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Making Good Websites that Stand Out


Websites, there?s literally billions of them out there in cyber-space. How many of them do you go to and just think this is boring, bland, or hard to use? It seems like too many to mention. So what makes a good website? I reckon it?s about interaction. You?ve got to make the visitor interested. You?ve got to grab their attention. Many sites use plenty of bright and shiny gimmicks to attract you, but once you make it through to the content of the site it?s just not worthy. A good site uses easy navigation, relevant content, and interactive media like comments and message boards. If you?re fortunate, whoever builds your site may even have a few tricks up their sleeves to make it really fun with sound, video, and other interactive fun stuff.

How To Create A Stunning Drop Capital Effect On Your Web Pages


Drop Capitals are frequently used in many newspapers, books and magazines in the offline world. You will frequently see the large capital letter sinking down into the first paragraph of articles, stories and chapters in the majority of publications you come across.

Graphic Design Using Color


Color is everywhere and conveys a message even if we don?t realize it. While this message can vary by culture it pays to know what colors ?say? in your own corner of the universe, and even what color means to your target market.

The Monster Garage of eLearning


Sales Versus Customer Oriented Websites


Should Generating Revenue From A Website Be The Prime Motivator?

How To Set Up A Professional Website On Your Own Using Web Templates


To create professional websites is not an easy task by any means. There are many things that you got to take into consideration like easy navigation, strategic links, clean coding, professional layout, easy downloading, scanability, usability and so on. These are the elements that differentiate a professional website from a mediocre one. So in a way it?s not designing the website that counts but how the website is designed.

A Website Checklist


If you've just finished building your new website (or revamping your old one), how can you be sure it's "ready for prime time"? Or maybe your site's been around for awhile and you think it may be due for a makeover. Because Web technologies, techniques and standards change so rapidly, even a website that seems "cutting edge" when it's built can look obsolete a year later. Or maybe you started out with a barebones website and finally have the time and/or money to take it to the next level. If you'd to give your website the once over, here are ten aspects you should consider:

Ten Steps to a Winning Home Page


There's no doubt about it - the first page your site visitors see is the most important page of your website. If your home page isn't appealing, chances are the rest of your pages will never even be seen by your visitors. It helps to think of your home page as the "front door" to your online business. Will it invite people to come in and look around, or persuade them to take their dollars elsewhere? Here are ten tips for making your home page a winner:

Web Design for Dictators


No question about it, web design is an art.

Website Basics


The Basics

Building Your Website to Save You Money


Does your website make you any money? Does it SAVE you any money?Websites are more than just marketing tools, out there in Cyber-Land effortlessly promoting you and your products. While that's great, why not use that same website to save yourself some money?How? Well, while I don't know your particular situation, I can provide you with some thought-provoking ideas that you can take back to your web designer for more input.Reduce your support costs.It is often cheaper, easier, and more effective to support customers over the Internet than through more tradiditonal methods such as telephone and direct mail. Services such as instant messaging and Get1on1 (www.get1on1.com) provide immediate chat facilities to current and potential customers.Corporations can support their employees and business partners over their corporate intranets, keeping them informed and soliciting their feedback. Providing documentation for perusal saves time and reduces labor on your email server.Providing a map to your location can save your receptionist valuable minutes on the phone explaining turns and streets, freeing her up for more important tasks.Including a forum on your site can bring people of a common industry or interest together to discuss upcoming events, current problems, and other interesting ideas and thoughts. These forums can grow very large very quickly. And, in the meantime, your website traffic increases. Stick an ad on the forum and bring in more sales from people that you already know have expressed interest in your industry.Interested in reading more ways to increase your sales and save money?Visit http://techlh.com/why_web.htm and read our full storynow!

Ten Design Mistakes to Avoid


Avoid these mistakes and your site will be steps ahead of your competition.

Design Matters in our Visual Culture


FIRST IMPRESSIONS.

Do-It-Yourself or Hire a Professional Designer


Remember your vision for your company and the brand or statement you want to make when any of your current or potential customers come in contact with you. You have to impress them in all the ways you connect with them.

Long Copy Sales Letters on the Web: Hype or Not?


I have written before about long sales copy on the web. But I have more to say on the subject.

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Edgy Labs (blog)

Web Design AI: Giving Websites the Power to Design Themselves
Edgy Labs (blog)
You may not be aware of it, but web design has a strong AI trend that has quietly taken over the website creation scene–websites are creating themselves. You may not be familiar with it or haven't heard about it at all. But yes, the concept of using ...



Meridian Press

Silverstone library to host 4-week web design course for youth
Meridian Press
Children and teenagers are invited to join the Silverstone library branch for Fall Into the Web, a class for students who would like to learn how to design a website. Ivan Crosby, a student of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy, will teach the four-week ...



This Chrome Extension Is Like X-Ray Vision For Web Design
Co.Design (blog)
What powers the sites you use every day? What language was it programmed in? What fonts does it use? How does it track people who visit? Those details usually take some digging to uncover–but a new browser extension for Chrome called WhatRuns ...



Practical Ecommerce

21 Free Web Design Tools, Summer 2017
Practical Ecommerce
21 Free Web Design Tools, Summer 2017. September 13, 2017 • Sig Ueland. 3. Enhance your website with free elements and tools from the design community. Here is a list of new web tools and design elements from summer 2017. There are designer and ...



Business Mirror

The latest in Web design? Retro web sites inspired by the '90s
Business Mirror
For those who are older, these sites recall the improvised Internet of their youth, in the days before mobile optimization and beta-tested user interfaces brought a sleek uniformity to modern Web design. Nostalgic web sites meant to mimic the days of ...



Virginia Gazette

City information easier to find thanks to new web design
Virginia Gazette
The city's information technology staff has created a new system they think will make information for city residents easier to find and understand. The city's operating reports — produced by each city department each month — are now available via a ...



Techaeris

Here are five common web design mistakes to avoid in 2017
Techaeris
There are some common mistakes that even experienced web designers are also prone to committing. And they must be fixed early on to attract more traffic and increase customer retention. Here are five common web design mistakes you need to avoid in ...



TNW

Understand all the Adobe web design programs — for under $50
TNW
For the past 15 years, Adobe's suite of cutting-edge web design programs has become an industry standard for creative types looking to push the boundaries of web creation. Now, you can have the training to join those elite web designers with the Adobe ...



Bdaily

5 Reasons Why Web Design is Important for a Business
Bdaily
Today, the importance of web design and its impact on the web is a globally accepted fact. A web design is much more than the visual presentation of a company. It provides usability, user interface, site architecture etc. as well.Studies show that at ...



Techniblogic (blog)

5 Crucial web design tips that will boost conversions
Techniblogic (blog)
Having an excellent web design is important for any company. A web designer is always challenged with crafting digital solutions that do not only look good but are user-friendly as well. Good company websites should be able to effectively convert ...


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