This is troubling. Marketers spend so much time and energy developing personas and messaging for the myriad audiences we want to turn into customers. But it usually stops there. It’s time we start extending this persona-driven, personalized marketing to our websites, and specifically the homepage. The homepage is the proverbial front door of our brands; often a landing page, it’s the first page you’ll go to find out who a company is and what it does.

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However, in 2019, a website building platform, also called a “content management system” (CMS), can be used to easily build and customize a website without having to use code. A website building platform is software that does all the complex work of coding for you, so you don’t need to learn how to create a website from scratch with code. It lets you build and edit a website through your internet browser, change your design and layout with the click of a button, and create pages and posts using a simple editor that is similar to most common text editors.
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This is not to say that production never involves problem-solving or creativity, nor that design always involves creativity. Designs are rarely perfect and are sometimes repetitive. The imperfection of a design may task a production position (e.g. production artist, construction worker) with utilizing creativity or problem-solving skills to compensate for what was overlooked in the design process. Likewise, a design may be a simple repetition (copy) of a known preexisting solution, requiring minimal, if any, creativity or problem-solving skills from the designer.
Great article with useful guidance. I have been working colleagues to increase the targeting and tailoring of our online engagement. One of our greatest challenges is the time and capacity commitment tailoiring engagement requires - I'm interested to understand if you look at or model the costs of increased capacity against the rewards of increased audience engagement and if these are reflected in your performance analysis
This personalization campaign was, importantly, an A/B test: 50% of homepage visitors saw the old version, and 50% saw a personalized one. Personalization is a hypothesis like any other design/functionality change and should be treated with similar rigor as A/B testing. You want to know that the personalization is improving the experience/conversion rate/metrics, not decreasing them. 

I want to help bust open that black box by sharing first-hand experience personalizing Optimizely.com. In my time on the marketing team there, we redesigned the homepage. We went from one average best homepage to 26 different versions of the homepage uniquely personalized to different visitors. Let’s talk about why we did it, what we did, and how it all performed (because of course we measured it).
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After knowing why we were personalizing, the next question becomes what are we personalizing and for whom? The “for whom” part of this question was our starting place. It’s the best starting point for any personalization campaign. You must define your audience (aka who you’re personalizing for) before you decide on the experience (aka what you’re going to show them).
Customized gifts are the perfect antidote to mundane or boring. They immediately state their uniqueness and hint at the uniqueness of the owner. A personalized gift like engraved stepping stones in the garden or a family history pillow each say so much about the person who has them. One likes to be outdoors, to garden, and is proud of her family. The other shows a sense of history, of family permanence, and hints at more to come in the future. Each a unique person with a unique viewpoint, individual to themselves.

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Wix.com Ltd. engages in the provision of web development, design, and management solutions and applications. It provides free design templates for personal and business use, web design and layout tools, web hosting through the Wix domain, applications from the App Market, blog and social network page support, and other marketing and work flow management applications and services. The company also offers eCommerce and appointment applications, and marketing tools such as Google Analytics and mailing lists. Wix.com was founded by Avishai Abrahami, Nadav Abrahami and Giora Kaplan on October 5, 2006 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.


Once you know your template category, have fun choosing a design you love. There are lots of different styles - minimal, fun, professional, contemporary and more. You can view and edit any template - they’re all free. If there is something you don’t need, like a section or page, you can always delete it. Think of your template as a starting point. You can change anything you want, so have fun with it!
Spring is in the air and Easter is around the corner! Mark your calendars for the occasion and use our Easter gifts to commemorate the special day. This holiday, remember to use our custom gift ideas, such as an engraved frame featuring the name of the honored little one. From plush friends to bunny beanies, our custom presents make great Easter gifts for kids of all ages. Pre-made Easter baskets also make life easy for moms and dads. Find perfect personalized gifts and Easter baskets brimming with all sorts of sweets and treats. Easter offerings and personalized presents can certainly turn any ordinary holiday into a truly memorable occasion.
In the sensemaking–coevolution–implementation framework, designers alternate between its three titular activities. Sensemaking includes both framing and evaluating moves. Implementation is the process of constructing the design object. Coevolution is "the process where the design agent simultaneously refines its mental picture of the design object based on its mental picture of the context, and vice versa".[11]
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ProFlowers received the highest numerical score in the proprietary J.D. Power 2015 Online Flower Retailer Satisfaction Report(sm). Report based on 2,000 responses measuring 4 online flower retailers and measures the opinions of consumers who made an online purchase in the past 12 months. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed February 2015. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com
Spring is in the air and Easter is around the corner! Mark your calendars for the occasion and use our Easter gifts to commemorate the special day. This holiday, remember to use our custom gift ideas, such as an engraved frame featuring the name of the honored little one. From plush friends to bunny beanies, our custom presents make great Easter gifts for kids of all ages. Pre-made Easter baskets also make life easy for moms and dads. Find perfect personalized gifts and Easter baskets brimming with all sorts of sweets and treats. Easter offerings and personalized presents can certainly turn any ordinary holiday into a truly memorable occasion.
Great research and Excellent Idea, I have seen eCommerce websites using a different design and products listing landing page depend on users and location.Google is aware of it too and it's showing the results as per location. One more thing is if you can not change the layout or design of a landing page, you can change texts appears on it. for example, Since last year, when you log in on Moz, It detects the local time and according to it displays welcome texts like Good Morning, Good Afternoon, Good Evening and it's really impressive.
Many people have asked me about using a website builder such as Squarespace, Wix or Weebly. The problem is that these services come at a price – you’ll generally have to pay between $10 and $40 a month for a single site. You’ll also be limited to basic customization of the template designs they offer, which means that there’s a good chance your site will look just like everyone else’s site.
After knowing why we were personalizing, the next question becomes what are we personalizing and for whom? The “for whom” part of this question was our starting place. It’s the best starting point for any personalization campaign. You must define your audience (aka who you’re personalizing for) before you decide on the experience (aka what you’re going to show them).
He is the co-founder of Neil Patel Digital. The Wall Street Journal calls him a top influencer on the web, Forbes says he is one of the top 10 marketers, and Entrepreneur Magazine says he created one of the 100 most brilliant companies. Neil is a New York Times bestselling author and was recognized as a top 100 entrepreneur under the age of 30 by President Obama and a top 100 entrepreneur under the age of 35 by the United Nations.
You can easily create three floating boxes side by side. However, when you add something that enlarges the width of each box (e.g. padding or borders), the box will break. The box-sizing property allows us to include the padding and border in the box's total width (and height), making sure that the padding stays inside of the box and that it does not break.

To support account-based marketing (ABM). ABM is an approach to marketing and selling that deliberately aligns sales and marketing around a list of important accounts and delivers targeted campaigns to engage those accounts. The goal is to be highly intentional with who you sell to and nurturing those interactions with personalized content. This personalization campaign was intended to drive engagement with our target accounts.


Great research and Excellent Idea, I have seen eCommerce websites using a different design and products listing landing page depend on users and location.Google is aware of it too and it's showing the results as per location. One more thing is if you can not change the layout or design of a landing page, you can change texts appears on it. for example, Since last year, when you log in on Moz, It detects the local time and according to it displays welcome texts like Good Morning, Good Afternoon, Good Evening and it's really impressive.
To a degree, some methods for creating work, such as employing intuition, are shared across the disciplines within the applied arts and fine art. Mark Getlein, writer, suggests the principles of design are "almost instinctive", "built-in", "natural", and part of "our sense of 'rightness'."[30] However, the intended application and context of the resulting works will vary greatly.
Nothing says unique like personalized gifts. Custom gifts can make a statement, tell a story, and remind one of a past event all in one moment. Personalized gifts for kids are a snapshot of their lives, and a personalized stuffed animal will be treasured for years. And personalized presents make the recipient aware of just how great their relationship with the giver truly is.

Wix.com Ltd. engages in the provision of web development, design, and management solutions and applications. It provides free design templates for personal and business use, web design and layout tools, web hosting through the Wix domain, applications from the App Market, blog and social network page support, and other marketing and work flow management applications and services. The company also offers eCommerce and appointment applications, and marketing tools such as Google Analytics and mailing lists. Wix.com was founded by Avishai Abrahami, Nadav Abrahami and Giora Kaplan on October 5, 2006 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.


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The process of creating a design can be brief (a quick sketch) or lengthy and complicated, involving considerable research, negotiation, reflection, modelling, interactive adjustment and re-design. In some cases, the direct construction of an object without an explicit prior plan (such as in craftwork and some engineering, coding, and graphic design) is also considered to be a design activity.
To increase lead quality. Our existing homepage was filling the sales funnel with lots of not-so-great leads. Often, people wound up in a conversation with a sales-human who was not sufficiently educated about what Optimizely had to offer. Not a good situation for the lead or the sales-human. We had to redesign the experience so that folks understood our value.
To support account-based marketing (ABM). ABM is an approach to marketing and selling that deliberately aligns sales and marketing around a list of important accounts and delivers targeted campaigns to engage those accounts. The goal is to be highly intentional with who you sell to and nurturing those interactions with personalized content. This personalization campaign was intended to drive engagement with our target accounts.
"Process design" (in contrast to "design process" mentioned above) refers to the planning of routine steps of a process aside from the expected result. Processes (in general) are treated as a product of design, not the method of design. The term originated with the industrial designing of chemical processes. With the increasing complexities of the information age, consultants and executives have found the term useful to describe the design of business processes as well as manufacturing processes.
The concept of the design cycle is understood as a circular time structure,[24] which may start with the thinking of an idea, then expressing it by the use of visual or verbal means of communication (design tools), the sharing and perceiving of the expressed idea, and finally starting a new cycle with the critical rethinking of the perceived idea. Anderson points out that this concept emphasizes the importance of the means of expression, which at the same time are means of perception of any design ideas.[25]
“PicMonkey is essential to my life and work now. I use it for social media marketing, graphic design as part of my full time job and love it for personal projects. I have recommended it to a number of friends and colleagues. The HUB is brilliant because I can re-use creations with adaptations and the fact that all I need is a web browser is amazing.”
plan, design, plot, scheme, project mean a method devised for making or doing something or achieving an end. plan always implies mental formulation and sometimes graphic representation. plans for a house design often suggests a particular pattern and some degree of achieved order or harmony. a design for a new dress plot implies a laying out in clearly distinguished sections with attention to their relations and proportions. the plot of the play scheme stresses calculation of the end in view and may apply to a plan motivated by craftiness and self-interest. a scheme to defraud the government project often stresses imaginative scope and vision. a project to develop the waterfront 

Design and production are intertwined in many creative professional careers, meaning problem-solving is part of execution and the reverse. As the cost of rearrangement increases, the need for separating design from production increases as well. For example, a high-budget project, such as a skyscraper, requires separating (design) architecture from (production) construction. A Low-budget project, such as a locally printed office party invitation flyer, can be rearranged and printed dozens of times at the low cost of a few sheets of paper, a few drops of ink, and less than one hour's pay of a desktop publisher.
In an Instagram post, the designer revealed a sneak peek of a few handmade pillows she's designed with Loloi Rugs. — Elizabeth Gulino, House Beautiful, "Joanna Gaines Has a Pillow Collection in the Works, and I Want Them All," 4 Mar. 2019 Casseroles have a reputation for being kind of old-school, but they couldn't be better designed for our modern world. — Audrey Bruno, SELF, "19 Make-Ahead Casseroles That Will Save You When It's Cold Out," 23 Jan. 2019 They were brilliantly designed by our props department. — Jessica Radloff, Glamour, "This Is Us Will Reveal 'All the Answers' Next Week, So Get Ready," 15 Jan. 2019 It's designed that that's the only thing that's driving its value. — Cyrus Farivar, Ars Technica, "Civil unrest: How a blockchain-based journalism startup bumbled its launch," 23 Dec. 2018 Your grandmother's vintage ceramic tree is probably nice, but this version is so much cooler—because it was designed by the pop legend herself. — Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, "Your Grandma's Ceramic Christmas Tree Just Got a Cyndi Lauper-Approved Upgrade," 20 Dec. 2018 They are also designed in a way to help Uber grow and scale its bike-share program. — Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, "Uber’s new Jump e-bikes are easier to charge and harder to vandalize," 18 Dec. 2018 Today, the Monegasque royal family opened One Monte Carlo, a new residential shopping centre designed by Pritzker Prize winner Sir Richard Rogers. — Elise Taylor, Vogue, "Monaco’s Royal Twins Are the Ultimate Red Carpet Professionals," 22 Feb. 2019 The building is one of three designed by Mr. Meier in the 2000s, overlooking the river. — Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "New York Triplex Owned by Martha Stewart’s Daughter Lists for $53 Million," 21 Feb. 2019
It is true, however, that it is not customary to pull down all the houses of a town with the single design of rebuilding them differently, and thereby rendering the streets more handsome; but it often happens that a private individual takes down his own with the view of erecting it anew, and that people are even sometimes constrained to this when their houses are in danger of falling from age, or when the foundations are insecure.

In The Sciences of the Artificial by polymath Herbert A. Simon, the author asserts design to be a meta-discipline of all professions. "Engineers are not the only professional designers. Everyone designs who devises courses of action aimed at changing existing situations into preferred ones. The intellectual activity that produces material artifacts is no different fundamentally from the one that prescribes remedies for a sick patient or the one that devises a new sales plan for a company or a social welfare policy for a state. Design, so construed, is the core of all professional training; it is the principal mark that distinguishes the professions from the sciences. Schools of engineering, as well as schools of architecture, business, education, law, and medicine, are all centrally concerned with the process of design."[1]
The concept of the design cycle is understood as a circular time structure,[24] which may start with the thinking of an idea, then expressing it by the use of visual or verbal means of communication (design tools), the sharing and perceiving of the expressed idea, and finally starting a new cycle with the critical rethinking of the perceived idea. Anderson points out that this concept emphasizes the importance of the means of expression, which at the same time are means of perception of any design ideas.[25] 

No matter who you are—photographer, restaurant owner, musician, hotelier and more, you can manage your website and business all in one place. With Wix, the possibilities are really endless! We offer 200 Apps and services to make it easier for you to grow your business or brand online. Easily send beautiful emails, start your own blog, get booked online, open your own online store and more.
The action-centric perspective is based on an empiricist philosophy and broadly consistent with the agile approach[22] and amethodical development.[23] Substantial empirical evidence supports the veracity of this perspective in describing the actions of real designers.[20] Like the rational model, the action-centric model sees design as informed by research and knowledge. However, research and knowledge are brought into the design process through the judgment and common sense of designers – by designers "thinking on their feet" – more than through the predictable and controlled process stipulated by the rational model.
ProFlowers received the highest numerical score in the proprietary J.D. Power 2015 Online Flower Retailer Satisfaction Report(sm). Report based on 2,000 responses measuring 4 online flower retailers and measures the opinions of consumers who made an online purchase in the past 12 months. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed February 2015. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com
The relationship between design and production is one of planning and executing. In theory, the plan should anticipate and compensate for potential problems in the execution process. Design involves problem-solving and creativity. In contrast, production involves a routine or pre-planned process. A design may also be a mere plan that does not include a production or engineering processes although a working knowledge of such processes is usually expected of designers. In some cases, it may be unnecessary or impractical to expect a designer with a broad multidisciplinary knowledge required for such designs to also have a detailed specialized knowledge of how to produce the product.
Design philosophies are fundamental guiding principles that dictate how a designer approaches his/her practice. Reflections on material culture and environmental concerns (sustainable design) can guide a design philosophy. One example is the First Things First manifesto which was launched within the graphic design community and states "We propose a reversal of priorities in favor of more useful, lasting and democratic forms of communication – a mindshift away from product marketing and toward the exploration and production of a new kind of meaning. The scope of debate is shrinking; it must expand. Consumerism is running uncontested; it must be challenged by other perspectives expressed, in part, through the visual languages and resources of design."[28]

For most users, free themes are the best place to start. When you install a new theme, it doesn’t change the content on your site, only the layout. This means you can download and install a number of different themes to see which theme suits you best. If you feel like you need something more advanced than a free theme, you can always install a paid theme at a later date.
In an Instagram post, the designer revealed a sneak peek of a few handmade pillows she's designed with Loloi Rugs. — Elizabeth Gulino, House Beautiful, "Joanna Gaines Has a Pillow Collection in the Works, and I Want Them All," 4 Mar. 2019 Casseroles have a reputation for being kind of old-school, but they couldn't be better designed for our modern world. — Audrey Bruno, SELF, "19 Make-Ahead Casseroles That Will Save You When It's Cold Out," 23 Jan. 2019 They were brilliantly designed by our props department. — Jessica Radloff, Glamour, "This Is Us Will Reveal 'All the Answers' Next Week, So Get Ready," 15 Jan. 2019 It's designed that that's the only thing that's driving its value. — Cyrus Farivar, Ars Technica, "Civil unrest: How a blockchain-based journalism startup bumbled its launch," 23 Dec. 2018 Your grandmother's vintage ceramic tree is probably nice, but this version is so much cooler—because it was designed by the pop legend herself. — Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, "Your Grandma's Ceramic Christmas Tree Just Got a Cyndi Lauper-Approved Upgrade," 20 Dec. 2018 They are also designed in a way to help Uber grow and scale its bike-share program. — Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, "Uber’s new Jump e-bikes are easier to charge and harder to vandalize," 18 Dec. 2018 Today, the Monegasque royal family opened One Monte Carlo, a new residential shopping centre designed by Pritzker Prize winner Sir Richard Rogers. — Elise Taylor, Vogue, "Monaco’s Royal Twins Are the Ultimate Red Carpet Professionals," 22 Feb. 2019 The building is one of three designed by Mr. Meier in the 2000s, overlooking the river. — Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "New York Triplex Owned by Martha Stewart’s Daughter Lists for $53 Million," 21 Feb. 2019

To a degree, some methods for creating work, such as employing intuition, are shared across the disciplines within the applied arts and fine art. Mark Getlein, writer, suggests the principles of design are "almost instinctive", "built-in", "natural", and part of "our sense of 'rightness'."[30] However, the intended application and context of the resulting works will vary greatly.
Creating a personalized gift is easy and fun! The first step is to decide their personalized style; something engraved, monogrammed, or custom-made is always a great idea! Custom gifts can be sent on any occasion. For example, personalized anniversary gifts are a great way to celebrate your love with that special someone. Our Soul Mates Acrylic Heart will make the perfect center piece for your coffee table or work desk when you have it engraved with you and your special someone’s name. Looking to reward that report card or goal at the big game? Choose from the best personalized gifts for kids and make their weekend special!
After knowing why we were personalizing, the next question becomes what are we personalizing and for whom? The “for whom” part of this question was our starting place. It’s the best starting point for any personalization campaign. You must define your audience (aka who you’re personalizing for) before you decide on the experience (aka what you’re going to show them).
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One can think about custom wedding gifts the same way. They make bold statements about the future, and often about the day that two people decided to commit to one another and cherish one another for the rest of their lives. Some might be subtle, like engraved champagne flutes, and still others might be huge pieces of wall art that greet every visitor who walks through the front door. And if it's your own wedding, maid of honor gifts can include a personalized dress hangar or wine glasses. And don't forget a gift for the flower girl. She's going to do her best, and a cuddly teddy bear or an embroidered doll will be a gift she'll cherish forever.

Speculative design, the speculative design process doesn't necessarily define a specific problem to solve, but establishes a provocative starting point from which a design process emerges. The result is an evolution of fluctuating iteration and reflection using designed objects to provoke questions and stimulate discussion in academic and research settings.

Considerations such as these are what help companies stand out in an information saturated and marketing forward web environment. As marketers, we've got to remember to practice what we preach and serve our audiences the same type of experiences we would expect. I love this experiment because it illustrates how simple and sometimes overlooked elements such as changing the H1 on a banner, or using specific verbiage can resonate enough with your target audience to greatly influence buying behavior. I could not agree more that target user focused personalization is the name of the game moving forward.
To increase lead quality. Our existing homepage was filling the sales funnel with lots of not-so-great leads. Often, people wound up in a conversation with a sales-human who was not sufficiently educated about what Optimizely had to offer. Not a good situation for the lead or the sales-human. We had to redesign the experience so that folks understood our value.
This is not to say that production never involves problem-solving or creativity, nor that design always involves creativity. Designs are rarely perfect and are sometimes repetitive. The imperfection of a design may task a production position (e.g. production artist, construction worker) with utilizing creativity or problem-solving skills to compensate for what was overlooked in the design process. Likewise, a design may be a simple repetition (copy) of a known preexisting solution, requiring minimal, if any, creativity or problem-solving skills from the designer.
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