Category: How to

Essentials of Website Navigation

Essentials of Website Navigation

        Filed under: How to, Web Design

Sometimes weaving your way through the World Wide Web can be extremely frustrating. To aid in easing user’s navigation throughout your website, I have included some of the best navigation tools and best practices that will keep users from feeling overwhelmed while visiting your site. Persistent navigation Persistent navigation is the set of navigational components … Continued

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Top 5 Business Benefits of Marketing through Twitter

        Filed under: How to, Social Media

Last time I discussed how to market through Facebook, and this time micro-blogging sensation Twitter is the hot internet marketing topic to be discussed. Twitter is a high speed way to leverage your business to market to a larger audience as Twitter now has over 190 million users. While there are many, many ways you … Continued

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How to be a good guest blogger

How to be a good guest blogger

        Filed under: How to, SEO

Guest blog posts and guest article submissions are a great way to establish your credibility as a writer and develop inbound back links.  If you have a website and want to rank higher on search engines then it is important to develop a series of links back to your website. Guest posts afford you that … Continued

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How to get discovered on YouTube

        Filed under: How to, Internet trends

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Well, it’s a little more than just practice, practice, practice. Now, it seems that you have to audition on YouTube. Check out Symphony’s YouTube channel. It seems that all auditions took the form of musician-submitted YouTube video. Indeed, YouTube is becoming more and more relevant as a way … Continued

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How to write a web design proposal

How to write a web design proposal

        Filed under: How to, Web Design

WASHINGTON, DC – Writing a web design proposal is very similar to writing a normal business proposal. I typically start with the following format: Cover sheet (Corporate identity and contact information) Transmittal letter (Why this project is interesting to us) Introduction to your company (Who we are) Corporate capabilities (What we can do) Understanding of … Continued

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10 Secrets to Results-Driven Blogging

10 Secrets to Results-Driven Blogging

        Filed under: How to, Marketing, SEO

Focus on the user (the web visitor) Create titles that include likely search terms Include call to action – conclusion – make your point clearly Brainstorm, sort, prioritize (general to specific) Make it visually stimulating and compelling – headings – short paragraphs – bullet lists – white space – pleasing font Simple words – plain … Continued


How to specify requirements for web design

How to specify requirements for web design

        Filed under: How to, Web Design, Web Development

Happy clients exist when their projects are delivered on time, on budget and their expectations are satisfied. In order to accomplish this, it is important to clearly define the scope of work and communicate effectively throughout the entire process. For these reasons, a comprehensive Discovery process is crucial to successful project management. Project management delays … Continued

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A note to entrepeneurs looking to live the dream

A note to entrepeneurs looking to live the dream

        Filed under: How to, Startups, Words of Wisdom

Why do we become entrepreneurs?  What is the American dream?  For most budding entrepreneurs, we dream of becoming financially independent.  We want to create a business that runs like a well-oiled machine, so we have more time in our lives, so we can live a life by design, not a life by default.  For many … Continued

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