6 Resource Sites for Design Inspiration, Tools & Tips


1.  CreativeBloq.com – for design inspirations and tool updates Creative Bloq is a resource websites that delivers tips, tools and latest design news for the creative community. The news category ranges from web design, graphic design, illustrations, typography, and audiovisual. The site is also a useful resource for marketers, examples of articles include topics on branding

9 Brilliant Sites for Viral & ShareWorthy Content


If you’re managing multiple social media accounts, this list of websites will come in handy for sharing mood-lifting and viral content especially for Mondays. Here’s a breakdown on what each site represents and the type of content that would resonate with your audience. 1. Wimp.com – This site has the most number of content for

Free Marketing Tools to Get Your Business Off the Ground


When a visitor visits your website, chances are they are still “browsing” around to get to know your products and services, make sure you don’t let all that traffic go to waste. Be sure to have a subscription section on your website to allow users to keep in touch with you. 1. Sumome.com – Tools to

7 Resource Sites for Free High Resolution Photos


If you’re a content marketer responsible for managing your company’s social media channels, having relevant high resolution photos and images can be a challenge. These 7 websites hosting stunning (free) photos for download can be a life-saver when it comes to campaign creation. Each site has its own variety of photo-category and the type of

Turn Visitors into Fans with This Simple Instagram Plugin


Having a website for your business is the first step to reach out to a wider set of audience. A well-presented website is liken to a brochure that customers can refer to, to find more about your services and who’s behind your business. With the advent of social media channels, and the increasing user growth,

Why eBook is an Effective Way to Connect with Your Customers


If you are providing a service as part of your business, giving away an eBook filled with value-add information is a great way to connect to your present customers. Providing useful information to customers is also a brilliant way to generate word of mouth that leads to getting new customers. Before you squirm at the

(Printable) Social Media Planning Template


Because it’s quite a struggle to get back to the daily grind after weeks of decadence, we’ll keep our first post for the year, light and simple. Here’s a social media planning template to make your mornings a little lighter. Simply mark your scheduled campaigns along the timelines for each social media channels, be it

Happy New Year to All Our Readers!


Thanks a mil for being our readers! We’ll continue to churn out articles that are helpful and insightful to you as marketers and business owners. Have a fantabulous year ahead filled with love, laughter, and joy!

Anatomy of an Ecommerce Store


Here are a few things to think about when setting up your e-commerce store, 1. Simple Navigation and Image driven Layout A good website is usually image driven. Having a photo-slider on the top half of your website is a brilliant feature that frees up static space. With a photo-slider you can showcase more of

10 Font Sets that Makes You Want to Cuddle Up and Sip Hot Chocolate


Each year, Awwwards.com picked 100 inspiring fonts to share with fans. Out of the 100, here’s our 10 handpicked favourites, 1.  AILERONS TYPEFACE / FONT Designed by Adilson Gonzales based in Brazil, the Ailerons font is inspired by aircraft models in the 40’s. Reminds us of the film Gattaca, possibly due to its aeronautical-inspired curvatures, you

5 Resource Sites for a Web Designer, for Daily Dose of Inspiration.


Kicking off our ‘Resource Guide Series’, here’s a list of 5 top sites that we’re sharing today to make your life a tad happier as a web designer; 1. Awwwards.com Awwwards.com is a site that recognises top creative talents and creation. It’s an annual event that gives out award for design, creativity and innovation on

What is User Generated Content (UGC)?


What is UGC? You might have heard this digital marketing buzzword recently called UGC, also known as User Generated Content. To demystify what UGC is, it is essentially content that is contributed by consumers, users and readers. In a broader context, platforms such as Blogger, Tumblr, Flickr, Facebook, Youtube, Instagram and Wikipedia are tools that

Pantone Color of the Year for 2016 – Rose Quartz & Serenity


Introducing Pantone Color of the Year for 2016, Rose Quartz & Serenity – Excerpt from Pantone’s website: “As consumers seek mindfulness and well-being as an antidote to modern day stresses, welcoming colors that psychologically fulfill our yearning for reassurance and security are becoming more prominent. Joined together, Rose Quartz and Serenity demonstrate an inherent balance between

8 Gorgeous Type Face & Fonts to Fall-in-Love With


To support the creative community, Baklavva.co is now a Creative Market ambassador. Over time, we will feature and promote graphic work done by web designers and graphic artist. We believe in empowering the creative community, and although the best things in life are free, we also believe in paying fair amount for the creative work

How to Use Customer Reviews and Product Ratings to Drive Purchase Online


According to SearchEngineLand.com, 77% of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendation. A survey research done by MarketingLand.com revealed that 2 out of 3 respondents reported reading online reviews before making a purchase. Now more pertinent than ever, businesses online ought to think about how to use ‘customer reviews’ and ‘product ratings’ in an effective way to 1.

How a Personality Test Survey Site Amassed 18 million entries?


 … and become the most successful survey ever taken in the history of surveys?? Like all good things, it didn’t take over night. Read on.. Yesterday I discovered this personality test survey website called 16Personalities.com and it blew my mind. Not only it is freakishly accurate, but it’s smooth and seamless user-experience (UX) makes it ‘table-talk’

Handpicked 10 X’mas Gifts Ideas for Your Office Colleagues (or just keep them for yourself)


*warning: options below will create eternal procrastination, indecisiveness, and maximum selfish-ness to boot, unless shared, browse with caution. 1. SuperMario Bros 3 Soap Bar Prank your office mates in the loo with this soap bar, it reads gluten and soy-free (lord knows), not tested on animals, and it’s vanilla scented. Comes in actual 8 oz