Archive for October, 2012

Thoughts on how to promote your brand using Social Media

Posted on October 24, 2012 at 11:56am by David M Becker 1 Comment
Thoughts on how to promote your brand using Social Media

Brand promotion via social media is very different from TV, radio or methods of promotion. A larger fraction of the other types of mediums have a single broadcast kind of relationship. You give out what you want to send to the audience and then they receive it.  Also, use of social media allows you to…

Freebies @ Upstate Designs (Utica Whitesboro)

Posted on October 13, 2012 at 5:22pm by David M Becker 1 Comment
Freebies @ Upstate Designs (Utica Whitesboro)

Are you looking for high quality and reliable website design services in Utica & Whitesboro NY as well as the surrounding areas? Do you need your website to meet the unique needs of your clients while making sure you are visible on the internet? If this is you, then upstate-designs.com is the answer you have…

Top 3 web design trends that are here to stay

Posted on October 12, 2012 at 11:58pm by David M Becker 2 Comments
Top 3 web design trends that are here to stay

The reason why I decided to write this article is quite simple really… it is because I’ve been concerned on which direction to take on all of the recent “design trending” & “design fads” and want to figure out what trends are in fact future-proof. There have been a lot of web design trends released…

SEO 101 Advanced-Persuasion Optimization

Posted on October 12, 2012 at 3:34am by David M Becker No Comment
SEO 101 Advanced-Persuasion Optimization

SEO means Search Engine Optimization, right? But why do we optimize? We do optimization to align a given search engine algorithms so that we can gain higher ranking which leads to more traffic to our site. The other optimizations form later, after the visitor has landed on the web pages. Among these forms is persuasion…

Logo Design: Making It Work

Posted on October 10, 2012 at 2:52pm by David M Becker No Comment
Logo Design: Making It Work

Understanding that your client needs are, and how to meet them in designing a memorable logo is very crucial. Logo design is a complex process that involves lot of brainstorming and rough sketching. The primary goal is not to have drawing skills though, but the ability to sketch all ideas that comes into your mind….

The 4 Big “NO’s” Every Freelancer Should Start Saying

Posted on October 10, 2012 at 2:06pm by David M Becker 1 Comment
The 4 Big “NO’s” Every Freelancer Should Start Saying

I’ve been dabbling in web development for ten years now, but I started freelancing just a year ago. During the time, I was very eager to get any online job that would provide some cash. Due to my eager nature, I was ready to say “Yes” to anything, regardless of the skills and time I…

Termsfeed: Generate your own Privacy Policy and Terms pages

Posted on October 10, 2012 at 2:49am by David M Becker No Comment
Termsfeed: Generate your own Privacy Policy and Terms pages

How cool is this? Every site needs a Terms of Service and Privacy Policy page. They make basic guidelines for what end users can and can not do as well as outlining how information is managed. This site lets you create a terms and policy page for free using an onsite generator based on values…

The 5 Logo Design Tips Everyone Should Know

Posted on October 5, 2012 at 4:17pm by David M Becker 1 Comment
The 5 Logo Design Tips Everyone Should Know

Logo design will impact your business on a  long term scale. This is because your logo will be tied to your company and the products you are selling for a long long time. It basically becomes your face and means a lot. It really doesn’t matter if you are creating the logo yourself or working…

Three Excellent Parallax Scrolling Sites (with tutorials)

Posted on October 4, 2012 at 2:12am by David M Becker 4 Comments
Three Excellent Parallax Scrolling Sites (with tutorials)

Excellent Parallax Scrolling Sites… and tutorials. Video games may at times implement the  parallax scrolling technique to alter your depth perception by moving several different layers of images at different speeds. This nifty technique can also be applied to the world of web design. This detailed post will consist of a list of nifty parallax…

4 Very nice Fonts (Free to download and use)

Posted on October 3, 2012 at 4:23pm by David M Becker 1 Comment
4 Very nice Fonts (Free to download and use)

1. Sketch Nothing A very nice and clean reading font. Very Warm. Sketchbook type fonts are usually easily readable and a nice change of pace when stepping away from the business world. Link and Download 2. 28 Days Later Do I need to say any more? Perfect for Halloween. A Gothic look and feel. I…

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