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Banner ad campaigns: Best practices

BANNER AD CAMPAIGNS: BEST PRACTICESInterested in posting banner ads to bring more business your way? The holiday season is just the time to begin considering this marketing strategy. In short, you have three basic options for starting a banner ad campaign: 1) Work out an exchange with other web sites- they display your ad, you

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Nothing says SOLD! like free shipping

Picture yourself browsing the Internet, shopping for that perfect gift. As you compare prices, one stands out: ‘Free Shipping on orders of [insert price] or more!’ Your brain starts spinning as you think So, if I order that whirlygig for myself, that will get my order total up to the free shipping cutoff. Sound familiar?

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Banner-Ads: What types do I have to choose from?

In the time it has taken you to find this article, it’s nearly a guarantee that you’ve encountered a banner ad. These rectangular graphic advertisements serve the same purpose as an advert in a traditional magazine or newspaper- getting you, the consumer, to come to the store. Except, in the virtual world, the store has

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Choosing between single or multiple page website design

Single-page websites are increasing in popularity among web designers, both for personal projects as well as client sites. The attraction is clear: with the use of scripts such as jQuery, Ajax, and Parallax, single-page websites have brought on a whole new level of interactivity for their users. One-page sites make a lot of sense when

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Kickstarter gains one million supporters

Are you a musician who needs funding for your next video? What about a starving artist who could use a little help with your next project? Well, surely you’ve heard of Kickstarter. In the two years since its launch, Kickstarter, an online crowdfunding service, has had one million people sign up and pledge financial support

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Is your website ready for holiday shoppers?

With the holiday shopping season quickly approaching, take a moment to consider the readiness of your website. Is your site in tip-top shape? Is it ready to handle the increased traffic and larger sale volumes? Have you taken the time to consider how your visitors’ interests might have changed to reflect the needs of the

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CakePHP Tip – Creating static page

There is an easy way of creating a static page in CakePHP. This tip allows also to create non-authenticated pages among applications that needs authentication. For the purpose of this example, we will create a static page http://www.yourdomain.com/about. 1. Go to /app/config/routes.php, and add this line: Router::connect(‘/about’, array(‘controller’ => ‘pages’, ‘action’ => ‘display’, ‘about’)); 2.

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Splash pages: Do you have one? Do you want one?

A splash page is simply an introductory page for your website. This page generally fits into one screenshot (that is, it doesn?t require scrolling), and it typically offers one or two of the following features: graphic or logo, animation or flash movie, choice of how to enter the site (flash/no-flash, etc.), and technical requirements (browser,

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Successful Business Website Design: 5 Critical Design Elements

You need to find an electrician to come fix some things in your home. Where are you likely to turn? More and more consumers are turning to the Internet to find businesses. Recent statistical data on world Internet usage indicates a growth of 480.4% worldwide from 2010 to 2011. A report from the Pew Internet

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Web traffic truths: a warning on traffic scams

You want more traffic to your website, right? Offers to increase your website traffic may seem like pennies to pay, but be cautious. You could be victim to a web traffic scam. Website traffic services ask you to pay a fee, such as $20/ month, and in return you are promised a guaranteed increase in

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    A web developer and internet marketing guru. Skilled with C++, PHP, JavaScript, HTML5/CSS3 and WordPress.