To take pride in your craft is essential in any successful business. To use your craft to help encourage others to succeed, well, that is the definition of our community. While talking to Showit Design Partner, Katie Durski, owner of Ribbon&Ink, we loved hearing how she uses her art-form to tip her clients towards success. […]

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Featured Designer – Ribbon & Ink

This is your brain on design. But seriously…do you ever feel like the left side of that graphic up there is representative of you when you try to sit down and design something for yourself? Or do you never even make it to the right side and give up? In a world where amazing inspiration […]

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Ways to Simplify the Design Process

I love the idea of a custom site for your clients where they can showcase their images in a big beautiful gallery, and have information that is easily at their disposal. Making your clients feel loved and special can be an important aspect of your business and brand. Creating clients sites for each client, however, […]

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3 Tips for Quick Yet Custom Client Plus Sites

Four years ago when I bought my first DSLR, I barely knew how to use it, let alone had a CLUE what branding was. My first website was a free Wix site with their own branding slapped all across the page, my colors were black and pink. Seriously, black and pink?!?! That's not even close […]

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Design Stories | My Experience Working with Katie Durski

Typography, it’s so hot right now, but what do you need to know when searching for fonts? There are several different ways that font creators give usage rights for their fonts. It’s important to know the licensing rules for a particular font before deciding if it is okay for you to use commercially (aka – […]

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Fonts: Get Legit

I read an article the other day that may cause a stir, but I’ll share it anyway. Have you noticed that lately a lot of websites look the same? In the rush toward the long scrolling website trend, somewhere along the line, things became a little, well, predictable. Feel free to disagree with me on […]

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Break Out of the Boring

Showit is awesome for many reasons, but the one I am focusing on for this article is the capability of plus sites. Maybe you are reading this and thinking “what's a plus site?” Well, let me tell you. WHAT IS A PLUS SITE? A plus site is just what it sounds like: an additional site […]

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Five Creative Ways to Use Plus Sites

Designing a mobile site can be a daunting task: Reformatting, moving things around, resizing…oh my! However, knowing a few handy things can help speed the process up quite a bit and make you a happy camper in the end. [dropcap]1[/dropcap] GO IN WITH A PLAN Planning your mobile site out ahead of time makes designing […]

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Tips to Save Time on Mobile Design

Photographers, as professionals, are expected to have websites full of colorful visuals. It's what we do! So, it would be obvious to choose a site design that has a lot of visual elements rather than text. Since Showit has fully customizable stylegroups with regards to design, it is a terrific platform for photographers’ websites. However, […]

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Lets Talk About Text Baby | SEO Tips

I read an article the other day about the continuing emergence of “non-com’s.” “Non-com’s” are domain names that are not .com’s. They are popping up everywhere, and even big name movies like The Hunger Games are ditching the .com for the new wave of “non-com’s.” iIn the case of The Hunger Games, the “.movie” extension. […]

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The Non-Com Revolution

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