Category Archives: Technology

5 Services For Building Websites on a Budget

There’s little doubt that a custom-designed and developed website is ideal for business. A trained professional can help you optimize your site for good search engine rankings, custom-tailor the look and feel to appeal to your target audience, reinforce your company’s image and ensure that your content is easily accessible and the user experience enjoyable. However, large web-development budgets often just aren’t possible, particularly for small businesses or entrepreneurs who are just getting started. In these cases, a number of web services exist to allow you to grow your company’s presence online, often in just minutes. We’ll take a look at five of them below. Read the rest of this entry

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Current Web Design Trends 2011-2012

Web Design Blog - Current Web Design Trends
As we move into a new decade, web design trend has also changed. The current trend is not about beauty, it’s all about function. The Internet has provided designers with such a huge platform to get creative, create innovative ideas and break design barriers, it allows the designers to apply variations and modify existing trends to make their mark in the market. Global access to every kind of tool and technique is the heart of the creative touch, allowing designers from all over the world to explore new possibilities.

Successful website design demands keeping up with current web design trends. With ever-changing design trends and techniques, web designers love to experiment with things to come up with a creative and new concept that attract the visitors. 2011 has been an incredibly verdant year for web designers; we have noticed lots of changes in the web design industry. Mobile has hit the mainstream; Web typography has reached new levels of sophistication; new coding techniques have vastly improved our ability to get creative with the design. All in all, it’s been a year that’s moved fast, even by the standards of the web. However it will be tough to predict the evolution of web design industry.

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Coolest Google Search Terms

Google users were delighted recently by the discovery of a new Search trick, ”do a barrel roll”. Here’s how it works: Type

the command “do a barrel roll” into Google’s search bar and watch the Search interface perform a 360-degree somersault before your eyes. And this isn’t the only goodie to be found within Google’s vast web of Internet properties.

Google engineers are surprisingly committed to injecting otherwise ho-hum internet searches with a bit of whimsy.Their iconic logo alone has been updated over 1,000 times to celebrate holidays, birthdays and historical events. Some of these so-called Google Doodles have featured complex animated videos, such as the epic birthday tribute to Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, while others offered hilarious interactive surprises, like the playful Muppet animations on Jim Henson’s birthday. Read the rest of this entry
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