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Flat Design vs Skeuomorphism (Realism)

What’s the Next Design Trend? This question always appears in any discussion between developers, designers, and product managers. Let’s figure out finally what’s better flat design or skeuomorphism!   What is skeuomorphism? Firstly, let’s learn more about this weird word. I suggest starting with skeuomorphism definition. It is a physical ornament that is copied from …

Using Gradients in Web Design: Are They a New Trend?

Web design has changed a lot in the last decade. iPhone release and its usage were awesome. We become acquainted with skeuomorphism. Later was a flat style. Since we are tired from detailing and small elements, we had met an amazing replacement. Now we see gradients in the web design, which the society took off …

Best Ecommerce Platforms 2018

E-commerce segment is growing really fast. Every year, we observe a 20% growth there. For this moment, online trade market takes 10%. And this figure will be 11.5% in 2018. Total sales have exceeded $2.3 billion in 2017. As you could see, this is a huge market that shows significant annual growth. Many software companies …

Google Adwords PPC Best Practices for Business

Google is the most popular search engine in the world. It processes daily more than 4 billion requests. Every day hundreds and thousands of prospective customers are looking for your products or services. Using Google Adwords you will get an opportunity to make a deal just in first half an hour. I have more than …

7 Web Design Trends 2018

Every designer is highly interested in being up to date with the latest news and solutions in the field, and it is also necessary to know about current trends and especially web design trends in 2018 in the market. In addition to the new graphic design trends 2018, a design should be unique. In fact, web …

What is Google Analytics Used for: Features & Tutorial for Beginners

Google Analytics is a system developed by Google corporation. This is one of the most popular analytics systems in the world. It helps to increase website profitability. If you are only on the planning stage of a project development, I would recommend you to familiarize yourself with the main web development phases and evaluate average …

7 Phases of Website Development and Design (Workflow + Process)

Do you have an idea of startup, MVP or business project development and you don’t know how to start with? We have prepared 7 phases that are essential for website development. You will get to know as to the stages involved and time to be spent for every phase. Moreover, in our previous article, you …

How Much Does a Website Cost?

If you have faced this issue and asked a question to a developing company or a freelancer, you have probably received an evasive response. They are talking about the topic and you are told that it depends on a project. And even if you specify it saying for example ‘e-commerce’, you won’t receive an answer. …

Startups That Failed: Reasons and Lessons from Delicious, Imzy

Startups are actively developing and obtain good investments. But in fact, it should not be considered as a panacea for failure. Getting an investment is only half the battle. It is of high importance to dispose money properly and turn a small company into a company of world renown. As practice shows, it is not …

What is Mobile Responsive Website Design (With Examples)?

At the age of Internet early development there was a small number of websites, as well as users in the network. Internet speed was low, and if you remember a weirdly squeaking modem and its speed of 64kb/s, then you know what I’m talking about. I’m positive to say that in fact, Internet connection was …

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