• Value Activation: A Different Business Model for Internet Entrepreneurs

    Tweet Value Activation: A Different Business Model for Internet Entrepreneurs Oct 21 2013 by Marc Gayle | 3 Comments <!–Stumble Bookmark–> When we pay for software, it’s usually because it solves a critical problem we have. It satisfies a need. It provides a certain value we’re willing to pay for. And if we can derive […]

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  • The Darker Side of Blogging: A Spooky Roundup, Part Two

    We started getting into the Halloween spirit yesterday, with Halloween craft and costume blogs and a look at some of the real-life witches on WordPress.com. Today we continue the Halloween Spooktacular with some less Halloween-y but no less creepy content: horror film buffs, zombie aficionados, and cemetery guides, oh my! Frightening film and fiction If you […]

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  • Weekly Web & Mobile Creativity n.36

    October 26, 2013by Speckyboy Editors Web Mobile Creativity It is that time of the week again, a chance for you to sit back and enjoy some of our favorite web and mobile designs from this past week. You may also like to browse the Web Mobile Creativity Archives. Desktime Fontwalk Little Martina Sperl The Walking […]

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  • 50+ Examples of Creative Typography Design

    In this post, we are going to show you a huge collection of creative typography design for your inspiration. Typography design is considered an art form and it is quite demanding to master. Designers need to invest a lot of dedication and hard work in order to create unique designs, which will go beyond the […]

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  • Video email arsenal [infographic]

    Check out this infographic on “video email”, which will walk you through the importance of using video in email, different types of video email, myths associated with using of video in an email etc. According to Email on Acid and Email Monks data and testing, at least 58% of all users will be able to see video in email and 42% of […]

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  • How to Turn Off Automatic Updates in WordPress 3.7

    Automatic core updates are now part of WordPress, thanks to the release of version 3.7 yesterday, and while it is an “opt-out” feature, developers will be pleased to know it’s possible to switch it off. WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg has made no secret of his desire for auto-updates, flagging the idea in his State of […]

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  • Best of the Week: Mavericks, Concept Art , Advertising and more

    I’m an architect and designer from Porto Alegre, Brazil. I’ve been working with design since he got my degree in architecture, a bit odd isnt it? I’m a fan of Fireworks, CSS among other skills. Besides that I’m co-founder of ZEE.

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  • A Handy Collection Of iPhone 5s PSD Templates

    Following on from 10 Alternative iOS 7 Design Concepts, I wanted to share with you a handy collection if iPhone 5s templates. The iPhone 5s mockups are mostly in PSD format, there are also crisp vector formats and some have thrown in the iPhone 5c template also. These iPhone 5s PSD templates are super handy […]

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  • ColdFusion Summit 2013

    ColdFusion Summit 2013 I’m sitting in my hotel room catching up on emails before I leave to find a taxi for the airport. I thought it would be a great time to write up my thoughts on the 2013 ColdFusion Summit. I don’t think I have to explain this, but just to be 100% sure, […]

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  • Why you should not use autocomplete

    Today at Pubcon Matt Cutts of Google once again promoted the use of autocomplete-type, a new property for web forms that works in Chrome (and possibly other browsers, I haven’t checked). Google first introduced it back in January 2012 in this post. I wanted to do this quick post to tell you to turn off […]

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  • Rachel Andrew on the Business of Web Dev: Does Our Industry Have a Drinking Problem?

    At a conference recently, I had to leave for part of the afternoon to take care of some technical support for our product. When I returned to the venue, at about half-past five in the afternoon, everyone was holding plastic glasses of whiskey and cups of wine or beer. Twitter Facebook Google+ At an event […]

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  • 32 Brilliant Red Websites for Design Inspiration

    Browse Categories The most popular topics on SpyreStudios are: Minimalism, Typography, Tutorials, Inspirational, CSS, jQuery, Usability, UX, Design, Illustrator, Photoshop, Resources, Tools. Browse the archives

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  • 12 Awesome CSS3 Features That You Can Finally Start Using

    12 Awesome CSS3 Features That You Can Finally Start Using Martin Angelov October 25th, 2013 If you are like me, when you see an impressive demo of a new CSS3 feature, you can’t wait to start using it in websites. Of course, then you see that it is available in only one or two of […]

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  • Speeding up your WordPress blog: 7 effective solutions

    Speeding up your WordPress blog: 7 effective solutions Published on October 21st, 2013by Jean-Baptiste Jung. 3 Comments – It’s a fact: Internet users don’t like to wait forever for a page to load. If your website is slow, chances are that people will close your page before having a look at it. Here’s a bunch […]

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  • Talking about building with Typecast

    Last November at Build conference 2012, I had fun talking to some of the folks from Typecast about building, web design, responsive design and type. They recorded these videos (along with a load of lovely, smart and cool people!) and made a nice collection that you can watch on their website. Typecast are also giving […]

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  • Instantly preview web fonts on live sites

    Future is AOP PPA Digital Publisher of the Year and BMA Media Company of the Year. Creative Bloq is part of Future plc, an international media group and leading digital publisher. We produce content across five core areas: Technology TechRadar T3 Mac|Life Gizmodo UK More… Entertainment CVG PC Gamer GamesRadar Total Film More… Music MusicRadar Guitarist […]

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  • The democratisation of computer graphics

    There has always been a large divide between the larger studios and the enthusiast, with the working freelancer and even small studio falling somewhere in between, but much closer to the bottom end of the scale. I’m talking about the opportunities and abilities presented to artists to be able to create the work they want […]

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  • Building a Synthesizer with the Web Audio API

    One of the coolest APIs to hit the web in recent years is the Web Audio API. This allows you to create, load and manipulate audio directly in the browser; as well as perform a whole load of other functions that basically transforms your web browser into your own mini studio. In this blog post […]

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  • Language Packs 101 – Prepwork

    One of the new features alongside the auto-update feature in WordPress 3.7 is support for “language packs”. More info about these will be coming out eventually, along with new tools for plugin and theme authors to use to manage this system (or to not have to micro-manage it, rather). A lot of this feature is […]

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  • How to Disable Automatic Updates in WordPress

    WordPress 3.7 is out and there are some cool new features in it. This release is mainly focused on improving security and stability of WordPress. One such improvement is the auto update system. Since 3.7, a typical WordPress install will now be able to automatically update itself when there is a new minor/security release available […]

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