The Importance of Historiography on the Web

Feb 28 2011 by Alexander Dawson | 10 Comments

The Importance of Historiography on the Web

The topic of history immediately draws to mind a dusty classroom in which professors tell stories of war, royalty and civilizations lost to the sands of time.

While traditional history is expressed as a vibrant tapestry of events, dates, people and places, we often forget that the web has its own rich history and a legacy to leave future generations that needs both preservation and recognition.

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Paper vCard: Free PSD Web Page Template

Feb 27 2011 by iBrandStudio | 13 Comments

Paper vCard: Free PSD Web Page Template

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Announcement: Winners of 1-Year Subscriptions to AceProject

Feb 26 2011 by Jacob Gube | No Comments

Announcement: Winners of 1-Year Subscriptions to AceProject

In a recent giveaway, AceProject, a collaboration-oriented project management web application, offered up five subscriptions to their Standard package for one year (worth $240 each). This post announces the five lucky winners.

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Details Make the Difference in Web Design

Feb 25 2011 by Jason Gross | 33 Comments

Details Make the Difference in Web Design

Details make a world of difference when distinguishing between ordinary and extraordinary.

A luxury car may have the same number of wheels, seats, windows and doors as a traditional vehicle, but what sets it apart from the competition is the time spent on the details. Heated leather seats, a push-to-start engine, keyless entry, automated parking and extensive digital consoles add value to an expensive, new car.

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Anatomy of an Effective Product Page Design

Feb 24 2011 by Kean Richmond | 21 Comments

Anatomy of an Effective Product Page Design

The goal of any new e-commerce website appears to be to challenge (and be better than) Amazon.com. The well informed among us would say this is an impossible task and anyone suggesting different is overly ambitious or crazy. Yet with all this ambition, the websites of many online businesses simply don’t make the effort to create a site that could even challenge the Internet behemoth that is Amazon — let alone topple it.

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Giveaway: 5 Amazon Kindle 3G from DesignContest.com

Feb 23 2011 by Jacob Gube | 323 Comments

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In this amazing giveaway, DesignContest.com has teamed up with us to give away five Amazon Kindle 3G with free shipping anywhere Amazon.com can ship them. (Please check if the Amazon Kindle can be shipped to your country). Read on to see how you can win one of these awesome Kindles.

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User-Friendly SEO

Feb 22 2011 by Brad Shorr | 94 Comments

Some web designers (and many web content writers) view on-page SEO as a necessary evil to an effective content strategy on the web. However, when properly executed, SEO can actually enhance a site visitor’s experience, rather than detract from it.

In this article, I’ll run through several examples of how SEO can be improved with the user in mind. Reviewing these examples should help site builders gain a solid understanding of SEO practices that work together to create highly effective sites.

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