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4 Elements Web Design Needs To Bring Back To The People

Written by David Jones on March 24, 2017

In the late 1990s, before WordPress took over the website development scene with pre-made themes, website design was a highly creative industry. Designers would create impressive layouts in Photoshop, slice them up, and upload them using basic HTML and CSS.

No two websites ever looked the same.

Website designs almost always carried a personal touch that represented the industry of the business. For example, NewGrounds.com has been around for almost two decades and still retains much of its original charm. Its layout and graphic elements perfectly represent what it is – an online gaming website. (more…)

How Depression And Anxiety Could Be Affecting Your Relationships

Written by David Jones on March 22, 2017

Depression and anxiety can cause all kinds of problems between you and the people that are in your life. It’s not just going to affect you and your romantic partner, it can also affect relationships with friends, family members, and even co-workers. When it comes to mental illnesses, the person with the diagnosis doesn’t really have any say over who is affected by their illness.

The most important thing you can do to help all of your relationships is to be open and honest with people about your illness. While some people still look at mental illnesses in a bad way, there are also people that will be sympathetic to your illness and want to help you out in any way they can. Once you share your truth with them they will be more understanding should the following things occur. (more…)

10 Simple Steps for Being a Better Guitarist

Written by David Jones on March 22, 2017

Learning to play the guitar isn’t difficult. With a few hours of practice, you can learn a few chords and several songs without a lot of natural skill. However, if you want to become a guitar master, you’ll need to develop some practical habits that will naturally improve your skills over time.

Great guitar players are disciplined and dedicated. Though some may be naturally talented, most spend hours each week practicing to obtain master status. If you really want to become a better guitar player, here are some things you should do. (more…)

A Simple Guide to Making Your Customers Feel Cared For

Written by David Jones on March 22, 2017

Businesses have a lot of goals. Poll a dozen business owners on their biggest focal point and you’ll get a different answer from each one. But if you were to really drill down and poll them on some of the things that they believe are most critical to their long-term success, you’d find that customer satisfaction ranks near the top every single time.

The problem with customer satisfaction is that it’s elusive. Very few businesses are able to consistently make customers feel special and cared for. If you can do this, you’re light-years ahead of the competition. (more…)

Why You Should Invest in a Premium Web Host for Your Site

Written by David Jones on March 22, 2017

Businesses must ensure that their websites are speedy and secure, in addition to being appealing to the consumer. Speed and security of sites mainly depend on the type of web hosting package you choose. Most web hosting companies offer encryption, password protection and other aspects of keeping sites secure. But speed depends on the type of package you purchase.

The Problem with Shared Hosting