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Web Second, Mobile First

Both Sides of the Table

The titles were: Mobile First, Web Second. Mobile First, Web Second (continued). People forgot that Fred also wrote “Web Second.” ” So I’ve had to encourage an entire cohort of startups that I’ve met not to ignore the power of the web.

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Why Your Business Needs A Web Design Style Guide

YFS Magazine

If you rely on your brand image and reputation, there is nothing more important than having a web design style guide in place to protect that image online. Grow Marketing & Sales company website marketing personal website web design web development

Curation of the Web

Instigator Blog

And because we only have a few interests at any given point in time, we look for other ways to collect and sort through all the available material on the Web. Finding great content isn’t getting any easier.

Think about Performance Before Building a Web Application

TechEmpower

” In our performance consulting work, we often hear variations of the following: “Our web application was running fine with a few hundred users. Web application performance is a broad discipline. However, most web applications are not blogs or news sites.

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The Optimizer’s Guide to Web Accessibility

ConversionXL

That’s where web accessibility comes in, opening you up to conversion opportunities you didn’t even know you were missing out on. What is web accessibility? I Want To See Like The Color Blind : apply color blindness filters to your web page right within Chrome.

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Ten Hidden Gems In Google Analytics: Do Smarter Web Data Analysis!

Occam's Razor

The 80/20 rule applies to our use of web analytics tools as well. The data used comes not from your Google Analytics account/script, rather the data comes from the third-party DoubleClick cookie (for web traffic) and from anonymous identifiers for mobile apps (i.e.,

The decline of the mobile web

Chris Dixon

People are spending more time on mobile vs desktop: And more of their mobile time using apps, not the web: This is a worrisome trend for the web. Right now, apps are winning and the web is losing. Resources are going to app development over web development.

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Mobile Apps vs Mobile Web: Do You Have To Choose?

YoungUpstarts

There have been countless debates about the demise of the mobile Web at the hands of mobile apps. One pundit sees apps dominating users’ attention ; another predicts apps will kill off the entire Web. Amazon has more app revenue than mobile Web revenue.

Technical Advisors: Every Web/Mobile Startup Must Have One

SoCal CTO

And it made me come to a new realization: Every early-stage web/mobile/online startup should have at least one technical advisor, probably two. I did a presentation recently for a graduate class from The Founder Institute around getting online/mobile products out the door.

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Web Design Strategies for Turning Visitors into Paying Customers

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

It may be that your web design that is the culprit. Ease of Navigation must be at the Forefront of your Web Design Strategy. Responsive web design ( RWD ) is not an option – it is design philosophy that focuses on maximum UX no matter what device and not matter what the screen size. What can web designers do to foster a feeling of confidence in those who visit their website? Add Media.

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The Most Underutilized Question in Web Design

crowdSPRING Blog

Web design has come a long way since the days of Angelfire chaos. We’ve learned a lot about what appeals to those surfing the web, and how they use their sites once they get there. Data can be immensely useful when creating and modifying web design.

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Sketching A New Mobile Web

mobile.smashingmagazine.com

Web Design. Sketching A New Mobile Web. The mobile Web has gotten a bum rap. Progressive enhancement, mobile-first and responsive design can help lead us towards a more unified, future-friendly Web. The Promise Of The Mobile Web Is a Tough Sell. Web Design.

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How 5G will change the way we use the web

The Next Web

Faster internet will allow consumers… This story continues at The Next Web. The promise of 5G includes faster internet, greater mobile connectivity for businesses, and the ability to take futuristic digital experiences like VR and AR mainstream.

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. For even more about 2016 design trends, I recommend you read Top web design trends for 2016.

7 Incredible Web Design, Branding, Digital Marketing Experiences

Occam's Razor

But when it comes to the web, they all seem to leave their creativity, passion, and brilliant minds at home. Why leave your passion behind when it comes to the web? The web can sell product. The web can infect your potential customers with the passion you feel for your job.

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Stopping Writing For Other Web Sites

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

To that end, I’ve decided to stop writing for other web sites and magazines. The post Stopping Writing For Other Web Sites appeared first on Feld Thoughts. One of my goals, and a tactic for being happier, this year is Doing More By Doing Less More Deeply.

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Best Web Metrics / KPIs for a Small, Medium or Large Sized Business

Occam's Razor

But for most other programs (Affiliate, Email, Social, Display) your Cost is likely sitting outside your web analytics tool. If you are paying someone to do web analytics and this metric is not on top of the dashboard they've created for you, it might be time to say sayonara to them.

5 Principles of Persuasive Web Design

ConversionXL

5 key principles of persuasive web design. What makes a web design good? Make your web design simple and familiar (follow conventions – e.g. people have a fixed idea what an e-commerce site should be like). Surf the web and consciously rank the elements in the visual hierarchy.

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Why Web Presence Is A Necessity For Your Business

YoungUpstarts

Your web designer and developer needs to customize your website in way that makes it functional. It is very important to have a professional web designer and a web developer as they both are the backbone to create a great website. Others web development website design

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Applying Product Management to Web Design in a Multiscreen Era

The Product Guy

In our a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Ian Moulton, lead a conversation around “Multiscreen Web Design”. Previously, Ari launched WebMD’s mobile web business and grew it to 23+ million monthly unique visitors.

Top Tips For Becoming a Web Developer in 2017

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Being a web developer is an extremely in demand profession, particularly as more and more businesses shift online. In this article I will provide you an outline on how to become a great web developer. How To Become A Web Developer 1. Learn a web programming language e.g

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7 Amazing and Affordable Web-Based Productivity Tools for Startups

Inc Startups

productivity, startups, entrepreneurs, web based tools

The state of the London Tech Scene – London Web Summit 2013

VC Cafe

Last Friday I had the privilege to participate in a Panel at the 2013 London Web Summit. Moderated by Martin Bryant, editor of The Next Web UK, the panel included Eileen Burbidge (Passion Capital), Arnaud Betrand (HouseTrip), Pete Smith (Songkick), Greg Marsh (OneFineStay) and yours truly, representing Campus London. [[ This is a content summary only. London Startups London Web Summit Paddy Cosgrave TCIO Tech City Campus London London Web Summit 2013

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7 Web Form Optimization Insights from Testing Hundreds of Forms

ConversionXL

Despite the impact a well-optimized form can have on the bottom line, most marketers still use “paper forms on the web” (web forms that look like forms you’d fill out on paper). Besides asking for more information, little has changed in the way that they approach web forms.

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The Biggest Mistake Web Analysts Make… And How To Avoid It!

Occam's Razor

The single biggest mistake web analysts make is working without purpose. No going to web analytics conferences. Don't open Google Analytics or Yahoo Web Analytics yet! All this goes into creating starting points for what I'll do when I get into the web analytics tool.

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How To Build a Web Startup – Lean LaunchPad Edition

Steve Blank

One of the problems they run into is building a web site. and Balsamiq and throwing together a web site. But for the rest of us mortals whose eyes glaze over at the buzzwords, the questions are, “How do I get my great idea on the web? What are the steps in building a web site?” ” My first attempt at helping my students answer these questions was by putting together the Startup Tools Page - a compilation of available web development tools.

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An Extensive Guide To Web Form Usability

uxdesign.smashingmagazine.com

An Extensive Guide To Web Form Usability. These guidelines have been crafted from usability testing, field testing, website tracking, eye tracking, Web analytics and actual complaints made to customer support personnel by disgruntled users. Why Web Form Usability Is Important.

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The Role of a PPC Expert in Web Development

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Majority of the businesses fails at a very early stage during a web development process when they don’t take an input from PPC experts. He goes to a web developer and makes a deal with him. Developer then look at other websites or may involve web designer.

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The Future of the Web is Shared

Instigator Blog

GoInstant makes it possible to share the web. That means two or more people can browse the web together, in real-time. I like to think of it like a “3rd web browser” that sits between the people who are sharing it. The basic premise is this: the future of the web is shared. The part that really makes sense to me is how we can visualize the web in evolutionary layers. First came the Information Web. Then the Commerce Web.

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The Semantic Web Opens a New Age for Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

This has been a long-time dream of Tim Berners-Lee , the man who (really) invented the World Wide Web. He calls his dream the ‘Semantic Web’ (or Web 3.0), meaning it understands user context.

5 Mobile Web Usability Rules You Can’t Afford To Ignore

Duct Tape Marketing

5 Mobile Web Usability Rules You Can’t Afford To Ignore written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. But how can you make sure your website users get a rich and smooth web experience? Mobile Web design Web Marketing

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Applying Product Management to Web Design in a Multiscreen Era

The Product Guy

In our a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Ian Moulton, lead a conversation around “Multiscreen Web Design”. Previously, Ari launched WebMD’s mobile web business and grew it to 23+ million monthly unique visitors.

Web Analytics Consulting: A Simple Framework For Smarter Decisions

Occam's Razor

and in this post I want to share a really, really simple framework for structuring web analytics consulting contracts. The Web Analytics Consultant Quandary. From what I understand, I would be creating a Web Analytic Report and giving my recommendations.

Book: Product Design for the Web

Feld Thoughts

Last week Fred Wilson wrote a post recommending two books including Randy Hunt’s Product Design for the Web: Principles of Designing and Releasing Web Products. The post Book: Product Design for the Web appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

Turn Your Web Design Talent Into Freelance Success

YoungUpstarts

With so much demand and opportunity, now seems like a great time to tap into the market for quality freelance web designers, but what can you expect? Web design is an increasingly competitive profession. By Dan Bochichio, co-founder of Bocain Designs.

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Rethink Web Analytics: Introducing Web Analytics 2.0

Occam's Razor

The title of my talk was: Redefining Web Analytics. The presentation covered the back story about my book, Web Analytics: An Hour A Day , the back story about why traditional web analytics finds itself in a pickle and presented my vision, definition and outline of Web Analytics 2.0.

Web Summit Seeks to Boost Female Attendees

SiliconHills

The Web Summit, one of Europe’s largest technology conferences, wants to diversify its attendance base and is seeking to boost the number of women attending the conference from less than 30 percent in 2015 to 50 percent this year. Conference organizers launched a “Women in Tech Initiative” and are offering a $50 discount code for […] The post Web Summit Seeks to Boost Female Attendees appeared first on SiliconHills.

65 Free Web Resources for Starting Your Own Business

Inc Startups

Want to start a business? Need to improve an existing business? Here are some great places to start

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The Latest Web Design Trends That Are Here To Stay

Inc Startups

web design, mobile first, virgin America, spotify, web trends

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.