Category: Business Online

There’s no such thing as motivation

I’m not highly motivated. I don’t have amazing willpower or self-control. I don’t get up at 6 am to read, meditate, drink a green smoothie, and run 10K. That’s because I don’t believe in motivation. Instead, I’ve built … ...

The power of doing nothing at all

The old crocodile was floating at the river’s edge when a younger crocodile swam up next to him, “I’ve heard from many that you’re the fiercest hunter in all of the river bottoms. Please, teach me your ways.” Awoken from a nice long afternoon nap, the old crocodile glanced at the young crocodile with one o...

Breaking News: Noupe Has Been Acquired by JotForm

Ever since we started Noupe in 2009, we’ve been on a mission to be an authority on all things design. Whether it was providing tips on CSS, JavaScript, UI/UX, vector editing, typography, or WordPress — we’ve been here to provide helpful advice and reviews. We’re proud of what we’ve accomplished and all t...

Don’t listen to those productivity gurus: why waking up at 6am won’t make you successful

If you want to be successful, many experts and life-hackers say you should wake up at 6 am, take a cold shower, exercise, meditate, journal and brainstorm, review and set goals, read news and industry sites, consume inspiring content, eat a protein-rich breakfast Whew. That’s a lot to accomplish before 8 am. I’m ...

Pagely: Managed WordPress Hosting on Amazon Web Services

Dedicated WordPress hosting is the new black. The last five years saw a rapid rise in the numbers of providers that offer WordPress-focused hosting solutions. Pagely sticks out from this competition. Pagely: The Fast Are The Enemy of The Slow Why does Pagely stick out from the competition, you will undoubtedly ask. Th...

Argento: Powerful Template Platform for Your Magento Shop

If you want to switch your online shop to Magento, you should definitely check out Argento. Argento isn’t just a theme; it is more a platform that delivers both design and advanced features at the same time. We took a closer look at it. Magento, the World’s Most Popular E-Commerce Solution Magento is the m...

Web Design: User Personas Define Your Target Audience

The “user” is a far too abstract description of the people that might want to use your new web project. You can neither orient nor optimize your project towards a description that abstract. You need something better, like Frank, the hasty single father, or Maria, the stressed-out accountant. User personas ...

Print on Demand: Printify Now Lets WordPress Users Sell Shirts for $5.99

Print on demand with drop shipping is a way to monetize your brand. Now, Printify, one of the largest competitors, announced the integration of their service with self-hosted WordPress sites working with WooCommerce. Printify is Different Should you never have heard about print on demand and drop shipping, here is a br...

iOS for Webworkers: Track Expenses With Bobby 2

If there’s a lot of month to go through at the end of your money, this is either due to your income, or due to your expenses, or a deadly combination of the two. In all of these cases, Bobby 2 can help you. Bobby 2: Expense Manager From Amsterdam Bobby 2 by Yummygum, based in Amsterdam, NL, is a gorgeous app for ...

False Ambition: Am I a Designer, Developer, or Both?

I started out as a designer. At one point in time, I was forced to start developing. Now, it’s time for a reset. We Didn’t Have Anything This goes back to the nineties. Netobjects Fusion was the most widespread design tool, with Microsoft’s Frontpage as a close second. Fusion was made for designers. T...