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New WorksWeb Design

Recently launched websites

Datablitz - Philippines software and computer books store (Design and Development using PHP) Allen Sportswear - New design, improved customer experience (Design and Development using CakePHP and Flash Actionscript (AS) 3) Digital Renaissance - Web design company in the US (Wordpress, Flash AS 3 and flipbook integration)
optiminddigital
December 27, 2009
Web Design

5 articles you should read if you own an online storefront

12 Tips for Designing an excellent Checkout process by Smashing Magazine provides excellent tips on how you can make your checkout process more user-friendly. It also provides a gallery of existing checkout processes. 25 Beginner eCommerce Design and SEO tips is an essential read if you want your site to top the search engine rankings. Shopping carts gallery shows examples…
optiminddigital
September 10, 2009
Web Design

Why Custom Web Design is important

Once you have decent exposure great design can be worth a lot of money because it helps build trust, and increases your visitor value...allowing you to pay more for traffic and sell your products + services at a higher price point. - Aaron Wall, SEO Book
optiminddigital
August 22, 2009
Behind the ScenesWeb Design

Benefits of using a framework in web development

In the past few months, using frameworks such as CodeIngiter and CakePHP has helped us meet our deadlines and build better web applications. Here are some of the benefits we've received by using frameworks: cleaner code easier to distribute programming tasks to different programmers faster development cycle easier to debug presentation can be changed without changing the logic (actual program/process)…
optiminddigital
August 11, 2009
Behind the ScenesWeb Design

Basecamp vs. ActiveCollab

In a web design business, using an online project management tool is essential to keep at least 90% of your projects on schedule. In 2007, we signed up on Basecamp and we were really happy with it. But then again, in exchange for the fast bandwidth and maintenance-free app, you get a limit on the space and the no. of…
optiminddigital
July 6, 2009
SEO

CSS vs. Table layouts on SEO

Just very recently, Matt Cutts stated that it doesn't matter if you use CSS or Table-based layouts on your site. Either way, Google will crawl them. The important thing is you have the right content and links coming into your site.
optiminddigital
June 14, 2009
Behind the ScenesNewsWeb Design

All about iFrame injections and how to prevent them

Last weekend, we got a serious case of a client's website getting an iframe injection. iFrame injections started last year, when a Russian anti-virus company spread a virus that injects hidden frames inside websites to advertise their anti-virus software. Nowadays, iframe injections are being used by SEO companies to forward traffic and leak link juice from a high-PR website. Just…
optiminddigital
May 20, 2009
SEO

Beginner SEO Tips

A friend is starting a new website and asked me for some SEO tips. I decided to share the tips I gave him here: When developing your website, just make sure that: your site is using css layouts and is w3c compliant all javascript files are sourced from an external file use keywords on title tags and apply other necessary…
optiminddigital
May 9, 2009
SMO

How to track online comments about your website

ConvoTrack lets you load comments from Twitter, FriendFeed, Digg, Reddit, HackerNews and any blog that cites your website. To start tracking comments: Drag this link to your browser toolbar. (for IE,  right-click on ConvoTrack and choose "Add to Favorites" » "Create in: Links") Go to your website. Click on the bookmark. Below is a preview on how it works:
optiminddigital
April 19, 2009