Good design of a Landing Page (LP) is not just about the emotions you experience when looking at it – it’s actually a much wider concept and the main goal of it is to solve business tasks. Unfortunately, many novice marketers and businessmen make a common mistake and set wrong priorities when designing an LP. […]
Are you designing a custom logo? That sounds amazing, doesn’t it? And Way too easy! Indeed? Is it that easy? Thinking that designing a custom logo is an easy process. That is a delusion. A logo design is not just some fonts, colors, some fancy lines and symbols, put together. A logo is a brand’s […]
To create a logo or other design material, professional logo designers follow a proper design process. A well-thought-out and systematic design process minimizes the chances of errors, resulting in an impactful and professional logo. However, if you don’t follow a design process, then you might face serious problems, which may undermine the credibility of your […]
It seems Adobe is in the market to compete with the fast up-and-comer Sketch for Mac OS X users. With Adobe CC requiring a monthly subscription it seems many designers are either sticking with CS6 or looking elsewhere. Adobe’s creative team are looking to solve this problem with a new application codenamed Project Comet. It […]
There are dozens of online training programs to improve your skills as a frontend or backend developer. But one incredible choice is Learn Verified which promises a job to each person that completes the program. The Learn Verified web developer track is built on Flatiron School’s curriculum. This teaches real applicable knowledge as used in […]
A cool iOS app named Assembly is taking the graphic design world by storm. This offers a mobile-friendly way for average folks to create unique icons and symbols from nothing but shapes and effects. The app is only $2.99 in the app store and offers unlimited designs at your disposal. The Assembly library contains a […]
The common use of website hero images should come as no surprise. Faster Internet speeds and larger monitors allow for a pristine viewing experience. Hero images can be found in layouts as banners, slideshows, or even fullscreen backgrounds. But these background images don’t always need to be fixed designs. Going beyond just static hero images […]
Advertising is a massive industry with a lot of money and agencies vying for attention. But the purpose of this industry is generally to drive people towards something whether it’s a product or service. Great ads will draw your attention even if you don’t have a need for the product.
But poorly-crafted ads will come off as revolting and insincere. Nobody wants to deal with the metaphorical used car salesman, and this type of advertisement can be an immediate turn-off.
For this post I’d like to examine a few design techniques for polishing beautifully-magnetic advertising banners. Although designs can vary from each website the general techniques remain the same. Take a look at the BuySellAds marketplace to see some of the most creatively and well-designed banner ads online today.