July 17, 2008

10 Steps to Becoming a Better Writer

by Brian Clark

1. Write.
2. Write more.
3. Write even more.
4. Write even more than that.
5. Write when you don’t want to.
6. Write when you do.

Read more about 10 Steps to becoming a better writer and other copywriting tips for online success at Copyblogger

July 15, 2008

The end of journalism: Associated Press *encourages* bias

AP has decided that "fair and balanced" reporting is out. The new head of the Washington bureau encourages reporters to write in first person and make personal analyses of the story rather than just reporting the facts.

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July 8, 2008

Rock Star Website Review: Madonna.com

As Inviting as a Candy Shop. Spend more time than 4 Minutes.Whether Candy Shop or 4 Minutes is your favorite, Madonna.com has been transformed into a Sticky & Sweet theme park with the bold look and feel of her Hard Candy Album.

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July 4, 2008

Top 10 Fatal URL Design Mistakes

When I saw this blogpost I knew I had to have it, I didn't just want to read Top 10 Fatal URL Design Mistakes, I wanted to own it, because I am one who has made one of the mistakes, and my clients make URl Design Mistakes over and over again.

Sure it is important how your URL is designed, "A bad URL means your website or page won’t be found, clicked, visited and linked or submitted to social media. Without proper URLs most of your other great web design, usability and SEO measures get wasted."

For most of us the question is simply "How well can I be Googled?"

I work with Joomla and I know that some of the PHP stuff isn't pretty - but hey, you win some you lose some.

Anyway, Top 10 Fatal URL Design Mistakes is certainly worth reading - and thinking about!