Actions do more than words.

  Use words to source actions. As an independent contractor/freelancer I've realized that selling plays a critical role in business. Like it or not, it's a necessity, but it's not my strength. In an effort to learn more about sales I signed up for a sales-related email newsletter filled with quotes, inspiration and advice on... Continue Reading →

Old-School Dark Color Palette: Sportomatic

Inspiration Cruising through designspiration.net I found an old poster of a Porsche 911 “Sportomatic” at the Nurburgring in 1967. I was drawn to the green monochrome photo and the overall color scheme. The green and orange reminded me of old video game cartridge labels. The Porsche poster's dark background and muted colors are a theme I've... Continue Reading →

How does social media impact SEO?

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization ...and yes, social media does affect SEO. To better understand how SEO works, let’s look at the story of Billy Joe Awesome and his Pappy’s Comb. Pappy’s Comb Billy Joe Awesome needs a new comb to stroke his cherished mullet. The houndstooth-patterned mullet comb that Pappy gave him was lost... Continue Reading →

How to Write Object Oriented CSS

* Image taken from the cover art of the world-famous Tetris video game. Objects Shmobjects. The first time I heard about Object Oriented CSS was from a tutorial on NetTuts. At the time, I viewed OOCSS as just another random framework somebody was imposing on the web community. I had not given it much thought since... Continue Reading →

10 Essential WordPress SEO Plugins

I shouldn't be giving you this information. As Spider Man's uncle said, "With great power comes great responsibility". If you don't know what you're doing, you'll hurt somebody. Keep that in mind if you choose to install the following plugins on your WordPress website. Make the wrong move around one of these bad boys and... Continue Reading →

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