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July 2011

21 Jul Web Design Tips 15

By Paul Barrs Welcome to today’s web design quick tip – Finally, as this series ends I wanted to wrap up everything by pointing out that one element of website design that is more important than any other. Customer – Centric – Focus. This is my ‘buzzword’ for the New Year. I recently went through my entire network of websites and reshaped everything towards the needs of the customer, instead of the needs of ‘me’. You too can easily do this, and it won’t take more than a few minutes of your time today to learn how. Enjoy.
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21 Jul Web Design Tips 14

By Paul Barrs Welcome to today’s web design quick tip – As we move towards the close of this series, in today’s audio I’ll round up some of the ‘we don’t fit anywhere’ website design tips that just could find a place in previous podcasts. These are the things that we’re probably all “aware of”, but not all using “effectively.” It’s only a few minutes, and I’m sure you’ll enjoy it
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20 Jul Web Design Tips 13

By Paul Barrs Welcome to today’s web design quick tip – In the previous audio we looked at web design tools such as HTML editors, Dreamweaver and the like… today we’ll take a quick look at graphics programs such as Photoshop, Paint shop and Gimp. If you haven’t yet attached yourself to a particular graphics editor, then this audio will be of value to you.
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20 Jul Web Design Tips 12

By Paul Barrs Welcome to today’s web design quick tip – Moving a little away from “website design’, today we’re going to look quickly at the programs and applications that *do* the website design for us. Once upon a time the only option was working with a good old fashioned HTML editor; still my favourite tool as I’m a little bit old school. Then cam the super editors like Dreamweaver where you literally needed to do a course just to learn how to use them. Now we commonly use WYSIWYG editors which are entirely online based. All of these have positives and all of them have negatives. Today’s audio will help you decide which is best for you.
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19 Jul Web Design Tips 11

By Paul Barrs Welcome to today’s web design quick tip – One of the other key areas of website design that is often overlooked is the applications of multi-media; audio and video. Sure, we all know what it is; we probably all used it in some way But there are ways to make multi-media work fro you and ways to make it work against you. I know which I’d prefer to have working for me, as I know you will too. If you use audio or video on your site than today’s message is a must.
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04 Jul Web Design Tips 10

By Paul Barrs Welcome to today’s web design quick tip – Most of the web design tips that we’ve been talking about apply both to Blogs and to all website designs; HTML, PHP, ASP etc. In today’s podcast however I wanted to focus just on Blogging and the unique aspects that in particular apply to WordPress – for no other reason that I work with WordPress as many of my customers do to. So if you’re a WordPress Blogger, self-hosted or otherwise, this audio is for you.
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