My first experience with crowd-sourced design was four years ago. I sponsored a contest to design a new logo for my blog. I paid $200 and received 280 entries in seven days. I am still using that design to this day, albeit tweaked a bit since the original. Since then, I have sponsored three design […]
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One of the most popular features at Platform University is our “Member Makeover.” Each month, Megan Miller, our dean, and I review the platform of one of our members, including their blog and social media presence. Then, in a screencast, we share our overall evaluation and specific recommendations. After doing this now for several months, […]
I’m pleased to announce that we are now moving into private beta for my new GetNoticed! WordPress theme. If you’d like to be part of the beta team, you can find the details here.
While people shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, they do. This is why you must spend the time and money to get the packaging right. Here are ten tips for doing so.
When it comes to building a successful blog, great content and attractive design are two essential components. But there’s an additional factor that many people don’t consider nearly as much as they should: Good quality code. Solid code paves the way for strategic site architecture, load speed optimization (which is a factor is search rankings), search engine optimization (SEO), and a good end-user experience.