Content, Design, Styles – Social Media Marketing – 1

Need help with your Linkedin Profile? LinkedIn is a great tool for B2B and Job Searches. Here’s a LinkedIn cheat sheet that can help you use it effectively.

Source: The Ultimate LinkedIn Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

Different social media sites offer different virtues for your business. Here’s how to optimize each one based on when you post.

Source: The Best (And Worst) Times To Post On Social Media (Infographic) | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

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Source: Color in branding: What does it say about industry? – Creative Tim’s Blog

I will write a series of short, pithy, useful pieces of text that can be used for graphics, social media and other online and offline marketing. Similar to slogans they will add to your branding and marketing – giving you more buzz, zest and interest from buyers. They will add a creative and imagina

Source: 10 taglines, endlines, straplines | Zeerk

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Resources, design, styles

If you want to reach your target audience it is useful to have not only the right message being put out there – you need to present it in a very particular way. Perhaps you could style it in a way that is familiar to those people or businesses. But then again, perhaps you could do something that will catch their eye, use a style that they will certainly notice. It may be something not quite so comfortable for them but gives them pause for thought. To do any of this you will need the right resources to deal with the work yourself or someone to do it for you (and yes you can talk to us about this – check out our site on wix – f4mmedia, we can and will help pretty much no matter who you are or where you are).

backgrounds and illustrations – jpg, eps, psd – floral and leaf based – something to add imaginative colour and design to your projectsthis may be cheap or free for a whilea mega bundle

Source: flower and leaf for free | f4mmedia – Sellfy.com

I do have a bit of a thing about leaves – you will find a few leaf based resources on the sellfy site.

Part of what you can do is to use video. Here are some animated patterns which could help in your creations.

here are a few patterns, animated for use in your projects, use them as background, overlay, trim and crop to suit

Source: animated patterns | f4mmedia – Sellfy.com

Source: Color in design: Designers choose every color we see on the internet to manipulate our behavior — Quartz

In this guide I want to talk about the importance of font pairing in web design and share a few tips and patterns you can follow.

Source: Design Patterns For Pairing Typography Styles On The Web

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Here are leaf images combined with two quite different sorts of fonts. Sit and think about what you want to achieve – the delivery is important, just as the actual item(s) being sent. What style, what typography, what palette, what tagline  – these are all things I have said before.

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a variety of patterns and other resources for photoshop, illustrator and more, .eps, .psd, .pat, .png, .jpg – a bundle full of colour – something for so many of your projects – exciting, strange, imag

Source: Wild Colours | f4mmedia – Sellfy.com

In this exclusive feature, our experts select the 11 best new typefaces of 2016.

Source: The Best New Typefaces of 2016 (So Far, Anyway) – Print Magazine

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Design week – 6 – Palettes plus

In this article, you won’t see a single color wheel. Instead it shows you a simple color selection workflow that you can use in your next web project.

Source: A Simple Web Developer’s Guide To Color – Smashing Magazine

Color in design is very subjective. What evokes one reaction in one person may evoke a very different reaction in somone else. Sometimes this is due to personal preference, and other times due to cultural background. Color theory is a science in itself. Studying how colors affect different people, either individually or as a group, is something some people build their careers on. And there’s a lot to it. Something as simple as changing the exact hue or saturation of a color can evoke a completely different feeling. Cultural differences mean that something that’s happy and uplifting in one country can be depressing in another. This is the first in a three-part series on color theory. Here we’ll discuss the meanings behind the different color families, and give some examples of how these colors are used (with a bit of analysis for each). In Part 2 we’ll talk about how hue, chroma, value, saturation, tones, tints and shades affect the way we perceive colors. And in Part 3 we’ll discuss how to create effective color palettes for your own designs.

Source: Color Theory for Designers, Part 1: The Meaning of Color – Smashing Magazine

Color Lisa is a curated list of color palettes based on masterpieces of the worlds greatest artists. Each palette was painstakingly created by color obsessed designers, artists, museum curators, and masters of color theory.

Source: Color Lisa – Curated Color Palette Masterpieces

Source: Impalette | Scan Images for Dominant Pantone Colors and Generate a Color Palettes

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Design Trends in 2016

Every year brings new trends in design – we have been witnessing as usual the growth and decline of design styles. Here is a little fuel … for the fire perhaps

Design And UX Trends You’ll Want to Follow to Keep Your Visitors Happy in 2016 at Line25, your #1 web design blog.

Source: Design And UX Trends You’ll Want to Follow to Keep Your Visitors Happy in 2016

For the first time, Pantone select two complementary Colours of the Year – Rose Quartz and Serenity. Representing balance between tranquility and warmth, discover Artfinder pieces inspired by these soothing tones.

Source: Pantone Colours of the Year 2016: Rose Quartz and Serenity | Artfinder

Design trends. You can hardly do anything without seeing them, they pop up everywhere, and they can give your design feel “current” when used well. Today, we’re going to take a look specifically at three typography trends and why we hate to love them. While these three styles – retro, watercolor and all caps – […]

Source: 3 Typography Trends for 2016 (With Examples) | Design Shack

Colour — Methods and resources

Color — Method of Action.

Trendy Web Color Palettes and Material Design Color Schemes & Tools.

GraphicsFuel | Premium & Free Graphic & Web Design Resources! – 10 Web Design Trends For 2015.

Material Design Color Palette Generator – Material Palette.

Your use of colour says as much about you in your marketing and branding process as any other element. It needs to point to the right emotions, the right social context. It needs to balance with the actual imagery. Interaction with the whole process, the whole story being told has colour as one of the main motivating aspects. Styles of design move on in just the same way that marketing and branding do!

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