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Sketching: The Most Underutilized Design Tool?

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I would class sketching as a tool, just as I would with Photoshop, Fireworks or any other app I use to help me create the finished product. For me, Sketching is an essential part of the design workflow that would make up a majority of projects.

As a tool, sketching is often the first thing I utilise during a project workflow, its use will vary depending on the project type, time restraints and your own workflow preference.

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Useful Web Apps For Prototyping and Wireframing

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Being able to create rapid prototypes or wireframes of web and mobile apps is crucial for improving efficiency and essentially the end product. Creating wireframes or prototypes will allow you to discuss and amend various different versions of the the project in deeper details with clients, designers and developers without the need to invest hours of staff time creating endless pixel perfect mockups.

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Essential WordPress Backup Plugins And Resources

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WordPress is used by many to power their websites, it makes it easy for anyone to update, manage and create highly scalable content rich websites. It is important to understand that for all the time and money you invest in your WordPress site you should also take a keen interest in the tools needed to appropriately back your WordPress site up, optimize its database and keep it running. This ensures that daily backups are available, should you need to restore your website and your WordPress install runs fast and is optimized correctly.

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20 Examples of Perfectly Designed Comparison Tables

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When a customer is shopping, they want to know that they have options, and specifically what the differences between those options are. Most web services, whether they be invoicing tools, hosting packages or web apps have different pricing structures for various subscription lengths or features.

One of the ways to make sure that your customer is informed and satisfied with their purchase is to show them a comparison table. That way, they can see the differences in features and pricing, and make the choice that suits them best.

Of course, as with any other content on a website, it’s important to have a good design for your comparison table. Here’s 20 examples of perfectly designed comparison tables.

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