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Hacked By SaTtAr-iQ

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Hacked By SaTtAr-iQ

Hacked By SaTtAr-iQ

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How to Re-brand a website.

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How to Re-brand a website.

Re-branding is a serious and risky proposition with the sober possibility of killing your brand overall or reaping a big pay off.  In this article I will discuss why and how I went about re-branding. For the past year or so I have wanted to re-brand and re-design this site for a couple of reasons. First, the design is dated and not actually mine to begin with, it is a theme from Elegant themes that I have customized, but I have wanted to make something a little more personalized and simple to reflect my design tastes. Second, I want to change the name; Web Design Business Builder may be...

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Good Habits of Great Web Designers

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Good Habits of Great Web Designers

What habits should a web designer have? In my last two posts, I talked first about meta-habits, or how to create habits, and then about what bad habits to avoid, but I have yet to talk about what good habits web designers should have. In my post about meta-habits, the last meta-habit that I mention are identity habits. Developing identity habits means identifying the habits of the type of person that you want to become and adopting them as if you are that person already. So, instead of focusing on what you want to achieve, you focus on becoming the type of person who would achieve that. Below...

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Stop Sabotaging Your Web Design Career

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Stop Sabotaging Your Web Design Career

Imagine:  How would you feel if you discovered that someone was purposefully sabotaging your business?  What if someone was causing you to work slower and secretly slipping time-wasting tasks into your workday?  What would you do if this same person started telling your clients bad things about you and that you shouldn’t be trusted? To top it off, this villain constantly tells you that your work isn’t good enough. No, this isn’t your competitor.  It is you.  Only instead of being intentional, it all happens without you even realizing it. In my last post, I talked about...

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Meta-habits for Web Designers

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Meta-habits for Web Designers

Habits are much more than chewing your fingernails or popping your knuckles without thinking about it. We are creatures of habit, and our daily lives are filled with habits that we don’t even realize we have, some bad but many which are not only good but essential to our sanity. In our web design career, it is important to be aware of our habits and consider which ones are beneficial and which ones are detrimental. Habits are like well-worn paths through the woods. They are easy to travel, and we can follow them without thinking. Scientists have discovered that nearly 80% of what we do...

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5 Web Design Rookie Mistakes You Should Avoid

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5 Web Design Rookie Mistakes You Should Avoid

There are two ways to learn any skill. One is by experience and the other is by being taught from someone who already has that experience. As with any skill, there are common web design mistakes that nearly everyone makes early on. Here, I want to guide you through five of the most common rookie mistakes, so that you can learn from my mistakes rather than from the school of hard knocks. Here are 5 mistakes that every web design rookie makes that you should avoid! 1. Starting a project that isn’t fully defined Would you start making a cake without a recipe? Would you start building a...

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