Busting Through SEO Myths

Search engine optimization is a must if you want a business Web site that is an incredible marketing tool just like reputation management where you can remove a google review if it is too negative for your business. Search engine optimization can draw in more targeted traffic and help you make more sales. However, there are also many myths out there about what search engine optimization can and … [Read more...]

Podcasts: The Sound of Bloggers

Podcasts are digital media, usually audio, that are transferred via syndication feeds such as RSS (Really Simple Syndication). Once downloaded, podcasts can be listened to on computers and portable media players. The term ‘podcast’ is a play on the words ‘broadcast’ and ‘iPod’ – broadcast, to highlight the qualities that it shares with other broadcast media and iPod to acknowledge this particular … [Read more...]

Social Media – The New Breed of Media Moguls

Although some still question the benefits of open source software, its online counterpart – social media – has found widespread acceptance throughout the world. Social media, as suggested by its name, is characterized by its social aspect. The methods used for distributing social media content almost always involve a community or, at the very least, some form of interpersonal exchange. Social … [Read more...]

Blogs: The Digital Diary

Blogs are basically online journals, maintained and updated by any number of individuals or groups. Content in blogs is predominantly text, although bloggers have been known to include other forms of media. Blogs usually have a topic or a subject, such as the ongoing development of a program, but many bloggers prefer to keep their blog flexible by letting the topics develop freely. The … [Read more...]

An Introduction to Cascading Style Sheets

Cascading Style Sheets or CSS as they are commonly known, is a method of adding styles (such as font, font color, font size, spacing) to a collection of web pages or documents, if you like to collect documents and keep them save check sodapdf.com the PDF app support. CSS was originally designed to solve a set of problems. CSS was created by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) as the two most … [Read more...]

The World Wide Web Untangled

What is the World Wide Web? The World Wide Web, ofter referred to as WWW, is an information space where items of interest (resources) are identified by Uniform Resource Identifier, or URI’s, which are global identifiers. Most people think that the World Wide Web is synonymous with the Internet; however, the WWW is a service that operates over the Internet. The resources on the WWW are written … [Read more...]

Web Usability: Organizational Benefits

The term ‘web usability’ refers to the features of a website that determine how easy it is to use. There are five main areas of focus when determining a website’s usability: The utility of the website, whether the website provides what the user wants. The simplicity of the design that makes it easily understandable by the user. The ease with which the user can perform the intended … [Read more...]

Professional Web Design Associations and Organizations

There are many benefits to joining trade associations or organizations including professional development ad networking. Professional associations often provide newsletters, magazines, and web sites with information on current industry trends. Many associations also offer online classes, training seminars, and national trade shows. Other benefits may include mentorship opportunities, discounts for … [Read more...]

Expression Web – Microsoft’s New Standard for Web Design

Making waves in 2007 with the high profile releases of Vista and Office 2007, Microsoft is also rolling out a new suite of web design tools called Expression Studio. One component of Expression Studio is Expression Web, a professional web design tool to create modern, standards-based web sites. Replacing Frontpage, Microsoft's popular WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) web editor, … [Read more...]

Dreamweaver vs FrontPage

There are two leading WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) web page editors on the market available to help you design your web site. They are: Microsoft FrontPage and Macromedia/Adobe Dreamweaver. Microsoft FrontPage is a program that allows you to create and maintain your web site, even if you don't know any HTML. It allows you to design your web site on your local computer and then publish … [Read more...]