Our minds are always busy. We’re reading emails, collaborating in meetings, writing code, sketching ideas, talking to our... The post Reflection: a key ingredient to great product teams appeared first on Inside Intercom.
WordPress is without a doubt the most popular content management system in the history of the web. The power and versatility of the combination of technologies like SQL, PHP and web browsers have made it possible to produce a systemShow More Summary
The web is a diverse platform, but that diversity impacts usability and user experience. We explore the case for an open source design system for the entire web.
An internship represents your first steps from the world of college to the world of work, but we... The post Choosing the right internship can turbocharge your career appeared first on Inside Intercom.
Start 2018 by deleting some of those old tools from your computer that you never use in favor of some fresh, new options. While old favorites can be great for a while, there are so many great new elements out there that can streamline your workflow, or help add more creative spark to projects. If […]
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 […]
Are your design projects running behind schedule? Or are you just having trouble keeping track of team members while on the go? Whatever the issue, the fact is that web design is a mobile field today, and we all work from a range of locations. Show More Summary
Gamification as a concept has been around just long enough for a number of experts to come out of nowhere. There was a brief moment where everybody wrote an article or five about it, and then it more or less became the preserve of “gamification experts” and business blogs. The thing is, we should still […]
Make no mistake getting marketing right is one of the biggest challenges facing startups today. As our own... The post Lessons in marketing from some of tech’s brightest minds appeared first on Inside Intercom.
An online shop’s shipping methods or rates have a significant impact on decreasing cart abandonment rates and driving up additional sales. Customers are just as attracted by low shipping rates, fast shipping options, and good packaging, as they are enticed by competitive market rates of products. Ecommerce sites that have not yet mastered the complexities […]
Can you imagine life without a mockup or prototyping tool? Doing your job would be impossible, for sure. These tools are an inherent part of a designer’s job, and we know you’re probably always on the lookout for the best prototyping tool to meet your needs and preferences. Show More Summary
There was a stage a few years ago when our Intercom product featured roughly 50 shades of blue.... The post Solving Fifty Shades of Blue, or how we built our design system appeared first on Inside Intercom.
How about bringing an attractive, engaging website online? This would be a great way to get a business off to a great start in 2018. A website’s ability to bring in traffic is not enough, however. If it isn’t responsive, those who rely...Show More Summary
Using a living style guide (LSG) to drive development is a practice that is gaining a lot of popularity because it has many advantages, including code efficiency and UI consistency. But, how can you create one? What should you include? And where do you even start? In this tutorial I will delve into the nitty-gritty […]
We’ve just released our latest book, Intercom on Marketing. With the volume of marketing playbooks already out there,... The post Announcing Intercom on Marketing – the marketing book for startups appeared first on Inside Intercom.
Everything that breaks looks terrible! Typography is a crucial part of web design and as a designer or a developer, it can be frustrating to see the body copy of web pages crumble into pieces when they are accessed through devices of varying sizes. Show More Summary
And it’s here! January 2018 has arrived in all its cold, cold glory, and I just spent the first few days of it looking at portfolio sites. I do it all for you, dear Readers. I do it all for you. This month doesn’t have a particularly specific theme, unless you count pretty much every […]
How do you find the space to take on high-risk, high-reward projects, especially when it involves a system... The post Making some wiggle room for engineering innovations appeared first on Inside Intercom.