Archives for Web Design

Farming for Links?

How to grow your own quality backlinks….no farming involved! It’s common knowledge by now that external links (also known as backlinks) to your site are a critical factor in determining search engine rankings. The more quality links you have to your site, the higher ranking you will get. I stress
Read More

The Importance of Email Marketing & Newsletters

It seems that the days of handwriting letters and actually putting them in the mailbox are over. I can’t even remember the last time I received….or wrote, for that matter……a handwritten letter. Some say that’s a bad thing. Others say you can’t stop progress. Whatever your opinion is on that
Read More

Great Online Resources for Any Business

Over the years I’ve collected a list of resources that I use regularly for many things; everything from stock images and design inspiration, to SEO and small business entrepreneurial ideas.  These are available on my web and graphic design website, however I’ve also listed them here for you to have
Read More

What to Do Before Hiring a Web Designer

So, you’re thinking about finally getting that website done (or re-done, in many cases), but you just aren’t sure where to start? Maybe you have a new business, or perhaps your existing website is just very outdated and under-appreciated? There are many things to think about before hiring a designer.
Read More

Why You Don’t Want to Use Internet Explorer!

I am on a mission. A mission to eliminate Internet Explorer from every computer on the planet! Okay, I know……it’s probably NOT going to happen, but hey, I can dream can’t I? Internet Explorer has become my nemesis. The most evil of web browsers. The antithesis of a waste of
Read More

The Copyright Mystery

It’s a fact, most people do not have a clear understanding of federal copyright law. To the average user, if an image, story or article is posted on the internet, it MUST be free for the taking, right? Not quite. What most people do not understand is that when an
Read More