Web Design Section Index

Expert Ecommerce Website Design Advice
From basic design tweaks to hiring a design firm, industry experts offer their best advice on getting the right ecommerce website design.
Free Tools to Edit Product Shots for Your Online Store
We look at five free and open source image editors you can use to liven up product shots and images in your online store.
Web Design: Tips on Using Color
Does Your website need design help? Helen Bradley shows how to use the color wheel to design the best color schemes for your Web store.
App Lets Retailers Build Facebook Stores
Demandware ships a prototype application that lets customers build retail stores on Facebook.
3 Apps to Boost Your Facebook Business Page
We look at three Facebook Apps and services that can help you add a little visual oomph to your Page and make it more appealing to your customers and fans.
The High Cost of Cheap Website Maintenance Services
Helen Bradley shows how the cost of some inexpensive Web maintenance services may be just too high for your small business ecommerce site.
5 Tips for Writing an Ecommerce Landing Page
A landing page is a great way to expand upon shorter advertising messages -- plus it can help boost your conversion rate. We offer five tips for writing an effective ecommerce landing page.
3 Web Tools for Better Graphics
These three, easy-to-use Web resources can help you clean up a photo, put a little funk in your fonts and quickly browse photos on image and social media sites across the Web.
7 Ways to Help Customers Trust Your Ecommerce Website
Our Web design diva explains how to increase trust in your business so that your customers feel safe shopping on your small business website.
Emarketing: Why Web Design and Logos Matter
Don’t underestimate the power of good Web design and a sharp logo. Small business owners and designers reveal why these elements are crucial part of a successful emarketing strategy.
Website Design: 5 Tips to Improve Customer Experience
When it comes to making it easy for people to shop on your small business ecommerce site, the little things matter. Helen Bradley shows you five website design tips to improve your customers' expe...
Building an Online Store with CoreCommerce
In this review we look at how to use CoreCommerce, an all-in-one online hosted ecommerce platform to build an online store that offers mobile and social commerce options.
Animate Images for Your Ecommerce Website
Think animation is too hard and too pricey? Helen Bradley explains how to create a simple animation using the affordable Swish MiniMax software.
Ecommerce Design: A Graphics Software Guide
Every ecommerce website needs at least one graphics software package. Our guide will help you pick the right one for your needs and budget.
Ecommerce Design: Writing an About Me' Page
Your 'About Me' page is an opportunity to inspire trust in your customers. We offer tips on how to write excellent ecommerce content for your ‘About Me’ page.
How (and Why) to Copyright Your Web Images
Helen Bradley explains the basics of protecting your ecommerce product photos on the Web.
CoreCommerce Adds Free Mobile Shops to Platform
The popular storefront e-commerce platform offers free mobile-optimized Web shops in its newest version, CoreCommerce 7.7.
E-commerce Content: Be Ready for Any Holiday
Investing a little time now in your holiday e-commerce content can attract visitors to your Web shop all year long.
Ecommerce Design: 5 Common Mistakes
Helen Bradley looks at — and shows you how to avoid — five small business Web design mistakes that are guaranteed to turn customers away.
Buyers' Guide: How to Find a Web Hosting Provider
From server features to disk space and data transfer, this guide will tell you what you need to know and to consider when shopping for a hosting provider for your small business Web site.
How to Design Web Forms That Don't Suck
Helen Bradley explains common problems with Web forms, and how to make sure that yours don’t suck, too.
A Look at Affordable, Web Design Templates
Kerry Watson talks with David Braun, CEO of TemplateMonster.com, about how the world’s largest provider of open-source Web templates got its start and what it has planned with VirtueMart, Mic...
WebPlus X4 Adds New Features for Easy Site Design
This all-in-one Web site design program lets you add Web gadgets, set up an online shop and publish sites to the Web in minutes.
Build a Better Web Site with CSS
Helen Bradley explains how incorporating CSS your Web design simplifies making style changes down the road.
ProStores: DIY Web Shop for Merchants and eBay Sellers
ProStores offer subscription-based Web shops for eBay sellers and online merchants. New features are designed to boost Web shop sales and help you better manage your Web store.

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