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10 Free EBooks for Web Designers

10 Free EBooks for Web Designers
Several weeks ago we published a post that told you about 10 free online books for web designers. We received lots of positive feedback from many of our readers who appreciated the great information, but one common question was, “Is there a PDF version?”. It turns out people really like their PDF’s, but unfortunately, that group of free books only had online HTML versions. So I set out on a quest to find more free books for web designers, but this time I made sure each had a PDF version. The following ten books contain a wide variety of valuable information for web designers, ranging from HTML5 to a guide for managing your time. There’s plenty here to keep you busy reading for a while. Introduction to Good Usability This guide is especially handy if you haven’t done a lot of webdesign yet or if you are involved in webdesign but don’t do any of the real work. How To Be Creative Why design? What designers offer to clients is a way of thinking. HTML5 Quick Learning Guide The Woork Handbook

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250 Quick Web Design Tips (Part 1) As web professionals, we’re always looking for ways to improve our knowledge and skills. Tips, tricks and checklists are often one of the most underused yet potentially useful models of providing great, quick and easy to follow pieces of useful information. You may or may not know some of the tips below — and you may or may not agree with everything listed — but hopefully it will give you some ideas for your own sites or motivate you to create a checklist to help cover your bases. Perhaps a few items may even inspire you investigating a subject further, and that would be pretty awesome too. This is the first part of a 2-part series. In this first part, we will cover planning, content creation, and design elements.

100 Websites You Should Know and Use Entertainment Meet David Peterson, who developed Dothraki for Game of Thrones There are seven different words in Dothraki for striking another person with a sword. What Your Web Design Says About You (Infographic) Font and color choices in a website say certain things about the owner of the site. Though colors and symbols may have different meanings in other cultures, this only reaffirms the notion that design choices do affect the perception of the user, which in turn affects the message attempting to be conveyed. Here is an infographic that delves into the meanings of fonts and colors in the context of web design.

Are Your Presentations Powerful Or Pathetic? 4 Persuasive Presentation Preparation Tips Over the past month, I attended three conferences. Each one brought together some of the greatest minds in B2B sales and marketing. Sadly, some of their presentations distracted us from their important messages. A chronic case of PPD (Pathetic Presentation Disorder) surreptitiously sabotaged their agenda. PPD symptoms abound at technical and B2B conferences. According to Jerry Weisman, presentations coach and author of Presentations in Action, "The way that most business people rehearse their presentations is by clicking through their PowerPoint slides and saying something like, "'OK, with this slide I'm going to say a bit about our sales revenues...and with this one, I'll talk about our path to profitability...and then I'll show a picture of our lab and talk a little about R&D."

12 Useful and Free Downloadable Web Design Books There are a multitude of books (whether in digital format or print) that cover every possible aspect of web design, each one is unique and offers a personalized opportunity for the author to both educate, inspire, and guide the reader through there knowledge. In this post rather than offer all of my favorite web design books, I have listed 12 books that I have either downloaded and read (or at least scanned through), or I have bookmarked with the whole-hearted intention of eventually reading it (Ruby Best Practices), and the best thing of all? All of these books are completely FREE, in digital format anyway (PDF or HTML). 9 More Useful and Free Downloadable Web Design Books A few months ago we published a popular article called 12 Useful and Free Downloadable Web Design Books, and the positive response we received from our readers was phenomenal. But, just as there is with most things, there is always room for improvement. With the help of readers and authors we have discovered another 9 free web design books we felt were worthy enough to bring to your attention, you will find these book below. Just as with the previous Free Web Design Book Article, I have not offered a critique of each book, as I feel that would not be fair on the author.

20 Useful Free PDF ebooks for Designers and Bloggers Over the years I have a saved a decent sized library of useful design and blogging related PDF ebooks, I love them. I have voraciously collected them, and all stored on my mobile for whenever the chance of quick read arises. In this post I would like to share my favorite 20 (freely available) ebooks with you. 40 Freebies You Just Can't Miss! Every once in a while it happens that you run out of ideas. Happens with everyone, there is no need to worry. There are people like us who are here to provide you with inspirational stuff so that you stay loaded all the time.

50 Powerful Time-Savers For Web Designers - Smashing Magazine Advertisement Many companies try to create a great experience for customers. But few are willing to make the changes required to deliver on that promise. In fact most don’t even realize just how bad their experience can be. This is why we made a new book called “User Experience Revolution,” a practical battle plan for placing the user at the heart of your company. The Top 10 Web Design Skills You WILL Need! Here are my top 10 web design skills that you WILL need to master to become an effective web designer. If you’re serious about mastering web design and marketing, check out the Pro Web Design Alliance. See how Jordan benefited from the course forum and Google hangout sessions to make his and his clients’ sites better. Look at Jordan’s site and the testimonials from his clients here.

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