Alternatively, you could always just refer to this area as our “Thought Space”

21 Eye-Catching Business Cards for Inspiration

Rachel Humbrecht
By Rachel Humbrecht

Design Inspiration

First impressions are extremely important when it comes to advertising for your business, and the most common first impression is your business card. Having a nice card is the first step to gaining potential clients. Your card says a lot about you, but most importantly it shows how much effort and care you’ve put into […]

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CSS Layouts

Jareth Tackett
By Jareth Tackett

Web Design

Recently, we’ve received a good bit of demand from our readers to write a post detailing basic HTML and CSS layouts.  I figured I would go through and write up some CSS for a few of the more common layouts used in web design.  Feel free to reuse, modify, and generally mess up the below […]

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33 Examples of Icon and Imagery Logos For Inspiration

Rachel Humbrecht
By Rachel Humbrecht

Design Inspiration

One of the most powerful ways to brand a business is to link the name to an image. This image will act as a sort of short-hand signature for your business. Once enough people see the image connected with the name, they’ll be able to recognize your company by the image alone. This is successful […]

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What Do New gTLD’s Mean for Your Business?

Jareth Tackett
By Jareth Tackett

Internet Marketing

Every business that owns a website undoubtedly understands that one of the most important pieces of the brand identity puzzle is your domain name.  Your domain name is the address that people type into their browser’s URL bar when attempting to find your business.  Your domain name is front and center to a user when they visit […]

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9 Best Web & Graphic Design Inspiration Resources

Rachel Humbrecht
By Rachel Humbrecht

Design Inspiration

There’s a lot of design inspiration galleries out there but not all of them are very good. Because of this, searching for design ideas can sometimes prove to be a daunting task. Luckily for you, I’m a bit of a stickler on what I consider a good resource for inspiration. I’ve compiled a short list […]

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Easier Shell Access With the SSH Config File

Jareth Tackett
By Jareth Tackett

Web Design Tutorials

If you’re a web designer, computer programmer, or sysadmin, you’re probably logging in and out of remote clients all day long.  This can quickly become a very cumbersome task if you aren’t familiar with the inner workings of shell.  Remembering host machine addresses, log ins, and passwords can easily become a chore, and before you […]

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The Top 3 Reasons to Own Your Own Website

Jareth Tackett
By Jareth Tackett

Web Design

If you own a business, you need to have a website. Period. In today’s increasingly web based world, everybody turns to the internet as their first source of information. Whether checking the news, weather, or your favorite sports teams, you’re destined to find all the information you’re looking for on the internet. If you own […]

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5 Mac OSX Tips for Web Designers

Jareth Tackett
By Jareth Tackett

Design Tools

When I first started out in the world of web design, I was a devout Windows user.  I had dabbled with Ubuntu, however due to it’s limitations and lack of a lot of third party software (the entire adobe creative suite), I finally decided that Windows was more stable, albeit a lot more clunky.  For […]

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22 Examples of Typography in Web Design

Rachel Humbrecht
By Rachel Humbrecht

Design Inspiration

Typography is communication in the form of art. Type exists in design to relay a message or provide information. There are many ways type is used in web design that go beyond the body copy. Many sites will use bold, highly legible fonts to create a call to action right as the user hits the […]

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The Grand (Color) Scheme of Things

Rachel Humbrecht
By Rachel Humbrecht

Graphic Design Tutorials

There are many elements that make up a successful design, but the one that stands out as the most important is a good, solid color scheme. You can have a beautiful crisp design that looks great in its black & white wire frame form, but if your color scheme is weak it could ruin the […]

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