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How to create a Big Cartel breadcrumb navigation

Tutorials
October 13th, 2010

Big Cartel is one of the most awesome shopping cart platforms for clothing and tee designers, bands, record labels, jewelry makers, crafters, and other artists! It is home to over 100,000 stores! One of the biggest requests I get for work is to do custom Big Cartel themes, and I have received much recognition for [...]

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Author: Zach Reed

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How to create a Big Cartel breadcrumb navigation

Updated Web Design Portfolio

News & Updates, Other
August 25th, 2010

So for the first time in a long time I decided to update the Blue Tide portfolio! I still need to update some of the other categories but right now I have the web design category all up to date! w00t! Some of the projects include: Shirt Launch, Inspiration Sea, Ruckus, Love, Leah, and MORE! [...]

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Author: Zach Reed

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Updated Web Design Portfolio

1st Annual Tee Madness Tournament!

News & Updates, Other
March 11th, 2010

Please follow the article here on IATT for updates: http://iamthetrend.com/2010/03/11/1st-annual-tee-madness-tournament-sign-up/ Alright folks, it’s here the first Annual Tee Madness Competition! Brought to you by IAMTHETREND, Blue Tide Productions, Standoutstickers.com, Purebuttons.com and Storenvy.com Here is the scoop: We are looking for 64 T-Shirt Companies to fill out our bracket. Seeding will take place this Monday on [...]

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Author: Zach Reed

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1st Annual Tee Madness Tournament!

BuyZombie.com Now Live!

News & Updates
February 15th, 2010

Overview: Buyzombie.com came to Blue Tide with an idea of a whole makeover design. They hated their old layout and the functionality just wasn’t there! So we are finally pleased to announce the launch of their redesign. The project was a very fun one to work on becuase I personally am a huge zombie fan [...]

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Author: Zach Reed

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BuyZombie.com Now Live!

WordPress Benefits Developers and Clients

Inspiration
November 12th, 2009

Many people use WordPress for a lot of different things. Whether it be a portfolio, a political blog, a fully featured shopping cart, or a photo gallery. When WordPress first came out, it was viewed as just a blogging platform. Now it is being referred to for what it really is: a content management system. [...]

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Author: Stephen Coley

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WordPress Benefits Developers and Clients

5 Tips For New MySpace Designers And Coders

Tutorials
November 11th, 2009

With the expanding amount of designers offering MySpace layout customization these days, I thought it would be helpful to list a few concepts and tools that I as a designer and web developer find useful and all together time saving when designing and coding for MySpace. There seems to be a growing number of younger [...]

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Author: Jordan Andree

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5 Tips For New MySpace Designers And Coders

Art and Copy is like Milk and Cookies

Tips & Tricks
November 6th, 2009

Creating an intricately beautiful piece of design without perfectly matched copy (text) is like devouring a delicious cookie without a tall, cool glass of milk: excruciating. Don’t let your hard work and long hours go to waste by leaving a bad taste in your audience’s mouth. Hard-hitting copy on a company’s Web site is especially [...]

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Author: Katrina Priore

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Art and Copy is like Milk and Cookies

Welcome to the new blog!

News & Updates, Other
November 3rd, 2009

Welcome to the new blog for Blue Tide Productions! This has been on the back-burner way to long! The blog is going to feature everything from general Blue Tide news to tutorials on how to become a better designer, photographer, videographer, and more!

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Author: Zach Reed

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Welcome to the new blog!

Rob Dobi Photographer Interview

Inspiration
November 3rd, 2009

Rob Dobi is an outstanding designer, illustrator, photographer, and is also the owner of the well known clothing line, Fullbleed. He was kind enough to answer a few questions from me about his photography, specifically.

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Author: Zach Reed

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Rob Dobi Photographer Interview

12 jQuery Effects & Tutorials

Tutorials
August 6th, 2009

jQuery is a free and open source JavaScript library that is used by Web developers to navigate HTML documents, handle events, perform animations and add Ajax interactions to Web pages.

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Author: Zach Reed

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12 jQuery Effects & Tutorials

Best Of – Big Cartel Designs

Best Of, Inspiration
May 28th, 2009

This post is a list of some beautiful designs that I have found throughout BigCartel! BigCartel is a website where users can go and sign up with different levels of membership and create a store for their band, record label, clothing line, etc. They are home to thousands of stores from big clothing lines to people with one item to sell.

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Author: Zach Reed

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Best Of – Big Cartel Designs

Best Of – Twitter Resources

Best Of
May 23rd, 2009

Sometimes with these trendy new social media sites you can be lost or confused but we are here to help. The following resources can help your Twitter experience into an even better one! Whether or not you are new to Twitter, you will find these resources very useful and handy. Enjoy! Articles “How Twitter helps [...]

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Author: Zach Reed

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Best Of – Twitter Resources

5 Design Blogs To Following

Tips & Tricks
April 27th, 2009

I wanted to post today about some great design blogs that I constantly check and follow. These are some great sites to use for RSS! They have a lot of tutorials, inspiration, tips, tricks, and knowledge! Check them out!

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Author: Zach Reed

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5 Design Blogs To Following

Oh, Sleeper Myspace Layout Posted!

News & Updates
February 10th, 2009

Today we posted the new “Oh, Sleeper” Myspace layout! www.myspace.com/ohsleeper

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Author: Zach Reed

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Oh, Sleeper Myspace Layout Posted!