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Tips for Parents: Finding Cheap Car Seats for Babies

There’s nothing more worth your search than being able to find the right equipment for the needs of your babies. In case you love to travel and you want to bring your little ones with you, it’s absolutely a great advantage for you to start looking for cheap car seats so you can save more money.

Affordable seats can easily be found at any place where baby accessories and equipment are available. You don’t really have to search for it the hard way.

  1. The first place that you may want to consider to obtain cheap convertible and infant car seats is retail outlets. These outlets which are more likely to be specifically catering to baby accessories and equipment can definitely offer products which are on sale and may include the seats that you are looking for to keep your babies safe from harm when travelling. Aside from visiting these outlets personally, you can also give them a call to check if they have cheap baby car seats available.
  2. Another option is to check out what your relatives and friends can recommend. Chances are there are a lot of babies in your family and you can definitely get some advice from their parents and guardians when it comes to obtaining these seats and ask where you can get them on sale. Your family members and friends will definitely be able to share the best options with you and you can absolutely count on them when it comes to finding baby car seats where you can save more money.
  3. Lastly, you can start checking online for resources that will lead you to online and offline stores (for example cheap infan car seat reviews on BestCarSeatHUB.com) or most likely online sellers who can sell these baby seats for a more affordable price (for example on Ebay.com). Researching on the possible stores and sellers online can definitely provide you a huge list of products and where to get them from. From here, you can also compare prices and features which will benefit you in the long run when you are ready to pick what to purchase.

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Although it’s definitely a plus for you to obtain access on affordable car seats to save you cash, however, it’s still essential for you to look for ones which meet the road safety standards of your country. Always check if these seats passed testing and meet the standards for safety to make sure that your child is safe from any harm when they are inside the car traveling with you.

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So ya wanna be an “Integrator” hub?

Got an email this morning from one of our talented designers who has a ton of Flash/Flex experience and is interested in joining our “UX Integration” team. He wanted to know what was the most important stuff to be learning.

A bit of background, at IdentityMine we have 4 major roles contributor roles in the app development process. Information Architects, Designers, Integrators, and Developers.

The UX integrator is the guy who sits between the Developer and Designer and can talk both languages ( design “geek” and developer “nerd” ). Unfortunately as of late this has been called the “Devigner” or “Deseloper”. Both don’t really work for me on my business card and since I lost the arm wrestle to get my title to be “User Experience Ninja”, the title User Experience Integration Developer or User Experience Integration Designer is what stuck.

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Where does integration fit into user experience design?

  1. Visual Design – this is primarily graphical design… Choosing the right colors and proper use of layout, typography, and iconography
  2. Interaction Design – this is primarily the use of motion and interactivity applied at discreet moments in an experience.
  3. Information Architecture Design – this is the thoughtful implementation of a user experience holistically. It’s the culmination of multiple small interactions pulled together into an experience that is complimentary with each individual user experience.
  4. Usability – this is the study of what works and what doesn’t work. It’s where the psychology of the user shines through and effects decision making based on analytics of human behavior.
  5. Knowledge of Trends and Fads – some things you choose to do because its what is cool at the moment and the only way to be relevant.
  6. Creative / Aesthetic Design – I still think this is separate from visual design because creativity isn’t necessarily visual. It takes all these aspects together to create an innovative pleasing experience.

 

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Disc Test & Review: Outline for Training and Development Plans

Corporations need a training plan for employees training and skills development. Its a detailed guide of instruction that will be used during training seminars. Organizations that are very specific on the trainings are giving Disc Test to identify what are the aspects needed to be improved. Results of disc test is then compiled in a disc profile.

It depends on the detailed planning and delivery. These steps will show how to plan a successful training and development.

  • Determine the purpose of your training – Trainings are made to educate and prepare employees in their undertaking inside the company. Outlining the skills, information and certifications are essential for a better result. Product knowledge, mastery of software applications and learning the policies and procedures should always come first.
  • Identify the audience of the training – Disc personality assessment test results will give you an overview of who needs the training the most. It can be geared to a certain group of people in a department or to individuals who needs improvement on accomplishing daily tasks. Corporations usually give trainings and skills development to newly hired employees for basic orientation on their day-to-day job.
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    Getting A Best Web Designer

    We all know that most of every business needs an online presence.  We know this for a fact as we too normally visit their online site first before we even go their store’s physical location.  This is why if you have a business, especially these days where most people are often connected online, it cannot be emphasized enough how much you need to have a website for your business.

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    Opening a website is actually very easy.  As long as you have a credit card, you can enroll your domain and hosting from any popular domain and hosting services.  The problem now is if you do not know how to manage or tweak your website.  It is crucial that your website contains the necessary amount of information, has some weekly type of news update, is very pleasant to the eye, is user-friendly, and has the necessary plugins in case you also plan on selling your products online. If this is somewhat difficult for you or will take you some time to learn – something which you do not really have the time for.  If this is the case, then you need to get yourself a web designer; one that will initially make all the necessary design and I.T. features your website needs.

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    Getting A Website Designer For Your Website

    If you are running an online business and you are looking to take it up a notch, you may want to consider getting yourself a website designer to make your website stand out even more.  Of course, standing out does not mean crazy flashy, but more professional looking and easier to navigate.  Having this sort of appeal and user-friendliness will surely give your website a distinct and substantial edge over your competition.

    When you know that you do not have the skill to design your website yourself, hiring a professional web designer may be the right thing to do.  This is not only a smart investment on your part, but it may also be that added boost to make your website afloat.  If you have ever visited boring websites and did not stay long enough to explore it, then that is what visitors to your website will likely do if they find a boring website.  Having the right mix of pleasant, eye-catching, and user friendliness on a website is important.

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    Designers Love Windows 8

    Ok well maybe they don’t really know it yet but I’m sure there will be a day when designers start to sing the praises of Windows 8 for helping to make creating amazing computing experiences easy to create.

    It’s taken me awhile but I think I have started to fully drink the Kool-Aid. I’m still addicted to my XAML workflow (not yet singing the praises of HTML based Windows 8 apps, but I wont rule it out.)

    I’m enthused enough I’m going to start blogging again. Mostly because I have been discovering lots of great new APIs that are really fun to use but I need to journal my experience somewhere.

    So with my first Windows 8 post I will start off with a reference to a really useful doc that was posted recently… The Performance Tips for Windows Metro XAML apps document should be something we all get our heads around. Performance is much more important this time around as we are supporting much more hardware constrained form factors like windows tablet devices.

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    Designers Love Effects Simple Sample Using Pixel Shaders in 3.5 sp1

    Just wrapped up a project and am feeling really good right now… Exciting times for WPF and Windows in general! Really pumped about going to the PDC… Finally getting a chance to look over the sessions list.

    I finally got a chance to play with the Pixel Shaders Library on CodePlex and now I am really jazzed about what you can do with effects.

    I actually tried this in the project that I worked on this week and it was sweet… I applied the ColorTone effect to desaturate my images and put a specific color cast on the image…

    It looks like this… (sorry no time to get formatted code in this post… Screenshots are all you get today)

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    its an all Window week for me

    In honor of the PDC I wont be using non MS products… Other than my iphone… But where possible I will be using things like Windows Live Photo Gallery beta instead of using my default Aperture in OS X or when I need to look something up I will use maps.live.com

    I mentioned yesterday that I am using Windows Live Skydrive and Mesh extensively lately. I will be reviewing some of my experiences this week with other great Windows user experiences/services.

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    Dinner with Dr. WPF (another witness)

    Walt and Josh blogged about it. It would be wrong of me not to.

    Dinner with the disciples last night was great…

    …a bit uncomfortable since most people were visibly awestruck by the doctor’s presence at our table.

    I think its important to say that I feel like the doctor isn’t a bad guy. It just appears like he is the prototypical evil eccentric mastermind when we breaks into a loud “mooo hooo hooo ah a ahhhhh” (I did however hear that he is wanted in peru for kicking a llama and he conceived his first child at the age of six on a subway in a cloning experiment gone awry but I digress).

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