Hello, I'm Mervi Emilia! I'm a brand and web designer, blogger and social media person from Finland. I have been online since 1997 and making websites for over 15 years. I believe in unique and well done, and my approach is handcrafted. Welcome!

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Home+Work relaunch

September 15, 2014 - 19:30 | 2 replies

Last year I launched Home+Work, a website about working from home or anywhere outside the regular office. It's for freelancers, remote workers, artists, work at home moms, bloggers and a small business owners and other people like that. The website has been a bit quiet in times, but now I finally did a little redesign and build the site to become the sort of a...

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Use the words, not images

September 14, 2014 - 02:20 | 0 replies

Using images in place of text content is one of the mistakes I see constantly on websites designed and built by someone who's not that familiar with web design and it's techniques in general. Very often the calls of action are made to look pretty by turning the whole thing, including the text, background and the button, into one image. Testimonials pages tend to be...

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The poor misunderstood bounce rate

September 10, 2014 - 01:47 | 4 replies

Quite popular and highly valued bloggers keep sharing misinformation about bounce rate. According to them it means the time your audience members spend time on your site. Bounce rate has very little to do with the time and in most cases it has nothing to do with it. A person can spend half an hour on your site and still create a bounce. I have wrote about this...

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