Web Design Ledger 599 shares 8 Must Have Free Fonts for your Designs Need some fresh fonts for your new projects? We got your back. SlideShare: A Digital Strategy Toolbox Digital Strategy is a pretty hot topic right now as traditional planners the world over attempt to dive in whilst digital producers, tech producers, grads, account directors and user experience gurus are all starting to play in the same sandpit, looking for the same tools… But what tools right? There are a million of them, which ones really count? Well, our friend Julian Cole has just finished up a new SlideShare presentation called ‘A Digital Strategy Toolbox‘ that showcases some of the best FREE tools to perform Consumer Research, Category Research, Discourse Analysis and Environmental analysis in order to help build your next digital strategy piece… Thoughts?
35 Great Social Media Infographics 35 Great Social Media Infographics [Note: I recently updated this compilation to include some more recent visualizations... you can see it here.] Here’s a collection of terrific social media infographics that might come in handy. As you probably know, infographics are visual representations of information, data, or knowledge. They illustrate information that would be unwieldy in text form and they act as a kind of visual shorthand, making information easy to understand and consume. Data Visualization Techniques The author's posts are entirely his or her own (excluding the unlikely event of hypnosis) and may not always reflect the views of Moz. Rob and Duncan are currently in Seattle, with this week full of interviews of SEO consultants for our US office. Since the announcement in February, we have been working flat out with a bunch of new clients and dealing endlessly with the US immigration service. With people on the ground, I guess we're now officially participating in the American dream, so to celebrate I'm going to spell Visualization with a z throughout this post.
12 Best Adobe AIR Applications for Web Designers If you’re unfamiliar with Adobe AIR, it’s a cross-operating system platform that allows developers to use HTML, Ajax, and Flash to build desktop applications. In the past couple of years AIR has gained a lot of popularity, and there’s been a lot of great applications created, including some that are very useful to web designers. Here are 12 of these AIR apps for web designers that really stand out in terms of functionality and usefulness. Adobe Shortcut App for Creative Suite Over 100 Incredible Infographic Tools and Resources (Categorized) This post is #6 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 112. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week!
10 Outstanding Social Media Infographics Nobody has time to read anymore, right? Every day we are all inundated with more and more information overload coming from credible and yet to be verified sources. Where can Internet users find relief? Answer: the infographic. Infographics are a wonderful mix of key data and visualization that can really bring the message home if put together correctly. 50 Superb & Free PSD Files From Dribbble To Learn From The Best Either for self-promotion or simply for goodwill and to help others, the truth is that finding free resources and inspiration can be a really easy task. If you are an experienced designer, you know the best way to learn is by just looking and studying other people’s work. PSD files can be a powerful way to learn and fulfill your work expectations. Today, one of the main references for this purpose is definitely Dribbble. Dribbble is not only an awesome place to be inspired by many talented designers. You can actually stumble upon some fantastic free PSD files and examine them and learn more.
The Do's And Don'ts Of Infographic Design - Smashing Magazine Advertisement Editor’s Note: You might want to read Nathan Yau’s article The Do’s And Don’ts Of Infographic Design: Revisited1 here on Smashing Magazine which is a response to this article. Since the dawn of the Internet, the demand for good design has continued to skyrocket. From Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 and beyond, designers have remained on their toes as they define the trends and expectations of our online universe. Infographic to Boot Up Your SEO! For any website to succeed, one must work a lot on it’s Search Engine Optimization. And when it comes to SEO, the most important part of SEO is Link Building. Link Building means getting relevant and a lot of quality backlinks to your website so that Google and other search engines rank your website higher in their search results. You may be spending a lot of hours in a day to build link for your website but have you ever wondered how many links should I build for my site, what kind of link building method should I use?
The Best Of 2011: Trendy Web Designs From Deviantart Year 2011 is rolling forward swiftly and the middle of summer is nearly here. Some of you might unwittingly note that the end of the summer is inevitable while for others that remaining month and half is enough to fully enjoy the benefits that summer offers. Here in the virtual world the time is running even faster and we can already see some of the changes this year has brought to us.