6 ways attending Tech and Design Industry events can help your business

As a web designer, developer or business-owner (or all 3-in-one!), finding time to attend a tech event can be tough. You probably think that it is an unproductive way to spend a business day. However, we’d like to show you 6 reasons why you should attend events such as WordCamps, Developer Summits, Design conferences and other tech conferences and conventions. 1. Self-appraise – Evaluate your business and brand! Events like these often see your competition showcase the best of their products and strategy. It’s the perfect way for you to get a sense of “Where do I stand in comparison to […]

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A guide to making the perfect web design proposal

Attention, Web Designers! Once you have launched your web design career, most of your decisions are driven by your right-brain thinking because you are obviously a very creative person and your expression manifests itself in artistic and aesthetic beauty. You have become a web designer to create great sites and give form to great ideas but for your business to continue to grow, you have to ensure that certain left-brain centered activities such as paying bills, making invoices and even writing proposals for your clients, get done.           To ensure that your organization remains profitable and […]

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Ctrl+F5 Bengaluru 2016: In a Nutshell

Our first Web Designer/Developer focused event Ctrl+F5, Bangalore was surely a lot of fun! Elite Web Professionals from all across the Southern States of India made it to the Sheraton Grand to meet our Industry’s Tech Leaders and other like-minded Pros. Leading figures such as Ninad Rawal – Directi, Shridhar Luthria – ResellerClub, Navneet Kaushal – PageTraffic as well as Ravi Pal from Endurance International Group, were eager to share their thoughts on designing & building efficient and fabulous-looking websites. To sum it up, our speaker sessions aimed to: Evolve from the linear approach towards web design and web development Get a wider […]

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Google’s Latest ‘Resizer’ makes Designing & Developing Super Easy!

Responsive is definitely the new way forward but with every new device comes challenges like resolutions, layouts, screens. And while we’re fairly sure you’ve found the tools that enable you to build these, we believe Google’s latest is a fantastic pre-building testing tool that you absolutely need! For all you web designers & developers, going responsive just got a whole lot easier. What is Resizer? Resizer is a superbly useful, highly intuitive & efficient tool for testing any URL (for responsive building) in seconds. It enables you as a developer to figure out the right UL to serve by allowing […]

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Common Web Design Issues to Stay Clear of for Good SEO

We understand that as a designer, you hate to be told what to do or to be given guidelines to follow. While we don’t want to stop the creative juices, there are just a few things designers can keep in mind for the benefit of the website, more specifically, from an SEO point of view. We pen down for you some common issues with designing a website that can hinder SEO. Here’s what to avoid: 1) Replacing text with images Text is still important. Sure, images are more attractive but if you want to boost your SEO, text is still […]

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Boost Stickiness by De-Cluttering Your Web Design

Bright colours, flashing buttons, multiple fonts are all elements that were iconic of the late 1990’s and early 2000’s. Today, these websites look cluttered, ancient & lack taste. A major reason for high bounce rates on websites today are poor web designs. Let’s face it – our website designs are cluttered with too many colours, way too many fonts & navigation that’s the furthest thing from simple. In this blog post, we’ll give you a few basic tips on how to de-clutter that website design and boost the stickiness to in-turn increase conversions. 1) Prioritise: The first step before you […]

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Your Invitation to the Ctrl+F5 Event!

Calling all designers & developers in Bangalore! We’ve got just the event for you to network, learn, grow & REFRESH your web design & development business at Ctrl + F5! Meet experts in the field & learn from other web designers, developers & technology leaders, all who will be sharing their experiences, learnings, geniuses, latest technologies & intelligent hacks to help your business boom. Hear from Shridhar Luthria (ResellerClub), Nikhil Kaushal (Pagetraffic), Ninad Raval (Directi/Riva) and other influential minds in the industry who will shape the way you look at design & development. What is Ctrl + F5? We, at […]

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Web Development: Tips for Beginners

Web Developers are much needed in almost every industry. The need for and the scope of web developers are rapidly growing as we become more and more digital dependent. We’ve got a few good tips for you if you’re inclined to the profession. The basics of coding and coding languages like HTML, CSS, Java, JavaScript, PHP, jQuery and the like, are most important and if you’d like to brush up on it, there are a bunch of courses you could learn from, online: Code School Skillcrush Code Avengers Once you’ve got the coding basics down, it’s mostly about streamlining processes […]

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