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Site accessibility is extremely important both for your visitor’s sake and for the sake of the laws around the world.  Law requires your site to be accessible to all including the people with handicaps like sight or hearing impairments. You really need to check your website to make sure it is fully accessible to all. There are several ways of doing this, and it is important to actually use more than one to make sure that everything is covered. This is not only applicable to your normal website but also to your web phone application. Firefox has an extension which deals with this. This is a toolbar which checks for accessibility on web pages. You can check your images and links to make sure that …

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There are a number of different ways in setting about getting your business cards organized. I am presuming you have already decided on the design and logo which will probably run on the same lines as the theme of your business logo and website. When it comes to printing, the method will depend on the quantity you are ordering. Digital printing is the most common for short runs while offset printing will cost a lot more because of the cost of your setup fees. Another thing one needs to think of is the changes that might happen. Should your phone number change, for instance, you will need new cards so, unless you don’t every intend to move or change your email address it is probably …

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Be true to your word Reputation on the internet is a fragile item. Several different things can affect it from a dissatisfied customer to someone who is just plain spiteful. It is important that you both keep your word but go above and beyond the call of duty. Sometimes we aren’t even aware of what is being said until we notice people just start avoiding us. How to avoid this from happening to you means you need to keep your online reputation both squeaky clean and tarnish free but almost saintly. Honesty is the best policy Be honest about who you are and what you do, both to yourself and to your client. If people can’t trust you, you won’t get far in business. Trust …

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There are several photographic websites on the internet all showing millions of photographs from all over the world. All of these photos and graphics have a base point which has to strike a cord on some level. The range and variety of photos and graphics goes from modern to dark and grunge. Somewhere along the way in looking for inspiration you will be sure to find it here. Many times when we lost and needing a motivational point it is good to go here and just browse through them to see through others eyes. On places like Flickr, you can join different groups and again social media comes into play. While some groups critique photos and give tips, others will focus on the merits of …

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Newsletters are one of the most important ways of keeping in contact with your supporters. This is the way that your latest ideas, special offers and new forecasts for various ideas are distributed to your subscribers, but before you can send out a newsletter, you need subscribers to send to. How are you going to get your subscribers? Well, for a start you need to get visitors to your website. The second thing is that you need to have an easy means for people to subscribe to your newsletter. Let us look at what you really need from the person who is going to receive your newsletter. They know what they are signing up for so you don’t need to ask them their interests. Do …

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One of the branding items that are often overlooked by web designers is your business card. This is part of your branding and should be done in the same manner as the rest of the branding.  It means this the theme of the branding is kept in the same vein. When you are looking at how you are branding both, yourself and your company or website you need to include all avenues both on line and off line. The one should reflect all the others and the theme of the logo and branding should be an encompassing theme throughout. Your business card will in all probabilities be handed out at conferences and meetings and the immediate linking of your branding with your website, your logo …

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While web designers should have their own way with things, there are some things that they should have. Yes, there are components of web design which every web designer should include. You are in luck as you can read about what they are. Here are at least four of the things that every web design should have. The Layout A solid layout is the first thing that every web design needs. Think about when you build a house. You have to have a good foundation. If you don’t have this, then you have problems. There, you will see that the layout is the foundation for a web designer. That is important. When you have this, then other things will fall into place for you. You …

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Many of us have that website design that has been around for a while. It is something that we are proud of. However, there are reasons which a person should go about and make the old website design to look like new. Here are ways to do this. Understanding the Reasons First, a person needs to understand why they need to revamp the old so that it looks like something new. One of the first reasons is that you might be using a code that is older. When a person has old codes, they might not work. It can also help to make a page load and while you are at it, you can also work towards actually revamping your audience. You might have added …

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With the economy, the way it is, everyone is looking for a way to get more money. As freelancing website builders, there are a few things that they can do to help get the money increase that they wish to get. This is easy to do yet so many people do not do this. If they did this, they would see the money grow in their pockets. So here are a few of those things that we felt you should know about. When one applies this, then they can find that they have done all that they can. When the customers are not paying as much as one would have liked, then it is not on them. What are those things? Put Your Clients at …

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A well designed website will always prove to be an advantage for any business. A good quality website needs to be striking, well-organized and resourceful so that it can prove to be beneficial for your business. Any website which has been designed poorly will only indicate your business as amateur and can also prove to be difficult for your clients to operate. Following are some of the common mistakes made in web designing, along with easy and simple solutions to help fix the problem: 1. Amateur design Your website should be simple and easy for people to navigate. It should give a clear idea of what your business is about, which will portray professionalism on your part. To make things easier, a professional writer can …

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