Hacking Google Analytics: Ideas, Tips and Tricks

Aug 31 2011 by Claudiu Murariu | 18 Comments

Hacking Google Analytics: Ideas, Tips and Tricks

Web analytics is a powerful tool made accessible to all of us through awesome free software such as Google Analytics. These tools are designed to satisfy the general needs of every kind of website out there.

That’s why website analytics tools, in general, are very good at offering a fundamental overview of traffic data of a site, but not so good when it comes to answering specific questions.

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Giveaway: 10 Premium WordPress Themes from WPZOOM

Aug 30 2011 by Jacob Gube | 355 Comments

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Our friends at WPZOOM, creators of high-quality premium WordPress themes, are back with a second giveaway after the success of their last giveaway. We’ve teamed up with them to hook up 10 lucky Six Revisions readers with a premium WordPress theme of their choice from WPZOOM’s wide selection of themes. Read on to see how you can be one of the lucky winners!

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The Difference Between Design and Art

Aug 30 2011 by Delwin Campbell | 34 Comments

The Difference Between Design and Art

Good web design is far more than a beautiful site, it’s where art meets an interactive user interface and where, in my opinion, superfluous aesthetics takes a backseat to usability and the user experience.

Ensuring that user interactions are as smooth as possible is good design — don’t ever be satisfied with art alone.

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Announcement: Winners of Fanurio Licenses

Aug 27 2011 by Jacob Gube | 4 Comments

Announcement: Winners of Fanurio Licenses

We had another successful Six Revisions giveaway conclude recently, the prize being full-version licenses to Fanurio, a time-tracking and billing desktop app for freelancers. In this post, we reveal the 10 lucky Six Revisions readers who’ve won this amazing prize!

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Must-Have Drupal Modules for Improving Your Site Builds

Aug 25 2011 by Katie Methe | 18 Comments

Must-Have Drupal Modules for Improving Your Site Builds

One of the biggest hurdles when developing a website in Drupal is the initial setup and configuration. Out of the box, Drupal isn’t exactly "end-user friendly".

If you’re like me, and you need to set up sites with a non-developer end-user in mind, there is a lot of face lifting that needs to be done before Drupal is presentable in a simple, easy-to-learn way.

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Giveaway: 3 Sets of 1000 Business Cards from Next Day Flyers

Aug 23 2011 by Jacob Gube | 135 Comments

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Next Day Flyers, an online printing company that delivers top-quality printed marketing materials, is giving away three sets of full color, standard business cards (1,000 business cards in each set) and free shipping anywhere in the continental U.S. to three lucky Six Revisions readers. Read on to learn how you can win yourself a set of these awesome business cards.

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You Should Build Websites That Empower Site Owners

Aug 22 2011 by Jason Gross | 20 Comments

You Should Build Websites That Empower Site Owners

Until recently, managing a website required, at the very least, familiarity with HTML. Updating a web page required the ability to work with FTP. Even minor tweaks to the site’s design required the client to know CSS (or to have someone on staff with the know-how).

This was just an accepted part of owning a website. The nature of the Internet created a demand to keep websites constantly updated and interactive by skilled developers, designers and/or IT staff.

Things have changed.

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