Web Design in Ann Arbor – You vs your competition

I often frequent digg and read the latest blogs – and while I can’t claim that I am 100% original, I am tired of reading the same thing being restated by 100 different blogs. So I would like to talk about tactic’s I use to obtain sales in a competitive market. My business is located […]

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“Best viewed in 800×600 on IE” returns…

I see it more and more, a bad habbit that is rearing it’s ugly head on the web again… only this time under the guise of web standards. “Site best viewed in FireFox – download FireFox + Google toolbar for better browsing!” While I understand the frustration many designers have when dealing with making a […]

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IE7 is too little too late…

While many web designers and developers are eagerly waiting a “much improved” Internet explorer… I sit in disdain. While IE7 does fix many of the bug’s that plagued IE6, and it does support a few previously unsupported CSS elements (fixed position, better fixed backgrounds, etc) – Microsoft has already indicated, and the beta release have […]

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Web Design Tweaking

Pual Boag often mentions that sites shouldn’t always simply be redone or redesigned. He states that a natural part of a website design is to grow and improve over time. I felt it was time for some growth and tweaking on this site. After submitting it to csscollection.com (a CSS gallery site), I got a […]

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Use RSS Feeds for keyword rich backlinks

While RSS feeds are no secret in terms of their traffic power, and many SEO consultants will talk about having an RSS feed and how it will help with SEO, I have found a way to use RSS feeds to take a step further in SEO. One look at this RSS Submission list and you […]

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CSS gallery – inspiration or repetition?

Pre:edit – based on this post, I have started a css gallery focusing on display new ideas and creativity in design/style. “Web cleb” Jeffery Zeldman’s latest post on his blog cited several resources for design inspiration. While they were alternative web sites than the popular and well known css galleries (such as bassdrive, css mania, […]

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Do SEO experts hide their secrets?

Like most web designers/developers, I see the importance of having a site that is visibly prevalent on search engines (or should I say google?). The amount of traffic and the value of that traffic that simply by being ranked in the top five provides is un debatable. However – with everyone wanting to achieve that […]

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Featured on css-website.com

My blog design has been featured on CSS Gallery – Css-Website.com! You can take a look at the entry here, and vote for me (here is a hint, give me a 5 😉 I am pretty excited about this, as it is always nice to have a design featured in a css-gallery. A few of […]

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Web 3.0 will be about cheeseburgers.

I have been seeing a lot of Web 3.0 and beyond predictions on digg lately, and frankly they are all way off base. Let’s examine Web 2.0 to pear into what is in store for future versions of the web. Google defines web 2.0 as… “full-fledged computing platform serving web applications to end users. Ultimately […]

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Simple Accessible/SEO Flash

Right off the bat I would like to mention that I am not a huge fan of flash, especially for navigation or important elements. However – lots of people like the multimedia enrichment that it can provide, and done correctly it is not that inaccessible. Most of the time people use silly hacks like XML […]

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