Writing Effective ALT Text For Images
Anyone who knows anything about web accessibility knows that images need alternative, or ALT, text assigned to them. This is because screen readers can't understand images, but rather read aloud the alternative text assigned to them. In Internet Explorer we can see this ALT text, simply by mousing over the image and looking at the yellow tooltip that appears. Other browsers (correctly) don't do this. The HTML for inserting ALT text is:
img src="filename. gif" alt="Alternative description goes here"
But surely there can't be a skill to writing ALT text for images?...
For Newer Sites, Web Marketing Depends On Titles & Links!
We all start out the same. Some have budgets, some don't. The one true factor out there is that we all want to expose our business. For 99% of us, starting out in the world of web marketing means a few things:
A huge learning curve
Endless nights working
Trial & Error
Learning the ropes
Compared to older more established sites out there, a brand new site without a network of well established web sites to back it up will need to depend on good quality links pointing to it. This will commence the search engine ranking strategy....
In the region where my company is located, South Bend, Indiana, the demand for web design and associated services could be described as: leery. It's not that the locale is horribly lacking evolvement technologically; rather that so many proprietors in this area are very uncertain as to what the internet can do and how they can go about forming profitable web sites for their exclusive industries.
Small businesses and corporations need to understand that the internet is indeed a beast, but a beast that can definitely be tamed. In this market small business is primarily focused in independent food service establishments, manufacturing of RVs (recreational vehicles) and related accessories, electronics engineering, and various steel fabrication. While the majority of these industries don't necessarily have grand end-user sales growth, they do have a great potential for being leading providers in the field of B2B....
Make Your Artist Website Sell!
Here's the scoop on what you must know when designing a website to showcase your art, impress galleries, and win over collectors. Learn how to avoid the mistakes most emerging artists make when creating their online portfolio.
1. You need an artists website
Any artist who can classify themselves as either "emerging" or "mid-career" will definitely benefit from having their own website to promote their work. At this stage of your career it is important to be able to have a place where anyone in the world can easily access and view your work....
Do Dancers Need A Website?
Dance is how you pamper your soul and satiate your creativity. Mesmerized and overwhelmed with the pleasure that the dancer relishes while dancing, often there are some practical aspects that tend to get overlooked. As a dancer you might think: Why do I need a website at all? There is nothing I have to advertize!" That is not really so. As a dancer myself, I discovered the amazing advantages of having a website.
And it is certainly not that you have to be a veteran to have a website of your own, for as a beginner you do not have anything to write about....
How to Create a Professional Web Site in 24 Hours
While creating a Web site may seem like a difficult, time-intensive and expensive process, it's actually possible to have a professional site up and running in less than 24 hours for under $50 with little to no prior Web development experience.
And whether your business sells products or services, you can use a Web site to increase your revenue and reduce your start-up costs. While you're at school, your Web site can take orders, answer common customer questions and introduce potential prospects to your business, among many other possibilities....
Your Website Reflects Your Business
Some left shoes are in isle 5, while the right shoes are in isle 3. Shoe hills are in random places. You can barely walk through the store without stumbling over a shoe.
No employees are in sight. As you are desperate for help, you finally make it past the heaping hill of shoes to the back of the store and find a button that says "Page for Help". You press the button and out comes a card that says "please leave your mailing address, we'll send you a letter". Frustrated, you leave the store, and finally realize there is a Footlocker across the street....
How Web Templates Are Helping Online Businesses to MultiplyTheir Income
Web templates by nature are created to aid and ease thestrenuous process of a typical web development phase. Ideacollection, analysis, research, design are just a small partof a bigger picture. It is no doubt with the availability ofweb templates, we can almost eliminate the need of researchand initial analysis, although not entirely.
Theoretically, most of the time and hard work spent oninitial research and development are packaged into onesimple idea which web templates. What you have to do issimply to spend some time hunting for the right webtemplates which coincide with all your ideas and researchplans....
Freelance Programming is Easy to Manage
There are several reverse bid freelance sites out there. Beyond the big ones, smaller ones are popping up each day. With the variety of places for a programmer to go and look for work the review systems in place on these sites don't count for as much as they did at one point in time. If you are thinking about getting a project off the ground and using a freelancer there are some basic rules you should go by.
1.) State your needs clearly and effectively. If you need a programmer to help you write a decent proposal you might want to start off by finding a programmer to talk to....
10 Simple Steps: Its Magic If You can E-Mail You can Update Your Web Page Dynamically
Dynamically Update Your Web Pages Via E-Mail
If you can Send an E-Mail you can Dynamically update Your Web Pages. Following a few simple Steps and the Power of Blogs you can Mail in your Web Page Updates anytime you want too.
Step 1 - Get a Blog account.
Go to http://blogger. com and sign-up for a free Account. When you have your account set-up they will allow you to run Multiple Blogs from the same account. If you have 10 Web Pages that you want to be able to Update via E-Mail, create 10 Blogs from your Blogger account(See Step 2 Create a Blog....
Make Your Own Website - General Website Design Tips
Wow, we`ve already taken a domain and chosen a web host. Great job ! Now it`s time for something special: making your own website. You could`ve completed this step before, but at the time you`d had finished it, the domain name could`ve been taken. We don`t want any complications right ?
You have 2 possible routes now (..as it is in the life right..) :
To learn HTML and other "programming" languages of the world wide web ...or..
To buy a specialized software which makes creating websites a piece of cake....
Five Question-Five Minute Web Makeover Quiz
If you haven't made the sales and built your clients to an income you want, then you may need a Web Site makeover.
What I mean by that is, most people contact a web master to put up their site. They can connect the links but not all are copywriters that bring in new customers and clients. You may have written your own material, but often it lacks the promotion know how to make your words sell.
Score the below questions from 0-5. Add up the total and see recommendations at the end.
The number one mistake Web site owners make is not to give their valuable visitors a reason to buy....
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