I've been blogging for almost five weeks. So what have I learned? Well, I've been thinking about that for the past few days. The list, not surprisingly, is rather long. Sure, I had watched many blogs over the last year, learning what I could from the links in my feed reader. That education … Read more about Blogging Is About 'Meeting' Your Readers
French pilot and author Antoine de Saint-Exupery once wrote: A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. This statement, to me is one of the most profound when it comes to design. The web, specifically, is cluttered … Read more about How Simplicity Can Lead to Success
Hi. You're reading my blog and thank you. Just so you know, I consider you part of my audience. Ideally, I'd like my blog to add enough value to your life and business that you choose become a regular reader. And it would be great if you get my feed and check me out on a regular basis; leaving … Read more about Can I Call You 'My Audience?'
I love being inspired. This morning, I read Biana Babinsky's post, Stop Cold Calling. In it, she offers a three step plan for those starting out with online marketing. Define your target market Create/revise your web site to make it an effective sales tool Use online marketing techniques to … Read more about Give Your Website A Chance to Help Grow Your Business
The blogosphere is full of great blog plugins. But great doesn't necessarily equate to usable. And I find Snap Preview Anywhere to be one of the not so usable. Yeah, like you, I thought it was one of the coolest things I'd seen when I first saw it in action. I mean, come on, who wouldn't like an … Read more about Let's Just Stop With Snap Preview Already
Error pages. We've all seen them (usually when we're looking for something we really want). Sometimes they help us. Sometimes not. But most often, they're dead ends - telling us little more than 'page not found' and leading us no further. Why? It's so easy today to create custom error pages. Why … Read more about Creating Better Error Pages.