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The Slack Redesign: Is The Hype Real?

Slack has completely changed the way offices communicate. It’s a professional instant messenger that allows collaboration within your office. We use it here at Avahi to keep everybody on the same page when working on projects. The company was launched in 2013 and just got a rebrand by the legendary Pentagram this week. As always, the general public has not been very accepting of this new logo. What does this mean for Slack?

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Understanding SEO

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SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization and is important for any business that has an online presence. Creating a website is no longer enough if you want to be ranked on Google, Bing, Ask, etc. SEO requirements are constantly changing, and some things that used to be a requirement are now considered spammy. It’s important to stay up to date. SEO is meant to increase your organic reach and ranking higher on Google makes you seem more legitimate. If you are the third site in the rankings then that generally means you will be the third site that is checked, if the user even makes it down that far.

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Composition in Design

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Composition is one of the most important aspects of design and it refers to the way that elements are arranged within a photograph or design. Using one or more of these compositional techniques will help take your designs to the next level. We will be talking about rule of thirds, leading lines, and hierarchy.

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How to: Use Photoshop Actions

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Photoshop actions are amazing for simplifying complex procedures. This tutorial will show you how to load an action, how to create an action, and we will talk about why actions are so important. Using an action is kind of like using a preset. If you know that your Instagram images are always cropped and exported the exact same way then you can set up an action to do that in just one click.

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