Not Betting on Flash

SoCal CTO

On my eLearning blog, I recently predicted the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash. The conversation around Flash is an important one for startups and CTOs. Someone said: "I am not sure I am ready to bet on the long slow death of Flash just yet." What does it mean to "place bets" on death of Flash? Reality is that we need that now, but at least we don't need to specifically design for it for now. Do we include Flex or Flash as a delivery technology?

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6 Effective Website Design Strategies That Directly Impacts Your Business

YoungUpstarts

Focus on design or choose the right technology. Deepak Chauhan loves to help his clients with his design strategies to attract, engage and convert. He is the CEO & Founder of VOCSO Web Studio , a website design & development agency based in Delhi/NCR, India.

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Web Designer

Transformify

WEB DESIGNER. Experience and passion about UX design and SEO. Proficient in Adobe creative Suit (CS6): Photoshop (or) Fireworks, Flash, Dreamweaver, InDesign and Illustrator. Tired of 9 to 6? Fancy working from home in your pajamas? Then this job may be just right for you.

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Flash is the New Client-Side Java

Andrew Payne

Instead, the original vision has quietly been realized by Adobe Flash. Site operators (notably, Youtube in 2005) discovered Flash was the best way to get in-browser video. The growth of Internet video cemented Flash’s position as a ubiquitous browser-plug in. Most of my developer friends reject Flash as “ an animation system, with a crappy scripting language “ They were probably right 3-4 years ago, but not any more.

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10 Tools to Design Your Best Product Yet

Up and Running

This month we’ll be giving away 3 copies of Jon Kolko’s book, “Well Designed: How to Use Empathy to Create Products People Love” —it’s the first book on the list below. Are you interested in designing your own products? Computer Aided Design Software (CAD).

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Why You Should Focus on Designing an SEO-Friendly Website (And How to Do It)

Duct Tape Marketing

Why You Should Focus on Designing an SEO-Friendly Website (And How to Do It) written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Yes, there is something to be said for having an appealing website, and you should certainly aim to design one that has both form and function.

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Flash Sale Sites On a Roll in Retail

Venture Chronicles

Bluefly recently launched Belle & Clive , which is interesting because of what it isn’t… exclusively devoted to high volume fashion brands densely packed in pixel packed pages, instead focusing on streamlined design in the Gilt template that included mainstream brands but also high end fashion brands, so if you want to buy your significant other an Hermes angora robe coat for $3,300, this is your site. Ideeli.com is another popular flash sale site, as is RueLaLa.com.

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13 UX design practices startups shouldn’t overlook

The Next Web

I asked a panel of 13 successful entrepreneurs to share their favorite best practices, especially for newer startups that may be tempted to focus on flash over experience: What’s one UX design best practice you think new startups should NOT overlook? Responsive Design.

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Twitter Link Roundup #243 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

We like to talk about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and various random stuff! Flash Mobs Have More to Teach About Managing Teams Than Any Textbook – crowdspring.co/1yOIIpD.

7 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Small Business Website

crowdSPRING Blog

If your website isn’t well-designed, quick-to-load, and easy-to-navigate, you’re sabotaging your brand’s valuable online presence. Marketing and branding Small business bounce rate branding flash marketing responsive design search engine rankings web design

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Small Business Marketing 2014: Smart Web Design Best Practices and Tips

crowdSPRING Blog

Today, we’ll cover small business web design best practices and tips. Many things have changed – we’ll point you to great new resources and examples – but the fundamental best practices of good web design have remained consistent. Use a responsive design.

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7 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Small Business Website

crowdSPRING Blog

If your website isn’t well-designed, quick-to-load, and easy-to-navigate, you’re sabotaging your brand’s valuable online presence. The stakes are too high to risk losing business due to weak website design or poor user experience. Your Website Still Uses Flash.

7 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Small Business Website

crowdSPRING Blog

If your website isn’t well-designed, quick-to-load, and easy-to-navigate, you’re sabotaging your brand’s valuable online presence. The stakes are too high to risk losing business due to weak website design or poor user experience. Your Website Still Uses Flash.

10 Important Web Design Best Practices and Tips for Small Business Websites

crowdSPRING Blog

Today, we’ll cover web design best practices and tips. We’ll point you to great resources and examples and highlight recent changes in web design. Here are our top 10 tips to help you create an awesome website design in 2016: 1. Use a responsive design.

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Small Business Marketing: Web Design Best Practices and Tips

crowdSPRING Blog

and tips for buyers looking for logo design. Today, we’ll cover web design marketing best practices and tips for small business. If you need help, you can leverage crowdSPRING’s community of more than 67,000 designers and writers for your custom web design.

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Small Business Marketing: Web Design Best Practices and Tips

crowdSPRING Blog

and tips for buyers looking for logo design. Today, we’ll cover web design marketing best practices and tips for small business. If you need help, you can leverage crowdSPRING’s community of more than 67,000 designers and writers for your custom web design.

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How to Design Kickass Long Form Sales Pages

ConversionXL

Here’s a long form page we just designed for a client. You don’t start to design before you have the copy in place. If it’s not structured and designed well, people aren’t going to read it. Great visual design matters – a lot.

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5 Blunders To Avoid With Your Real Estate Website

YoungUpstarts

When designed properly, a real estate website can be useful for lead generation and building client relationships. When it comes to web design, usability is very important. To avoid this, it would be advisable to work with a professional UI/UX designer. by Charles Mburugu.

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Best Practices and Tips for Restaurant Web Design

crowdSPRING Blog

A strong web design can help a restaurant to more effectively market itself, can help convert visitors who find the restaurant by searching, for example, on Yelp, shopping for a deal through Groupon, or searching on Google or Bing. Keep the restaurant web design simple and fresh.

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How to Make Mobile eCommerce Convert: What???s Effective In Mobile Design Right Now

ConversionXL

Above, the mobile website of a clothing retailer includes features designed to help visitors either search or browse. User tests can be designed to test this cross-device shopping behavior. If you havent already done so, test flash sales.

Twitter Link Roundup #127 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! It’s a fascinating look at curiosity, drive, and flash mobs. 10 Tips for Writing for Designers – [link].

Twitter Link Roundup #303 – Terrific Reads for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

crowdSPRING Blog

We regularly share our favorite posts on entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, logo design , web design , startups, leadership, social media, marketing, economics and other interesting stuff! Terrific UX … Why a Toaster Is a Design Triumph – [link].

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Twitter Link Roundup #95 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! The Best Free Fonts for Designers – [link]. Movie Poster Design Inspiration: Creative Movie Posters – [link].

Design critique feat. “Weirdest Products We Touched @ SXSW”

Austin Startup

The following is my spin off of a designer critique — based on feasibility, viability, and desirability — on these products. Neko Electro is a headband designed to help correct bad posture by vibrating on your head when your spine bends too much.

Will the future of UI design turn us all into cyborgs?

The Next Web

Chong and Jacky Li are product designers at Pivotal Labs. Flash forward to the late 2000s – or as Apple describes it, the “Post-PC era.” Mobile devices are designed to be lightweight, portable, and seamless with one’s everyday lifestyle. Alex M.

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Twitter Link Roundup #87 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! More creative and truck wraps in the Design section below. Product design means saying ‘no’ to 1,000 good ideas – [link].

Twitter Link Roundup #69 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! 30 Fresh Packaging Design for Your Inspiration – [link]. 139 Impressive Typography Design Inspiration – [link].

11 Trends in Web Logo Design

mashable.com

Contact Us Submit News Contact Us Write for Us Spark of Genius Series Mashable | The Social Media Guide Dev & Design Mashable on Facebook Join Us! Designing and critiquing logos for web-based companies and startups is a pursuit of endless fascination for many of us. We hate to see a good design trick or typeface grow hackneyed over the course of a few months, but it happens all the time, unfortunately.

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11 Trends in Web Logo Design

mashable.com

Contact Us Submit News Contact Us Write for Us Spark of Genius Series Mashable | The Social Media Guide Dev & Design Mashable on Facebook Join Us! Designing and critiquing logos for web-based companies and startups is a pursuit of endless fascination for many of us. We hate to see a good design trick or typeface grow hackneyed over the course of a few months, but it happens all the time, unfortunately.

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Twitter Link Roundup #110 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! How to Effectively Handle Design Criticism – [link]. 100+ Creative, Inspirational & Stylish Print Postcard Design Project Examples – [link]. Design Inspiration: Brown Websites – [link]. Graphic Design Basics Part 2: Design Principles – [link].

Guide to Website Navigation Design Patterns

sixrevisions.com

Guide to Website Navigation Design Patterns. In web design, there are certain common design patterns that are used for interaction. Site navigation has a wide variety of common and familiar design patterns that can be used as a foundation for building effective information architecture for a website. This guide covers popular site navigation design patterns. Vertical bar/sidebar navigation can be integrated into almost any kind of multi-column design layout.

Special: The 56 Israeli Companies Exhibiting in Mobile World Congress 2011

VC Cafe

Aerotel Medical Systems is a world leading manufacturer of modular, home and mobile telecare and telemedicine solutions designed to transfer essential data over the telephone, mobile phone and the Internet. Flash Networks.

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Poor Design Drives Me Nuts

Andrew Payne

Driving home today, the FastLane toll ( E-ZPass for the rest of you) flashes “Call FastLane” So I call and am prompted for entering my account number “from my statement” There’s no option to bypass, but after three failed attempts, it gets through. Truly great designs are hard, but rookie design mistakes are usually easy to avoid. Therefore, an IVR menu that requires an account number is an incredibly poor design.

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Twitter Link Roundup #49 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! 10 Best Practices and Tips for Small Business Web Design – [link]. 50 Newest Creative Package Designs – [link].

Twitter Link Roundup #49 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! 10 Best Practices and Tips for Small Business Web Design – [link]. Marketing Strategy: Why Logo and Web Design Matter – [link].

6 Signs Your Law Firm Needs A New Website

YoungUpstarts

But if it is a bad website that is not following the latest lawyer web design trends , then that could be just as bad as no website at all. Your Website Relies on Flash Too Heavily. Others law firm web design website

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Twitter Link Roundup #40 – Design, Copywriting, Marketing, Small Business, Social Media And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Ten Questions You should be Asking to Produce the Killer Design Clients Crave – [link]. Huge Infographics Design Resources: Overview, Principles, Tips & Examples – [link]. 23 Lovely Brochure Cover Designs – [link]. Web Design Trends 2010: Real-Life Metaphors and CSS3 Adaptation – [link].

Twitter Link Roundup #39 – Design, Copywriting, Marketing, Small Business, Social Media And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! What does it take to become a great designer? 35 Examples of Using #Typography in Web Design – [link]. 32 Google Chrome Extensions For Smart Designers – [link]. 30 Free Video Tutorials for Learning Web Design – [link]. Women In Web Design: Group Interview – [link]. Design.

Twitter Link Roundup #38 – Design, Copywriting, Marketing, Small Business, Social Media And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! The Differences Between Good Designers and Great Designers – [link]. An Amazing Round Up of Illustrations in Website Designs – [link]. Useful Glossaries For Web Designers and Developers – [link]. Logo Design Trends 2010 – [link]. The Professional Designers Guide to using Black – [link].

3 IT Essentials Every Startup Needs

YoungUpstarts

If you choose to go with a managed service provider, make sure they’re prepared to deliver all of the essentials your growing business will need, like: Cutting-edge flash storage solutions. Flash Storage Solutions. Invest in an IT provider that has expertise in flash storage.

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A Proven UX Research Process to Redesign Your Website

ConversionXL

A high-level stakeholder can overrule research-based decisions, designers can clash with optimizers, and the bevy of simultaneous changes can make it impossible to identify which changes are to blame if a redesign performs worse than its predecessor. Design. Minimalist Design.

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Twitter Link Roundup #31 – Design, Copywriting, Marketing, Small Business, Social Media And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Common Questions About Design Professionalism – [link]. How to design a successful logo – [link]. Showcase of Textures in Print Design – [link]. How to Kill the Design Community – [link]. So You Call Yourself A Designer? The New Designer Revisited – See If You Agree – [link].

Venture Pitch: A View From the Trenches

Austin Startup

His current company Read in a Flash is building a platform for transforming children’s books into interactive learning applications on the iPad. I found TechRanch Austin and signed up for their Venture Forth program, an 8-week entrepreneurial bootcamp designed to support and rapidly accelerate new ventures. Tags: Events Featured read in a flash tech ranch venture forth