Spiceology Founder Pivots to CPG Startups

Some advice on Content & eCommerce Marketing. Pete Taylor was seven years into Spiceology, a direct-to-consumer seller of seasonings, when he semi-retired. Having founded the business in 2012, Taylor had hired executives to run it, allowing him to reflect on his future. That was three years ago. “I took a year, moved to Maui, and … Read more

20+ Best Brand Kit Examples & Templates in 2022

Some helpful advice about Web Development & Web Design. A brand kit is one of the most important elements of creating a successful brand identity. It plays a key role in how you create a consistent brand look across all your business and marketing efforts. Every business and brand should have a brand kit, no … Read more

The Details of Shopify’s Massive Q2 2022 Loss

Some advice on Content & eCommerce Marketing. Shopify released on July 27 disappointing second-quarter financial results and provided an unfavorable forecast for the remainder of the year. Furthermore, on July 26 Shopify announced that it was laying off 10% of its employees — about 1,000 — due to slowing growth in ecommerce. Most layoffs will … Read more

45+ Best Affinity Designer Templates & Assets 2022 (Free & Premium)

Some helpful tips about Web Design & Wed Development. Affinity Designer is one of the most comprehensive graphics editing software available today. And it’s the best Adobe Illustrator alternative you could find. Today, we’re bringing you a handpicked collection of those amazing Affinity Designer templates and Affinity Designer assets. The software is affordable, supports a … Read more

To Drive Conversions, Spy on Competitors

Tutorials & tips about Content and eCommerce Marketing. Keeping an eye on competing stores is crucial for staying ahead. Just as search engine strategists use competitive analysis, the best conversion specialists monitor rival sites for tactics to attract and retain buyers. The first step is identifying direct competitors. If your business model is low prices, … Read more

50+ Best CV & Resume Templates 2022

Some helpful tips on Web Design and Wed Development. A first impression can either make or break your chance of landing a dream job. So choosing one of the best resume templates can give you a fantastic head start. These modern CV templates for Word, Pages, and InDesign are the perfect starting point for creating … Read more

Polarizing Tweets Pay Off for Steak-umm

Tutorials & tips on Content and eCommerce Marketing. In 2017 Steak-umm, the food brand, had roughly 1,000 followers on its Twitter account. Then it hired Allebach Communications to jumpstart growth. Nathan Allebach, the company’s creative director, went to work. He told me, “I started experimenting and eventually got some momentum about six months in with … Read more

20+ Best Clean Fonts With Modern Designs (Free & Pro)

Some tips on Web Development & Web Design. A clean and simple design can say a lot about the authority and confidence behind a brand or business. And it’s especially true for designing logos. The world’s biggest brands like Apple, Samsung, Nike, and many others follow this same strategy to maintain their bold design approach … Read more

SEO for Animated GIFs – Practical Ecommerce

Tutorials & tips about Content and eCommerce Marketing. An animated GIF is a graphic with multiple images that loop one after another, creating motion. The format is popular for social media memes, but GIFs also appear on commercial web pages to provide instructions or showcase a product. Why Animated GIFs? Animated GIFs provide unique content … Read more

Color Overload: 10 Tips for Creating Color-Packed Designs

Some helpful advice about Web Design and Wed Development. A high-color design can be a difficult thing to create without the final design feeling overwhelming. But designers are taking this chance and experimenting with a bit of color overload to create stunning projects that don’t overwhelm users. Here, we’ll look at 10 different examples with … Read more