General Web Design
Dopamine Makes People Addicted to Seeking Information
Do you ever feel like you're addicted to e-mail or Twitter or texting? Do you find it
impossible to ignore your e-mail if you see that there are messages in your inbox?
These are all examples of your dopamine system at work. More ...
Excuse Me, May I Borrow Your Passwords?
The web site password authentication process is chock full of security flaws. And wherever
there are security flaws, there are scads of both real and wannabe hackers trying to exploit them. More ...
Top Five Design Tips
Great graphic design looks effortless, but it requires lots of attention to details.
Think back to an eye-catching advertisement, publication, or flyer you saw recently.
Do you remember why you liked it? Perhaps it was something specific like the use of a
cool graphic or font. Or, more likely, the layout and the words worked together to
create an eye-appealing, memorable message. 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 ...
Integrating Advertising into Your Web Design
If you are going to be placing ads on your website, you'll want to put some thought into
how you'll integrate them. Poor integration of ads into your website will cause visitors
to click away fast. Successful integration of ads into your site can be highly profitable. 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 ...
What is Metadata?
Definition, description, and examples of metadata. More ...
Policies Your Web site Must Have
To have a successful online business you must make the customer feel
comfortable doing business with you online. One of the most important
things you can do to make customers feel comfortable is having your
company's policies, in writing, available on your Web site. 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 ...
Why You Should Register Multiple Domain Names
Your website should have one domain name by which people can reach it, but there are several
reasons why you might choose to register additional domain names. More ...
How To Reduce Web Hosting Bandwidth
You just received a higher than normal monthly bill on your credit card for web hosting.
Your hosting company explains that you exceeded your monthly minimum for "bandwidth usage"
and suggests reducing the size of your web site files. More ...
A Day in the Life of a UX (User Experience) Designer
User Experience design comes down to sticking to a process. And the best process that I've found for problem
solving is a process I learned way back in design school - it's called the I-D-E-A-T-E Design Loop. 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 ...