Yo! Halloween 🎃 (Season 1 Finale)

 

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Yo! #028 – Win a Yo-Yo, GitHub Actions, Doodle Addicts, CSS-Only Parallax Scrolling

 

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Yo! #027 – Framer X, Gutenberg Stats, Design Systems, Augmented Reality

 

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One Page Websites – in a minute

 

Since 2008 I’ve added over 7000 One Page website references to the One Page Love gallery. So what exactly is a One Page website?


Feedback for Coffee – Episode 02

 

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Landing Page Takeaways

  1. Design within a defined grid layout
  2. Add testimonials from real people
  3. Highlight product or service features within testimonials
  4. Keep pricing tables clean and simple
  5. Are your pricing tables clearly displaying feature restrictions?
  6. Add FAQs below pricing tables
  7. Consider a sticky header with a CTA button visible at all times
  8. Mobile: fix those overflows yo!
  9. Mobile: reduce non-vital content taking vertical real estate
  10. Just shy of “A 5 star rating” is more convincing than a 5 star rating
  11. All page content should flow to a single conversion
  12. Split different services into different Landing Pages
  13. Intro copy should identify with a user problem
  14. Ad/Marketing campaign copy should match intro copy
  15. Does your Landing Page copy portray your potential customer will be looked after by real people?

Yo! #026 – Typography Resources, Generative Artistry, Free Signature Font, Productivity Apps

 

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Yo! #025 – Free UX Sketch Pack, Picular Color Schemer, Framer X Drawing, CSS Scroll Snapping

 

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Yo! 024 – Ui Goodies, Books for Designers, APIs with Laravel, Flexbox Alignments

 

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CSS Gradient – In A Minute

 

CSS Gradient is a webapp built by designer and developer Moe Amaya.


Yo! #023 – Free Vector Icons, The Doodle Library, CSS Stack Game, Streamline Icons v3


Feedback for Coffee – Episode 01

 

Feedback for Coffee is my new Landing Page critique series. All websites reviewed are linked below including the takeaways.

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Chapters

Landing Page Takeaways

  1. Set an objective before you start building your Landing Page
  2. Embed forms directly in your Landing Page
  3. Intro Landing Page copy should identify with a user problem
  4. Testimonials should highlight your service features
  5. Testimonials should answer potential user doubts
  6. Remove unfinished sections in your Landing Page
  7. Use error checking instead of disabling fields
  8. Spice up your Sign Up buttons
  9. Link to proactive Social Accounts to show progress
  10. Avoid specific dates within Launching Soon Landing Pages
  11. Don’t assume users will scroll the whole Landing Page
  12. Position your first CTA above the fold

Shotsnapp Review

 

Shotsnapp is an online tool to quickly create beautiful device mockup presentation for your app or website design. Here is my walkthrough!


Coffee Vlog #003 – Publishing Videos vs Websites

 

Headed down to Muizenberg for a quick log session with my mate Chris. I literally put my wetsuit on backwards while talking about the satisfaction of hitting that sweet Publish button vs launching website – good to laugh at ourselves time to time – enjoy friends!


Yo! #022 – Font Memory Game, Scrolling Gradients, Epicurrence is back!

 

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Yo! #021 – Digital Design Tools, Gutenberg Update, Augmented Reality

 

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Flywheel Interview

Growing a YouTube following: an interview with Rob Hope from Yo!

Mad love to Flywheel for the profile on Yo! and myself over on their Layout blog. If you’re keen to learn more about why I started Yo!, the process, the struggles and the future of the YouTube channel – definitely give it a read!


Yo! Namibia 🇳🇦

 

Had to drop everything to chase a massive West swell hitting Namibia. Regular Yo! radness back next week:)


Coffee Vlog #002 – Reward Systems

 

After a pretty cold weekend of work, I ventured out to Ohana Coffee Shop in Kalk Bay to talk about using Reward Systems to earn things like running shoes, lighting and nerdy Bird Apps.


Yo! #020 – New Yo! Website, Dribbble Hiring Platform, Free Instagram Stories Kit

 

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Coffee Vlog #001 – Mantras

 

This week I headed to the airport to talk about Mantras and why I’m starting the new Coffee Vlog series.


Cheers fournova for the Nerdy Game of Cards

Cheers fournova for the Nerdy Game of Cards

Shoutout to fournova and Tower for sending their Nerdy Game of Cards, can’t wait to geek out with these guys! These cards were part of a giveaway on Yo! #010 where 3 viewers who commented on the video won decks.


Yo! #019 – World Cup Kit Designs, Google Analytics Competitor, AR Business Cards

 

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Yo! #018 – UI Design Trends, Whimsical Wireframes, Github Acquisition

 

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Yo! #017 – Scratch n Sniff Stamps, Dank Mono Coding Font, Cool Backgrounds

 

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Yo! #016 – Adobe XD Free, FF59 Blocks Notifications, Interface Lovers

 

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