Category Archive for: Mobile Design

rfp-robotRFP ROBOT: Website Request for Proposal Generator

The time has come for a new website (or website redesign), which means you need to write a website request for proposal or web RFP. A Google search produces a few examples, but they vary wildly and don’t seem to speak really to your goals for developing or redesigning a new website. You need to write a website RFP that will clearly articulate your needs and generate responses from the best website designers and developers out there. But how?

Have no fear, RFP Robot is here. He will walk you through a step-by-step process to help you work through the details of your project and create a PDF formatted website design RFP that will provide the information vendors need to write an accurate bid. RFP Robot will tell you what info you should include, point out pitfalls, and give examples.

5 Important Tips to Make Your Mobile Design SEO Friendly by @krisjonescom

Check out these five tips that will make sure your mobile design is SEO-friendly.The post 5 Important Tips to Make Your Mobile Design SEO Friendly by @krisjonescom appeared first on Search Engine Journal. Source:

Best HTML Email Design Dimensions: How Wide Should Your Email Template Be?

The template you are using for your HTML email marketing campaign can go a long way in converting your email recipients to customers. As such, you need to make sure that people who receive them can view your emails properly. The question is: What is the best width for your email marketing campaign? In this article, we will attempt to answer the question, as well as discuss important tips related to creating effective HTML email newsletters. A Brief Background on HTML Email Design Back in the day, Microsoft Outlook was considered as the primary email client during the time when the average width of the desktop monitor was 1,024 pixels. As a result, email marketers had to conform to the size to fulfill the constraints. From there, the 600-pixel width for HTML email came into being. However, times have changed since then, and screen resolutions have become bigger. In fact,…

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“I’m not sure if I like what I did here or not”

Hearing something special from a designer I recently interviewedBefore we make the final call on hiring a designer, we always give them a sample one-week project to do for us (we pay them $1500 for the one-week exercise).These quick one-week projects are the best way we’ve found to get inside their head — to know what they’re really capable of independently. The brief is broad and based on a real pain point that we haven’t solved yet.A recent example was “Let’s say a Basecamp customer started out with a single project and put everything they were working on in that one project. But a few months in they realized that they should have created multiple, focused projects instead of one mega project. Design a UI that would help them tease apart their one mega project and break it into logical smaller projects.”They then have a week to make something. It’s just the design…

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