How big is a pixel? It’s widely thought that a pixel is the smallest dot that screen hardware can physically display: One pixel is one pixel. That was safe to assume for over a quarter century because the pixel density of most of our screens was stuck between 72 and 120 pixels per inch (ppi) during that era, even while everything else about our computers got exponentially faster and bigger. But screens would finally make their move, and for designers that would change how a pixel is defined.
When you get a domain name for your website, think bigger than just your website. Your creative business is likely to expand its online presence with accounts on services such as blogging, portfolio, and e-commerce sites, which typically offer the option of associating a custom domain name with your account. That’s an opportunity for you to use your domain name in ways that can reinforce your brand online. In my latest article for CreativePro.com, I suggest how to take advantage of those opportunities with three quick tips.