Web Designer Tip: Ask For Referrals

simpsons_handshakeWorking freelance often means you work on a great number of design projects per year, undertaking all or just a part of the work. Take advantage of past clients and ask them directly if they can refer anybody for you, I find a phone call is most effective but a quick email stating your looking for new clients works too.

October 26, 2009 in Web Design Critique

Web Design Critique: Clear Left

clear-left-designThis weeks Web Design Critique is Clear Left,  a aquatic and earthy color palette delivers the emotional response of calm and freshness, the design is a lesson in usability with clarity and readability at the forefront of the designers mind.  I like the clarity of the message, and simple information structure,  Let’s Discuss.

WordPress Blog Release 2.8.5

wordpress_logoWordPress Blogs has have some unwelcome security issues of late and they have responded with haste with this new release 2.8.5. According to the WordPress blog the headline changes are; A fix for the Trackback Denial-of-Service attack that is currently being seen, removal of areas within the code where php code in Read More

Quick WordPress Theme Design

Donald DeSantis teaches starting with a bare-bones WordPress theme design and building it into something more in this five minute presentation. enjoy.

Great Review of a Few WordPress Blog Designs

Ian Lurie seems to take the same stance and outlook as I do when it comes to branding, usability, and SEO. He gives away some great SEO tips when reviewing the design of a handful of WordPress Blogs.