Chris
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Super Borders Tutorial on Angular and Non-Standard Borders — Part 2

Web design trends of recent continue to push the boundaries on the status quo of rectangular layouts. One way this manifests is in the border between two sections of a webpage. Often the borders are angled, sometimes curved, but visually interesting for sure. In this post we’ll look at one way to approach the section

Super Borders Tutorial on Angular and Non-Standard Borders — Part 1

Web design trends of recent continue to push the boundaries on the status quo of rectangular layouts. One way this manifests is in the border between two sections of a webpage. Often the borders are angled, sometimes curved, but visually interesting for sure. In this post we’ll look at one way to approach the section

Google Fonts: Thick Fonts for Your Consideration

Oswald is a supremely useful and relied upon font face (formerly used on this site), trusted for its thick but compact style. Here are a few other bold, black or otherwise thick fonts for review and consideration. Tillium Web Titan One Kanit (Has 18 styles? Nice!) Alfa Slab One (an alllll time favorite of mine)

Google Fonts: Script Faces with Major Appeal

Here are a few of my favorite Handwriting Google Fonts for consideration and potential use. Montez This is Montez A few other elegant-types include: Tangerine Great Vibes Sacramento Mr De Haviland Ruthie Molle Parisienne Lovers Quarrel Sedgwick Ave Display This is Sedgwick Ave Display Non-or-less cursive, more hand scribbled-types include: Loved by the King Covered

Google Marketing Resources – A brief set of digital marketing and advertising options

Here are a few links that I find are often somewhat elusive, though I know they are free and open to the general surfing public. In no particular order: Academy Catalog Developers Training Google Codelabs Teach w/ Google

3 Nifty Tools for Web Design & Development Aficionados

Part of what makes the web so wonderful is the continuous space there is to explore. Pixel-pushers know as well as anyone that inventive tools, processes, and techniques help make things pleasantly colorful. Here are a few tools I’ve come across of recent to put in your quiver. Colorable This site helps you figure out

Callout Ad Extensions: Beef-Up Your Google Search Ads with this Free Add-On Option

Google Ads, formerly Google AdWords, continues to generate website traffic creating bottom-line value for businesses across the globe. In fact, Google estimates that for every $1 spent, advertisers – on average – earn $2 (some as high as $8). Moreover, Google continues to loom large in the digital ad space, even as Facebook increases its

Using Google Ads’ Landing Page Experience

The Google Ads’ advertising platform provides a plethora of data options. The advertiser using Google Ads will be presented with a variety of standard metrics, but there are additional metrics (worthy of your consideration) available. These metrics need to be activated, so to speak, in order to be seen. Here’s when, why, and how to

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