The Art of the Up Sale: Top 5 Tips for Increasing Your Revenue

As we do business every day, we always wonder how to get more of it. More money, more clients, more dollars per hour while still being “competitive.” Sometimes it’s hard to make any of those things happen singly, especially all at the same time. A great way to increase your overall revenue (e.g. money in your pocket) is to work your current projects for extra work. It has all the benefits of repeat business with none of the extra work…...

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WIX.COM GIVEAWAY: Free Website Upgrade! ($120 value!)

And the winner of this giveaway is...John Pilieci! John, congratulations. Wix will get in touch with you very soon! Thank you all for participating, we have many more exciting giveaways to come so please don't despair if you didn't win! Wix.com is giving away a full year's worth of website upgrade features ($120 value!) to the lucky WDD reader who deserves it the most! This giveaway is held exclusively for webdesigndev.com readers - do NOT miss your chance to enter below!…...

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GIVEAWAY: 4th of July FREE BUSINESS CARDS Giveaway. 100% FREE.

*THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED*. We have given the names of 3 winners to the sponsor of this giveaway, Uprinting.com. We hope to host more exciting giveaways for you soon. To all who didn't win: please don't despair, we will have more giveaways in the near future. As you are well aware, we love to reward our loyal readers. Today we are beginning yet another giveaway. Uprinting.com, a printing company and an industry leader in business card printing, has been kind enough to…...

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Display icons using a single image and CSS “Sprites”

Recently, I have been working on a website that has numerous icons being displayed on a single page. One of the ways to reduce server requests is to store all of your icons in a single image and use CSS to display only the portion of the image you need for a particular location on your page. This technique is commonly used by designers to display icons from a single image. It is often termed CSS sprites. First, lets take…...

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Fortune3 Review

In this article I will focus on Fortune3 review. From small to large online retailers, Fortune3 ecommerce software is one of the easiest and user-friendly platforms in the shopping cart space. With over 10 years in development, the Fortune3 shopping cart software was developed by online retailers for online retailers to build an ecommerce store within minutes. Customization on the Fortune3 platform is as easy as it is on any other platform and if you’re looking to hire a team…...

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1000 Business Cards to Giveaway!

Attention all WebDesignDev readers. We are holding yet another free giveaway. This time we are giving out 1000 free business cards on behalf of NextDayFlyers.com. Entering the contest is very simple. Just leave a comment to this post, saying what you will use the business card's for. Post Image credit to Chris Fisher. A very creative Business Card! Who are NextDayFlyers? NextDayFlyers are an online printing company that specialize in business cards, postcards, menu's, tickets and even more items such…...

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The Best of Blog Comment Designs

This is a follow up of our post from back in October titled "24 Wonderful But Different Blog Comment Form Designs". This time, we are showcasing the best of blog comment designs. Some comment layouts may be threaded, and some aren't, but they all look great. Let me know what comment design / style you like the best. I think my favorite has to be the Hicks Design. Anyway, enjoy the compilation, and feel free to comment with your style.…...

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Market Me Tweet Review (MarketMeTweet Review) – Is It The Hottest Twitter Client Around?

If you use Twitter for your business, or you are just an active Twitter user, then I'm sure you will want this tool right now. It's one of the hottest Twitter apps on the market. WebDesignDev gets around 20% of its total traffic from Twitter, thats why we use Market Me Tweet with our Twitter account. You can follow us on Twitter if you aren't already: @WebdesignDev So What Is Market Me Tweet? Market Me Tweet is a new revolutionary…...

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IconFinder – The Ultimate Web Design Tool For Free Icons

IconFinder is the god of all Icon websites and tools. Its basically an icon search engine that anyone can use for free. All the icons are available to download for free in different file formats and sizes. If your a web designer, this tool is worth having a look at. You can use this amazing tool at: IconFinder.com The Main Interface The main interface of IconFinder is much like Google. It has alot of white-space, a big logo and the…...

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20 Crazy But Creative Website Splash Page Examples

Website splash pages are not often used for your average website. Sometimes a splash page can appear once to welcome you to the website, and then not appear again, where as others can be a permanent splash page. Here is a showcase that I have compiled of very crazy and creative splash pages for your inspiration. All of these made the list for being very creative and unique. There is a mixture of splash pages that are bright, dark, appear…...

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