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Archive for April, 2016

Web design with Photoshop part 9/10 – Reference clients

Saturday, April 30th, 2016 by Servage
photoshopIn this article you will learn how to add the company logos of your clients as references to potential new customers. Create a new layer group and name it “Clients”. To add each of the client logos, first select the rectangle tool and draw a rectangle in the dimensions of 1400 by 103 pixels. We have kept the background of this rectangle white. Example logos For the example logos we made up four fantasy logos, in your case this should of course reflect your own real clients. Add them to the Photoshop template. Select all the logos and press ctrl and T to transform them. Re-size the logos to a size so they fit ...

How to build a successful site for e-commerce

Sunday, April 24th, 2016 by Servage
webshopE-commerce is quickly turning into a must-have for modern businesses. And why shouldn’t it when it’s relatively cheaper than selling products at a physical location, always having to worry about rent for your shop and a whole lot of others expenses. With an e-commerce business you can basically sell anything, no matter how big or small. And if you have good suppliers, you don’t even have to worry about having too many items in stock or running out of stock. With good managerial skills plus the right marketing and conversion funnel you can actually run a successful business where items sell themselves. Which other crucial element does your e-commerce business depend on, other than ...

Why web developer is a great job for the future

Monday, April 18th, 2016 by Servage
wed-designerThere was a time when being an architect or an engineer was the most desirable job of the moment. Building a great building to carry your name or a bridge to help a city develop and expand were actual historic moments that everyone remembered. Back in the day, there was just one obvious answer to a question like “What is the highest building in the world?” and everyone knew it. Now, you have to take some time and think about it, because things are evolving so fast that you might just get it wrong. Moving to an all-online globalized world So, what is the most desirable job right now, and which one will ...

Web design with Photoshop part 8/10 – Portfolio video

Friday, April 15th, 2016 by Servage
photoshopIn this article you will learn how to add a video portfolio example on the right side of the portfolio section. Start by drawing a layer showing a video of the team where visitors can click and watch the video. Video box For this, select the rectangle layer and draw a rectangle of 320 by 168 pixels. With the help of the move tool align the rectangle in the center of the second half of the section. Here the fill has been set as #eceff2 so that it can have a different color compared to the background of the section. Name this rectangle layer as “Outer rectangle”. Select the rectangle tool again and create ...

Why your website does not convert – and how to improve it

Thursday, April 7th, 2016 by Servage
conversionYou have probably spent a lot of time and resources in setting up your business in the online world. A nice looking website, maybe even a mobile app to perfectly complement your website and help you turn visitors into loyal customers. But something isn’t working the way it should and it’s keeping your website from reaching its full potential by failing to convert visitors into sales. Here are some useful tips on how to improve your website and fix this problem. Missing functionality, bugs or error pages User expectations have greatly increased in the last few years, so if you want to stay in business you need to keep up with technology, not only ...

Web design trends in 2016

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 by Servage
trends-2016According to its definition, trends may come and go, especially in an industry as versatile as web design. But thanks to a spiraling increase of mobile device usage across the globe, one thing is definitely not going away anytime soon in terms of web design: Responsiveness. Mobile optimized is a must-have for any 2016 website. Mobile With the mobile ecommerce industry expanding fast and due to the fact that 60% of all Internet searches are performed from a mobile device, it is pretty clear why mobile usage is one of the most important things influencing web design patterns in 2016. Some designers have quickly adopted to this trend and are suggesting to use rather vertical ...