Posts Tagged "web development"

An interesting perspective: FB Fan Page or Website?

This is a great post by Guy Kawasaki about why he decided to create a FB Fan page for his new book launch, rather than a separate custom website. I think “speed of implementation” is a great motivation for going this route. However, I might argue his point that a website would cost significantly more than a custom souped-up Fanpage.

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What is a Squeeze Page?

If you have studied a bit about online marketing strategies, you may have come across the term “squeeze page” or “landing page” (which are essentially the same thing), but you might not be totally cle

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How to Choose an Online Payment Solution

Once you have a website up you might want to consider accepting payments for your products and services online. These days there are tons of options for accepting credit cards for your business, and

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How to Set Up a Blog

You know you need a blog, and you’re ready to commit to it, so now what? Well, the simplest thing to do is to get your web developer to get it all set up for you, but what if you don’t have a trustwo

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How to Get the Right Website Design for YOUR Business

When you are setting out to build a new website for your business, it’s important to consider both who your target market is, and what information, products, and services you will be offering. Who

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Adding Interactivity to Your Site

Interactivity is the essence of “web 2.0” technologies; a dialog taking place between the site owner and the site visitors, and among the site visitors. If appropriate, you might want to explore poss

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How to Get the Most from Your Web Developer

Getting help for your business from any professional can be fraught with misunderstandings, problems, and frustration. Certainly dealing with technology providers is no different. There are some thin

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Counting Hits, Visitors, and Page Views – What Does it All Mean?

If you have a website or get to chatting with someone who has a website, it’s likely that at some point the question of “So, how many hits do you get?” will come up. The answer is s

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Warning Signs from your Web Developer

There is a very sad situation that is all too common in the world of website development. Since I count myself as a member of this industry, it is with some resignation that I write about this issue. It’s just that I have heard from and worked with too many people who have been burned by the web professionals they have hired. There are some red flags you can observe which could indicate that the person you are working with might result in a less-than-stellar experience – either now or down the line.

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