Basic SEO Guide for eCommerce Websites

Got yourself an eCommerce site? Good work! Now it’s time to learn the basic Search Engine Optimization (SEO) so your eCommerce site can get the millions of daily visitors it so rightly deserves.

In this guide we’ll look into five simple tips that can make your visitor count soars.

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Go for long-tail keywords

While long-tail keywords don’t attract much traffic, they certainly have better conversion rates than generic keywords.… Read the rest

What is the Best Image File Format?

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If you’re looking for the best format for a picture of any kind, you’ll be disappointed. Each image file format has its own merits.  One size doesn’t fit all, so you shouldn’t assume because one format is excellent in one field, it means it will excel in others as well.

Now, let’s have a look at which format is best for what purpose.

Best Image Format For Prints

For small prints the format you use hardly matters.… Read the rest

5 Summer Photography Tips

When it comes to photography, the sun is your friend. And when summer is here, you get a whole lot more creative. In the warmer months, you have an abundance of light to play with. Still, you need to learn the rope if you want to take that unique summer shots.

Now, follow these easy summer photography shooting tips to improve your shots and avoid problems that may arise. The good thing is you don’t need to carry tons of extra tools with you.… Read the rest

TGA File Format Mini FAQ

The TGA file format is not something that pops on your mind whenever someone talks about image formats. What is this format anyway? What does it do? How do you open it? Find out the answers to these questions and more below.

What is a TGA file?

TGA is a raster image file format from Truevision Inc. (a part of Avid Technology) created in the ‘80s. Truevision TGA format is sometimes shortened as TARGA.… Read the rest

ICO File Format

ICO file format is for Windows Icons

So you’re trying to make an icon file for that new game you’re working on, huh? Might as well get familiar with the ICO file format first. It might be useful for you down the line.

An ICO file is an image format Microsoft developed to store Windows programs icons. An ICO file is flexible. It can contain multiple images at various sizes and color-depth. The standard sizes are 16×16, 32×32, 48×48, and 256×256.… Read the rest

AAC Music File Format

Is AAC superior to MP3?

Unless you’re some kind of audiophile, you probably never heard of the AAC music file format. It’s understandable, though. After all, the majority of music listeners only care about MP3 these days. Still, you ought to learn a thing or two about the AAC format. It’s way better than MP3 in more ways than one.

AAC Music File Format

AAC stands for Advanced Audio Coding. It’s a lossy digital audio coding just like MP3.… Read the rest

EPS File Format – Your Questions Answered

Questions and answers about EPS file format

EPS is not a new file format. It’s been around for quite a while and has been used in both Macs and Windows environment by graphic designers all over the world. Still, if you’re new in the graphic design landscape, you may have some questions about this format.

Worry not. We will address some of the most common questions about EPS format and more in this article.

What is an EPS image?

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The End Of TIFF

Is there no future for TIFF?

TIFF has been around for over two decades. It has been the file format of choice for many photographers when they edit RAWs in Lightroom and need to send it for further processing. It also has its uses in the printing industry.

However, many people see this file format as something that has no future.

Does Anyone Still Use TIFF?

Of course. Outside photography and printing, TIFF is also widely used in GIS (Geographic Information System) since you can embed spatial data into the bitmap.… Read the rest

Snow and Winter Photography Tips

Brace the winter and take excellent shots
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With the polar vortex loosening its grip, it’s finally safe enough for photography enthusiasts in North America to venture outside and continue with their hobby. Finally, they can explore more than taking shots of boiling water turned into ice crystals instantly, clothes frozen solid, or any other scene that looks like it’s coming from The Day After Tomorrow.

There are some things you must note when taking pictures during winter.… Read the rest

FUIF – The Responsive Image Format

The creator of the FLIF (Free Lossless Image Format) has gone and done it again. This time, he has come up with a new format called FUIF (Free Universal Image Format). The catchphrase for this new format is “responsive by design”. What does that mean?

FUIF? Why Do We Need Another Image Format?

Because there’s still room for improvement. Most people are comfortable with the many formats in existence today such as JPG, GIF, PNG, Webm, and many more.… Read the rest