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If you’re a web designer, there’s never been a better time to be alive. Unlike the early days of the web, there are not a lot of tools available that make your job easier. Additionally, a lot of smart people have been sharing their experiences with tips and techniques that can also help you. We’re going to give you a list of web design tools you need to be using as well as go over a short list of web design workflow tips that will help you get more done in less time.
Web Design Tools
First, let’s start with a list of some web design tools you need to have in your toolbox.
- Sync a Server to Dropbox Every Day Automatically – This will teach you to build a tool that’s really useful if you’re a fan of Dropbox and have a lot of people working on a particular web design project.
- Doodle – If you have a big team of people working on a project, it can be difficult to find a date and time that works for everyone. This simple online tool makes it easy for everyone to find that perfect window for meeting.
Web Design Workflow Tips
Here are some specific tips and resources you can use to improve your web design workflow.
- Secret for Color Schemes – If you’ve ever had to come up with a good color scheme for a website, you know it can be a lot of work. This link will take you to a guide by Erica Schoonmaker that will make it easier for you to come up with a killer color scheme quickly.
- Development Workflow for 2013 – One of the best ways to improve your workflow is to look at examples of what other people have done in the past. This article is a great example of how to get it done right the first time so you don’t have to keep going back and making changes.
In addition to the tools and tips for website design found above, you want to make sure you also have a few infographics tricks in your hat that you can pull out when you need. Believe it or not, infographics are still a great way to take advantage of content marketing in 2014. The more tips and tools you use for your web designing, the easier your life is going to be and the more work you’re going to be able to get done. And you know what that means – more money for you. If you have your own tips for web design, leave us a comment below and share it so that we can all benefit.
Written by:Sara Stark never needs help designing the logo because she’s a professional who knows what she’s doing and knows how to do it well. She hopes to travel to Spain one day and run with the bulls, but for now she’s pretty content with her life.