AlertFox, an awesome website monitoring service, sponsored a giveaway on Six Revisions recently, giving away $300 in credit to their service to three of our readers.

Here are the winners:

10 Things You Can Do to Become a Better PHP Developer

PHP is probably the most popular web development language right now. At least 20 million domains use PHP and it’s the language used on major sites such as Wikipedia and Facebook as well as in some of the world’s biggest open source projects like WordPress and Drupal.


10 Ideas for Creating Innovative and Unique Web Designs

I am a big fan of Twitter. I consider it the one tool that helped me develop from a person who simply knew how to make websites to a web designer because the exposure to fantastic designers, tutorials, recommended readings, and impressive examples helped me build my design toolset and grow my abilities on both a technical and creative level.

So whenever someone asks my advice on how to become a better designer, things such as social networks (like Twitter and Facebook), design galleries and RSS feeds are at the top of my list of things that you should be using to learn and improve.


MacXDVD Software, Inc. has teamed up with Six Revision to provide an exclusive free download of their software, MacX DVD Ripper Pro 3.0.0 (available for Windows and Mac OS X).

The license key expires on January 18, 2011.

How to Download MacX DVD Ripper Pro for Free

JoomlArt is giving away 5 Personal Memberships to the JoomlArt Magento Theme Club (JMTC), which will get the winners 3 months worth of access to the Magento Theme Club.

For a chance to win this giveaway, simply leave a comment answering the following question: How would you use the JoomlArt Magento Theme Club membership if you won?

This giveaway ends on January 19, 2011 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 Please note that comments that don’t follow the instructions on how to participate (described above) may not be published.

5 Practices Your Clients Will Love

If your business relationships are going to work, your clients have to like you. If they feel comfortable with you, you’ll be on solid ground; a good rapport reduces the likelihood that you’ll get into difficult client situations. When you invest in a relationship — any relationship — the value of that relationship increases and it becomes more likely to bear fruit. So, once you’ve found awesome clients who are fond of you and your work, go the extra mile to ensure their loyalty and esteem. Here are a few ideas to get you started.


Is Web Copy Ruining Your Design?

Integrating web copy and design can be a difficult feat when the designer and copywriter aren’t on the same page. Failure and disappointment often follow.