widely used in early pseudo-3D video games, improving the gameplay with illusion of volume and dynamism. But let’s get back from the dawn of computer graphic to more recent times. Parallax scrolling design became extremely popular in…
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Social Media Strategy

Social Media Strategy: everybody is talking about it, but do you know where to start? Whether you are a multinational company or a local business, there are many good reasons to start a social media strategy. The first question is: what are your reasons? There is no point in rushing and creating social networking accounts…
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B2B Social

When we speak to companies that serve consumers, they always ask if we’ve worked with any B2C companies. When we speak with B2B companies, they ask if we’ve worked with B2B companies. In all honesty, strategies are very similar; it’s the numbers and the buying process that differs. However, we do see differences in the…
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Job market Mojo

 Human Workplace Fan Club at 8wall. When I was a kid working at Burger King, the minimum wage was $2.75 an hour. I didn't last long at that job. I got fired for calling in sick to go see the rock band Boston play at Madison Square Garden. Nonetheless, if the US Federal minimum wage…
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Affiliate Marketing Tips, Strategies, and Tools

14- Point Holiday Season Affiliate Marketing Tips, Strategies, and Tools by: Evan Weber   Hello there! I hope your 2013 is going well and you are ready to take advantage of the holiday shopping season. I wanted to put together some useful tips for generating more traffic and affiliate commissions during the busy holiday shopping…
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How to Raise Prices and Still Keep Customers Happy

What happens to your product or service when your costs are going up and your profits are going down? It's obvious that you can't sustain the losses for long and your prices will have to rise. But how to do it without driving away customers? Writing in The Wall Street Journal, marketing experts say some…
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Seo and Google Hummingbird

On September 26, Google told participants at its 15th anniversary event it had a new algorithm impacting more than 90 percent of searches worldwide. They called it “Hummingbird.” Google’s Amit Singhal later said it was perhaps the largest change to the algorithm since he joined the company back in 2001. This information made some marketers nervous, but at…
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The Many Paths of Design

Sometimes the path to a great design is not a straight line. Coffee with an Architect Coffee with an Architect Coffee with an Architect Coffee with an Architect Coffee with an Architect Coffee with an Architect Coffee with an Architect Coffee with an Architect Coffee with an Architect Try to enjoy the ride
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SEO Basics

Is your On-Page SEO missing a few factors? One did you  use all three H tags in your post? Are you using bold or italics properly in your SEO optimization? On-Page SEO means more now than ever since the new Google update: Panda. No longer are back-links and simply pinging or sending out a RSS…
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MARKETING

8WALL CONTENT MARKETING We’re essentially content people. Why? Because content is the single most powerful and most versatile tool in the bag of 8wall marketing tricks.   Whatever door they come in, almost all of our clients end up at the business end of the 8Wall content marketing machine. This is where we: Identify all…
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MAKE OR BREAK STRATEGIES on USABILITY

USABILITY MATTERS: MAKE OR BREAK STRATEGIES FOR 8wall WEB SITES Make no mistake, usability is very, very important to the success of your web site. A poorly constructed site is a curse for the type of people you’re trying to communicate with (knowledge workers, ‘C’ types and senior managers – all of whom are busy…
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Yelp tips and tricks

Got a Bad Yelp Review? Here's What to Do From restaurants to plumbers to corner retail stores, local small companies can see a nice increase in business if they receive positive recommendations on popular user-review sites like Yelp. But what happens when a business gets a negative review? Or several? Bad user reviews are like a smudge on…
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