• Archive for June, 2012:

    Java Animation

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    Java animation can be virtually anything you want it to be but has been considerably more difficult to produce until recently. One of the features of Director 6.5 is that, as well as Shockwave, it can export animations as Java applets ...Read More »

    Ideas vs. style

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    The ‘idea’ is the intellectual element of the communication. You can have an idea with no style whatsoever – a lot of advertising material falls into this category, it is blunt and to the point and there’s not much wrong ...Read More »

    What you can do while you wait for your SEO to kick in

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    It is always hard to launch a new site. Optimization is always the best way to go, and not just for the obvious reasons. Optimizing your pages from the start has other benefits. Your optimized pages, though they are not ...Read More »

    Pick a cart, any cart

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    The information that follows is fairly brief insofar as features of each cart goes, but will hopefully offer some assistance in determining whether it meets your criteria. PERLSHOP URL:http://www.arpanet.com/perlshop/ COST:Free PerlShop appears to be a good cart for anyone with a relatively small number ...Read More »

    Valuable Modern SEO Techniques

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    Search Engine Optimization (SEO) are methods that aid in the improvement of a website's ranking in the listings of search engines. There are different kinds of listings that are displayed in the results pages of search engines, such as paid ...Read More »

    Typography

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    Good typography is just as important on a Web page as it is in any other medium. The fact that it appears on a computer screen and not on a piece of paper is immaterial; it should still be pleasing ...Read More »

    Search Engine Placement through SEO Services no fluke

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    Affordable SEO services don’t necessarily mean lower quality of service. Rather, it really takes some serious effort to keep your SEO services cost low and at the same time to provide the desired quality of service pertained by your clientele. ...Read More »

    Resolution

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    You will appreciate how in print, the resolution of an image is related to the quality of the paper. For newsprint you will use coarse (80 LPI) screens and for high quality litho or gravure, fine (180 LPI) screens. Type ...Read More »

    Browser Differences

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    With the ability to change default font sizes in a browser and to change the gamma with GammaToggleFKEY, it is fairly easy to simulate a PC browsing environment on a Mac screen, but wait, the differences between Mac and PC ...Read More »

    Classic Dreamweaver MX Videos Released – Web design video tutorials for beginners

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    Hi, I just released more of my Dreamweaver MX video tutorials. Thought Dreamweaver MX was released in 2004, not much in Dreamweaver has changed since that time … especially when it comes to the basics. Anyway, for those new to Dreamweaver, these videos ...Read More »

    How to Push Your Website to the Top of a Web Search

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    Keeping SEO in mind when you design your site can make it much easier for you to get a good page rank and more traffic from day one. Link Farms: Some search engines use a recommendation system as part of ...Read More »

    The Business of Web Design – Video 2 – Web design video tutorials for beginners

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    Hi, I just released my second video for the Business of Web Design course: Business of Web Design: Hardware and Software It is about 14 minutes and it covers the basics on what hardware and software you need to start a web design ...Read More »

    Web Graphics

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    Then there are the pictures. You know the old saying that a picture is worth a thousand words? It’s true, but in a different way from what you think. The data that makes up a Web page has to travel ...Read More »

    Everything you need to know about Keywords in SEO

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    Density and Prominence Keyword density is a measure of how much emphasis (weight) a keyword is given within the content of a page. Most of the emphasis of a page is assigned to the text at the start of the ...Read More »

    Class C IP’s

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    Here is an SEO myth that has not really been proven one way or another yet. The myth is that having links from the same class C IP address will not help you. If you don’t know what I am ...Read More »

    Internet Marketing Services That Deliver Traffic

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    Internet marketing in itself is a wide domain supported by multiple theories and tactics but not all of them are effective enough to drive sales. The core idea behind any Internet marketing strategy is to create a web presence by ...Read More »

    7 Things Every Webmaster Should Know About Links

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    Link building in a nutshell, is the process of getting other web sites and web pages to link to your web site. These links will not only drive direct targeted traffic to your pages; but more importantly will increase your ...Read More »

    Learning Perl

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    With its roots in UNIX, Perl is a bit more difficult than JavaScript or PHP but it is the standard for CGI scripting on the Web. There are loads of free Perls scripts available to download and they are relatively ...Read More »

    Reasons To Ignore Toolbar Pagerank Updates

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    There seems to be this hysteria around Google and its Toolbar updates. Maybe it relates to webmasters and web designers thinking that once Google make this fabled toolbar update that their website will magically jump up in the SERP's. Well ...Read More »

    A Banned Site Re-indexed By Google and MSN Live within 24 hours – EASY!

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    So it seems it is possible and over at http://www.omg-1.com the experiment is proving itself. The question was 'Can we take a banned site - No pages indexed in google, yahoo or live and can we give it life and ...Read More »

    Swish

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    Swish is a little program written by David Michie in Australia that generates text effects in Flash .swf format. If you tried to produce these effects with the Flash application itself, you could – eventually. But the amount of work you ...Read More »

    Spyder Monitor Calibrator with ColorVision PhotoCal

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    Have you ever looked at a wall of television sets in a store, all tuned to the same channel and showing the same program? No doubt you will have noticed that each television shows the picture slightly differently and perhaps ...Read More »

    DOCTYPE amp; DTD

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    In HTML and XHTML, the DocType is a special tag that goes right at the top of the page above <HTML> and warns the browser what’s coming. <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC -//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd> This one, for instance, tells the browser ...Read More »

    Graphic Fundamentals 1 #150; The Big Punch

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    Anybody with a computer and a graphics program can produce Web graphics at the push of a button. Computers have made it easy to do things that trained graphic artists could have taken years to master – lettering, airbrushing, photo ...Read More »

    Seven Common Seo Mistakes By Rose Desrochers

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. Most of your quality traffic comes from search engines, therefore when building a website it is important to know the hints, tips and tricks that will give you better placement in the search engines. ...Read More »

    Restricting your palette

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    Restricting your palette is not a bad idea. Many of the most famous painters restricted their palettes to a few oil paint pigments. This was more of a practicality than an aesthetic judgement. In earlier times, artists had to grind their ...Read More »

    W3C Validator

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    The World Wide Web Consortium sets the standards for mark-up languages like HTML, so their validation site can be considered to be the ultimate authority when it comes to syntactical correctness. It will check HTML right up to the latest version, ...Read More »

    Why Choosing The Right SEO Firm Is Crucial To Business Website Success

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    Choosing the right search engine optimisation (SEO) firm and online marketing company is the most important phase in your business website's existence. It is important to align yourself with a company that are good at selling products and services online ...Read More »

    HomeSite and BBEdit

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    I’ve never tried to cut a wooden log in two with a penknife, though I’m sure it can be done. People will tell you that you can build a Web page with a simple text editor and I know that’s ...Read More »

    Some important things to remember about using color

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    Depending on the type of surfer your site is aimed at, you will have a pretty good idea of how much you have to religiously adhere to the web-safe palette. Business people tend to have less well specified computers than home ...Read More »

    Two Levels of SEO On-page and Off-page

    { Posted on Jun 11 2012 by seoman }
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    On-page SEO services involve making sure that the content of your website is rich with relevant keywords that the search engines will look for when a user keys in those keywords. These keywords will be present in the body of ...Read More »

    Google PR is Case Sensitive

    { Posted on Jun 10 2012 by seoman }
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    After a little digging up, I found enough evidence to believe that... Google searches are never case sensitive - as we already knew.Google PR is case sensitive - as I suspected, according to web standards, URLs are case sensitive. Google ...Read More »

    Google SERPs experiment shows amazing results

    { Posted on Jun 10 2012 by seoman }
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    Can we take a banned site - No pages indexed in google, yahoo or live and can we give it life and PR rank? That is what is being attempted over at www.omg-1-com and the big question is can it ...Read More »

    What You Should Expect From A SEO Professional

    { Posted on Jun 10 2012 by seoman }
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    For many businesses, search engine optimization is a confusing subject. To get the most out of it, you need to define the role of the person or business handling the seo. What You Should Expect From A SEO Professional Speaking ...Read More »

    Web typography

    { Posted on Jun 10 2012 by seoman }
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    by Joe Gillespie A good background image or pattern is an economical way to give a Web page visual interest. When I say economical, I mean it in two ways – it is quick and easy to produce, and it requires ...Read More »

    Ajax vs Flash Podcast – Web design video tutorials for beginners

    { Posted on Jun 10 2012 by seoman }
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    Hi, I just released a podcast where discuss the differences between Ajax and Flash. You can read more about it in the killersites.com Magazine. www.killersites.com Read More »

    Selling Your Ideas

    { Posted on Jun 10 2012 by seoman }
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    A very touchy subject this month. It’s all very well coming up with a knockout design, but at some stage, you have to sell it to the client. Some designers like to show the client several alternative designs where others prefer ...Read More »

    Adobe ImageReady (beta)

    { Posted on Jun 10 2012 by seoman }
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    It’s been called ‘Son of Photoshop’ and indeed, there is a strong family resemblance, but to pass ImageReady off as a baby Photoshop is missing the point completely. If you have used Photoshop, you will feel immediately at home in ImageReady. ...Read More »

    What should you look for when selecting an SEO partner?

    { Posted on Jun 10 2012 by seoman }
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    Every company offering SEO related services promises results but few deliver on that promise. To be the exception when it comes to delivering on that promise a SEO partner must take an approach that ensures quality results that meet YOUR ...Read More »

    How To Drive Free Traffic To Your Site With Articles

    { Posted on Jun 10 2012 by seoman }
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    Tools to drive visitors to your website are many but the main one that should be employed is the use of articles. The popularity of article writing and exchange has emerged as a convenient way for people to promote and ...Read More »

    Copying other people’s ideas

    { Posted on Jun 10 2012 by seoman }
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    Quite often I get people write to me and say, Hey Joe, (I’m sick of that one for a start,) is it okay if I use your background on my site? No, it bloody isn’t!!! The background and graphics elements ...Read More »

    AutoF/X AutoEye

    { Posted on Jun 10 2012 by seoman }
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    There are many low-end scanners and digital cameras on the market now that allow people to capture images to put on Web pages. Their resolution is limited, but that doesn’t matter too much, the end result is only going to ...Read More »

    Nikon Coolpix 950

    { Posted on Jun 10 2012 by seoman }
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    I’ve been a Nikon fan for a long time and have had a number of Nikon F-Series 35mm SLRs and I also have a Nikon SuperCoolScan 35mm scanner which is excellent. When it came to choosing a digital camera, I ...Read More »

    Consistency

    { Posted on Jun 10 2012 by seoman }
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    Having created a strong personality for a Web site, it has to be applied consistently. Telling the same story over and over again in the same way strengthens the message. Any deviation or inconsistency is like removing the can of ...Read More »

    Search Engine Optimisation for Joomla Websites

    { Posted on Jun 10 2012 by seoman }
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    My name is Chris Diprose and I am the Manager of Web Design Australia firm Kanga Internet. I have been an active member of the Joomla Community for several years and have an established business based upon Joomla Development in ...Read More »

    Using the best tools for the job

    { Posted on Jun 10 2012 by seoman }
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    In Web design, certain tools are essential. You need a WYSIWYG HTML editor. I don’t really believe that graphic designers can produce a decent page using a pure text editor only. There are plenty of products to choose from at ...Read More »