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Tag Archives: Design

My Three Favorites Places to Buy Images

Shutterstock Free Image

As much as I love free stuff, sometimes there’s just no way around it … I have to buy an image. I’ll get a design or layout concept stuck in my head and I just can’t pull away from it even though I cannot find… Continue reading

Turn Quotes Into Engaging Images

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is a picture of words worth? I’m not sure, but it’s certainly worth the effort to make that picture using one of these four simple tools. Last week we covered sources for free photos and images… Continue reading

Authors – Planning Your Website

A couple of months ago I wrote an article covering the first five pages that every small business website needs. Today we’ll dive into a specific industry and cover the first few pages that every author needs. Two weeks ago I spoke to a group… Continue reading

Planning Your First Five Pages

Planning Your First 5 Pages

Designing your website can be almost as complicated as designing your house. You want everything perfect when you launch. Of course, before that you’ll want to figure out what perfect is. Looking at other websites, getting input from friends and family, playing with color schemes… Continue reading

Twitter’s New Profile Page Layout

Rich Hopkins' New Twitter Layout

Twitter’s got a new look and, I’ll be frank, it’s about damn time. OK, OK, I know Twitter is all about the tweets and not so much a about snazzy graphics, but the old layout was just awkward. You had your thumbnail size profile photo,… Continue reading