SHOPPIES: Best Shops of The Week [March 15-21, 2015]

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Check out our new sister site: SHOPPIES, the ecommerce awards offered to the best up-and-coming online shops for excellence in user experience and web design.
This is the fourth installment of the end of the week roundup featuring the best shops, what platforms they’re using, the SHOPPIES grades (for UX, identity & content), and a short description. Hopefully this will inspire you to create your own online shop (or grow it if you already have one) and get your very own SHOPPIES award!

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How to rescue a logo that has been saved as a bitmap

Every designer at some point will encounter the client who brings in a blurry, pixelated JPEG copy of their logo (the only copy they have) and requests for changes to the logo.

Redesigning the logo entirely from scratch is one option, but it can be hard work, as you'll have to figure out exactly how the original designer achieved the result. This isn't always so difficult with simple logos, but it's definitely an issue with logos that have non-standard fonts or very complex artifacts.

As a designer, you know that clients should always have a vector copy of their logo with transparency in the background, but clients don't know that. They also don't always know how terrible it looks when a logo is recycled for different purposes using anything other than the vector copy.

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The Ultimate Blubolt Ecommerce Review

Before we dive deep into the blubolt review, I  must admit that we've sampled a wide range of ecommerce platforms. On the other hand, we’ve also tried out numerous managed hosting services for online stores.

Normally, we’ve always considered these two as separate solutions on opposite ends of the spectrum- each with its own exclusive set of specialized providers, dealing with a specific type of users.

Rarely have we stumbled upon providers who’ve combined both solutions on a single framework. So, guess what? This happens to be one of those special occasions. And from the look of things, exploring such a unique, multi-faceted company should be interesting.

But, is it possible to focus on both simultaneously without compromising either?

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Exclusive Freebie: World Cup football templates by BrandPacks

Score a hat trick with this trio of free World Cup football/soccer templates designed by BrandPacks. This collection features a free soccer flyer template, a rack card template (in two styles) and a poster template (in two styles). Each template boasts a sporty theme with vibrant colors and exciting photography, perfect for promoting football and soccer tournaments and related events!

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The Conclusive Nobly POS Review for 2019

At the heart of most businesses in the contemporary world, is a powerful POS taking center stage. The Nobly POS is undeniably gaining momentum at the present day and age in the hospitality industry.

But how credible is the system?

First and foremost, I need to understand where to draw a line. It's quite obvious that I need to narrow down to a trendsetting POS system in a bid to optimize my restaurant's business transactions.

I know you can relate to this.

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