The Importance of Graphic Design Knowledge in Web Design

Web design is basically a process of coding and graphic design is a much different process. We have logic (coding) on one side and creation (creativity) on the other side. They both play an important role in the creation of a great looking website. Many web designers underestimated the importance of graphic design knowledge in designing websites as a result, they struggle to create “attractive” websites. The visual part of a website can really make a basic brochure type website look more valuable.

Here are some key points that why graphic design does play an important role in web designing.
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Storing PPS in Optical Media

PPS files are loaded through computing devices ranging from desktop computers to smart phones. This is because these computing devices can accommodate applications used for creating and viewing slideshows or animated presentations. These animated projects can be viewed not only on standard computer monitors but also on other major media output devices like LCD projectors and television sets with the right applications and cable connectors.

Since PPS files are used as handy visual tools for presentations and lectures, its portability has also been developed to match the transmission convenience of the file format. Independent optical media devices have been developed to be capable of properly playing PPS files because only a few own smart phones and desktop computers are not portable. Optical media devices such as CD/DVD players are usual viewing tools found within any academic or corporate media faculty. PPS within the said medium spells absolute convenience for the user since compact discs are portable.

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Invest In 3 Characters Domain Names

According to this guide 3 Letter .com and .net domain names pricing are going up by about 25% every month! What surprised me is that$6700) is now worth more than$6400), wish I bought 10 of them back in 1997…

It’s almost impossible to find any or today, even if you can find them they’ll be on the 10k mark. So instead of going after the “hot” cakes right now I thought I’d go find the ones that not so hot right now but will be “hot” in a few years from now.

I started looking at ones mixed with letters and numbers, for example – Depending on the combination they’re around $200 for .com and $40 for .net, which is a reasonable amount for investments like this. 4 lettter domains are also worth invest in, if it’s pronounceable it’s almost certain that it will worth more in the future.

The two places I normally go to find high value domains are forums like digitalpoint, NamePros and eBay.

Want More Hours In A Day?

One problem with our complicated lives these days is that many of us never find time to spend alone, in peace, without being bombarded with noise and information. There’s no time for solitude and quiet contemplation, and as a result, we have stress and anxiety and depression and repression.

Find time each day to be alone, for your mental health, by stealing pockets of time from other areas of your life.

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An Extremely Creative Turnkey Website On eBay


I found this extremely ugly yet creative website when I was looking for turnkey websites on eBay. The first impression is WoW…that is truly a piece of crap, but after reading further I realised that the site is something that will create alot of buzz. However, one thing I find it hard to believe is the seller claimed that he spent over 1 year on this site… if that’s true then 1500 dollar is a very small price to pay.

This is the description from the seller –

“The site is a parody, based on a variety of well-known websites that promote multi-million dollar “get rich quick” schemes – which has taken the Internet by storm over the past few years.”

“The site teaches people how to make money online using creative Internet ads and ugly websites – just like this one. While the site is extremely ugly in design (which is done on purpose), the domain name and sales copy are both very creative, and I don’t think I’ve seen anything like it before!”

Great Blog Design Ideas


Designing a blog is easy. Whatever engine you are using and whatever style you prefer, you’ll always find a number of templates you can apply to your weblog in seconds. No styling is necessary, no playing with colors is needed and no mind jogging about content presentation is required. However, not every weblog should look like a typical blog. After all, not every blogger wants his or her site to look exactly like hundreds of other ones. In fact, there is a small bunch of creative, outstanding and individually designed from scratch blogs. Read more

Design to Sell by Roger C. Parker Book

Ebook: Design to Sell by Roger C. Parker


Not a designer? Don’t have a big marketing budget? Now you can design effective marketing materials yourself with this guide written by best-selling author and design expert Roger C. Parker.

This one-stop guide to marketing gives you the basics for creating effective messages and step-by-step instruction for using Publisher 2003 to design compelling, easy-to-read marketing materials that deliver your message successfully.

Even if you’re not a designer or you have no marketing experience, you’ll get expert advice and learn how to: • Develop a market empathy, think like your market, and solve their problems using their language • Format your message so it’s attractive and easy to read—by taking a crash course in graphic design • Save time and money by using Publisher to create several different types of effective marketing pieces—including postcards to promote your business and newsletters that keep you in touch with your customers • Use techniques for quickly harnessing powerful Publisher capabilities • Do it right from the start and avoid common pitfalls and design mistakes

Each chapter includes an interactive exercise as well as review questions with answers on the author’s companion Web site. Also on the Web site are downloadable worksheets and templates, more illustrations of the projects in the book, additional before-and-after project makeovers, and other resources.

Links: 2 Free Chapters Download | Official Website