Archive for the ‘Website Advice’ Category

What do you need to get your website online?

Posted on: February 24th, 2012 by afox

Apart from the design and development of your website, you need a domain name and a hosting account to publish your website to the web. The domain (yourname.com) is the address you associate your website with. This is what your visitors will type in to locate your website. The hosting account is the physical web […]


What Is A Freelancer?

Posted on: June 26th, 2010 by afox

That is a very good question. In fact, I think a lot of people have misconceptions about what a freelancer actually is (designer, developer, writer – it all applies). Obviously every freelancer is going to have a different take on what they consider themselves to be but I’m fairly confident that certain key elements remain […]


10 Things You Need To Know About Your Freelance Web Designer

Posted on: June 11th, 2008 by afox

I’ve found that many of my clients aren’t really sure what to expect from a website designer. It can be difficult to say for sure as many designers offer their services to varying degrees. A quote from one designer may or may not include the same services as a quote from another designer. I’ve made […]


How To Create A Great Website

Posted on: October 16th, 2007 by afox

I usually don’t do this, but in my un-thwarted conquest for “blogdom” without WordPress, I’ve lost the ability to do trackbacks. I was never big on them anyway, but I came across some great advice today I wanted to share. This is not my own advice, but the advice of Seth Godin. Here are principles […]


How to generate more link backs Using free tools, downloads, and more

Posted on: June 14th, 2007 by afox

One of the most important factors in SEO, especially in things such as Google PR, is the amount of link backs you are able to acquire. In previous posts on this blog you can read about how to gain link backs by using Blogs and Forums as well as Social Networking websites. I’m going to […]


Using Social Bookmarking Websites To Drive Traffic To Your Website or Blog

Posted on: May 20th, 2007 by afox

You may have noticed the recent increase in social bookmarking sites, tools, and those that use them. There are a reason they are so popular. Websites like Digg, Technorati, and Del.icio.us (to name a few) are providing a means to mass distribute your links, keywords, and content free of charge. Even better, getting your information […]


Using Forums and Blogs to Drive Traffic To Your Website

Posted on: May 17th, 2007 by afox

There are many ways to drive traffic to a website. One very effective means of doing so is using others peoples websites for link backs. It’s not always easy to get high ranking websites to link back to yours, especially if your site doesn’t really offer them anything (no offense of course). Using this method […]


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