3 Killer Responsive Frameworks: Bootstrap, Foundation, & Skeleton
Bootstrap is a popular, modern, front-end UI development
framework. It has a 12-column grid responsive layout and includes custom
buttons and form elements of its own. Additionally, Bootstrap includes several
component and plugin library is large and community support continues to grow.
Overall, Bootstrap is a full featured solution for making a responsive website.
Foundation is another popular responsive front-end framework.
Like Bootstrap, Foundation includes a responsive grid system, base CSS, CSS
can scale out to an arbitrary size that's also easily nested. Foundation was
built using the mindset of "Mobile First". With the Foundation framework, the
grid classes account for mobile devices first, and treat larger devices as the
exception. Foundation will be a great choice if you focus on your mobile site
Skeleton is a small collection of CSS & JS files that can
help you rapidly develop sites that look beautiful at any size. Skeleton seems
to be most ideal for simple concise websites that don't require a lot of extra
features as it's got just the bare essentials and nothing more. The Skeleton
template only works up to a 960 pixel width. For those users who want to get
started with responsive design quickly, you should look into this open source
2 Crucial Practices for Social Media for Business Novices
We all know that, for most businesses, social media is an invaluable tool.
Everyone has advice and everyone has multiple accounts, but what if you're
new to social media for business and want to take baby steps and learn the
The quickest way to build confidence and get you on the road to
effectively managing your social media is to educate yourself. We recommend
that you read as much as possible on the subject (Mashable.com is a great
resource!) and get your hands dirty in a monitoring tool. There are a
variety of social media monitoring platforms out there to help you schedule
content, respond to relevant issues, and provide customer service, but if
you're a novice, tweetdeck is one of the most straight forward tools.
With all the reading you're doing, if you're still not ready to post, you
can keep an eye on keywords. Set up tweetdeck searches for your business
name, words relevant to your business, an potential new clients. For
example, if you have an iPhone repair shop in Geelong, you could set up a
search for "iPhone repair Geelong" in tweetdeck. When a tweeter posts about
their broken screen, you can respond directly. It couldn't be easier.
Is Social Media a Good Choice for Your Business?
How Does Cloud Computing Work?
From a 'cloud', you can run software applications over the internet without
needing to buy, install, or manage your own servers. The resources are
retrieved online through web-based tools and applications rather than a
direct connection to a server. This type of system allows people to work
Well known companies, like Dropbox and GE.tt, have adopted this technology
to deliver services. They make it easy to keep local synchronised copies of
files on multiple devices while maintaining a copy in the 'cloud'. Perhaps
the most famous users of could computing are social media websites
including Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
The fundamental functionality of cloud computing means that entrepreneurs
can focus on their businesses rather than on their software. All they need
is a browser. How awesome is that?