Tuesday, October 25, 2011

And I Quote...

“The only important thing about design is how it relates to people.”

Saturday, October 22, 2011

And I Quote...

“Bad design is smoke, while good design is a mirror.”

Article - Architect I Love: California’s Brilliant Juancarlos Fernandez
For more on Juan-Carlos Fernàndez, check out the wonderful post by Diane Dorrans Saeks.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Article - 9 Ways To Improve the SEO of Every Website You Design


I just discovered a great article that every web designer should read.  It's by Alex Cleanthous, the Head Strategist & Co-Founder of Web Profits.  He discusses nine excellent techniques for improving the SEO on that site you're working on.

1. Add a blog
2. Add Google Analytics to each page
3. Reduce code bloat
4. Make each page unique
5. Use meta description tags
6. Remove repetitive wording from the website layout
7. Add footer links to every page
8. Create a separate web page for each keyword or keyword phrase
9. Use keyword rich title tags on each page

It's likely that if you are a web designer you've  already known a few of the tips that Alex gives. The article acts as a reminder by detailing why each step is important.