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Content is King

The most beautiful images and the most ingenious use of color will only take your web pages so far. The most important facet of any good web page is good content. After all…Content is King Here are a few tips to keep in mind as you are writing your web copy. Start at the end: … Continue reading

You Can Never Have Enough Web Creme

The best way to start off designing a “good” webpage, is to look at as many “good” web pages as you can. Weblog Web Creme has spent the last 6 years cataloging over 2,000 examples of “good” web design to inspire and get those creative juices flowing. Here are a few examples:

A – Z typographic treat for your Monday

curiosity counts – A typographic treat for your Monday – a alphabet….

30 seconds & 5 steps to a good Web Critique

Note where your eyes go first Squint your eyes Scan the page diagonally from top left to bottom right The “Five Things” trick Find the intersections ZURBapps posted this great guide for critiquing a web page in 30 seconds. Learn more about each of the 5 steps listed above

Add Facebook “Like” Buttons To WordPress Blog Without Using Plugins | Globinch

WordPress Facebook like button or the Facebook share button on your WordPress blog will definitely improve your website or blog’s popularity. Facebook is the leading Social Network service with millions of people are active members. Thousands are joining every day. If you are a blog or website owner, then you can make use of Facebook … Continue reading

Texting: A Kid’s Friend or Foe?

In class we started talking about some real world issues around technology replacing face to face communications, tech savvy kids, and loss of privacy. Yesterday I came across an article that ran in a Welch UK paper 3 years ago, addressing concerns that texting might be damaging to a child’s mastery of spelling and punctuation. … Continue reading

History of Social Media — Timeline

Categorically Tag Me

A built in feature of all blog tools including Word Press is tagging. As you author each post, you have the option to apply a tag. A tag is a word or set of words that are used to describe your post. Often, bloggers apply tags that they think the masses will type in to … Continue reading

What a Twist! How social technology killed surprise movie endings | The Next Great Generation

Hollywood has relied on twist endings for decades. The Twilight Zone, Psycho, The Usual Suspects and The Sixth Sense were all carefully constructed to wow the audience by the detonation of a final reveal. It used to be that a friend or family member might spoil the story — “Can you believe he was dead … Continue reading

Best Blogs of 2011

To help you on your journey to become awesome bloggers, I have complied a list of a few of my favorite ones. Remember, you will have blogging success if your posts are meaningful, believable, manageable and engaging. Keep my 4 tips for blogging success in mind too. If you need even more inspiration, try Time … Continue reading