I was never very good at chemistry. Protons, neutrons, electrons, isotopes — the very properties of chemical elements seemed to me like words from a foreign language. But when the teacher introduced the periodic table of elements, it was like a little lightbulb went on.
We’ve all seen that line appended to the bottom of emails: “Please consider the environment before printing.” But consider this: if there’s no way around it and that email must be printed, then that extra line is only adding length to the print job, effectively wasting paper. And if the text of the line is, say, green? Then you’re printing with color ink instead of just black, and wasting even more resources.
It doesn’t seem like a big deal to print one extra line every now and again, but [...]
Here at Dowitcher Designs we’ve helped a number of clients take their businesses online. And from experience I can tell you that one of the most important elements of e-commerce is establishing credibility.
Without credibility, you may as well close up shop. Customers who make purchases online are savvy enough not to share [...]
It’s hard to believe, but today Dowitcher Designs turns 8 years old. Our company is halfway to getting a driver’s license!
I like Pinterest just fine, but one of my biggest complaints to date has been the near-uselessness of the search function. Searching a term included pins across all categories, and with Pinterest categories as diverse as science and nature and womens’ fashion, all you could do was scroll endlessly through the myriad masses of results and try not to pull your hair out in frustration.
Have you ever clicked into a page and immediately knew you didn’t like it?
Elements like layout, design, and typeface play a part in making snap judgments about a website, but usually our biggest response come from color. Color is incredibly powerful. In a few moments, color can tell us about who a website is targeting — gender, age, interests — and whether or not we want to stick around.
There’s a good chance that what you’re seeing in your Facebook News Feed is changing. In fact, it already has.
And if you’re a social publisher, the news is bad.
Facebook recently tweaked its algorithms to encourage sharing of “quality” content. What does that mean? Well, it simply means that Facebook is showing you less viral content — well, less of a certain kind of viral content, that is.