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How to Create a Good UI Slider in Mobile Design

A touch screen is possibly one of the reasons mobile devices are so popular.

Touch screens remove the distance between a person and an interactive device and as a result, they feel intuitive and easy to use. Sliders can be easily incorporated into a mobile device because of that.

Sliders encourage users to explore content on a site simply by making a horizontal movement on the screen. However, they are a relatively underused option for mobile navigation.

Sliders present a great navigation option for sites and apps with only a few elements to explore. Sliders feel natural to users and provide a fun way to change settings or explore features. Sliders are easily recognizable to users, which makes them easy to use. This makes them a very practical option for designers to explore.

What are sliders good for

Sliders are easy for users to understand and explore. This makes them feel intuitive. Touchscreen devices have small screens and a slider makes a great option because it doesn’t take up a lot of space.

They are great because they also make a great deal of sense for a user interface design. Sliders help a user move backward and forwards, increase speed or volume and give a relative feel to a task (make the volume a little louder than it is now).

Some difficulties with using sliders

Looking at a design from the user’s perspective is important in order to ensure usability. Mobile users are often rushed or distracted while using a device. They may use it while running through a shopping center, eating or going for a walk.

When users make use of a slider, they are often doing so while distracted or in a rush. This often means pushing a slider too far in a single direction while attempting to remove their fingers away from a screen.

Sliders may also be very difficult to use for people who have motor difficulties. With a little too much pressure, it can be hard to get your slider to work in the way you would like it best.

Sliders can be equally difficult for older users with shaky hands. This makes it equally difficult to guarantee a precise result when using a slider. In these incidences, users may feel helpless when trying to navigate a site.

Consider your site audience. If you’re aiming at older viewers or people with health or motor control difficulties, a slider would not be the best choice.

Think about usability issues

Once you’ve considered your audience and you believe that using a slider may be appropriate, consider your design. Touchscreen users often use thumbs when working on their devices.

You want your design to be usable. As a result, it’s important to explore the area of the screen that would be taken up by the user’s finger or thumb. This will help you to place your slider on screen in a way that will make it easy to use or manipulate.

Designing for desktop where users will make use of a mouse to move a slider is different to a touchscreen device. With a touchscreen, you want to limit the potential for mistakes, pressing alternate links or covering up instructions while users place fingers or thumbs on the screen.

Any labels or values which explain the slider must appear beside or above both the user’s fingers or thumbs, and the slider button.

Use sliders to create a clear, visual impression

If you have a great deal of content which would be ‘too much information’ for your readers to explore or absorb, it often helps to use sliders to present a series of visual images for your user.

For example, if you would like to show a series of events which a user could follow in order to buy a product from an e-commerce site, a clear set of visual images which guide a user through the experience can be helpful and not demanding.

This saves the user time and makes a site easy to navigate. This process can be used in a range of different instances to assist a user to navigate a site or mobile application.

Slider types that you can use

There are different sliders which can be used when creating a website or application.

Single sliders

are best for working with a single value.

Double sliders

are great when using a range of values.

Continuous sliders

allow the user to select a space along the bar which is relatively higher or lower (maximum or minimum).

Discrete sliders

have set stops which the user can use to give a precise value to a situation.

Exact value or guess work?

It can be difficult or complex for a user to use a slider in a precise manner. This is particularly true on touch devices. To be very specific with a tiny peg on a screen is difficult.

It is often easier to use sliders when a precise value is not important to users. If a user can use a slider to share an approximate value, this is often enough.

What to do when you need an exact value

If your user is going to need a precise value when operating your slider, you can create a slider with an editable numerical value.

This means that your user will be able to touch the slider and then insert a number into a text box. This can become editable each and every time the thumb touches the slider.

However, if the User Interface requires an exact value in order for usability, it may be more helpful not to use sliders.

Show the range of values

Some sliders use numerical values so that a user can select options. An e-commerce app may offer a range of products which start at a $1 but range up to $999.

In this case, it is often helpful to show the exact range of numbers available on the site. This gives your user the ability to create a set range of items that they would be able to explore.

Creating a set range helps your user to avoid running up zero response. A smaller search result will often provide fewer items, while a larger search bar will offer up a larger range of items. However, your users won’t limit their choices unnecessarily. Neither will they grow frustrated with a range of options which they cannot afford.

Enable your user to explore your application even if they do not understand the slider and the ranges it makes available to a user.

Provide visual feedback

When you create your slider, add visual feedback to a user’s interactions. This is how your user will expect your application to work.

When your user uses a slider or inserts information into an edit box, provide an instant visual response.

You can use animations, rollovers or hover states in order to communicate with your user. These features will capture your user’s attention and create a communication. A dynamic website is always engaging.

When you create visual feedback, your users will feel acknowledged. This creates a feeling of confidence in their ability to navigate your site.

Ending thoughts

When you’re creating a web application, sliders often seem easy and intuitive. They are also a great aesthetic option. However, they aren’t always the best tool to use.

If you’re looking for relative values and you know your audience has good motor control, they can be a helpful option.

However, if you’re looking for exact values, it is helpful to provide the user with the option to type in this value.

As a designer, work towards creating a slider within which your user can select a range of values that can be explored on your site. This will help your user, who might struggle with creating a precise value while using the slider.

  Image Inq   Apr 20, 2018   Design   0 Comment Read More

15 Best Multipurpose WordPress Themes to Use This Year

The concept behind the design of most multipurpose WordPress themes is simple. It’s the ability to produce a template that can create different kinds of websites. These websites usually suit any type of company, brand, agency, or cause.

A multipurpose website would, therefore, have all the necessary features.

There is an argument against multipurpose themes. It is that website designers and owners would often have to settle for results that, are not the best.

Today’s business environment is highly competitive. Therefore, a website that “adequately” gets the job done is seldom good enough. Granted, there are some multipurpose themes on the market that don’t get things done quite right.

But there are numerous multipurpose themes that do an excellent job. They are capable of creating virtually any website type. These 15 are great examples of the top premium multipurpose WordPress themes.

  1. BeTheme – Responsive Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme

No matter what the website type of business niche you’re working with, you won’t find “adequate” anywhere in BeTheme’s dictionary. Thanks to it’s amazing (and huge) selection of professionally-designed pre-built websites (320+ and counting), BeTheme has you covered. You’ll never have to put up with a layout or template that enables you to “barely” satisfy a client’s needs.

Starting with one of these pre-built websites (which can be installed with a single click), putting Be’s popular Muffin Builder and Options Panel into play, and making use of the large selections of shortcodes and design elements among Be’s 40 core features, you can satisfy a client representing the least well-known business niches on the planet, and do so with a turnaround in 4 hours in many cases.

If your clientele should represent an array of different niches, you can easily accomplish the same thing, many times over of course.

The first time you try Be Theme, you’ll see why it’s a top 5 ThemeForest best-seller.

  1. Total

Total is a living example of a WordPress theme that enables you to accomplish a great deal with a minimal amount of effort. With this multipurpose theme, it’s simply a matter of displaying its demos on the WordPress dashboard, picking what you want, and installing it with a single click. Install any plugins that are recommended, and you’re ready to go!

Total uses an extended version of Visual Composer, a selection of unique custom page building blocks, and its live Customizer settings to help get your design project underway. There are plenty of options for WooCommerce, sliders, headings, pricing tables, and more.

The tools are there to build your own community forum as well, since Total is fully compatible with the bbPress forum plugin.

Developers will be happy knowing that Total’s coding was done with their needs mind and contains all the hooks and snippets they need should they be called upon to maintain or modify the code.

  1. Porto – Ultimate WordPress+eCommerce Theme

Porto is a free eCommerce-oriented theme that’s responsive, easy to work with, and lightning fast. This responsive multipurpose theme’s speed and superior performance is in large part due to its Bootstrap 4 framework.

Porto is WooCommerce compatible. Its features include a WooCommerce Catalog mode and shop and product page filtering. Visual Composer, complete with Ultimate VC addons is Porto’s page builder, and you’ll have a large selection of unique homepage layouts and skins, blog types, portfolio types, and shop pages to work with. Shopper wishlist functionality is there as well.

Total is WPML and RTL ready, cross-browser compatible, and SEO friendly.

This theme’s fixation on speed even extends to its support team. If you have a question or problem, you can rely on a rapid response on their part.

  1. Houzez

The real estate sector is huge, competitive, and for a web designer somewhat challenging because of the special requirements involved. Houzez has taken those requirements well into account. You can, in fact, have a website up and running in short order that any realtor would break down your door for the opportunity to own and use.

This responsive theme’s features include listings layout options, advanced and radius search, and Google location functionality.

  1. Uncode – Creative Multiuse WordPress Theme

Rather than show you the long list of Uncode’s features and virtues, we suggest taking a shortcut. Go to the website and check out the Uncode showcase where user-built creative websites tell a more than compelling story about all the things you can accomplish with the help of this multipurpose WordPress theme. The showcase is also a great source of inspirations.

We should also mention that Uncode is responsive and loaded with design options of all types.

  1. TheGem – Creative Multi-Purpose High-Performance WordPress Theme

TheGem is properly named. This multipurpose theme is an ideal choice for making business websites, creative websites, one page or multi-page websites, blogs or portfolios. TheGem includes over 70 unique multi-purpose concepts, and a plethora of stunning demo pages and flexible page layouts.

No coding is needed, and the styles and element layouts you choose can be easily combined. The package even includes a ready-to-launch fashion store!

  1. Themify Ultra

You can build any site with Themify Ultra. Its long list of features shows you why this is true. There are too many to list here, but the list includes design skins and pre-made single-click to install demo sites, builder addons (countdown, progress bar, pricing table, and more).

There are pre-designed layouts with smart layout options, post layouts, a new section scrolling feature, and on and on. Themify is, of course, responsive, WooCommerce ready, and requires no coding.

  1. Layers WP

This free WordPress theme combines good design with just the right number of features to make website building quick and easy. Layers features a comprehensive library of page layout presets; it’s responsive, WooCommerce ready, and its point and click code-free UI gives you all the control you need over your design.

While the default theme is yours free of charge, Layers charges for extensions, as well as for its Pro Version which has more awesome design options.

  1. Kallyas

You’ll enjoy pursuing your web design activities with Kallyas, an SEO friendly, responsive, and lightning-fast multipurpose theme, with Zion, its cool visual page builder, 150+ design elements and more than 60 pre-made website templates (with a new one added every month).

While Kallyas is extremely easy to work with, if you have a problem or question you can rely on live chat support for help; plus, you have ready access to 150+ video tutorials for useful tips and advice.

  1. Pofo – Creative Portfolio and Blog WordPress Theme

Pofo is visually stunning, modern design, technically sound and polished WordPress theme. This multipurpose theme does use Visual Composer and Revolution Slider, and it’s WooCommerce ready as well. What Pofo does use in place of third-party plugins is the WordPress Customizer for most theme customization settings. The Customizer also provides real-time quick previews of any changes you make.

You’ll also find carefully thought out selections of home pages, demo pages, and pre-built elements.

  1. XStore – Responsive WooCommerce Theme

XStore offers a minimalist approach to web design. Developed with care and intuitive to work with, it can boast of every feature needed to create a professional looking online shop, and one that visitors feel they can trust.

XStore features over 70 good-to-go shops, free premium plugins (valued at $250), a cool 360° product viewer, and the WooCommerce Infinite Scroll capability. If your goal is to create an online store that positively rocks, XStore will make that happen.

  1. Hestia

Hestia is built around the Material Design concept, and with its single page look which guarantees that the help of this free multipurpose theme, you can build websites that will create lasting first impressions in terms of imagery and structure. Users will appreciate how easy your websites are to navigate.

Hestia is compatible with most popular drag and drop builders, it supports the WordPress live Customizer feature, and it’s WooCommerce compatible, SEO friendly, and responsive.

  1. Stormyday

Stormyday’s creators had an objective. It was to present a WordPress blog theme that would enable its users to create blogs that would make a statement. This flexible, multipurpose theme with its full range of demos, 1-click install, and Premiumcoding, a brand-new page builder, more than satisfies that objective.

Plenty of shortcodes, blog variations, header variations, header page templates and portfolio pages are included in the package.

  1. Fildisi – Responsive Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme

Fildisi doesn’t tell you what to do. You tell Fildisi what to do. In other words, this multipurpose theme breaks the rules that many themes impose on you and adjusts to your creativity and creative needs. You’ll have plenty of predefined layouts and color sets to work with, multiple blog, portfolio, and gallery options, and a “plethora” of handcrafted elements (which sounds like quite a few).

No coding is necessary, and you’ll get lifetime updates and 24/7 support.

  1. Movedo Premium Multipurpose Theme

Like most WordPress themes, Movedo was created for use by serious web designers. It was also created with the idea that web designers should have some fun from time to time.

When you first discover all the features this multipurpose theme offers, your first impulse will be to spend some time trying them all out (super moldable typography and unique clipping animations to name a couple). Movedo rocks! Just what you need in this competitive environment.

Conclusion

Searching through 15 multipurpose theme products may be a somewhat time-consuming activity. Butt it’s far better than having to search through themes without knowing the good from the average.

You can’t go wrong with one these 15 as they are among the very best on the market. It should simply be a matter of finding one or two that appear to meet your needs best.

  Image Inq   Apr 19, 2018   Design   0 Comment Read More

How to Design Cool & Efficient Infographics

Infographics may be a bit tricky to create, but there is no better alternative for presenting complex data in a ‘digestible’ and eye-catchy way. Better yet, infographics are slowly becoming critical elements of visual marketing.

Of course – text was and remains a leading mean of communicating important information, but we can’t undermine the fact that human brains process images way faster than words.

This is even truer when it comes to transforming complex data into manageable chops that people will both like and understand. The rising popularity of analytic web magazines is the best way to confirm that.

How to design amazing infographics – Tips & Tricks

Infographics designs are created primarily with the help of vector graphics software like illustrator and Corel draw , where all charts, images, icons, illustrations, and visualizations can be edited separately.

You can move the resize them, rotate them, or overlap them upon need. Better yet, the system can arrange them within a functional unit regardless of how you created them or where you extracted them from.

In a nutshell, infographic designs make data both beautiful and functional, but only as long as you’ve presented it in the right way. This process also entails smooth navigation and guidance, because infographics that are difficult to understand stand no chance to become popular.

Collecting and assembling data

The first phase of the process is to sift and collect data. Most of the time, you’ll be getting messy and raw chunks: excel sheets imported from local databases, downloaded PDF reports and similar resources.

Rather than indicating viewers that they should compare charts on different pages, you should give them a clue on why this is important, and gather additional resources for those who would like to know more.

To get the full picture, you will need multiple materials and hours of research, instead of simply pasting isolated charts that mean nothing to a less informed user.

Original infographics – why you should position numbers within different shapes

Unique shapes are easy to spot, and they can keep the viewer’s attention much longer than a plain number. Therefore, make sure that important numbers and statistics stand out.

Content rather than plain numbers

One can tell from personal experience that it is easier to focus on highlighted parts and skip the body text in a report, but this may have serious consequences on the long run.

Single chunks of numerical data can’t reveal the full picture without detailed explanations, so don’t try to skim on those.

The client will notice the incompleteness of your project sooner or later, and your report will be of no use since the dots are not really connected.

To avoid a similar scenario, hire an infographic designer who can spot the holes in your content, and help you support facts with a reliable and adept story.

How to present your information – Tips & Tricks

Let’s assume you’re pitching a hot business idea to interested investors, or preparing a weekly report at work – in both cases, you need to represent figures and facts, and make them as effective as possible. How can you do that?

Start with the narrative

Without a decent narrative, statistical data would be boring and difficult to understand. Your intent with each and every report should be unique and obvious, and that doesn’t only refer to clarifying your data.

Instead, you should also explain how you’ve collected and processed your materials, reveal the trends and patterns you can across, and support your arguments with a list of key findings. Once your audience is familiar with your sources, they will find it much easier to understand the information, and they will be much more interested to learn more.

Come up with a consistent visual index

A solid visual index will help viewers scan your designs quickly, and understand the hierarchy of your information. To do that, you should break complex data down, and come up with a great narrative, as we discussed before.

The visual index aims to connect different chunks of data, and to ensure that they are consistent. A fast and efficient trick is to pick a focus element, and make sure it appears everywhere in your design for a more cohesive experience.

Discover and face your problems

Sometimes, you won’t have to come up with a story to make data work in cohesion and harmony. You can always play it by ear and let facts speak for themselves, but keep in mind that this will also require multiple reality checks.

It may happen that the amazing data doesn’t comply with the story your client is looking for, which means you’ll have to twist it, or remove facts that don’t look right. What matters the most is to use accurate data that is easy to uncover, instead of misleading your client with useless details.

Colored infographics have a better impact

Color can help you boost the influence of tour infographic, and make sure that your information is being noticed.

Hierarchical arrangement

When is the last time you saw a report without a focus piece of information? The ‘wow’ moment that causes astonishment is compulsory in any research, and once you get grasp on it, you can arrange the rest of your data in any type of hierarchical structure you want.

The supportive elements will be arranged to tell the story, and readers will use them as an orienteering tool to locate the info they need. Once ready with it, you will see the final picture of the product ready.

Creating visual maps with lines

The same as shapes, icons, and illustrations, lines can help you map data wherever necessary. Stick to simple and straight lines that won’t distract attention from what is genuinely important – your information!

Preparing wireframes

With all data assembled and combined, hierarchy established, and a focus fact exposed in plain sight. It will be time to create your first wireframe. The wireframes are in fact visual prototypes of how the information is about to look and designers share them with clients for an opinion before they’ve launched the final product.

More often than rare, wireframes raise discussions and suggest potential changes, and it is only after they’re approved that the designer can make a final decision.

Despite of the number of rules and guidelines in wire framing, many designers choose do deviate from the traditional path, and choose a different way to tell their story. Charts and pies are, of course, still present, but so are illustrations, photos, and similar compelling elements.

Refining and testing your design

Once the visual form of your infographics is set to go, you need to refine it to perfection. At this stage, you may as well want to involve your clients and consult details with them, so that the final product matches exactly the intent and needs of their brand.

A separate testing process is launched within the design team to ensure that the information is correct and easy to read, usually by being offered to random users who didn’t have a similar experience before.

There is no strict rule to as how long the testing process should be, and it usually lasts until everyone on board confirms being comfortable with the simplicity and arrangement of the design. Once the clients approve it too – you’ve got yourself a winner!

Skip white backgrounds

Most infographic websites come with a plain white background, which will make it difficult for viewers to distinguish your work from the work of someone else. Plus, white is not the best color choice for viewers to decipher the starting and edging point of your content.

The hit off moment

Most infographics nowadays are created for online display, and sometimes released as printed illustrations as well. This is why you should prepare data foremost for digital utilization, and count in all the audiences that will have access to it.

One thing is for sure: as much as you’ve tested your work, there is no chance you’ve discovered all aspects of the story, so even once the piece is published, you may encounter problems and arguments you never knew existed.

In short, collective vetting will ensure your project is never quite finished, and you will have to perform occasional revisions each time new data appear on the scene.

We bet it sounds intimidating at this stage, but that’s what makes good infographics so rewarding. Stirring the minds of your audience with accurate and scrutinize design takes work!

What will you get from your infographic design?

Infographic assets are quite similar to any marketing tool, and can do miracles for a brand when used at the right time and place. This is what they will do for you:

  • Drive traffic your way. Quality infographics improve your SEO and help attract new visitors.
  • Boost brand awareness. Infographics are easy to share on other websites and social media, and will make your brand popular much sooner than you expect it.
  • If arranged in the right way, they will put you within customers’ spotlight, and become your leading marketing campaign tools and sales assets.
  • Improve internal and external communication. You can use infographics within your team to monitor progress and achievements for different periods of time. You can also share your data with interested audiences to compare your value on the market.

Once again – information is easier to understand when displayed visually and distributed online, which is how certain websites take literally seconds to capture worldwide attention.

Overwhelmed by clutter and useless content, readers are desperate to discover content they like, and won’t care who you are or what you do unless you provide it.

What to expect from infographics in the future?

Infographics are useful for as long as the data displayed in them is accurate, which means that they must evolve. Designers are continuously searching for new ways to make them interactive and playful, including HTML5-based visualizations that react depending on the viewers’ actions.

As it was so far, infographics will continue responding to the exact needs of the targeted audience, and combine interesting, accurate, timely, and foremost relevant information.

When compiled with care, infographics will help you succeed, thanks to the fact that readers understand and memorize the story you’re sharing with them.

Infographic designs are also great assets that help you reveal findings to stakeholders, or measure the progress of your team, and they’re thus welcomed and useful in every industry.

  Image Inq   Apr 18, 2018   Design   0 Comment Read More

How to Create Efficient Mobile User Interfaces

When using a mobile device, users want their experience to be efficient and intuitive. As designers, it is important to understand how to work dynamically in order to create increasingly effective user interfaces.

This will help us to create positive user experiences and keep us moving forward as designers.

We know that fast and efficient mobile phone use is entirely possible. People often check mail when walking down the street, crossing roads or even while rushing through a shopping centre or airport.

This is because the UI for downloading mail has been streamlined to the point that it is fast and effective to use. As a result, we feel completely comfortable with the process.

As technology advances, mobile phones become more and more popular. Users often prefer to use mobile applications because they are so quick and efficient.

Even in gaming, people prefer playing multiplayer games on their mobile phones instead of consoles or computers.

Information can be accessed at the touch of a button. Technology is advancing so rapidly that it no longer makes sense to users to feel slowed down by an inefficient process.

Not every application can work as efficiently as a mobile interface. There are times when speed will be sacrificed because a user needs to be shown what to do.

Sometimes users will have to focus on a task, fill out a form or download a large document. However, getting the balance right is the skill of a great designer.

As a designer, how do you create the balance between speed and efficiency? How do you keep momentum while ensuring usability?

This article explores the different areas or contexts of mobile design. It will provide insight into when to speed up or slow down an application in order to ensure user efficiency.

We will discuss when to create friction in order to slow down a design, and when to be innovative and ensure your user achieves momentum.

Challenges

Mobile devices can be difficult to design. They have limited space and this is often frustrating for viewers. When viewers use the device they do so because of its simplicity.

They are able to use an application while going for coffee or waiting for an appointment.

However, users do not simply want efficiency. They often want great information which excited and inspires them.

In addition to user needs, technology is constantly changing. Phones are continually changing in size and wearable technology is becoming increasingly more popular.

Designers need to be dynamic to keep applications technologically advances and usable no matter the screen size or level of user skill.

Creating friction in mobile design

Friction slows down mobile app users so that the interface is easy to understand. Although it is commonly believed that an application should work as quickly as possible in order to enhance user experience.

However, a certain level of friction is necessary so that a user may understand the application. By consciously creating friction, a designer can manage the way an application flows.

As designers, the goal is to find the balance of slowing the user down without limiting progress.

In order to create a balance between speed and efficiency, the time a user spends engaging with your user interface should be proportional to the end results.

If a user engages in often used tasks such as receiving mail or downloading a song, the number of interactions between a viewer and their task should be low.

However, with larger, more important tasks such as making a bank payment, it is crucial that the viewer ensures that payment will be going to the right person and no mistakes are being made. In this regard, it is often helpful to slow a viewer down.

As designers, it is often helpful to see User Interface friction as existing on a pole or continuum. On one side, there is the UI which is designed for frequent use.

Users value speed and efficiency because they are aware of exactly what they must do on these apps, and how to do it. All extra elements have been stripped away and efficiency is key.

On the other side of the continuum is the application which seeks to assist the user use the application to achieve correct results.

Speed is not considered to be important. Instead, the user is given a lot of information. This helps to create understanding. These tasks often take longer.

However, the extra steps are necessary to achieve the correct results. Filling in a tax form or loan application would need clear instructions rather than a speedy process. Clients can feel lost or uncertain without clear instructions.

When you’re creating a UI, you’re looking to find the perfect balance between speed and friction. Too much information will frustrate your viewer, but not enough will leave your viewer feeling lost.

As a general guideline, the less frequently a user interacts with an interface, the more friction will be needed.

When you’re creating a design, your user will often use it less frequently than an email application and more frequently than a tax form or legal document.

As a designer, you’ll need to work out how much friction you need to keep your application comprehensible while removing any unnecessary steps.

Your goal as a designer is to keep your application easy to use. Too many steps will frustrate your viewer. Not enough may cause them to give up on your application because it appears incomprehensible.

When working with your design, you’ll need to think carefully about where to add friction and where to remove it because it appears to be too much.

Some tips for designing mobile applications:

Look at your application from the customer’s perspective.

When you are able to see your app from the customer’s perspective, you’ll understand what it is being used for. When you understand your client’s goals, it will be easier to achieve them.

Does the app share information or is it used to make sales? How do you prevent clients from becoming lost? How much information do you require viewers to fill in, and which steps could be left out? Assessing this information will assist you with your goals.

Research your users

This will give you insight into where any struggles may lie. How could you improve your user experience? Why does the application exist and how can this benefit your clients? Can your users find their way around the site? Are they able to find a way to undo errors? What would make your user abandon the application?

Interviews, testing and analytics will give you the information you need to improve your user experience.

Creating a solid understanding of your user needs and experiences will help your application stand out from the competition.

Look at the core solutions and work on these

By focusing on the problems your application would need to resolve, you’ll be able to think it through. By focusing on the essentials that your application will need, you won’t get distracted.

Ensure the most crucial aspect of your design is well thought through so that your app will be accessible and easy to understand.

Kill off any extra features that you don’t actually need. Anything more than your core features should be given far less of a priority.

Create a sitemap

Understanding how your app will be structured is crucial. By creating a flowchart, you’ll be able to work out how your users will find their way around your app and find the information they need. Your goal is to make your application incredibly easy to understand.

Set out the goals for each page

Explore what you need to achieve with each page. What technology is needed to achieve this goal? Set out your call to action. How do these elements support business goals or core features?

Ask for feedback

As a designer, you might have blind spots. Ask your users to assist you with sharing any struggles you might be having.

This will help you before you commit to your UI design. Your prototype should be a trial run where any faults in the design can be exposed quickly.

Design your user interface

Once your design has been laid out, it is time to focus on your style, layout, use of colour and animation.

This will assist you in sending out the correct message to your user. Your user interface will also keep your site consistent and easy to understand.

Consider devices, screens and mobile trends

When you’re designing an application, you know it will be used on mobile. However, screens and resolutions constantly change and evolve.

You’ll need to make your design accessible to people with very small screens, those with large fingers and those unfamiliar with mobile technology. At the same time, consider design trends.

If minimalism is currently trendy and would make your application feel modern and sophisticated, it is worth taking this into account.

Ask for feedback

Now that your application has been ‘formed’ it is a great time to ask for user feedback. Let your viewers show you where they struggle with your application. Ask them for insights into the aesthetics of your site.

Tip: keep the different elements of your design to a minimum. Too many colors, font styles or shapes can make your design feel cluttered. Consistency will help you to create order on your site.

Work with developers

Coders will assist you in developing your application. However, it always helps to remember that your developer will see your application from a different angle or perspective.

Communicate clearly with your developer. Ask for feedback and check that your designs are being carried out in the way you would most like.

Launch, receive feedback and rethink your design

Designing an application is often an iterative process. You’ll never get it right on the first attempt. Once you’ve launched your application, it is time to see how real users work with it.

Once your users engage with your app, it will be time to see how to repair the flaws and enhance those aspects your viewers love.

Helpful tips for designing your application

Keep your screen simple and focus on interactions

When you’re designing an application your most important goals is to ensure that your user knows what to do. Keep your page as clear as possible. This will prevent your user from becoming overwhelmed.

When you are designing your application, keep your site consistent. This will help your user feel familiar with designs. Keep your navigation buttons consistent and familiar. Your viewer should know what to do with each aspect of your site.

When designing your application, it is also helpful to explore the international standard apps. This will help you to explore how to optimize your screen use, keeping your users engaged.

Design with your user response in mind

Screen sizes are the greatest challenge when it comes to mobile design. Sizes vary and wearable devices are becoming more popular.

However, if you establish a persona for your user and work out behavioral patterns, you’ll be able to create a predictable set of actions.

This will help you to map out your application. By designing your application around your user experience, you’ll be able to create a positive user experience.

Use color to assist your user with navigating your site

When you design an app, it should meet the needs of the intended audience. As a designer, you’ll be working on the ways your user responds to your app.

You’ll also want to encourage activities such as site conversions. Each aspect of your app is designed towards usability.

When designing your application, you can use color to assist your viewer with navigating your site or creating hierarchy and balance. Colour can even be used to send out an emotional message or help a viewer identity with a brand.

Consider the psychology of colour carefully when designing your application. Red, for example, can be attention-grabbing but should never be used as a call to action because it also represents danger. Orange would be a better option.

Create an easy outline for your content. This will keep your page well organized and structured.

Use branding as part of the design

When you’re creating a mobile app, you want clients to buy into the brand. A logo is very important because it gives a visual message of what you would like to portray.

The design or aesthetic of the site will also send out a message to your users. Would you like your site to appear trendy, sophisticated or traditional?

By creating a visual representation of the brand, a company’s message can be developed and shared via the mobile application.

Keep your UI familiar

When you want clients to use your application with ease, your goal is to create a UI which is both intuitive and efficient.

By drawing on familiar patterns or icons, you’ll help your user to feel familiar with your designs. This will help your site to feel usable.

Remember to centre your app design around its purpose. This means that if users will need to fill in a form, fonts should be set wide enough apart and be easy to use. All actions such as gestures or swipes should be familiar to the user.

Deep any instructions to an absolute minimum and keep your language clear and precise. If you use animation to share a message with your user, do keep it brief. This will prevent you from cluttering your site.

Use a grid to design your application

When you’re working on a mobile application, your design will centre around a touchscreen. Using a grid assists with creating touchpoints for a mobile screen.

A grid will help you to separate the different aspects of your designs such as videos, text and colour in order to give a clear hierarchy to your designs.

Grids will keep your content orderly and your screen uncluttered.

When you design your app, you’ll need to keep your buttons spaced widely apart so that your users do not unwittingly tap the incorrect keys when creating a response.

Remember to balance your speed and friction times so that your user will have an application that responds appropriately.

Follow feedback. Explore your user experience and make change to your application so that your process can evoke the very best from your user.

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Top UX/UI Tools To Save Time in 2018

There’s been a growing demand for skilled UI/UX designers for some time, and it shows no sign of letting up anytime soon. Given the salaries these designers can command, this specialty is certainly worth investigating.

Your existing design skills and practices may take you far. Although you may still have a great deal to learn about the specialty. To ensure success, however, you need to use the proper tools.

These tools must cover a variety of project design responsibilities. Thus, you’ll have some searching to do to find the ones that will best serve your needs. There are many quality UI/UX tools on the market today. Therefore, we’ve published this post to relieve you of the task of having to conduct an extensive search.

One or more of these tools should fit your needs and make your design efforts that much easier.

  1. Mason

Skipping steps during a web design process isn’t usually recommended unless there’s an excellent reason for doing so. Mason allows you to keep design moving forward by offering a radically different approach to building and deploying desktop and mobile web features—on demand.

With help from Mason’s visual interface, anyone on your team can produce software fully representative of exactly the design you want, this avoids the costs and time associated with building and sharing mockups and prototypes or waiting on lengthy deployment cycles. Your design, as it appears on the screen, can be moved directly into production with pixel-perfect precision and accuracy with a few simple steps.

Another step you can skip is the QA process. Your deployed product doesn’t need to be checked against the design specifications since it will perfectly match your design – every time. Need to change something? Make the edit in the Mason builder, hit ‘Publish,’ and your changes show up live, immediately.

Another time-saving feature of Mason is not having to seek out a specific platform or sign up to a specific hosting environment. You can simply work on whichever tech stack you’re using, or whichever makes the most sense to you.

  1. Overflow

A good user flow tells a story. It’s a story you want to convey as part of your site’s UX. The story can also be one you wish to share with team members. Overflow is the first ever flow diagramming tool created specifically for designers. With Overflow’s help, you can communicate your ideas more efficiently to team members or use interactive flow diagrams to create a design that will effectively engage your site’s audience.

This powerful cross-platform tool is a product of PROTOIO Inc., the vendor of the popular Proto.io prototyping platform. It integrates seamlessly with most of today’s popular web design tools. It enables designers to present, share, and print user flows from a single source.

Overflow is currently in beta testing. If you’re interested in early access, or would like more information, visit overflow.io

  1. UXPin

Completed designs aren’t necessarily production-ready every time. There’s often some back-and-forth involved between the designer and the developer, and the design itself may have to be accompanied by manual documentation to give developers all the necessary information.

UXPin eliminates this busy work with its powerful design editor, which automatically generates the necessary data and attaches it to each element of your design. This provides your team with a design that is development-ready and complete with documentation and CSS code.

This is especially important when you design a product that you don’t want to subject to undesirable modifications during development.

Using UXPin, you can easily create interactive prototypes at any fidelity level and collaborate on them with your team.

UXPin also offers a Design Systems solution that helps you maintain consistency across your whole product’s UI elements. And since each UI component can be documented with pieces of code, you can scale your product more easily and faster.

  1. Creately

Creately offers a new and different approach. Start your project with one of this UX design toolkit’s professionally designed templates. Then, rely on the excellent selection of flowcharting and mind-mapping tools to solidify your design and the powerful collaboration features to share information and obtain valuable feedback.

You also have access to an extensive library of shapes to support your diagramming and wireframing endeavors.

  1. PowerMockup

PowerMockup is a prototyping kit for PowerPoint users. With it, you can create mockups and wireframes of websites and desktop and mobile apps. It’s simply a matter of selecting design elements and shapes from PowerMockup’s extensive library and dragging and dropping them onto PowerPoint slides.

You can then use slider and animation effects to create informative, interactive prototypes. You can even use your own shapes.

  1. Visual Inspector

With Visual Inspector, you can visually inspect and fix UI problems or issues on a live website, annotate the page(s), and share your findings with stakeholders in real time.

No coding is necessary and Visual Inspector takes but a few seconds to put into play. Other features include automatic CSS generation, web page assets downloading, and integration with existing workflows. Lifetime access is currently yours for $49.

  1. Fluid UI

Fluid UI is a collaborative design, prototyping, wireframing, and mockup tool. The built-in component libraries included in this feature-rich tool’s package contain design elements for all your desktop, Android and iOS web uses.

This is a wonderful tool for entrepreneurs, designers, teams and product and project managers thanks to its combined design and collaboration capabilities.

Conclusion

The tools presented here offer different approaches to achieve the same objective. This being websites and apps that feature outstanding UI and UX designs. You might choose a tool or toolkit that fits in perfectly with your present design approach. Or, you can try something radically different if it appears to yield superior results.

You can take a rapid prototyping approach or an element by element UI/UX design approach. Also, look into making full use of flow diagrams, or you might just stick with PowerPoint.

It’s all up to you.

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5 Website Navigation Best Practices All Designers Should Follow

Creating a coherent user-friendly website navigation structure just got a lot easier. We’ve tried one version of the mega menu after another. We have also tried complex schemes that only made navigation more complex.

It took a responsive design to get us back on the right track.  We wanted to help visitors navigate through websites while using their devices.

This is still an ongoing process. However, the advent of minimalist architecture design concepts helps a lot. We are fast approaching the dark cloud’s silver lining.

Start following these 5 best practices now, and you’ll find yourself back on the right track.

Here are 5 website navigation best practices, start with:

Best Practice #1: Help the visitor reach her main goal

Sometimes a website visitor, especially a repeat visitor, wants to see what’s new or different. Make sure what they are looking for is either highlighted or pointed to.

A good example would be a clothing store. Let’s say that it is just introducing a well-known brand’s new collection of out-on-the-town wear. Introduce the collection with an attention-getting home page image. Include a CTA that tells the visitor where to go for more details.

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Pointing the visitor toward that specific information isn’t necessarily enough, however. You also need to make certain that she doesn’t get lost along the way and must return to Home and start over. This is an area where a search bar is often a better approach than a menu. A second approach being a series of CTAs that send her exactly to where she intends to go.

The visitor might be looking to get information about a subject that interests her. Make sure she doesn’t get lost before she finds it. Place a search bar at the top left of the page. Alternatively, sprinkle crystal-clear CTAs on the page that point her towards the information.

This best practice can be applied to topics or niches ranging from health and fitness to travel.

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Best Practice #2: Always let the visitor know where she is

It can be easy for users to get lost in complex eCommerce websites. This is especially when two or more steps may be necessary to get to the desired place.

Clothing > boy’s clothing > shirts; or Pizza > locations > menus

To avoid sending someone off on a wild goose chase (or away from your site), you need to keep track of three things:

  • Where the user is presently
  • Where the user came from, and
  • Where the user is likely to go next

Using a contrasting color is one means of letting a user know where in the website he or she is at the moment.

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A mini-map of the user’s journey is a useful approach if the user needs to retrace her steps.

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Consider having a fixed menu at the top of each page. It is another good way to give a user a possible escape hatch or the ability to quickly jump to another section. These can be Home, Services, Purchase, Contact, Wish List.

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Best Practice #3: Use standard icons and lingo

Creativity is desirable and to be encouraged. Yet, not when designing a navigation scheme is the task at hand. Here, consistency and conformity rule.

To efficiently navigate a website, a user needs a sense of familiarity. This is not the place to use clever icons or play guessing games with visitors.

A rule of thumb: never make visitors have to think.

You can apply your creativity to other areas if you wish to provide a little entertainment. But, it’s best to keep navigating free of distractions.

Hamburger menu? YES.

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A menu shaped like a chicken with random clickable areas? NEVER!

A Bold logo that takes you back to Home when you click it? DEFINITELY!

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An animated logo that takes you off on a mystery trip? NO!

Best Practice #4: Don’t go over 7 menu items

This one’s a no-brainer. It’s been demonstrated that people can, on the average, remember only 7 things. Although a lengthy menu admittedly contains more information and useful information at that. It also tends to confuse a site’s visitors. A concise, well-thought-out menu is good for ranking as well.

The same is true for links, especially on the home page, where you should keep the number to a minimum.

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Only list the most important things for the user; placing the two main attractions at the top and bottom.

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Best Practice #5: Choose the menu type according to the amount of content

Following current navigation standards is a must, but don’t do so mindlessly. A navigation is part and parcel of any website’s UX. Thus, you need to keep users in mind while determining the best approach to take. The amount of content a website contains is a key factor.

A small shoe store with a limited product line might require no more than a single navigation bar.

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On the other hand, if you have an eCommerce shop that sells 100 or more different brands of clothing, a megamenu or a vertical collapsible menu will best serve you and your users.

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BeTheme – A Simple Solution

Website navigation standards are likely to change over time. But the practice of adhering to an easy-to-follow navigation structure will stay.

An alternate approach is to rely on Be Theme’s pre-built websites. Be offers 320+ responsive professionally-designed pre-built websites. All of them adhere to the latest industry standards and current user expectations. Therefore, any navigation issues are largely taken care of.

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Summarizing

Here’s what we’ve covered:

  • Direct the visitor towards her main goal on every page
  • Always let the visitor know where she is, was, and could go
  • Use standard icons and lingo to help users understand exactly what to do
  • Limiting menu items to seven is good advice
  • Let the amount of content determine the menu type
  • Use pre-built websites; they make website navigation easy.
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25 Feminine WordPress Themes for Girl Power Websites

Website themes with feminine design are an extremely stylish solution for personalizing websites concerning products or services for women. Thus, many people who need a website are addressing women’s themes. But what does the feminine design mean? Well, these themes usually have a design which includes many colors, multiple organic fonts, many elements and playful shapes, and animations with flexible elements with the purpose of showing that the products or works displayed on the site are related to something feminine or created by a woman.
Whether it’s a site dedicated to new moms or a blog addressing teenager girl problems, a feminine design can focus on the message you want to share. A theme with a feminine design can be even more highlighted than others and can attract visitors much better.

This article aims to briefly present the most exciting and stylish 25 WordPress themes with a feminine design.
Feminine design themes have been created to bring an elegant touch to websites and almost all are intuitive and customizable, easy to install and use, and provide many tools and benefits that will help you create a complete and vibrant website.
So, whether you are looking for a more minimalist look or you need a website with many decorative and dynamic elements or just want a simple design for your blog, these themes come to your aid and offer a wide range of customization options, templates, simple to use builders and a lot of other helpful tools that will make your website look stunning.
Hoping that we awakened your interest, we invite you to follow the next list of 25 of the most interesting and vibrant feminine WordPress themes and maybe you can find one for yourself.

1 Tribe Coach - Feminine Coaching Business WordPress Theme

1 Tribe Coach - Feminine Coaching Business WordPress Theme

The Tribe theme was designed to look great on any mobile device and offers tools which you can use to easily build your website. You don’t require any coding or previous experience to install and customize this theme. The Tribe was made especially for the female public and has essential features that will make your website look elegant and professional. Some features include a fully responsive design, elegant customizable layouts, certain blocks like the testimonial and “as featured”, 7-page templates and a lot of easily customizable design elements. All you have to do is upload a background picture, the content and that’s it, you will have a minimalist, elegant and feminine website.

2 Aster - Feminine Photography Portfolio WordPress Theme

2 Aster - Feminine Photography Portfolio WordPress Theme

Aster is a more dynamic WordPress theme with a central logo and menu on top that offers an elegant and simple layout for your content. It will take just a minute to setup and you can display your portfolio works instantly. This theme was designed to be as simple as possible for certain creative specialists and has an animated portfolio layout that can display your works once the visitor has landed on your website. It’s easy to use, simple to customize, has a fully responsive design and only elegant and minimalist elements.

3 Marigold - A WordPress Blog & Shop Theme

3 Marigold - A WordPress Blog & Shop Theme

Marigold offers a more black and white look and was created especially for mobile devices and then optimized for bigger screens. That means a fully responsive design with an elegant and carefully crafted look. Marigold WordPress theme offers a delightful experience for users, it’s easy to install and customize, it’s compatible with many plugins and some features include a one-click demo import, 4 different featured posts sliders, several highly customizable post layouts, sidebar options, a simple to use builder and many other exciting tools that will help you create an outstanding feminine website.

4 Charlotte - Creative Blog WordPress Theme

4 Charlotte - Creative Blog WordPress Theme

Charlotte is a creative WordPress blog theme based on a dynamic background with photos and videos. It offers an elegant and simple design and was created at first for mobile devices only and afterward optimized for bigger screens. The design aims to catch the attention of the visitors by placing a powerful message in the center of the page and also offering the click to next layout. Among other features of Charlotte, you can find a simple page builder, a highly customizable layout, featured posts sliders, 5 custom widgets and many other interesting tools.

5 The Voux - A Comprehensive Magazine Theme

5 The Voux - A Comprehensive Magazine Theme

Whether you’re are a professional working in fashion or design, the Voux theme answers all your needs. This theme was designed with total attention to detail and offers a simple, minimalist and feminine look. It’s simple to use and customize, you can drag and drop content in a very intuitive familiar way, has a standard page builder, is fully responsive to any mobile device and, as you can see, displays a stylish and lightweight look. Perfect for any fashion magazine website or a feminine portfolio.

6 Audrey - A Charming Multipurpose Fashion Theme

6 Audrey - A Charming Multipurpose Fashion Theme

With Audrey, you get a more artistic touch. It has elegant and artistic elements, a sophisticated background picture and an engaging post layout. Audrey is simple to install and customize, easy to use so you will not need to know coding, has a large collection of pages and is fully responsive. You can feel the minimalistic and artistic touch on any page as you build your site and simple tools help you all the way. Other features include extensive typography options, a visual composer, various portfolio layouts, images and videos for background, multiple logo versions and many other helpful options. Audrey is perfect for any fashion related websites or clothing online shops.

7 Tendril Watercolor - Blog & Shop

7 Tendril Watercolor - Blog & Shop

Tendril offers an artistic, creative, clean and playful design emphasizing some watercolor artworks. It comes with 6 header options featuring different dynamic and feminine elements, such as plants, leaves, green and blue graphics and curly ferns. Tendril is best suited for outdoor business websites, garden-related blogs or any kid-related website. The usability of this theme is very high and you can build your website very quickly as it has a lot of easy to customize elements and a clean and simple back-end code structure. Some features include the elementor visual page builder, compatibility with e-Commerce system, layout pages, and many other options.

8 Elora - Clean & Modern WordPress Blog Theme

8 Elora - Clean & Modern WordPress Blog Theme

Elora is another WordPress theme and it was inspired by the latest trends in feminine design. It has a minimalist and simple design and offers an elegant look. It can be used for fashion related websites and blogs and it’s very easy to customize. It has a fully responsive design, supports formats such as image, video, and audio, has flexible featured post sliders, many customization options, and a lot of other easy to use tools that will help users create an elegant and vibrant website.

9 Flower Shop - Florist Boutique & Decoration Store WordPress Theme

9 Flower Shop - Florist Boutique & Decoration Store WordPress Theme

Flower Shop theme design offers a sublime feminine design with many floral elements, beautiful colors, and elegant layouts, all displayed over a neat and colored background. If you’re searching for an online store theme, then this joyful theme is the perfect one. Whether you have a flower business or create decorations for weddings, Flower Shop theme will help you rapidly build your site. Easy to use, clean, elegant and feminine, fully responsive and with a lot of customizable elements, this theme will make your life easier.

10 Mokka - Minimal & Elegant WordPress Blog

10 Mokka - Minimal & Elegant WordPress Blog

Mokka is a fully responsive, clean, minimalist and modern WordPress theme with a high demand. It has a white background on which the menu and layout elements are displayed, creating an elegant and minimalist black and white contrast. Mokka is very easy to install and customize, has a drag and drop builder, is compatible with many plugins and has many other tools that come to your aid.
If you’re searching for an elegant look on which to display your works, then Mokka is a perfect choice.

11 Lush Boutique - Woocommerce Boutique Theme

11 Lush Boutique - Woocommerce Boutique Theme

Lush Boutique is a more playful theme, displaying many colored elements, images for backgrounds, and a stylish menu with a centered logo. This theme is very easy to install, has a highly customizable content, dynamic elements with animations and offers the possibility to quickly update and build your content. It addresses professionals and businesses with online stores and offers many customizable layouts, WooCommerce plugins, an easy to use page builder and much more.

12 Chic Responsive Blog & WooCommerce WordPress Theme

12 Chic Responsive Blog & WooCommerce WordPress Theme

Chic is a highly appreciated WordPress blogging and WooCommerce shop theme which offers a clean, organized, modern and minimalist design, with dynamic elements and a simple menu. It comes with a featured posts homepage slider, many custom page templates, an alternative category style homepage, easy to use page builder and much and more. Fully responsive and highly customizable, Chic represents a great option for many creative professionals such as photographers, designers, freelancers, and architects.

13 Nikko - WordPress Photography Theme

13 Nikko - WordPress Photography Theme

If you would like to use an artistic, minimalist and feminine theme, then Nikko is the answer. It offers a sensual and elegant look and has a modern design that makes any website using it very easy to navigate through. It was designed for creative professionals such as artists, photographers and designers and its content is highly customizable.
It offers a neat and elegant portfolio layout, with many customizable options, an easy to use page builder, simple setup process, a 1 click demo import and many other options created especially for those without any coding experience. This theme is also fully responsive and impresses by small design accents and elements that make it a perfect choice for artists.

14 November - A WordPress Blog Theme

14 November - A WordPress Blog Theme

November is a very neat and organized WordPress blog theme with simple modern elements that make it a perfect choice for any portfolio website. You can use it for fashion, travel blogs, food or lifestyle websites as it was designed to cover many creative demands. It offers more than 120 styling options, customizable content (colors, fonts, layouts) and a drag and drop page builder. It has a white background to better emphasize the content and better reach out to the visitors.

15 Mini Blog - Minimal Blog Theme, Blog WP

15 Mini Blog - Minimal Blog Theme, Blog WP

Mini is a more dynamic and visually centered theme designed for photographers, architects, and travelers. This WordPress theme comes with 3 refreshing variations of default blog, feminine blog, and travel blog pages and each option has its own about and contact pages, which are simple to customize. Also, this theme is fully responsive, easy to customize, has a feminine and neat design, easy to install and use, offers complex layouts for displaying your works and has a visual composer for a better control of how your website looks and much more.

16 Candy Queen - Responsive Multi-Purpose OnePage WordPress Theme

16 Candy Queen - Responsive Multi-Purpose OnePage WordPress Theme

Candy Queen is a sweet modern and feminine theme, fully responsive and better suited for an online candy store. It has a nicely decorated layout, with a central position for the name and logo and a central picture for displaying any products. Candy comes with different options for color schemes which are easily customizable and includes tools such as an easy page builder, different layout pages and much more.

17 Averie - A Blog & Shop Theme

17 Averie - A Blog & Shop Theme

Averie is another WordPress theme with a feminine and modern design. It offers a neat and clean one-page design, with modern elements arranged on a white background. This theme is suitable for any professional creative for showcasing their portfolio in a unique, feminine and classy way. It has a fully responsive design, modern touch, many helpful optimization tools, 3 color schemes which are easily customizable, and much more.

18 Deep Soul - Lifestyle WordPress Blog & Shop Theme

18 Deep Soul - Lifestyle WordPress Blog & Shop Theme

Deep Soul impresses with its simple, feminine, classy and modern design made especially for creative professionals. Whether you need a blog or you have a business like an online store, this theme is a perfect choice. The feminine touch is achieved also by using some organic fonts and shapes and a background image with floral accents. This theme comes with 6 styles for the interface, an easy to use customizer, a drag and drop page builder, many options for page layouts and product showcase, and much more.

19 Juliet - A Blog & Shop Theme for WordPress

19 Juliet - A Blog & Shop Theme for WordPress

Juliet is a WordPress theme with a simple, clean and feminine design that offers many customizable options, a fully responsive design, 3 layouts for showcase affiliate links, custom widgets and many other helpful tools. If you’re searching for a simple and modern look for your website then Juliet will definitely help you.

20 Hand-crafted Joy WordPress Theme

20 Hand-crafted Joy WordPress Theme

Hand-crafted Joy is an easy to customize theme which offers a playful and feminine design. It has some artistic handcrafted elements that complete the layout and fonts and icons that fit the design and make the entire theme look attractive and playful. Some other features include an easy to use page builder, layout options, easy to import predefined content, and many other tools that will help creative professionals to build the perfect website.

21 Aquarella - Lifestyle Theme for Digital Influencers, Bloggers & Travelers

21 Aquarella - Lifestyle Theme for Digital Influencers, Bloggers & Travelers

If you’re seeking a colorful and feminine WordPress theme, then Aquarella is a perfect choice. It was created to engage the visitors with a clean, feminine and elegant layout.

22 My Pen - Minimal Blog

22 My Pen - Minimal Blog

My Pen theme offers a more professional look by its modern, stylish, organized and minimalist design.

23 Eowyn - A Minimal Responsive WordPress Blog Theme

23 Eowyn - A Minimal Responsive WordPress Blog Theme

Eowyn is another minimal, classy and modern theme, fully responsive and highly customizable.

24 Kidzoo - Kids and Baby Store WordPress eCommerce Theme

24 Kidzoo - Kids and Baby Store WordPress eCommerce Theme

Kidzoo is a fully responsive WordPress theme aiming to respond to all of those in need of a theme suited for children products online stores. Easy to setup and with a lot of dynamic elements, Kidzoo is a perfect choice for businesses and also for a mother’s blog.

25 Pastel Floral Art WordPress Blog & Shop

25 Pastel Floral Art WordPress Blog & Shop

Pastel Floral is another creative and playful WordPress Theme with a feminine and joyful design. The logo and name are centered and surrounded by floral elements, all over a wooden background that completes the look. This theme offers the possibility to be displayed either as a single page or on multiple pages. Other interesting tools are the Elementor visual page builder and the WooCommerce e-commerce plugins.

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25 Minimal WordPress Themes for Simple and Clean Websites

The minimalist design is extremely attractive and fashionable and can bring many benefits to the owners of such sites. The minimalist design helps the visitors to quickly focus on what they search. Also, a big advantage when using a minimalist theme is that the entire content is easily readable and translated into simple design elements without heavy effects.

A lot of websites are using a minimalist design so we have decided to create this article and briefly present 25 of the most exciting and minimalist WordPress themes that can be used for blog sites, portfolio, corporations, magazines and more. A lot of websites are using a minimalist design so we have decided to create this article and briefly present 25 of the most exciting and minimalist WordPress themes that can be used for blog sites, portfolio, corporations, magazines and more. Many of these themes offer a lot of helpful options such as drag and drop page builders, easy to use layouts, highly customizable design, plugins and a lot of other interesting options that will help you create the perfect minimal an elegant website. All of the WordPress themes we’re going to present are fully responsive and they’re dedicated for creating highly attractive, modern and minimalist websites to help creative professionals like architects, freelancers, designers, and photographers display their works.

If you’re wondering why WordPress, then you must know that WordPress is one of the most widely used platforms on the globe, and there are millions of ready-made themes that are easy to implement. All themes are easy to use and were developed in such manner so that anyone could use them to create outstanding designs. So we hope the next article will keep you interested and help you decide which minimalist WordPress theme you’re going to use.

1 Kelly - Minimal Portfolio Photography WordPress Theme

1 Kelly - Minimal Portfolio Photography WordPress Theme

Kelly is a minimalist WordPress theme which can be used by freelancers, photographers, designers, and architects to easily showcase works in a creative and beautiful way. You can benefit from unlimited and highly customizable color pages, sticky header and retina header, custom post formats, custom widgets, modern mobile menu and much more.

2 Negan - Clean, Minimal WooCommerce Theme

2 Negan - Clean, Minimal WooCommerce Theme

Neagan is a clean theme which offers complete creative freedom. You can benefit from the possibility to mix up any components across any variants, 4+ blog, and portfolio layout combinations, custom product labels and filters, powerful admin interface, Instagram shop, mega menu ready, and much more.

3 Samanta - Minimal Portfolio WordPress Theme

3 Samanta - Minimal Portfolio WordPress Theme

If you’re a creative person, then Samanta is the perfect choice for you. It’s a new portfolio concept dedicated to architects, designers, and photographers who want build great portfolio showcases. This theme includes features such as Ajax based portfolio, valid and clean code, smooth scroll, sliders, easily customizable content, fully responsiveness and much more.

4 Throne - Minimal WordPress Themes

4 Throne - Minimal WordPress Themes

Throne is another WordPress theme which is visually attractive and offers a dynamic, clean, minimalist and responsive design. Throne has an elegant and eye-catching design built on a Bootstrap framework and represents the perfect solution for any creative websites. Some of the features include 6 homepage templates with different style and options, customizable portfolio pages with 4 portfolio grid layouts and 4 different menu styles.

5 Mindest - Minimal WordPress Blog Theme

5 Mindest - Minimal WordPress Blog Theme

Mindest is a flexible and minimal WordPress blog theme suitable for any creative website and features a powerful slider, Instagram grid plugins, and advanced typography options. Mindest is fully responsive and has an easy to use interface.

6 Arnold. - Minimal Portfolio WordPress Theme

6 Arnold. - Minimal Portfolio WordPress Theme

Arnold theme is suitable for architecture websites, photography portfolios, fashion and design websites. It offers a minimal and flat design and it’s a fully responsive theme. Easy to customize, drag&drop builder, unlimited layout portfolios, and full background movies are only some of the features that Arnold provides.

7 Raven - Minimal WordPress Theme

7 Raven - Minimal WordPress Theme

The Raven theme was designed for those seeking a simple, elegant and minimalist website look. This is a user-friendly theme with drag and drop builder, smooth animations and much more.

8 Grace - Minimal WordPress Blog Theme

8 Grace - Minimal WordPress Blog Theme

Grace is a clean and minimal WordPress theme which is perfect for any creative websites. It offers an elegant and modern look and has a lot of helpful features such as different layout styles, easy to customize content, multiple page layouts, unlimited color schemes, custom widgets and a responsive design.

9 Kraft - Minimal Portfolio WordPress Theme

9 Kraft - Minimal Portfolio WordPress Theme

Kraft is another minimal portfolio WordPress theme that offers a unique and modern design. It offers 4 different predefined layouts for portfolio details page, a visual composer, mobile responsiveness, and a page builder for customizing any portfolio page.

10 Bloxo - Minimal Freelancer Agency WordPress Theme

10 Bloxo - Minimal Freelancer Agency WordPress Theme

Bloxo theme was designed to suit any creative website and offers a modern portfolio page, 4 different homepage styles, a highly customizable content, flexible theme options, a page builder, and much more. Another advantage of using this theme is that you can create unlimited page layouts.

11 NextWave - Minimal WordPress Blog Theme

11 NextWave - Minimal WordPress Blog Theme

NextWave is another modern and minimal WordPress theme and it’s perfect for magazines and photography sites. It has a responsive design, custom widgets, 4 header styles, social profile and sharing integration and a lot of other interesting and helpful features to help you build a clean and minimalist website.

12 Giana - Minimal and Clean WordPress Blog Theme

12 Giana - Minimal and Clean WordPress Blog Theme

Giana is a great minimalist theme which you can use for creative sites. It offers a responsive design, custom search form, 6 different blog layouts and 4 beautiful post sliders. This theme is also optimized for SEO and speed and is compatible with most plugins.

13 Core – A Minimal Portfolio WordPress Theme

13 Core – A Minimal Portfolio WordPress Theme

Core is fast, responsive and available for any creative sites. It’s a theme dedicated to creative fields and it offers a very user-friendly drag and drop page builder, 21 draggable modules, save your own template layouts option and much more.

14 Kohan - Minimal Portfolio WordPress Theme

14 Kohan - Minimal Portfolio WordPress Theme

Kohan represents another minimalist and clean WordPress theme designed to help architects, freelancers, agencies and photographers who want to create a portfolio and display their works. This theme is fully responsive on any device and offers features like unlimited color presets, modern mobile menu, SEO optimized, easy to customize, and a lot of other helpful options.

15 TheM - Minimal Creative WordPress Blog Theme

15 TheM - Minimal Creative WordPress Blog Theme

TheM is a minimal and clean WordPress theme and its purpose is to help bloggers by offering a dedicated, elegant and sophisticated design. To create a highly customizable content, you can make use of tools such as an easy to use page builder and a modern menu.

16 Beau - Minimal Portfolio:Agency WordPress Theme

16 Beau - Minimal Portfolio:Agency WordPress Theme

Beau is a clean and modern WordPress theme you can use for creating portfolio websites. It’s perfect for agencies, architects, freelancers, and fashion. Easy to use and customize, Beau offers plugins such as Visual Composer and Revolution Slider, a drag and drop page builder theme live customizer and a lot of other helpful options.

17 ADRIA - Minimal One Page Parallax WordPress Theme

17 ADRIA - Minimal One Page Parallax WordPress Theme

If you’re looking for a simple and minimalist theme, then ADRIA is a perfect choice. This theme was created to offer a minimal and elegant design which you can use to build your website and display your works. It’s fully responsive, easy to use and customize, has a visual composer and drag and drop builder, a one-page template with additional options and many other options you can use.

18 Maxima - Minimal Blog & Magazine WordPress Theme

18 Maxima - Minimal Blog & Magazine WordPress Theme

Maxima is a modern, clean, and minimal WordPress theme suitable for blogs. If you need to create a minimal and elegant website, then Maxima is the one. It is fully responsive, highly customizable, has a customizable footer, contact form, clean and minimal design and layouts, social media share integration, and easy to use builder.

19 Kansas - Minimal Portfolio WordPress Theme

19 Kansas - Minimal Portfolio WordPress Theme

If you need to display your works that Kansas will definitely be of great help. This WordPress theme offers a creative, modern and elegant design which is very easy to customize. The entire content and layout are fully responsive and you can use this theme to create a highly attractive website for displaying your works, regardless if you’re a photographer, an architect, a designer or a freelancer.

20 Evoo - WordPress Theme for Bloggers

20 Evoo - WordPress Theme for Bloggers

Evoo is the WordPress theme for blogs focused on reading and it offers features like a 6 clean page loading animations, responsive design, a minimalist and fully customizable layout, and an easy to use page builder.

21 Typer - Striking Blogging Theme

21 Typer - Striking Blogging Theme

Typer theme offers a clean layout with a modern design and features like built-in social sharing options, a striking header area, highly customizable content, easy to use control panel, a custom header on single posts & pages, and much more. It’s easy to use and was designed especially for blogs.

22 Dukandari - A Modern, Minimalist eCommerce Theme

22 Dukandari - A Modern, Minimalist eCommerce Theme

Dukandari is a highly customizable theme which offers a minimalist and fully responsive design. Some features include a simple to use admin interface, a drag and drop page builder, seamless performance, valid HTML5 / CSS3 pages, customizable content, and other options to make the user experience as pleasant as possible.

23 Universal - Smart Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme

23 Universal - Smart Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme

Universal is a modern and minimalistic WordPress theme which offers a great design for business or personal websites. It has a fully responsive design, an easy to use page builder, highly customizable content and a lot of other options that will make your website look attractive and elegant.

24 Mond - Creative Multipurpose WordPress Theme

24 Mond - Creative Multipurpose WordPress Theme

Mond was designed for creative websites and offers a minimalist layout to display works for professionals such as architects, freelancers, designers, and photographers. By using this theme you can benefit from a visual composer, customizable portfolio layouts, great and clean responsive design on any mobile device, easy to use page builder and much more.

25 Air. Lightweight Portfolio WordPress Theme

25 Air. Lightweight Portfolio WordPress Theme

As you can already see, Air is suitable for portfolio websites for any creative field. It has a fully responsive layout, unlimited portfolio layouts, unlimited gallery post layouts, an easy to use page builder, and a lot of other helpful options. It represents the perfect choice for any designer to start displaying works.

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25 Modern Website Templates for State-of-the-Art Websites

Choosing a modern theme or a template for your future website is an extremely important step and should be given great importance. There are a lot of themes created to serve as a template for many different activities and finding a good one for your site is essential. Whether you want to sell home-made products, you have a culinary blog, you are passionate about photography and want to showcase your work, you are an architect and you need a good portfolio layout or you want a suitable template for a news blog, the important step is choosing the right, modern and responsive theme that will satisfy all your needs. That’s why we came up with a list of 25 modern Website templates best suited to create great sleek sites.

So, besides the fact that it is very important to make sure that the theme you are using comes with some technical support and perfect functionality, you must be careful to have a suitable design for your type of activity.

As you will see below, many of the website templates presented have an ultra-modern design, some are clean and minimalist, others exhibit a look based on geometric shapes and dynamic layouts or are actually very minimalist. A neat and modern website can make a great difference between a thriving site and one not that successful. The visitors to your website are mindful of such aspects, plus using a modern template is also an asset in terms of functionality, an aspect to which you must be extremely careful too.

Hoping that this article will serve as a source of inspiration, we invite you to go through the themes we consider to be suitable as modern site templates.

Lapa is a clean and modern WordPress theme which you can use for your online shop. It comes with more than 9 header layouts, many blog layout and portfolio combinations, is retina ready, it is optimized for speed, is highly customizable, easy to install and use, has social share functionality and also a great Visual Composer which enables users to develop various page layouts with the tiniest effort. The design is minimal and is based on a white background on which dynamic product images are displayed.

1 Lapa - Minimal & Modern WooCommerce Theme

Nerubian WordPress theme was designed for magazine blogs and websites and offers a more organized and minimalist look with a layout suitable for title news and important headlines. Nerubian is easy to customize and use, is highly responsive on any mobile device, has advanced header features and header background variation, is Retina ready, a visual page builder and many plugins that will make your experience using this theme an easy one.

 2 Nerubian - A Modern News & Magazine Theme

Ebullient offers a dynamic and minimalist modern look, with many artistic elements and images, with a powerful central call to action message and a black background that highlights the message. This theme is highly customizable and you don’t require any coding knowledge, has 9 different homepages layouts from which you can choose, a large collection of custom shortcodes, many other layout options, an extensive collection of pre-designed blog single post layouts, video background sections, an easy to use visual composer and many other great features.

3 Ebullient - A Modern News and Magazine Theme

Signflow has an ultra-minimalist and modern design created especially for highlighting the neat menu, the powerful central message, and the dynamic featured image. Easy to install and use, highly customizable, and with many great features, Signflow WordPress theme is a perfect choice for your portfolio.

 4 Signflow - Ultra Modern Tech Template

Halena has a minimal, modern and neat design and is best suited for e-commerce websites. This theme is highly responsive, includes 4 different homepage options, an easy to use page builder and many other features that will help you offer a seamless shopping adventure.

 5 Halena | Minimal & Modern eCommerce WordPress Theme

Brax is a highly responsive theme specially created to serve as a portfolio theme for architects, artists, and fashion related specialists with an extremely clean, minimalist and appealing design.

 6 Brax | Responsive Personal Portfolio Template

Dukandari is another WordPress theme suitable for online shops. Has a clean, modern and minimalist design and offers many layout options, an easy to use page builder, is highly responsive, easily customizable so no coding is required, and other helpful features.

7 Dukandari - A Modern, Minimalist eCommerce Theme

Bazaar is a highly customizable, modern and neat WordPress theme. No coding knowledge is required to customize this theme, has a large collection of pages and layouts, helpful plugins, a drag and drop page builder, is fully responsive and an attractive design.

 8 Bazaar - A Modern, Sharp eCommerce Theme

Lumina is another minimalist and modern WordPress theme suited for portfolio websites. It comes with many options regarding pages and portfolio layouts, has a simple and neat design, helpful plugins, easy to customize, fully responsive, easy to work with so no coding is required, different video background sections, a visual composer, is retina ready and has many other incredible features that will make your experience using this theme a unique one.

 9 Lumina - Responsive Muse Template for Creatives & Agencies

Pristine is another theme suited for portfolio websites and blogs. Has a minimalist and modern design, offers many great features, is fully responsive and is easy to work with.

 10 Pristine - Modern Corporate Portfolio

Radians is a modern and elegant WordPress theme created especially for fashion magazines, tech news, traveling writers, and fashion websites and blogs. It’s easy to setup and work with, highly customizable, fully responsive, and comes with many great options an features that will definitely help you create an outstanding website.

 11 Radians | Modern Magazine Theme

Barista is another minimalist and modern theme that is easy to use, has 8 different homepage options, an impressive collection of inner pages, many coffee related design elements which you can use to enhance the design, an easy to use page builder and many other features.

12 Barista - A Modern Theme for Cafes, Coffee Shops and Bars

Bigcart is another fully responsive and modern WordPress theme which you can use for WooCommerce websites. It comes with a great design, many helpful plugins, an easy to use page builder, is highly customizable and has many layout options.

13 Bigcart - Clean, Modern WordPress Theme for WooCommerce

Cryptonia is a visually dynamic WordPress theme created to serve as a perfect solution for Crypto Currencies business websites. It comes with an impressive collection of modern ICO and Crypto layouts, no coding experience is required to handle this theme and has all the required features for everything crypto related, like a trading platform, initial coin offering, E-wallet and much more.

14 Cryptonia - Bitcoin, ICO and Cryptocurrency Dashboard

Luka is another modern, elegant and minimalist WordPress theme best suited for photography portfolio websites. It offers a dynamic experience as the background images change as you navigate the site. Luka includes features such as a great image gallery, typography and decorative graphic elements, stunning animations, horizontal scroll with full-screen galleries, an easy to use page builder, is highly customizable, offers a fully responsive experience on all devices and is also retina ready.

15 Luka | Modern Photography Portfolio

Deploy is a modern and minimalist WordPress theme designed for business websites. It’s highly customizable, simple to install and use so no coding knowledge is required, has the visual composer page builder plugin, video background sections, layout options and many other great features.

 16 Deploy - A Clean and Modern Business Theme

If you’re searching for an artistic approach, then Albert is the right choice. This WordPress theme offers a modern, minimalist and an intensely artistic design, which you can use for enhancing your online shop website. It’s easy to use, fully responsive, retina ready, very easy to customize and offers many other great features.

 17 Albert - Modern WooCommerce Theme

Oasis is a modern and neat theme and it comes with numerous features such as 9 unique Demos, the option to mix up any elements across any variants, custom product filters, more than 10 portfolio layout combinations, is retina ready, WooCommerce compatible, it’s easy to install and use and has a great page builder.

18 Oasis - Modern WooCommerce Theme

Thine is a neat, stylish and professional WordPress theme best suited for corporate or business websites. It offers the option to use the portfolio to showcase the products, has a revolution slider plugin, the Visual Composer page builder, supports WPML plugin and has many other great features.

 19 Thine - Responsive Modern WordPress Theme

Epoint is a clean & modern business theme created for Agencies, Business, Consulting, and Finance websites. It’s fully responsive and has many customizable elements.

 20 Epoint | A Modern Business WordPress Theme

Presso is another clean and minimalist theme which you can use for news related blogs or websites. It’s easy to install and use, fully responsive, easily customizable, has a great drag and drop plugin and many other options.

 21 PRESSO - Modern Magazine : Newspaper : Viral Theme

White Label will offer you a great experience and is designed for any web businesses. Easy to install and use, White Label has a large set of customizable elements, drag and drop page builder and many other helpful options.

22 White Label - Clean Theme for Modern Web Businesses

Corpus Christi is another WordPress minimalist and modern theme best suited for travel blogs. Is fully responsive, easy to customize, is retina ready, has many layout options, and many other numerous options for customizing and easy handling.

23 CorpusChristi - Modern Blog WordPress Theme

Highfill is a clean and elegant WordPress blog theme, and it comes with many features such as the various layout options, fully responsive design, is retina ready, has an easy to use page builder, many helpful plugins and much more.

 24 Highfill - Modern Personal WordPress Blog Theme

Nakhra is an elegant, modern, minimalist and clean WordPress theme which offers a simple design best suited for any online shop. It comes with 7 homepage styles, 2 post sliders, a powerful customizer, unlimited colors, a fully responsive design, and many other great features.

25 Nakhra - Modern Personal WordPress Blog & Magazine Theme

25 Nakhra - Modern Personal WordPress Blog & Magazine Theme

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No More Excuses: How to Finally Start Your Business

Owning a business can be empowering. Owning a company that you’ve built from scratch is more than empowering, it means taking full control of your professional life. While that sounds very appealing, most of the time it’s simply intimidating as having a unique and promising idea is not enough to build your dream business from the ground up. On top of constant market research, endless paperwork, and competitor observation, you have to find motivation to keep you going even through the hardest of times.

To avoid the struggle of having to go through all that hard work, we create excuses as to why is it that we’re not able to build a business on our own. Even in the light of the most promising ideas, there will always be the voice deep in your head giving you all the reasons why you can’t achieve your dream. To help you deal with those sometimes unreasonable excuses, here’s a list of ten tools that will eliminate all excuses and motivate you to finally bring that idea for a business to life.

1. The “I don’t have time for client communication” excuse

If you have an idea for an e-shop and your excuse is that you don’t have time for client communication – you have no excuse. Ecommerce marketing automation is designed to automate all your email marketing and client relationship management tasks. You can use Omnisend to create sign-up boxes for your website visitors, create landing pages for your products, send promotional emails, or handle order confirmations – all with only a few clicks.

2. The “I’m bad with numbers” excuse

The times were you had to be mathematically savvy to run a business have passed. Invoice tool will enable you to send invoices and get paid from anywhere, at any time. InvoiceNinja is based on automation, which means that you can create recurring and auto-bill invoices, collect deposits and partial payments with just a few clicks. Unlike other invoicing software, it also allows you to create personalized invoices with your brand’s logo on them.

3. The “I don’t have enough storage on your computer” excuse

Businesses are notorious for requiring large amounts of paperwork, legal documents or other intellectual property. Having space to store all of that information safely is essential. With pcloud.com conquering the cloud, your excuse of not having enough storage on your computer is gone out the window. Not only do you get 20Gb of free storage space for all your documents, but also multiple layers of security to protect all your data. On top of that, real-time team collaboration on shared files from multiple devices is also possible.

4. The “nobody cares about my silly ideas” excuse

Every new business, digital or not, needs to have a healthy social media following. Show the world that your ideas are interesting, get real Instagram followers, likes and comments on all your posts about your products or brand. Combin will provide you with the insights on your target audience, connect you with the right influencers, and help you increase your Instagram following organically. By creating a buzz around your brand on social media platforms, you will increase your websites traffic and grow a loyal customer base.

5. The “I’m not good with words” excuse

Writing is tough, no question there, but it certainly doesn’t have to be an excuse for your holding back on crafting the future in business. If you want to be in the writing business, word counter tool is perfect for you. It will help you keep your paragraphs, words and sentences counted, your social media scribblings neat, tidy and of the required length. This hassle-free tool will show you all of the statistics in real-time, as you are writing.

6. The “I’m not creative enough” excuse

With focused, you don’t have to have an eye for design or color. Focused Collection is designed to help you choose the right design and imagery for all your presentations, blog and social media posts, so no more excuses if you think you lack the visual creativity. Focused collection is dedicated to pairing the right artists with the right kind of businesses by providing a wide range of images that will fulfill any requirements.

7. The “I don’t want to lose time with my family” excuse

Personal time and time with your family and loved ones is extremely important. Not only you are benefiting from the time spent with your closest family and friends, but your business is too. Cloud workflow automation will let you get out of the office more often than you think is appropriate. Integromat will help you automate time-consuming day-to-day tasks by connecting multiple apps and platforms, transferring and transforming data 24/7. It works, so you don’t have to.

8. No more “I forget the password to my own computer, don’t trust me to remember this” excuse

WordPress security plugin lets you forget the password and login details to often the most important thing in your business – your WordPress. With Magic Password, you won’t even have to know what your password (or username) is, as everything is done with your paired phone. It also protects you from brute-force attacks and keyloggers.

9. The “I don’t have any marketing knowledge” excuse

Maxtraffic is perfect for increasing your website’s traffic, generating email list and keeping in touch with your existing clients. So no more “I don’t have any marketing knowledge” excuse. Web push notifications will help you grow your email list by reminding your website visitors to sign up for your newsletter. It will help you increase your sales by reaching out to your customers even when they aren’t on your website, and it will help you reach international audiences with targeting and personalized messaging.

10. “I have no organizational skills” excuse

Salesmate will keep you organized even at the busiest times of your business. With this tool, you will be able to easily track and automate your sales activities, provide a personalized experience for your every customer, and receive powerful sales insights for better optimization and performance. Make notes on every client, create follow up tasks and track the progress of your sales team all on one platform.

These ten digital tools will help you create a profitable online business, so stop coming up with silly excuse to stop you from going out there and getting what you’ve always wanted.

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