Web Typography: Establishing a Strong Typographic System

Setting up a new typography system is always a complicated task with literally hundreds of tweakable variables. The best way to save your sanity is a design system that can answers most of those little questions. Continue reading Web Typography: Establishing a Strong Typographic System on SitePoint. Source: Site Point …

May 2022 FIRE Update

Hey, everyone. Did you have a good month? May was uneventful for us. Life just went on as usual. Now, we are just waiting for RB40Jr to finish school. Once he’s done, we’ll go on a long summer vacation. On the personal finance side, May was an anomaly. We spent …

Get Ready for Summer 2022!

Are you ready for the summer! It’s Memorial Day Weekend, the unofficial start of summer. Oh man, I am so ready for warmer weather and travel. As usual, spring was cold and wet in Portland. It finally started to warm up this week, but our heater is still kicking in …

Communications strategies to connect with customers in H2

Communication with your customers is everything for your business. It’s how you form connections and strengthen relationships. It’s how you present your brand and market your products and services. And it’s the best way to resolve conflicts and address potential threats to your business. As we approach the second half …

The Best JavaScript & CSS Animation Libraries for UI Designers

Animation is a part of a UI designer’s job. Here are 9 free animation libraries we think deliver the most power for the smallest file size, while being relatively easy to use for reasonably code-savvy designers that aren’t full-blown developers. Continue reading The Best JavaScript & CSS Animation Libraries for …

Improve Your Online Reputation -5 Ways To Build Credibility and Trust

As much as 82% of internet users come across fake negative business reviews online. Seeing as almost 34% of the total market value of the world’s biggest companies depends on their reputation, you can begin to realize the importance of online reputation damage control. Improving and maintaining your digital prestige …