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A Revised Responsive Design Workflow

I wrote a post a while back about creating a responsive design workflow and not that I feel it is 100% wrong now, but I've learned a lot since then and I'm doing things a little differently now than I was then. So here are some tips if you are new to responsive design or just might want to approach your projects differently.

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Why Great Designers Quit Designing

The design field is one that tons of people want to be a part of, and yet the turnover rate is incredibly high. Many good designers don’t make it more than ten years. For a very sought after field that…

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Why Your Designer Hates You

When you are used to running your own business you make all the decisions. But if you want your designer to do their best work, they have to own the project. That is, they must have some personal stake in…

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How to Tell a Client No

As a designer you must posses this skill, and yes, it is a skill. It can be one of the hardest things to do if you are not a very assertive person. Yet it is a vital part of becoming…

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Best SEO Resources for Beginners

Search Engine Optimization is actually pretty straight forward but it is ever-changing and there are some outdated resources online. Here are the best ones to quickly get up to speed with SEO.

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My Guest Post at Freelance Switch

This week I had a guest post over at Freelance Switch about dealing with client written content as a web designer. Go give it a read, let me know what you think.

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Facebook Promotion is a Waste of Time and Money

Facebook is the 800lb. guerilla on the social media stage. They are making a killing from their targeted ads and every business MUST have a Facebook page these days. But is that really the case. I'll go over the benefits of using Facebook and some of the reasons it may in fact be a waste of time for most if not all businesses.

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Quick Tips to Improve Your SEO

Search engine optimization is something you want to keep in the back of your mind whenever you are creating new web content. Here are 5 quick tips to make sure you write content that is search engine friendly.

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Tips For Making Your Website Load Faster

The speed at which your site loads has a direct impact on both your search engine results and the likelihood that a visitor will become a repeat visitor. Slow is bad. Luckily, there are plenty of techniques to increase your page load times. Here are a few of them.

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Couchable is a web design blog created by me, Tyler Herman. There are a lot of design blogs out there so I try to cover the important topics I'd want to read about, such as: improving your designs, dealing with clients, finding better work, and making more money. I've also been focusing a lot lately on content management systems and internet marketing.