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How To Create A Professional Website In Less Than A Week

Here's a really simple way... any novice can create a fully functional website in less than a week.

Designing Your Web Site For ALL Browsers

Let's face it. Building a web site that browses consistently on multiple platforms and multiple browsers is not always as easy as we would like.

Web Page Building for Beginners 4

Page ranking by search engines such as Google are not only overrated but unusually explained by ?experts? in the SEO field. SEO stands for search engine optimization and is needed to get your website placed at the top of a web search. I have no truck with someone wanting to get their pages placed in the number one or two spot from a search, but page ranking has nothing to do with that whatsoever and I can assure the reader that I can prove this to anyone with a computer. In fact, if you will just do a search for ?writing critic? you will find www.homewriters.com near the top and since I own that site, I can explain to everyone how it got there and why. But at one time, I had four out of the top five spots on Google for this very same search. And by the way, my pages had no rank at all when they were first placed in the top positions by Google and Yahoo!

Web Page Building for Beginners 2

A search engine robot actually reads the wording on your web pages and places a certain amount of importance on what the content says, but not quite like a human does. A human will place the words together in their head and try to decipher the relevancy to them personally and decide within a few seconds whether they will continue reading or click to another site, whereas a robot counts words and places all relevancy in the numbers it finds. It also gives extra credit to the size of the type and title of each page.

Web Templates: Replacing Designers?

I?ve seen articles (and websites) that suggest you can buy a website template and skip the expense of hiring a professional website designer. Recently, I read several testimonials from the very satisfied customers of a website template vendor that mentioned how quickly they were able to get their sites done. The template vendor commented that he/she had known people to complete their websites in around two hours.

The Next Marketing Tool: Deisgn

Design sells. It?s something that all of us know, but few of us consciously acknowledge. There is an age old adage that warns people not to ?judge books by their cover.? In other words, we shouldn?t judge people or products by their appearance. But this isn?t true in America. We do judge books by their cover ? in fact we spend billions of dollars on products that have prettier ?covers.?

Are You Driving Away Potential Customers?

When a prospect lands on your website will he or she understand what you are presenting? Do your ordering/sign up instructions make sense? Can prospects easily find the information they are searching for? If you don?t know the answers to these questions you may be driving away potential customers.

Basic Graphic Design

Wether you design your business brochures, flyers, web page, or ads there are some things that you need to know. There are some basic graphic design principles that those of us trained in the commercial art/graphic design field don?t always share. Here?s a short list of elements of graphic design that you can use today.

Why Stock Photography is a Great Resource for Web Business

A picture is worth a thousand words.

Building Web Sites Using Web Templates

Gone are the days when you had to rely on a web-designer to design your websites. New technologies with innovative ideas have brought out a new variant to this trend in the form of ready to use website templates.

Tried and Tested Tips to Improve Your Website - Part 1

1. DO NOT use excessive graphics or banner images on a single web page. They tend to slow the loading of your Web page. Impatient surfers might close their browser and move on. If you have many images on a single page, consider deleting few of them or moving them to a new page.

How to save money on a website

Know what you want

How to Choose a Website Design Company

The internet is full of web design companies pleading for your business. They all look great! Not sure which company to select? By following these simple steps, you'll be able to select the perfect designer for your business.

6 Reasons Why Using Flash is a BIG Mistake

Most web designers and web design companies will try to convince you that if you want your business to have the best site possible that you MUST have a flash site. Flash, for those of you who are newbies, is a software program that can create really cool special effects and animations. You can either have flash elements embedded in your website or you can have your entire website done in flash.

Wording Up Your Website

Back to basics. Forget funky design, good copywriting is the key to a clear and intuitive website.

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