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10 Books Every Web Designer Should Read

10 Books Every Web Designer Should Read

With the prevalence of the modern Internet, most people don’t bother to read books anymore. After all, you can find countless articles and blogs that can answer any question from how to get stains of suede, to how to build an effective content management strategy. But...

Creating a good Contact Management and Segmentation Strategy

Creating a good Contact Management and Segmentation Strategy

Ever wonder how to build and effective email marketing strategy? What does an email marketing strategy look like? There are three main take aways for having a Contact Management and Segmentation Strategy Have a clean and organized database Collect the right...

How to Animate Images to Create a GIF

How to Animate Images to Create a GIF

When it comes to animating an image to create a GIF, the process is like building a flip book; how the motion looks relies completely on the designer. The timing of the motions, as well as the amount of layers and the way one ties them in with the loop cycle, is a...

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Choosing The Right Social Media Platforms For Your Business

In today’s world, it seems like pretty much everyone is on social media. Some people even make a living off being social media celebrities (aka Instagram models and the Kardashians). But what’s important to note is the number of businesses on social media. According...

Sketch vs. Adobe vs. InVision: Pros and Cons

You maybe have seen our post earlier this year about how Adobe Creative Cloud is losing out to new applications like InVision and Sketch. But several months later, the jury is still out on which is the best. But we have an answer for you: it depends. Having used all...

Best WordPress Hosting for Small Businesses & Freelance Designers

More than 1 in 4 websites on the internet are powered by WordPress. So it’s no surprise that there are tons of WordPress hosting solutions available. It’s always nice to have choices, but too many of them can become overwhelming. Have no fear, DC Dev Shop is here to...

Things To Consider When You’re Rebranding

Let’s face it, times change. Every year, month, day, hour, and second, new and exciting things are happen. New innovations are made, new products come out, and people form new ideas that change the way individuals and businesses think. After many years in business, it...

WordPress Plugins for Every Website Build

At DC Dev Shop, we build new websites and enhance existing WordPress powered websites. Many tasks can be repetitive from project to project, including website functionality needs. Instead of reinventing the wheel, our WordPress development team leverages existing...

The Benefits of Working in a Coworking Space

On Google, the address listed for the DC Dev Shop is 810 7th St NE, Washington, DC 20002. What you might not realize is that this address is actual our coworking office at WeWork. DCDS is currently a pretty small shop and when going into business in 2017, we needed to...

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