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Ask any designer if they’re 100% satisfied with their work, and whether openly admitted or not, there’s a very high chance of a negative response.
Costly mistakes can lose you the client before you know it.
Daniel Scocco of Daily Blog Tips has published his first ebook, Killer Domains.
We’ve had our ups and downs, haven’t we, Google?
This is a web usability question that concerns you, the people who read my blog, and also those who author their own blogs / websites. It seems that some people actually get angry when a website takes control of their browser by opening a new tab, and of course that’s not what I want here.
A wry smile spread across my face today, and I gave a little chuckle.
I’ve come to realise that I need to hire a full-time SEO expert to keep me on the straight and narrow.
Yep, once again my Google search rankings are down the pan.
Three days ago, I reported on a GMail security flaw resulting in the theft of my domain name.
Today, I am delighted, humbled and relieved, to announce that davidairey.com is now back in my possession. Read on for more details.
That’s what has happened to me, and I’ll tell you all I know.
As many of you know, I left for vacation last month. In hindsight, I should’ve kept this information private.
On the day I left, a hacker logged into my webhost support site and asked for the details to transfer the www.davidairey.com domain.
I specialise in brand identity design, but that’s not to say I should focus 100% of my efforts on marketing myself as such.
It’s been a bumpy ride through the wonders of Microsoft FrontPage, overusing tables, and the tale of one man marketing himself as a large corporation.
Yesterday, through a large increase in site visitors, I discovered that my Google penalty had been lifted. In this post, I’m going to tell you why I was penalised by Google, what I did to have the penalty removed, and how you can avoid a similar penalty for your website.
If you show advertising on your website / blog, or are thinking of doing so, this is something you need to know.
I’ve just removed what little advertising there was on my blog. The ads were shown below my category list, and included just four simple text link ads (two for print cartridge retailers and two for web template sites).
Google Analytics (the web statistics package) can tell you a lot about your website, and one of those things is where your visitors arrive from. This is where knowledge of your “referring sites” proves useful.
CollegeScholarships.org are offering the princely sum of $5,000 to the winner of their student web design contest.
Ever since I started publishing articles on this blog, I knew I had to launch my own WordPress theme, rather than using a modified version of someone elses. There will no doubt be some bugs and tweaks in the coming weeks, especially as this is my first ever custom WordPress theme design.
If you’re like me, you’ll be passionate about the subject you write about, caring less about any monetary gain and more about a genuine interest in the topic.
You’ll also want to cover the costs of your web hosting, and might place a few relevant ads across your site / blog (you can see how I do this in my right sidebar, under the ‘featured sites’ heading).
It’s the little things that make all the difference.
Five simple steps that have helped me build trust online.
No matter what line of business you’re in, it’s vital that you can measure the results of your endeavours. If you spend any amount of time dealing with websites, you’ll understand the importance of statistics, and how they can track progress and provide pointers for improvement.
Your website opens doors to contacts you’d never imagine you’d meet. Now more than ever, millions of people have access to your online presence, and whether you like it or not, they’ll immediately judge you upon your site design.
When choosing your own host, don’t get sucked in by marketing spiel.
Just 11 days ago I was nowhere to be seen when searching for specific keywords. Today I’m on the first page of Google at number eight, and on the first page of Yahoo at number six.
How highly do you rank in search engines?
Watch and learn how you can benefit by using RSS subscriptions. This short video tutorial from commoncraft describes how to save yourself time. Go on, get fed.
The design of your blog can greatly improve reader retention, so to help, here are a number of great post sharing valuable blog design tips.
Here are five important design tips for your website / blog. Pay attention and you’ll give your visitors a much better experience.