Thursday, February 2, 2017

Know Your Roots With January 2017’s Origins Loot Crate

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January’s the beginning of the month, so Loot Crate went back to the beginning of pop culture with the Origins theme. The original big names of comic books and video games, and also […]

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Become a Space Archaeologist with GlobalXplorer

National Geographic

Dust off your fedora and whip, utility belt and crop top: A new online platform lets anyone become a real-life Indiana Jones or Lara Croft. Developed by Dr. Sarah Parcak, GlobalXplorer invites adventurers […]

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10 Best Valentine’s Day Card Design Ideas


“Eat Your Heart Out” Valentine’s Day Invitation

Valentine's Day Card design

Found at: Evite

Valentine’s Day shouldn’t be a couples-only event and this card is the perfect way to turn the day of love into a sophisticated party. Not only does it have a cute purple heart design but its witty message will be able to get your friends off their PJs and into some fancy clothes for a fun celebration of the year’s most lovely day.

“My Favorite Things” Chart Valentine’s Day Card Design

Geeky Valentine's Day Card Design

Found at: Minted

Both clever and incredibly sweet, this infographic-inspired Valentine’s day card design can easily melt the heart of every geek. The cool ribbon font and handwriting give off a touch of cuteness to the otherwise dull chart design.

“Happy Kiss a Stranger Day” Valentine’s Day Card Design

Funny Valentine's Day Card

Found at: Paperless Post

Not everybody has a date on Valentine’s day and that’s totally cool. In fact, it’s a great reason to get out with friends and have some fun. This Valentine’s Day card can be a funny way to invite your friends to a singles party and, who knows, you might even meet the “perfect stranger”.

“I Want You…” Honest Valentine’s Day Card Design

Honest Valentine's Day Card Design

Found at: We Are Paper Plane on Etsy

They say honesty is one of the greatest virtues so a Valentine’s day card design like this one must at least help you earn your crush’s respect. And who doesn’t love the peach, white and blue color combination? Mixed with a modern sans-serif typography and a hilarious message this Valentine’s day card design can easily break the boring traditions of sending out cheesy quotes as a romantic gesture.

“You Are Strange and Beautiful” Valentine’s Day Card

Whimsical Valentine's Day Card

Found at: Hello Lucky

This is definitely not your everyday love card design but it definitely makes an impression. The bubbly script font and cute hand drawn whale create a whimsical design with a heart-warming message. Just like the previous card, this one has gone with the blue-peach-white color combination.

“You are Roar-Some” Valentine’s Day Card Design

Funny Valenitne's Day Card Design

Found at: Laura Danby’s shop on Etsy

Found this gem in the Cards for Kids section at Etsy’s marketplace but, let’s be honest, everybody appreciates good humor. The pun in the sweet message makes this card perfect for Valentine’s day enthusiasts who like to make their loved ones laugh.

Tropical Valentine’s Day Card Design

Valentine's Day Card Design

Found at: Greetings Island

This customizable Valentine’s day card design has a color-rich traditional design with a tropical motif that quietly reminds of the carefree 60s. Vintage fan or not, your valentine could easily fall in love with the gorgeous floral patterns of this card ( and of course, with you ).

“Dear, Please, Be My Valentine” Valentine’s Day Card Design

Please be my Valentine

Found at: Pinterest

Originally by: Martha Stewart

This cute Valentine’s day card found at Martha Stewart is everything you need for a super sweet date. Almost everything, of course. Don’t forget the flowers and the sweets, tho. But with a pun-filled, candy-colored card like this one you can easily lovelock the heart of your crush.

“You’re Irresistible” Valentine’s Day Card Design

Valentine's Day Card Design

Found at: Paperless Post

This witty hand-drawn card is yet another memorable Valentine’s day design by Paperless Post. Confessing to share the same love for another that you share for sweet and delicious food is a serious commitment. And if not your love message those lovely hand illustrations are sure to make an impression.

“Say You’ll be Wine” Funny Valentine’s Day Card Design

Funny Wordplay Card Design

Found at: Wordplay Design UK

Autocorrect has taken one too many awards for the most awkward guy in town but this time he actually got it right, in a way. Love and wine have always come hand in hand. And if the funny message doesn’t cut it, the gorgeous typography and colors will definitely do the job.

Get more Valentine’s day inspiration:

10 Love-Infused Valentine Day Posters

30 Passionate Valentine’s Day Graphics & Illustrations

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How ‘Powerless’ Sets the Tone for the Ordinary in a Heroic Universe

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The room is large and bright, and not just because lights were plastered around. The walls are a steely brand of off white. The desks are crisp and clean, dotted with photos, computers, […]

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IBM’s Watson Simplifies Tax Season

H&R Block with IBM Watson

Filing your taxes just got a lot easier with IBM’s Watson. In partnership with H&R Block, the supercomputer will help identify credits and deductions for millions of American filers. The federal tax code […]

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Who Is New Doctor Who Companion Bill?

BBC

The Doctor’s companion is all of us: They (usually she) travel with, tend to, and care for the Time Lord. But more importantly, they (mostly she) serve as an audience surrogate—a lens through […]

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The Expanse Gave Us a Disturbingly Relevant, Spectacular Season Premiere

Gunny Draper (Frankie Adams) and the Martians will likely become a major part of season two. (Photo via Syfy)

The Expanse came back with a two-hour premiere last night that reminded us why it’s one of the best sci-fi shows on TV. The premiere had all the politics and sci-fi action that […]

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Geek deals: The 2017 Arduino starter kit and course bundle for $75

Arduino Starter Kit

Ever wanted to dip your toe into the world of Arduino? Today, StackSocial is offering up an affordably priced bundle that includes an Arduino Uno, tools for custom wiring, an online course, and […]

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65 Proven E-commerce Consumer Behavior Statistics


While the exact number of e-commerce stores cannot be pinpointed, based on data from the major platforms, it is safe to say that there are around several hundred thousands in the United States and anywhere from 12 to 14 million worldwide.

In terms of online shoppers, Statista counts 1.61 billion (worldwide) in 2016.

As such, every single aspect of an e-commerce website should be optimized. In this matter, the business owner and designer/developer need to work closely to make sure the website is set up for maximum conversion and sales.

 

For any brick-and-mortar business, analysis of consumer behavior is needed in order to make sure the business is a success. Understanding e-commerce consumer behavior statistics is also critical in achieving this online.

The infographic below arms you with information that will come useful when you work on a website for an e-commerce client. It covers details on how consumers react to color, placement of page elements, live chat, and reviews.

Check it out, and get insights on creating a better product for your clients.

E-commerce Consumer Behavior Statistics Infographic

E-commerce Consumer Behavior Statistics
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Design Principles: 7 Vital Characteristics of a Check-out Process Page to Boost Conversions

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The Best and Worst Image Comics of the 1990s

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If you were a fan of comic books during the 90s then you no doubt remember the monster that was Image Comics. In a move that was unheard of at the time, seven of […]

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Adventure Time: Islands Reveals Where the Humans Went and It’s Eerily Plausible

(Photo: Screenshot via Cartoon Network)

Adventure Time‘s new miniseries begins tonight. For a normal cartoon, a miniseries is ultimately self-contained. The stakes may be higher, the story may be more complicated, but nothing changes. By the end, it’s […]

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George R.R. Martin Has a New Story Coming Out, Just Not ‘Winds of Winter’

George R.R. Martin

It’s not Winds of Winter news, but George R.R. Martin did announce another story set in the land of Westeros, and it’s coming soon. The author of the Song of Ice and Fire […]

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