5 must-read books on Web-Design

Web design is as much of an art as it is a science, especially if you're designing for demanding clients. The Internet has plenty of design inspiration and tips for building sites, but sometimes there's nothing quite like sitting down with a few good books to expand your skills, to gain a new perspective on design, or to refresh existing skills.

Continue reading to find our recommendation of "5-must read web design books" you need in your personal library.

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Budget Friendly Inbound Marketing Tools for Joomla Sites

Working as an inbound marketer at an agency that works on Joomla websites probably means that you are always looking for ways to make your strategies more efficient. You're busy and have a lot of things on your plate so it makes sense that you are constantly in search of new and improved marketing tools.

The tricky part usually comes in when you find a tool that would be extremely beneficial to your Joomla site, but it's out of your budget. Wah wahhhh. That's always the most disappointing factor.

The good news is that there are budget friendly inbound marketing tools available to you! Let's see what some of them are.

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Best Practices for Scrolling on Mobile Sites

Scrolling elements of site design are a major trend for 2014. So is browsing via mobile. You might not think that those two things should go together - - after all, scrolling on many mobile devices can be slow and clumsy, and the small text size can make scrolling a challenge. However, it seems to be the solution many have found for displaying on a small screen, their site's content in a legible and organized way. With mobile browsers constantly improving and more and more users wanting mobile sites to be memorable (not just usable), you need to embrace this growing trend.

Let's start laying the ground-work for some general rules you should keep in mind

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How to Build The Perfect Joomla Landing Page

By now, you've heard of landing pages and know how essential they are to a complete Inbound marketing campaign.

But are you a little confused about what should go on your landing page, and wondering how to put all the pieces together on Joomla?

Read on to learn how!

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Basics and Essentials: 6 SEO Tips for Joomla Sites

As a Joomla developer, you know the in's and out's of every site you build. From navigation to wireframing to content, you're the master of the big picture. But what if that message and information you're putting out isn't getting picked up by search engines? 

This article will help you do improve SEO performance on Joomla sites - an essential skill for the modern developer.

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6 Free Tools to Boost Your Joomla Agency Performance

Are you running a successful Joomla agency, but looking to take it to the next level? 

Are you looking for ways to empower your team and boost productivity to improve your outputs? 

Check out this list of totally free tools to boost your agency's performance!

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Which of the three is the best CMS platform for you?

How has website development changed?

With the rise of PHP to the top of the language heap in terms of developer adoption and web usage at-large, it's no surprise that the top three open-source web content management systems in use today are written in PHP, namely--Joomla, Drupal, and WordPress. While features and functionality are comparable amongst the three, deciding which system to implement can ultimately hinge on several factors that vary across organizations and roles.

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5 Tips for a More successful Joomla Website

Having a website is one thing. Having a good website is something different. And then there's actually having a successful website.

Having a successful Joomla website takes more than just getting putting your products and services in a nice structure and layout. While structure and a clean layout are key components, there are a few other things to consider when wanting to make your site more successful.

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Marketing Widgets You Want On Your Joomla Website

Wondering how to make your Joomla website a little bit more fresh and modern? Perhaps you are looking for ways to easily tie in your social media accounts to your site?

It sounds like your website is in need of some new visual and lively appeal! You can very easily add some marketing widgets to your site for a nearly instantaneous change-up. Depending on the nature of your site and the type of company it is, you can choose the widgets that are the right fit.

Today, we're going to focus on three popular widgets that you can easily add to your Joomla website.

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B&W or Rainbow? Choosing a Palette for Web Design

Whether you're exploring the whole RGB spectrum or bringing something fresh to black and white, color is one of the most important parts of website design. It's one of the first things users notice when they open up a site, and it instantly says a lot about the client and service or product they offer. Both color extremes are buzzing trends right now, so it's a great time to go ahead and experiment with using bold choices to add drama to your client's site. Here are some tips on when to go with monochrome and when to let your colorful fantasies play out.

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