Speed Up Your Website with CDN77

Speed Up Your Website with CDN77

Want to make your website faster? Using a content delivery network (CDN) will bring remarkable speed improvements to your website.

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How to Keep Designs Fresh (When Everyone Wants the Same Thing)

How to Keep Designs Fresh (When Everyone Wants the Same Thing)

Your fourth client this week just sent you the exact same rustic wedding invitations that have been trending on Pinterest, and you explain for a fourth time that no, you can’t just copy that design. You promise to create something with the same ‘vibe’ that they’ll love just as much. Now what?!

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Free Colorful Business Card Templates

Free Colorful Business Card Templates

If you’re looking to spruce up your business card game this summer, we’ve got some fantastic business card templates that might just do the trick!

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6 Ways to Ensure the Website You’re Building Is User-Friendly

6 Ways to Ensure the Website You’re Building Is User-Friendly

Drawing repeat website visitors, fostering those relationships, and generating leads online doesn’t require some kind of secret SEO magic — it just takes a site that treats users well and gives them the experience they desire.

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7 More Fantastic Free Stock Photography Websites We Like

7 More Fantastic Free Stock Photography Websites We Like

We’ve compiled lists of stock photography websites before but it seems the internet just keeps making more. Here are some more stock photo websites we like.

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An Interview With a World Class Editorial Illustrator: Stuart McReath

An Interview With a World Class Editorial Illustrator: Stuart McReath

We love being able to share the work of some fantastic artists at Design Instruct. Today, we have Stuart McReath sharing his thoughts on editorial work, London, and being an effective freelancer.

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Embrace Your Inner Nerd: How Gamifying Your Website Can Improve Your Marketing

Embrace Your Inner Nerd: How Gamifying Your Website Can Improve Your Marketing

One of the most effective marketing techniques to emerge over the last decade is also one of the least well known. “Gamification,” or applying common elements of gameplay—e.g. point scoring, strategy, competition—is an extraordinarily effective way to get your audience to engage with your product or service. Games stimulate the brain’s pleasure centers, and studying this type of physiological response is a growing and increasingly crucial area of marketing research.

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An Interview With a New Breed of Digital Painter: Spencer Watson

An Interview With a New Breed of Digital Painter: Spencer Watson

We’ve had our doubts about mobile devices in the past. However, could the tides be changing with new waves of artists like Spencer Watson leading the charge?

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3 Simple Rules For Successful Web Design Projects

3 Simple Rules For Successful Web Design Projects

Most web designers and developers do their share of complaining about not being paid what they’re worth. I should know, I used to be one of them. I would work for months on a web project, taking great care to give my clients exactly what they asked for. No wonder I wasn’t making much.

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An Interview with a Ballpoint Pen Master: Crimson City Art

An Interview with a Ballpoint Pen Master: Crimson City Art

With over 100,000 followers on Facebook, Josh Carrington, aka Crimson City’s work is undeniable.

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The Biggest A/B Testing Mistakes Everyone Makes

The Biggest A/B Testing Mistakes Everyone Makes

If you really want to tap into which elements on your WordPress website influences visitor behavior, you should start A/B testing today.

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An Interview with French Illustrator and Art Director Sophie Rocher

An Interview with French Illustrator and Art Director Sophie Rocher

Sophie Rocher is an art director and illustrator based in Paris. Here’s a Design Instruct exclusive interview.

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