Intercom is growing at a phenomenal rate. We’re on a mission to make internet business personal, to disrupt... The post Announcing our fourth office – London appeared first on Inside Intercom.
Attracting users to your product is hard. It’s doubly hard if they don’t understand what you’re saying. Even... The post A marketer’s guide to localization appeared first on Inside Intercom.
There are definite right and wrong ways to design navigation menus. This basic part of a website is often overlooked in the design process and it shows in terms of usability. Clunky, overcrowded or missing navigation are the most common issues and quite frankly they can make your website simply suck. Don’t be that guy […]
Every e-commerce website is designed to have one primary goal: to convert visitors. Conversion can range from a completed sale to registering a membership, or filling out a subscription form. Whatever it is, an effectively designed website must be able to convince users to achieve that primary goal. Show More Summary
Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, […]
Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist who’s one of the most published, prolific and versatile cartoonists in the world […]
One of the most oft-repeated criticisms of any design is that it’s “poor user experience”. UX is set up as the ultimate achievement for any design project. But is this an over-simplification of the designer’s role? Should everything be about user experience? To paraphrase Leonard Hofstadter: “UX is a ‘smart decision’; it is like a […]
Having a supportive and open culture in the workplace leads to happy, motivated people who feel accepted. A... The post The value of a diverse workplace appeared first on Inside Intercom.
The first impression is always important and usually, you have just a few seconds to impress. Nice and quality clothes, matched accessories, coming to meetings on time, all these matters. They give people a first glance about who you are and create some emotions related to you. Show More Summary
The web runs on open source software. Most of it is in the back end, with most of the world’s servers running on some form of Unix or Linux. Those servers run hundreds, if not thousands, of open source utilities, script interpreters, and so on. Once in a while, though, the open source stuff gets […]
Finding product/market fit is far from easy, but for those startups that do, the maturation journey that follows... The post Joe Haslam on making the transition from startup to scale-up appeared first on Inside Intercom.
If you’re a freelance web developer, a lot of your marketing pitch comes down to your website. Clients want to see websites that are visually appealing, true, but also effective at conveying your work. Your portfolio site should showcase...Show More Summary
One of the values we live by here at Intercom is shipping is our heartbeat. This encapsulates our... The post What we shipped: 20 new features and counting appeared first on Inside Intercom.
My name is Mason Ellwood, and I’m currently working on Flatiron School’s Online Full Stack Web Development Program. Each week, I’ll be writing about my experience, what I’m learning, and tips on learning to code. One language that IShow More Summary
Online sales climb higher year after year and now is the best time to get into the ecommerce game. If you’re looking for a platform to start with then WooCommerce is easy to setup, very secure, and it runs on WordPress which means it’s 100% free. But just launching WooCommerce is only the first step. […]
When I worked for Google as a Site Reliability Engineer, I was lucky enough to travel around the... The post Engineering a culture of psychological safety appeared first on Inside Intercom.
These are good times for freelancers, web developers and for coders especially. There are numerous ways to earn money from doing what you like and of course, what you are good at. It seems like everywhere you look, you can find a freelancing...Show More Summary
Color is one of the most powerful tools in the designer’s toolkit. It can draw attention, set a mood, influence users’ emotions, perceptions and actions. With the lingering presence of Flat and Material Design, color holds even more prominence in UI design today. Bright colors are equally well suited for both playfully cartoonish designs focussed […]
Want to build an exceptional customer support team for your software company? Each member needs first-rate tech qualifications,... The post Dear customer support. You don’t need that technical degree. appeared first on Inside Interc...
In terms of working with clients, one of the hardest things you have to learn – especially if you work as a freelancer or run a small web design company – is to manage your time and projects as efficiently as possible. Even if we are graphic designers, creatives or web designers, we all know... Read More at How To Manage a Design Project And A Creative Team