Web Design & Development

A blog for business owners, marketing managers, webmasters & web content managers that are all aiming to gain a greater understanding of the web and how it applies to their business.

How do you Select A Web Design Company?

What are the key factors when selecting a web design company?

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Empower Yourself - Learn The Web Jargon

Teaching a Web Content Management class recently I included a “jargon” take home test that was handed to our attendees at the end of the class. I have always been very sensitive to computer jargon since my college days – where I studied computer science.

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Great Websites Require Great Team Work!

Over the last year in particular I have really become aware of the important connection between a website owner and their website. The arrival of Content Management Systems have provided website owners with the opportunity to update their websites directly and in my opinion (and most important) allowing the website owner to be an active participant in the process.

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How did your website perform this year?

If you were asked today how did your website perform this year could you give an informed, statistical answer? Websites are now a key component of most business and like any other part of your business – understanding how this area performed – and what changes or improvements might be needed should be at least an annual part of business planning.

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Snapnames - A Handy Domain Tool

In the domain world (the world that is constantly changing) – there are some tools that can help you keep ahead of the game. In particular there is a website called “Snapnames.com” that provides several domain services but none greater than being able to place a backorder on an existing (and taken) domain name…

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Analysis & Communication

Analysis & Communication - A Key Ingredient in Designing A Great Website

Of all the areas of web design and development that I enjoy the most – our Web Design meetings really rank highly for the part they play in ensuring a great website result for the client.

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Designing a Great Looking Website

Have you ever visited a website that, the minute it opened, you said “Wow!” or “I like this site!”?  I actually do this every time I visit a good looking website.

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Online Advertising - It Works!

Been thinking about Web Adverting? My company BeareWare has become very active in thee online advertising market over the last 12 months.

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Googleing Down Under

“Googleing” Down Under…

While the American summer has been fast coming to and end I have been Down Under in Australia celebrating my parents 50th wedding anniversary.

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Be Sure To Focus On Landing Pages

Be sure to focus on your Landing Pages...

When you think about your website you may have the “misconception” that everyone who visits your website will generally enter thru the home page.

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Submitting Websites to Search Engines

Submitting Website To Search Engines

With Search Engine Optimization being such a hot topic today it is good to actually understand some basic steps in getting your website submitted to key search engines.

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Internet Not As Open Down Under

While sitting at Melbourne International Airport waiting for my flight back to the States I assumed a Wi-Fi hotspot would be have an open unsecured network available to so I could get online and get some work done while waiting for my departure.

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Our First Content Management Class!

July 21, 2008

First Content Management Class – A Great Success

Coming from a background in managing PC based products I have seen how important education is to product users. As a windows developer in the 90’s I really learned how important is was for programmers to be connected to their users.

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Empower Your with Web Jargon

Empower Yourself - Learn The Web Jargon...

Teaching a Web Content Management class recently I included a “jargon” take home test that was handed to our attendees at the end of the class. I have always been very sensitive to computer jargon since my college days where I studied comptuer science.

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Significant Domain Announcement

June 30, 2008

Significant Domain Announcement by ICANN...

I am sure many of you do not know who ICANN is. But for anyone that is responsible for your organization's domain planning and marketing ICANN is someone you should learn about.

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Should We Leave It to the Professionals?

Should We Leave it to the Professionals?

I was listening to my favorite jazz station last week when I heard an advertisement for a web design company. I always like to check out the competition so I went to their website and did my “snooping” around.

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Webmaster or Web Content Manager?

What is The Difference between a Webmaster and a Web Content Manager?

As our website world becomes more defined and refined in Web 2.0 there is a distinction that most organizations should start to consider and that is the difference between a Webmaster and a Web Content Manager.

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Is Your Website Purpose Driven?

Is Your Website Purpose Driven?

Is your website a purpose driven website? Sounds like a corny question from a self help book doesn't it! But in realty many website today are "happenstance driven" websites versus purpose driven.

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So What Do You Know About SEO?

So What Do You Know About SEO?

Recently SEO (Search Engine Optimization) has become a key topic in my prospect and client meetings. The buzz on the street about SEO seems to have made it to Main Street with small business folks looking at their potential to attract new clients thru Search Engine Listings.

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Does Your Company Have a Domain Strategy?

Does Your Company Have a Domain Strategy?

Today most businesses have domain names. Over the last ten years business large and small have recognized the “need” to have a domain name (website name). 

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