Resources

What’s the Best Way to Build a Website?

Do you need a new or redesigned website? I have good news for you. There are a lot more options for how to build one than ever before. But the bad news is… there are so many options! How do you decide which is best for you, your business, and your customers? Don’t worry, there’s no wrong…

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Novel Ways to Promote Your Book

Author Martin Walker has filled the website promoting his food-obsessed detective character Bruno Courreges with loads of real content related to his fictional character. This surprisingly deep site contains recipes, wine recommendations and a visitor’s guide to the Perigord region of France where the novels are set. Walker also co-authored a cookbook for Bruno with his…

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An Event Apart: Understanding Web Design

Jeffrey Zeldman, founder of A List Apart and the Happy Cog web design studio gave a talk at An Event Apart in Orlando called “Understanding Web Design.” Here are my notes on key points: How do you describe what we do? Examples include “I make things on the internet. I design things on the internet.” These…

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Resources for Inspiration, Productivity & Escape

Summer can be an incredibly hard time to focus and get things done. In addition to your overcrowded inbox, the sun beckons you outside, and taking summer vacations means it’s even more important not to fall into bad patterns when you’re at work.  Here’s the good news: you can have your time in the sun…

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Big Marketing Tips for Small Business

Here’s to the Little Guys National Small Business Week was June 17 – 21. Let’s celebrate with some marketing tips and inspiration for your small business. I love this definition of an entrepreneur: I understand the struggles of running what I fondly call a “micro business,” and oh boy does it ever take a considerable…

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Inspiring 6 second transitions and animations for the web. Copy special characters that aren’t on your keyboard: Copy Paste Character. Share files up to 2GB for free!

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Zen and the Art of Website Maintenance

Protect your investment You love your web site.* You probably invested a lot of time and money into creating it. It’s a little bit like buying a car. No matter how great the car, you can’t just drive it off the lot and forget about it. You need to perform routine maintenance to keep it…

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Download the latest browsers so you can test your site. Great article on making your site more “findable” for people who might be intimidated by SEO.

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Shorten long URLs and convert to URLs or QR codes. How to save your Pinterest boards to PDF. Schedule events with several busy people.

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