1,000 Business Card Giveaway

March 31st, 2009 | 7 Comments | Posted in Various

[Re]encoded is teaming up with Allbusinesscards.com to bring you the 1,000 Business Card Giveaway. The winner of the contest will get…you guessed it… 1,000 free business cards.

To enter this contest, all you have to do is follow  us on twitter.

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5 Must See Spring Inspired Posts

March 29th, 2009 | 3 Comments | Posted in Inspiration

Spring is here, and with it comes all beauty of the season. A few web design blogs created excellent Spring themed posts that really inspired me. The posts feature beautiful pictures of flowers, rain, and rebirth. Best of all, most of the pictures are free to use. Spring is such a great source of inspiration, I am surprised more web design blogs are not taking providing more free pictures like these. Anyways, please check out these posts and enjoy and let me know in the comments which ones you like best. My next post is going to provide some free pictures for inspiration as well so make sure to check back with us soon.

1) Smashing Magazine: Beautiful Pictures For Spring Inspiration

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20 Social Media Sites For Web Designers / Developers

March 27th, 2009 | 15 Comments | Posted in Web Design

Digg and Reddit are growing so fast that they are losing their community feel. If you are a social media enthusiast, and you love web design, you might be looking for new places you can go that are more focused on the web design niche. If you run a web design blog, becoming an active member of communities focused solely on web design might be a good way to improve your readership. Whatever your motivation is, I put together this list of 20 social media sites focused solely on web design. Some of these sites receive impressive amounts of traffic, others are just starting to grow in popularity. In either case, the traffic you receive from these sites will be higher quality than either Digg or Reddit. Enjoy.

1) PixelGroovy

Pixel Groovy is a user controlled tutorial directory. They provide the members with the control, not editors, to decide which tutorials are worthy of being published and which tutorials aren’t. Another one of the sites on this list with heavier traffic.

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CSS Navigation: Tutorials, Examples & Free Downloads

March 24th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in CSS

Navigation is arguably the most important part of a website (after content of course). Without a good navigation, your visitors will have difficulty finding their way around your site. If a visitor can’t find your sales page, you won’t make a sale. If a visitor can’t find the content they want, they won’t stay long. Continue reading “CSS Navigation: Tutorials, Examples & Free Downloads” »

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29 Web Design Blogs You Must Follow

March 23rd, 2009 | 163 Comments | Posted in Inspiration

Looking for new Ideas and inspiration in the design industry? Here is a list of the 29 best web design blogs to subscribe to. The web design industry is always changing, so as a web designer, it is important to always be ahead of the curve. These blogs are always coming up with cutting edge new ideas and providing free tools for web designers such as wordpress themes, templates and icon designs. Follow them on RSS or check them out on Twitter. Enjoy!

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