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12 creative ideas to escape designer’s block

Some days are brilliant and oh so inspired. Other days, it’s like your creative muse could hit you over the head and you still can’t seem to come up with any good ideas. Even though creative blocks are a normal occurrence, it can be extremely frustrating for designers, developers, and any type of creative to run into. You’re not alone though;...

10 ways to stay positive as a creative professional

Let’s face it—working in the creative industry is challenging. Whether you run a freelance business or work for an agency, there are a lot of non-creative things to keep track of (budgets, processes, client relationships) while also trying to stay newly inspired and constantly creative. And when you’re juggling so many different types of tasks while...

6 alternatives to lorem ipsum

When a new client chooses to work with you, there are numerous factors that go into their decision to choose your agency over another. One of the most compelling reasons a client will choose your agency is if your brand persona resonates with them and their business. Making sure that your brand persona is reinforced as often as possible for your...

Understanding UX: what we can learn from rage clicks

We’ve all been there. You’re on a website looking for something specific, you find it, you click it, and…nothing happens. It’s frustrating, and sometimes, you’ll take out that frustration on your mouse. This is probably the most common example of what developers refer to as “rage clicking.” When a user is rage clicking on your site, there’s probably...

8 best WordPress themes for your niche: nonprofit organizations

Maybe you’re making an effort to give back to your community, or maybe you’re trying to reestablish your agency as one that works within the nonprofit industry. In any case, building and redesigning sites for nonprofits can help these organizations gain visibility and raise more money for the causes they support.  To create the best platform...

Using demos to drive conversions

Having a great product doesn’t guarantee you’ll find lots of interest in it. Often, marketers will spend tons of time optimizing their message and changing up the way they talk about a product in the hopes that more potential customers will see the value. But what if there were an easier way? Instead of telling your audience about the benefits...

How to use images on your company site to increase sales and conversions

The way you present information on your website is crucial to its success. This is especially true for businesses, where the way you convey information can affect your sales and conversions. There are plenty of ways to communicate with your visitors, but one of the most effective is by using images. As the saying goes: “A picture is worth a thousand...

8 top-rated advanced shipping plugins for WooCommerce

WooCommerce has long been the most popular eCommerce plugin for WordPress sites. It’s a well-maintained, flexible, easy-to-use option for retailers of all sizes as they fulfill orders. It’s also one of the best loved shipping platforms in the WordPress community—especially when supported by an advanced shipping plugin. Because high shipping costs...

Concise is king: writing snappy copy that sells

We’ve all heard the shocking claims that human attention spans are lowering. You may have even heard that humans can only focus for an average of 8 seconds now, or that we have shorter attention spans than goldfish.  While these claims may be more attention-grabbing than based in actual fact, there’s a reason marketers and designers believe our...

How to create high-quality long-form articles in WordPress

There is a lot of competition for audiences these days, and optimizing for SEO is more important than ever. A lot of the websites you’ll be competing with have had years to compile huge amounts of content. To stand out, your content must be in depth and high quality. Long-form content is absolutely perfect for that purpose. When it comes to WordPress,...

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