We love working with local businesses here at Top Draw. Online marketing can be very rewarding for local companies and we’re always interested in new tools for the job. We’re big fans of Yoast, and have been using their flagship SEO for WordPress Plugin for a good while now, both on client sites and our own site, to [...]
Your followed-by/following ratio matters. It’s a reality of Twitter, particularly if you’re trying to build authority for your account. People often will just follow you so that you follow them back, and then they’ll ditch and hope you don’t notice, leaving them with a bigger number of followers and you with a bigger number of [...]
After combing through all the bookmarks and applications I’ve accumulated over the years, I decided to list all my favourite tools and resources for web designers all in one place. I think that beginners and pros alike may find this list helpful and useful for all their web-building exploits! Graphics (Vectors, Textures, Icons…) Icon Finder [...]
For the average searcher, popping a query into google and hitting enter is as natural as brushing our teeth. But sometimes the results aren’t what we were looking for. You know the information is out there, but there’s a bunch of noise in the way. Don’t despair. You too can Google like a pro and [...]
Screenshots are very useful, but it can be somewhat annoying to get them quickly. Most often, folks will press Print Screen, open MS Paint, paste the image in, crop out the part of the image they need, add their annotations (arrows, underlines, text), save it somewhere.. blah, blah. Are you exhausted yet? Make quick work [...]
After years of being “the computer fixer guy” for my friends and family, there’s at least one program I believe is absolutely necessary on all PC’s – a good anti-virus. You can spend hundreds on these programs, and if you buy a computer at Best Buy or a similar retailer – you will most certainly [...]
What the font is an impressive tool that can scan an image and deduce what font is being used. This tool comes in very handy when you need to redesign a logo or other design piece, but you don’t have the original font to work with. Just upload your image and follow a few simple [...]
Join.me is a nice, lightweight screen sharing application that enables you to show your computer screen to anyone else! You can even give the mouse control over to someone in your meeting which makes it great for helping family members with computer trouble, or for collaborating on just about anything.