Wix Designer Blog

Graphic Designer & Website Designer Tips

As a website designer and graphic designer, I love sharing great tips and tools that make designing easier. As part of my website design services, I train clients on how to update their websites or to do their own SEO (search engine optimization), so I post many of these tips for my clients to train them how to use Wix and other tools to keep their website up-to-date. Keeping websites current is the best way to get found and to keep people coming back to your website. 

Check out all my Design & SEO tips and resources in my blog below:

Reach out with questions or for a free design estimate:

View Wix Websites on Mobile Devices

As a Wix Designer, it's nice to be able to "test" out Wix websites on different devices. Google Chrome Browser has a great tool called Developer Tools that let's you view any website on various mobile devices so you can get an idea of what it looks like. You can also use this trick to post to Instagram from your computer! It's simple, just watch the video above, see screenshots below, or read below: 1. Get the Chrome Browser 2. Turn on Developer Tools by going to View > Developer > Developer Tools 3. Switch to "mobile" by clicking on the Toggle Device Toolbar icon near the upper right. 4. Choose a phone from the Device dropdown (any one works). See below. 5. Reload the page to make

How to Post on Instagram from Laptop

As a Website Designer and Graphic Designer, I post on Instagram for some of my clients. I'm on the computer a lot, and I LOVE my full keyboard, I can type a million words a minute compared to "typing" on my phone. Plus, I have my whole image library at my disposal. Before learning this easy quick tip using the Chrome Browser's Developer Tools, I could only "post" on Instagram from my phone. Well no longer, now I can post from my computer with my full image library and keyboard at hand. Nice. One thing to note: The limitations to using the Google Chrome Developer Tools to add photos to Instagram is that, unfortunately, you can not upload multiple photos or videos to your post. It's simp

SEO Hero Tip: Post it!!

I am just getting back from a bloggers conference, and I often have a lot of my clients who don't publish their first blog post because they're worried about making it perfect. Why wait? Plant those seeds now and share them on social media and in other online forums, Facebook groups, Google Business, LinkedIn, in your Instagram profile, Pinterest, etc. The faster you get it up, the faster it will get indexed by Google and other search engines. Announcing your first blog post on social media is a great idea – it’s ok that this is only one blog post to start, but it is even better if you posted three or more to have a little more meat on the bone for people to look at while they're on your we

How to post to Instagram from a Mac

As a Graphic Designer and Website Designer, I'm on my computer more than my phone. So, I just learned how to post to Instagram from a Mac (because I like having a full keyboard and my full image library at my disposal!) Original directions from: https://www.hopperhq.com/blog/how-to-post-to-instagram-from-pc-mac/ 1. In Chrome, turn on Developer Tools under View > Developer > Developer Tools 2. Click on the Toggle Device Bar: 3. Choose a device. Then make sure to refresh/reload your browser window for the interactive icons to appear (+ images, commenting, etc): Nice! Thanks Google! To see it in action, here's a Video Tutorial on how to post to Instagram from a mac laptop:

Website & Graphic Designer Mockup Resource

My print production artist husband told me about this cool resource that one of his ad agency clients likes to use, so I thought I'd post it here for reference! Yellow Images features Mockups and Graphic Assets like t-shirt mockups, or product mockups (think water bottles, banners, pc, tablet or phone screens, transparent PNGs, 3d art, etc). Check it out at: yellowimages.com

© 2020 Pickle-Wix Web Design located in Denver, Colorado