A nostalgic look back at 90s web design, and a warning to anyone whose website is an accidental anachronism.
Remember the days when every PC was beige, every website had a little Netscape icon on the homepage, Geocities and Tripod hosted just about every single personal homepage, and “Google” was just a funny-sounding word? Continue reading “90s Web Design: A Nostalgic Look Back”
Just about anyone with a computer and an internet connection can make a website. Creativity and purpose though, solely rests on the author’s shoulders. There are plenty of free web hosting services out there and you only have to look for one that suits your needs. Features like customizability, available space, uploading/downloading method and scripting are usually what sets these free hosting sites apart from one another. If you find these sites too limiting for you, paid web hosting sites are available and they do provide more advanced features like larger web spaces and a more intuitive interface for site management. The good support, bandwidth and uptime percentage absolutely makes the paid web hosting sites a favorite for people who are trying to create a website for their business. Continue reading “71 Webmaster Tools All For Free”
Content is really important for webmasters. Why? When people surf the web, they are looking for information. They aren’t looking for you specifically, unless you’re well-known. If they visit your site and don’t what they’re looking for, they will leave quickly. And they probably won’t return to your site. Well, they might stumble back onto your site, but not on purpose. Continue reading “10 Ways of Getting Content For Your Site Part 1”
This is not written by a professional lawyer or anyone close to one. It is written by a typically business owner of a successful web development company who has no law degree or the budget to hire a lawyer to write a web development contract. However, they are in need of a contract agreement that will assure a project will be well outlined for both the client and the developer as to what the expectations are of the entire project. Continue reading “10 Step Web Design and Development Contract Agreement”
Learn how to publish your novel, poetry, memoir, how-to book, children books.
1) The first thing you need is book publish software
>> Every day, more graphics professionals, publishers, and print service providers are discovering that Adobe InDesign is a leap forward in page layout software. Get more information on the benefits of switching from QuarkXPress and Adobe PageMaker, as well as resources to aid you in making a smooth transition to InDesign. Continue reading “10 step to publish your books”
According to the so-called experts, a decent conversion ratio is right around one percent. In other words, one out of every one hundred visitors to your website converts to a sale.
Personally, I think you should ignore what the experts say, and strive to achieve as high a conversion ratio as possible. You should never be satisfied. You should always be looking for ways to improve your conversion ratio. My website consistently converts anywhere from 3 to 5 percent, and often converts as high as ten percent! Continue reading “10 Secrets To Improving Your Websites Conversion Ratio”
One of the toughest challenges facing any designer is the web page. There are perhaps millions of pages in the World Wide Web all jostling for attention. The question that is foremost is how you as a designer can make a difference. Continue reading “10 Essential Tips For A Web Designer”
Everyone knows the routine, get to work by 9 AM, sit in front of the computer, code all day, and head home at 5. Now, thanks to guys like Tim Ferris I have started to re-think how I work and what makes me productive as a software developer. Continue reading “Daily Routine of a 4 Hour Programmer”
Wall Street has two reasons to hate open-source software. One makes sense, one makes none.
The reason that makes sense is that open-source software companies don’t make much money. Continue reading “Why Wall Street Hates Open-Source”