Links are the lifeblood of the Web, and web pages that are well linked are more popular and more easily found in online searches. If you’re new to link building, find out about the kind of links you want and how to get them in this guide. The infographic is with the permission of BigRockCoupon.in.… Continue Reading The Ultimate Link Building Guide
Visme is an online infographic maker and design tool which allows you to create high quality graphics easily.
You don’t have to be a designer: Visme comes with dozens of pre-designed templates, graphic elements and images which make creating beautiful content a breeze.
While it’s best known as an online infographic maker and presentation tool, you can use Visme to make many types of interactive graphic content. Continue Reading Visme: A Powerful Online Infographic Maker and Presentation Tool
I was asked to give a short talk on blogging on Tuesday evening at the WordPress Glasgow meetup. Amongst the things I talked about was tools and plugins that I find useful for blogging. One tool I’ve been using since May this year is Missinglettr for blog promotion. What does Missinglettr do? The name doesn’t… Continue Reading Missinglettr: Easily Drive Traffic To Your Blog Posts
Does your project management look like this? Or have you struggled to find important client emails in your Inbox? I’ve been there, and it’s not pretty. I’ve become a real fan of Trello lately, and plan to use it for managing my future website projects. (Even the potential ones!) In a nutshell, Trello is like… Continue Reading 8 Good Reasons To Use Trello To Manage Web Projects
I worked recently on a site using a WordPress theme with specific image sizes. Each post or page could have a featured image above the content. The featured image size varies from theme to theme. For this theme the optimal size was 960 x 250 px, a letterbox shape. If another image was supplied, it… Continue Reading How to resize a picture to the correct size
Who wouldn’t like free photo editing online? It used to be that the best photo editing software was expensive and difficult to learn and use. Adobe Photoshop was the industry standard, but its supremacy has recently been challenged by a range of tools which are free or low cost. Through Cheryl at 1wd.tv I was… Continue Reading Easy Free Photo Editing Online With Pixlr Express
I made my first screencast and published it a few days ago. It was a labour of love. I wouldn’t have started without the support and encouragement of Spence and Cheryl from 1wd.tv. I learned a lot about the whole process, from preparation to recording to editing, which I will share here. What did I… Continue Reading 12 things you need to know about screencasting
The problem with web page screenshots…. One of the things I often need to do as a web designer is to take screenshots of web pages. If I’ve need to capture a shot of a full web page, up until now it’s been a tedious process: Press the Prt Sc key Paste the screenshot into… Continue Reading Nifty Ways to Take a Full Page Screenshot
Why use Dropbox Dropbox is a cloud storage platform which allows you to store files and folders online, and access them from any device with the proper credentials. You can use Dropbox for: Keeping backups of your files. Transferring files between different devices. No more fiddling with memory sticks or email. Sharing files with friends, family and… Continue Reading How to Upload Files to Dropbox and Share Them
This is Day 24 in the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. You can read Day 23’s post here. I was recently introduced to Sortd, a new tool for organising your Gmail better. The idea is that you can take an untidy Inbox like mine and turn it into a series of to-do lists that make it much… Continue Reading Sorting your Gmail with Sortd – Create To-Do Lists With Email