Use these eight tools to make sure you don’t lose traffic to your website just because your design is behind the times.
In part one, I shared some of the painful lessons I learned by not planning. We also reviewed the benefits of planning and then began to lay a foundation for the start of a web development business. Now, let’s go deeper.
I didn’t start with a plan. In 2006, I began accepting new web development clients. I hadn’t planned for it, they just came to me asking for work and I said yes. Business boomed. But I didn’t have a plan.
It’s time for entrepreneurs to lift their game when it comes to website design and maintenance strategies, says Palo Alto Software UK General Manager Alan Gleeson. With countless options competing for Web surfers attention and more savvy users, the bar has been set a lot higher in terms of Web design and content, and if [...]
You don’t know what’s going to work on your website. What copy is going to work. What layout is going to work. What colors are going to work. Is it going to be better to put a product image at the top of the page or the bottom? Should it be on the left or [...]
Ten years ago, creating a good website demanded an obscure, even downright weird set of skills. Basic HTML was easy enough to learn — I remember picking up the basics over a long weekend, preparing to move a set of technical documentation into a HTML-based online help system. But getting websites to behave themselves in [...]
While reading through the comments on a recent LifeHacker post about software people purchased this past year, I noticed a comment that said “I bought the pro version of ToDoist” This immediately perked my interest as ToDoist is one of my favorite GTD (Get Things Done) tools. “Why,” I wondered “had I never seen this [...]