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Website Magazine Issue 5 - Table of Contents

Posted on 10.18.2006

Cover Story: Web Design Roundtable

Website Magazine asked four top-tier industry designers to answer some important questions. In return, we received terrific insight into what makes good design, profitable design and a look into current trends and the future.

Maintaining Design While Earning From Ad Content
Displaying advertsing is a popular way to earn revenue from your website, but it can often clash with your site’s design and overall theme. Learn how to better integrate your ads.

Search Term Research
If content is king, then search terms are the crown. Learning and researching keywords and phrases that customers use to find your site is paramount to Web success.

Explaining Server Side Includes
You have a website that needs updating. But the thought of modifying each and every one of your pages is overwhelming — if only there were a better way. There is.

Mastering Trends in Design and Development
Curious about what technologies and techniques are going to be popular in the coming months? Discouraged by what seems like an endless stream of technology and best practices that you need to master? Discover how to take advantage of important design trends.

Site Design, Search Engines & Organic Keyword Rankings
Search engines continue to improve the delivery of relevant data and have vastly increased the size of their databases. But what they see today is pretty much the same as in 1995 — HTML. However, not all websites are alike.

Business Networking in the New Age

Do you spend weeks planning for conferences, securing airline tickets, booking hotel rooms and preparing presentations, just to walk away without making a memorable impact? It doesn’t have to be that way, as Dave Dalka explains how to stand out.

’Net Briefs:

Planning for a Website Redesign
Your site has been up and running for a couple of years now, but some areas have always needed improvement. It’s time to take action, so why not just fix everything at once?

10 Ways to Keep Costs Down
For many, a website means saving money on the high costs of mailings, transaction processing, and communications. But are maintenance and marketing costs turning your site into a virtual money pit? Stop the madness with these 10 tips.

Creating Favicons
When Internet users visit certain websites, they might see a favicon in their browser address bar. Favicons, also known as favorites icons, are often modified versions of a company logo, most often appearing in the URL bar of a browser. Get started creating your own.

Website Magazine Departments:

Who’s Who: KickApps
Interested in turning your community site into the next local YouTube or MySpace? Recently launched KickApps is focusing on enabling sites with a context or geographic theme to deploy user-generated video and social networking functionality directly on the users’ Web pages.

Top 50: Design and Development
Designing and developing websites are constant challenges in the dynamic environment of the ’Net. These resources can be a big help.

Software in Review: WebAssist eCart
WebAssist’s release of the latest version of their eCart e-commerce extension for Adobe Dreamweaver gives website owners the power to build e-commerce enabled sites with powerful controls, multiple checkout options and fluid design displays.

Ask the Experts: The SEO Advantage of a Sitemap
You can hire a professional SEO team to perform strategic keyword analysis or spend countless hours trying to do it yourself. Many do both, while others simply add a sitemap.

Commentary: To Template Or Not To Template
There are countless free templates on the Web to choose from. It can be an easy way to get your site up and running. It can also be an easy way for your site to get lost in the crowd. So what's an owner to do?



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