Common Mistakes Web Developers Make

1. Forgetting about Website Standard Conventions Even since the internet was developed, users have been trained how to interact with a website. People will get frustrated with a site if things don’t match their expectations such as Text that is underlined is not a link They click on an icon in the header expecting to …

Are Your Passwords Secure?

Over the last few days, I have been bombarded with information overload about online security – mainly dealing with passwords. I’m afraid that everyone that uses a computer will do at least one of these things. We as humans are horrible with password management. We surf on free internet in coffee shops, we use the …

The No-No’s of Website Design

Is your website driving away customers? You might be pushing potential clients and money away if you are committing any of these website sins. Cluttered You cannot try to build a website that will appeal to every single person. You need to decide who is your target customer and build the site around them. Always …

Google Voice for your Business (or Personal Use Too!)

Google Voice, which the search giant introduced in 2009, recently became freely available to everyone in the United States. Even though the service hasn’t dramatically changed since then, it’s still very useful to those that run small businesses, because it can give them an extra edge and make professional life much easier — at least, …

Podcamp / Wordcamp Columbus 2010

This weekend I was able attend my first ever Podcamp / Wordcamp conference at The Ohio State University and wow, it was awesome. I was super excited to learn; however, there were so many great sessions, most hours I had to pick the one that looked the MOST interesting and hope that people were recording …