There are lots of good primers on Search Engine Optimisation out there in the world. This is mine. It was written with my workplace in mind, a community college in British Columbia, Canada. The principles, however, are universal.
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iPlotz.com is a fascinating online wireframe tool. Simple drag-and-drop tools (in an attractive pencil-sketch style) make it easy for even a non-designer like me to map out a common web interface. This includes, of course, forms that are increasingly in demand.
I’m sure this would be very handy even for a graphic designer, although some may feel it hampers creativity by excessive handholding. Personally, I need that sparkplug kickstart to get going.
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Why you can’t put your email address on the web
Email spam is one of the most common abuses of internet technology in these early days of the Internet Age. Spam happens when an unscrupulous party gets a hold of your email address, sends spam messages to you directly and/or sells your email address to another unscrupulous party. Email address lists are hot commodities in the dark underworld of the internet, and a verified, current, valid email address is very valuable.
Like the one you use for work every day.
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