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5 Reasons To Use Live Chat Software

Jareth Tackett
By Jareth Tackett

Web Tools

Operating a website is a lot different from operating a “brick and mortar” business. When operating a store front, you’re generally given the opportunity to speak to prospective clients first hand in order to push a sale. On the web, you have to adapt your sales tactics in order to meet your market. Rather than […]

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Quick and Dirty Custom Name Servers

Jareth Tackett
By Jareth Tackett

Web Design

A lot of professional designers out there like to offer website hosting to their clients.  There are many different ways to go about this process. You can buy and maintain your own servers, purchase a hosting reseller account from somewhere like GoDaddy, or provide a more managed solution.  Here at Thought Space, we provide a […]

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Vendor Prefixes Are Useless

Jareth Tackett
By Jareth Tackett

Web Design

Before you all come after me with pitchforks raised, allow me to clarify: For all intents and purposes, most vendor prefixes for commonly used attributes are useless. Contrary to a lot of teachings, vendor prefixes are only necessary for specific attributes, and you’d be surprised how small that list of attributes actually is. In order […]

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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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