Think (Web) Design - June 2010
:: Few industries are as fluid as Web design and development. The rapid release of new technologies and ever-evolving user preferences ensures that the face of the Web constantly changes. But effective design goes well beyond a pretty face. ::
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Below you will find the the table of contents for the June 2010 edition of Website Magazine. The feature article is a Web Design Roundtable, but as in each edition a wide range of topics (including SEO, SEM, Web Design & Development, Software and more), essential techniques and trends are covered as well. The June 2010 edition is a "special issue" and distributed exclusively to our professional-level members.
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Cover Story: Think Design - A Web Design Roundtable
No matter what your Internet business goals are, website design and development are critical to achieving them on a multitude of fronts. Read what some Web design mavens have to say about usability, SEO, social media and much, much more.
Forming Online Joint Ventures
Creating a joint venture can take your business to new heights, which is why savvy ‘Net entrepreneurs are taking a look.
Video Advertising Networks in Action
Online video advertising may be the future of content, but it’s moving at dizzying speeds. Don’t be one of those marketers who will be left behind.
Success with Google Product Extensions
The introduction of Google Product Extensions can be a game-changing development for e-commerce search marketers, if you know how to properly harness these enhancements and accordingly shift your strategies.
Improving User Experience with Content Delivery Networks
Search engine optimization (SEO) has changed over the years. Ken Lyons points out some old tactics to avoid, and their current alternatives.
Increase Conversion with Copywriting Basics
Too often do we lose sight of the importance of great copy in our efforts to focus on design, splash, analytics and marketing trends. To meet the end goal, you still need the right words as much as you need anything else.
Significant marketing opportunities exist outside of Google, Yahoo! and Bing. Increase your exposure (and profits) with second-tier search engines.
Testing after the click is a cost-effective way to improve key performance indicators such as time-on-site, response rates and conversions.
Making Sense of Usability Inspections
Understanding what stands in the way of the best user experiences on your website will help lead you toward making informed decisions and, ultimately, to better performance and higher profits.
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SEO Corner: Quick Guide to Local SEO
Conversion Cache: Understanding Roles, Personas and Cognitive Styles
Findability Makeover: Set Goals and Watch Your Findability Soar
Commentary: Do You Have an App for That?