July 31, 2008
Are you a webmaster, web designer, or information architect? Do you make a website? If you do, A List Apart wants you!
The 2nd annual Survey For People Who Make Websites is aimed at anyone involved in making websites. The survey seeks to gain a better understanding of the jobs, salaries and demographics for those of us that work the web.
Thanks to Rob at LibTech Life for bringing this one to my attention.
July 22, 2008
June 23, 2008
Looking for some hints and tips to make your website one people want to use and reuse? Computers in Libraries lists 20 Fast and Easy Website Tuneups to keep readers coming back to your site.
-ensure your copyright statement is current and up-to-date
-avoid using “click here” and substitute it with actual links and actions
-try to learn more about your readers with a short survey
-clean-up your HTML by using the W3C Markup Validation Service.
My favourite on the list is tip #20 — “make your site social media friendly by placing ‘Add to del.icio.us (or Digg, or Furl, or …)’ links” to your site.
April 11, 2008
Awards are given out in over 70 categories including: art, associations, best use of photography, fashion, music, government, health, and, radio.
You can vote for your favourites until May 1st.
February 27, 2008
Search Engine Journal provides a great list of the 50 questions to evaluate the quality of your website. If you are looking to revamp or refresh your website, this is a good starting point.
Questions cover the following areas:
- technical considerations
- marketing considerations
- legal stuff, re-assurance, legitimization