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How to Un-Adobe Your Online Business

Running an online business always involves some degree of creative work. That can be anything from graphic design and photo editing for content on your website to video and audio editing for video content and podcasts.

The default tool suite for this kind of creative work is Adobe's Creative Cloud. Many users are frustrated by the Adobe business model where you pay through your nose for software that you don't even get to own.

If you're looking for a solution to this problem, here are my recommendations for Adobe CC alternatives.

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The Two Factors that Determine the Success of Your Site

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Would you like your site to generate more income, but don’t know how to make that happen? Are you unsure about what direction your site design should take? Do you hear a lot about “usability” and “engagement”, but lack a concrete guide for what to actually do about these things?

If so, this post is for you.

Read on to find out the only two factors that truly matter for your website’s performance and profitability.

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Design for Non-Designers: Fonts

As stated in my previous post about enhancing your website with graphics, I am not a designer. Despite this, I have often been asked about what fonts I use or how I created a certain text effect during webinars or after posting a new video.

So, in today’s post, I want to share with you what little I know about selecting and using fonts for websites, video presentations or any other purpose, in such a way that it makes people go “wow, that looks neat”.
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Design for Non-Designers: Graphics

I am not a designer. I don’t claim to be capable of creating good design and I wouldn’t even claim that I have particularly good taste in design. I am, however, a fan of good design and I get asked about the graphics I use for my blog posts and video presentations quite frequently. Hence this post.

Graphics and design are important to me for all of my websites. The visuals of any site are what form the “first impression” and are therefore relevant to conversions and profit. Just like you dress well when you want to make a good impression, even though you know that your clothes don’t convey your personality, you should make sure that your website is visually appealing, even though you know the content is more important.
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