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Eight Tips for the Newbie Web Designer
This article is targeted at designers just entering the field. These suggestions shine light on some potential problems a new designer might not think of. More ...

How to Create a Mockup Website Design and Convert it Into a Web Page
You can quickly design a website by using a graphics application to create a mock up design then create image slices from the mockup design image you created and convert it into an HTML web page. More ...

Alternative Online Payment Systems
For most businesses venturing into ecommerce, e-payment means accepting credit cards. This involves setting up a complex system including a SECURE order page, shopping cart software, a merchant account, and a credit card processing service. More ...

Finding a Reliable Web Hosting Company
We went through a nightmare recently when we changed internet web hosting companies and servers. Our sites were down for days on end and never worked right after the change! We lost tons of business and gained lots of wisdom in the process. More ...

Ten Tips for Choosing a Good Domain Name
What makes a good domain name? Well, it's a subjective issue, of course, but here are ten tips to point you in the right direction. 1. Good domain names are easily memorable and easily typed. Generally this means keeping them short. More ...

Maximizing ROI via Web Site Traffic Analysis
We are clearly well past the innocent "golden age" of the Internet. Darwinian economics have become the order of the day today. Any company worth their salt must maintain a web site as an information resource and/or to generate incremental ecommerce revenue. More ...

Copyright Law - Fair Use
A important consideration about fair use is the copyright owner does not need to be and should not be asked for permission. Why? By asking permission you are, in a small way, weakening the law. More ...

How to Avoid Sloppy Web Site Copy
If your web site visitor can't find the information on your web site, within ten seconds or less, you will lose them. Two of the largest factors that contribute to this, are the lack of clear purpose and poor layout of your web pages. Let's look at how you can resolve each of these issues. More ...

Designing Professional Web Pages
If your Web site doesn't project a professional and polished image to your visitors, your credibility and that of your products and services will suffer. Image is everything, especially online where your competitor is only one mouse click away! More ...

The Ten Parts of a Business Website
Business owners experience headaches dealing with designers, while the latter too often end up wanting to rip their hair out because of add-ons, or things they learn about their clients after they've started the projects. Why? More ...

How to Add a Search Engine to Your Site
When visitors arrive at your web site you want them to find the information quickly otherwise they will lose patience and move on. A great way achieve this is to add a searchengine or search box to your web site. Since most visitors are already familiar with using search engines such as Google, they can easily use the search feature on your site. More ...

The Five Biggest Mistakes Almost All Web Designers Make
Huge Mistake Number 1: Creating a Website with Flash. In a recent study, top internet marketers discovered that a website created with Flash DECREASED the response from prospects and customers by as much as 370 percent. More ...