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Every year in the build up to Christmas I share my top ten gift ideas for the geek in your life. This year is no exception.
Everybody fears negative feedback and most of us tend to avoid it. But feedback is a crucial component of the web design process. We must learn to manage our fears.
When working as part of an internal web team you face politics, bureaucracy and company culture incompatible with the web. How then can you ever get anything constructive done?
Email is a crucial business tool for all those working on the web and yet we never discuss how to manage it effectively.
When a client comes to us asking for a particular solution, it is important that we have the confidence to suggest an alternative if what they are proposing is wrong.
For a long time I have been working with those who have been given the responsibility of their corporate websites. What follows is an open letter to them all, which will hopefully act as an encouragement in a difficult job.
The chances are that if you are reading this, you are a knowledge worker. In other words you are paid for the things you know. The question is how do you effectively maintain and organise that knowledge?
Whether considering your own site or somebody else’s, how do you make decisions about its development? What are the underlying principles that inform your entire approach to web design?
If you want a job in web design there are two options. First, get a job working for somebody else. Second, set up on your own. But which is better?
I seem to be doing a lot of video interviews lately. This one is for Hatched.fm and talks about everything from building community to what exactly my job is!
It’s time for me to get healthy and for that I have turned to technology. However, I need your help too. I need to be accountable to you.
What follows is an open letter to any prospective client who is about to issue a website RFP (Request for Proposals).
Is your choice of web design tool making life harder or easier, for yourself and others? We need to be more flexible over our choice of tool.