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Making handmade goods might be the easy part when you consider all the work that goes into selling those products online. Now Etsy is giving its sellers a new tool for building a standalone website that easily populates with data from Etsy's own online marketplace, making launching and maintaining an e-commerce site a whole lot easier.

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Have you heard of Ello? It's a new social network site that is getting a lot of buzz for its anti-Facebook Inc stance. It promises a "Simple, beautiful & ad-free" experience. While it remains ad-free for now, whether it's simple or beautiful is highly debatable. After all, when it comes to user experience and interface design, is there something that's unanimously beautiful?

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IMDb is one of the most useful sites on the web. But it's also one of the most outmoded. Now, two web designers have taken it upon themselves what an IMDb for 2014 would look like — and the results are great. Here's how they explain their design.

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You might be building a website because you want to. You have a vision. You're in the zone. But you might be making a website because you need to, even though you have no idea what you're doing. Services like WordPress and Weebly offer prefab options for this basic user, but even then it's easy to get lost in the weeds.

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Making your resume stand out from a pile of papers or a bunch of pixels on a screen is hard as hell. How can people who went to similar schools and worked similar jobs and have similar skills differentiate themselves? By being clever. Like Philippe Dubost. He turned his resume into an Amazon product page. It's brilliant!

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Slate's Farhad Manjoo did a piece recently taking restaurant websites to task for being so awful most of the time. Flash-heavy and obsessed with entertaining instead of informing, they're often murder on the eyes. But why? Probably because designers get paid so well to do it.

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Amazon may be a bargain hunter's dream website when it comes to getting certain products from the US, but the site is fugly. It's also not very user friendly, especially for international shoppers. That's why Maurice from Queensland web design firm Kintek decided to propose a redesign for the Amazon site. And the results are infinitely better.

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Web designers and web developers: seemingly so similar, in fact worlds apart. Here's just a few of the differences between the two, visualised for your pleasure and, once you see the salary gap, potential crushing disappointment.