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Dealing with SPAM

If you own an email address, you’re more than likely to have received a junk message from someone you don’t know, claiming to have an amazing product which you can buy at a few clicks of the mouse. There are … Continue reading »

XML Sitemaps

What do Google, Yahoo & Microsoft have in common? …They all advocate the use of sitemaps. All three companies jointly maintain the website “sitemaps.org” So what are sitemaps? Well theres the usual HTML sitemap, which is a section of a … Continue reading »

G-Mail is Now Free

G-Mail (Google Mail) is Google’s webmail service and was started as an experiment in 2004. Prior to yesterday, the only way you could get an account was by being invited by someone who already had a G-Mail account. G-Mail’s features … Continue reading »

Introduction to Banner Advertising

Banner advertising is one of the oldest marketing techniques and closely related to conventional marketing. It can in most regards be compared to billboard advertising and in some cases it can even be compared to television advertising when flash banners … Continue reading »

Web Accessibility Lawsuits

You could be sued for not having alt tags on your site and other things that inhibit the disabled from using your site successfully. What? Can you be sued for that? Apparently so! More and more countries are passing laws … Continue reading »

Web-Design Blog Skin

Today we modified the skin/theme of our news blog to fit more in line with the rest of the web design. There are still some minor skin issues to be resolved but as a whole, it seems to be working … Continue reading »

Microsoft Frontpage Discontinued

Over the years, FrontPage has developed a really bad name in Professional Web Design Circles. Not because there is something diabolically wrong with the product, but because it used to be shipped with Microsoft Office so everyone & their secretary … Continue reading »

Website Marketing

Well so far, we have submitted our sitemap.xml for Google, our urllist.txt for yahoo and we are listed on Ananzi. Time to start the big search engine submission campaign. Does anyone know of any good, SEO friendly, free directories? Also, … Continue reading »

Web Design Awards

The web design award feature is now available to anyone who would like to nominate a website. Thank you to José Lapa of .COZA Web Design for designing the great looking web design award buttons. The buttons can be proudly … Continue reading »

The Easy Way to Spot a Bad Web Design Company

Choosing a web design company can be a little tricky, and many times it’s a gamble, but if you know what to look for, you can save yourself a lot of stress and frustration. If you don’t, however, you could … Continue reading »


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