Website Promotion: Launching a Blog Effectively in 15 Days

The Internet is packed with opportunities for unique, influential, and ambitious people to succeed. From would-be bloggers to potentially successful entrepreneurs, the number of people sharing the common goal of online success is staggering – a number rivaled only by the number of people wishing they knew how to achieve it.

Over the last month, I, with my business partner, Matty Craig, have seen online success — albeit on a much smaller scale than some of the Internet’s leading blogs or authoritative websites.


35 Astounding Examples of Waterscapes

There is not much that delights me more than the tranquility and serenity of waterscapes. Just the sound of the drifting and hustling waves brings me joy and relaxation.

Water has a unique assortment of calmness and aggression. For some, water is a symbol of composure, and for others, a symbol of pugnacity. Every waterscape has its own story to tell.


New Riders’ Voices That Matter: Web Design Conference, now in its fourth consecutive year, will take place June 28-29, 2010 in San Francisco, CA and the timing couldn’t be better!

A back-story: I was offered this complimentary pass by the conference organizer. Unfortunately, I’m unable to go on this date, but my instinctive reaction was to ask if I could raffle off the pass on Six Revisions so that at least one of our readers can go. So, I ask that you leave a comment only if you’re truly going to go because this is a great opportunity for someone to learn about modern web design.

To enter, leave a comment stating that:

The giveaway ends on May 17, 2010 after which the comments section on this post will be closed. We’ll use your email address to contact you if you win. The winners will be randomly selected and announced on a separate post. Please note that comments that don’t follow the instructions on how to participate (described above) may not be published.

Things IE9 Is (Actually) Doing Right

Microsoft — the company we all love to hate — is turning over a new leaf. This is true, at least, with its latest iteration of Internet Explorer, the company’s web browser.

IE — if you’ve already forgotten — was once a great web browser in the mid-90s, usurping the spot of the dominant browser of that decade: Netscape Navigator. The browser was a market innovator once.

IE9, by the way it’s looking right now, is a vast improvement to the browsers Microsoft has been putting out as of late.


Excellent Examples of Using Photos in Web Design

Using photos as a design element and central piece in a web design is a great way to get a point across to the viewers or to just add more depth into the design. We are going to look at some examples of two popular ways of using photos in a web layout: using a large photo as your background and using a photo as the central focus in the header.


7 Deadly Sins Represented with Web Design Colors

The Seven Deadly Sins represents vices and tendencies that were believed to be misdeeds in early Christian religion.

The sins are as follows: envy, pride, wrath, sloth, lust, greed, gluttony.

Each sin is said to be represented by a colour. For example, envy is best represented by the colour green, which — in many cultures — is also the symbolic color of money.


The Anatomy of a Website

Many people find it hard to picture a website as more than a bundle of content. This often makes explaining the mixture of languages used and the way everything comes together a difficult task.

Because what makes up a website can be related and linked to the physiology of a human body, this article’s comparison should help clients and beginners alike understand the complex nature of a site’s creation and components.