The world of web design is always charging forward, so having your ear to the ground when it comes to the latest trends and topics is critical to your success as a web designer. Checking out international conferences, for instance, is a great way to network with others in your industry. It also refreshes your training, and gives you a glimpse into what’s popular in the rest of the world.

Here’s a month-by-month breakdown of some conference standouts of 2013 – past, present, and future – to help you get a jump on travel planning. You can also use this list to plan ahead for 2014, when they all come back around again. 

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How to Use Photography to Enhance Your Homepage

Facebook recently reported that over 350 million photos were uploaded to its website every day during its fourth quarter of 2012. This comes as little surprise when you consider that, nowadays, more pictures are taken every two minutes than were taken in the 1800’s. So, how can this ‘photo boom’ work for the rest of us? Let’s focus on your website, specifically the homepage.

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See You In Orlando!

Orlando as it looked in 1949 ©Pontuse This weekend we’re heading to Orlando, Florida for next week’s Internet Retailer Webdesign and Usability Conference! Aside from “breakfast with the characters” and a quick jaunt to Harry Potter World for some “Butter Beer” (don’t worry, it’s non-alcoholic) we’ll be on the tradeshow floor showing attendees how to…

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