General Web Design
Pre-Planning Your Web Site
Building a great site requires preparation. By laying out the basic framework for your
site, you can avoid many mistakes and oversights. Most importantly, this preparation
helps you to focus on your goals, and it helps you build a site which is truly beneficial
for your visitors. More ...
Design Your Website's Directory Structure
Anyone can make a webpage, but only a few people can create a WEBSITE. The stumbling
block is knowing how to link webpages together to form a website. The first step to
implementing a website is to design the directory structure. More ...
How "Secure" Is YOUR Web Site?
Your Web site is your online business. Don't you lock the door and secure the windows
of your "brick and mortar" business? Do you have an alarm system? Don't you think it's
important to do the same with your online business? 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 ...
"About Us" Pages in Small Business Websites
On the Internet, any company, no matter how small, can look as good as a large company. This
situation presents an important challenge for small businesses: how can I convince my potential
customers that I am not an unethical, fly-by-night operation? More ...
How to Create an Effective Navigation Structure for Your Site
Good site design means a good navigation structure for your web site. This means the
visitor can find the information with ease. Put yourself in the shoes of your Grandmother.
Would she quickly and effortlessly be able to find the information she wants? 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 ...
Are You Familiar with Trademark Law?
You've been using your company name for a while now and, as things get more crowded,
you're beginning to wonder if anyone else uses it, what the law is, and what you should
do, if anything to protect it. More ...
So, You Want To Be A Web Designer?
Before you can offer web design you need to fill your design toolbox! While you can
spend a ton of cash in this phase, the best strategy is to acquire the bare minimum,
at least until you have a few clients under your belt. More ...
Getting Approved by Adsense in a Jiffy
I don?t understand why everyone makes Adsense out to sound like some kind of devil.
So far, I have a 100% approval rate for my consulting clients. You would think that
we spend months developing the site to submit for approval ? but to be honest; I spend
less than a day (if that!) More ...
How To Build A Web Site That Sells
Without a clear purpose for your site, you will not know where you are heading. For example,
the purpose of my design site, is to help small business owners attain a presence on the
web to sell their product or service. Now, write down the statement of purpose for your web site. 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 ...