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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?
Every organisation requires a programme of ongoing website maintenance, but management often doesn’t understand that. How then do you convince them?
How do you support your ongoing clients with website updates/support? Do you use a retainer or charge hourly?
Dan shares his concerns about contributing to the larger web community. Are we encouraging passionate debate or just pulling each other down for the sake of it?
How do you tell clients nicely that they are NOT web designers? :)
Are you ensuring your clients have an enjoyable, engaging and satisfying experience when they work with you?
Should designers be more multidisciplinary? I.e know UI, layout, graphics, copy, HTML etc??
Are you a Drupal Ninja? If so, then stop reading this, because you are make believe. Programmers are not ninja, rockstars or any other stupid metaphor. Why do job ads always insist on using such ridic…
When I was speaking at DIBI this year, I was excited to discover that Dr Susan Weinschenk was also speaking. Susan has a PhD in Psychology and was instrumental in introducing me to the benefits of th…
I leant a new word when I was in Vancouver for Interlink last month. The word was procrasti-work. The term was coined by Jessica Hische, a talented letterer and illustrator with a plethora of side pr…
Personal projects that we run in our spare time can be a great way of improving the kind of work we win and ensuring more of our ideas are implemented.