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One of the single most important aspects of effective navigation
is conistency. Why? There's a simple reason.
Navigation must be simple. Since it's the backbone of your site,
it's imperative that visitors be able to understand it.
Effective navigation stands out. It's clear, obvious, and highly
Question to ask when designing a Web Site for your client
(s)."Excerpt from the book: Graphic Artists Guild, Handbook
Pricing & Ethical guidelines Written by: Brent ParkerThese
question are a great tool to use when trying to develop your
The first immutable law of effective navigation: It's gotta be
readily available.Visitors should not have to hunt for your
navigation or wonder where to find it.
The great debate: how much copy you should have on your site,
particularly on the home page?Do you subscribe to the idea that a
picture is worth a thousand words--and therefore images, not a
lot of text, should be the main thrust of your home page? Or do
words have more power to capture a visitor's attention and compel
them to buy--meaning you should aim for powerful copy?As a
graphic designer, my natural inclination is to create
graphically-rich, light text websites. Since I'm focused on what
a site looks like visually, I like using impressive images, bold
splashes of color all over the page, and not very much copy.
Never put form over function. Why? Because it's crucial that
visitors actually be able to USE your site.
Don't mess with those links! When you're designing your site, you
should leave your text links in their natural state--blue and
underlined. We all want to be creative and not do the bland,
expected, normal thing.
Everyday we hear that another company goes out of business.When
and why does a dot-com become a dot-bomb?After checking few dozen
defunct companies, I think the main reason for dot-coms failure
are:Poor business plan.
To create your own great banner, you only need five (5) simple
things:1. Size according to standards.
So how do you know when your graphic designer costs you
financially and emotionally? When a file is not prepared
correctly? When you go to press and have your media material
produced in prints, and find out that the file was built
incorrectly, then that's the time when your graphic designer will
cost you money. Many pre-press operators have complained about
having to correct graphic designers work.
If you are one of those who wonder how people come up with the
cool looking sepia tone prints that you admire so much. If you
are doubling up with jealousy over a sepia tone, here, we will
give you tips on how you could achieve this sepia tone, too.
Novice and professional graphic designers, we are aware that you
know the basic principles of graphic philosophy. But then, as
workers of art - though digital and graphic art already borders
in commercial arts, there's no harm in continuously improving our
craft through contant study and practice, is there? Really great
graphic designers I know have come to their status because of
painstaking application and study of their past works.
So you're on the computer, as usual. Your eyes are smarting.
It's been said again and again, when it comes to getting people
to visit your site (and stay there for more than 5 seconds), the
quality of your content rules supreme. But once you've bowed to
interest, saluted relevance and cow-towed to originality, who
else must you pay homage to for recognition in the court of
website stickiness? The two jewels in the crown of Presentation,
for it is of course Presentation who is Queen, are structure and
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