Content promotion isn’t rocket science, it does however, when done right, take almost as much time as the content creation process itself.
Refresh Belfast is a regular meetup of designers, programmers and pretty much anyone involved in the web in the Greater Belfast area. It is designed to help educate and grow the community at large, encouraging debate, best practise and standards, and is part of the Refreshing Cities movement.
Many designers feel more creative when there are tunes playing, and with the rise and rise of internet radio a few choice sites have popped up for designers to get their music fix – all without leaving the comfort of their designers chair.
The first thing that I do when I’m promoting a particularly good piece of content is to scope out the websites within the design community that allow user submitted content. There are a couple of larger sites / blogs with good content that allow this – a simple tagline with a link that can direct [...]
For creative graphic designers, fonts on the web have always been (and probably always will) be a bone of contention. Essentially typography on the web has been limited to a small subset of fonts that exist on the three major platforms (Win / Mac / Linux) – and thus creative use of these has come [...]
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. An old adage and one that still rings true. With any website project, it can be easy to just jump straight in and start developing, once you have client approval before taking time to plan. By the time you show your first iteration of the design [...]
Hopefully this compilation of free open source and creative commons licensed music will help you to find the tunes you need to compliment your project – and who knows maybe it will help to propel the artist(s) to stardom.
The recognition of your brand online is connected extremely closely to your site design. In fact I’d go as far as to say that your brand is your design. It’s never been more important to look good, in order to attract customers / visitors. The bar has been set high – look at the site [...]