Ultimate Website Prelaunch Checklist from Boagworld

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<div class=”posterous_bookmarklet_entry”><div class=’p_embed p_image_embed’> via boagworld.com The most useful and entertaining web design podcast I’ve listened to is Boag World (Shannon rec’d them to me originally). Paul Boag and his pal Marcus discuss news, tools and topics near and dear to every web designer’s heart. This past series they focused on the theme of planning […]

Dollar Shave Club

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<div class=”posterous_bookmarklet_entry”> <div class=’p_embed p_image_embed’> via dollarshaveclub.com Great marketing, delivery and web design. Well done! ~julian Via my dad @lgude and Walter Russell Mead’s quip on The Jobs of the Future

The Shocking Truth About How Web Graphics Affect Conversions

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<div class=”posterous_bookmarklet_entry”><div class=’p_embed p_image_embed’> via blog.kissmetrics.com First off, click on the image above to go read this article from KISSmetics. It’s a good piece on how images effect your conversion rate optimization. Then come back and read my advice on how to use a stock photography site to find images that look anything but stock. […]

Royalty-Free Stock Video and Photography

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<div class=”posterous_bookmarklet_entry”> via pond5.com If you’re looking for something more organic in your stock photos or video, Pond5.com may be just the ticket. I heard about them while listening to the twit.tv gang on the MacBreak weekly podcast with Leo Laporte and company. Pond5.com is a new sponsor of MacBreak weekly so I checked them […]

Beautiful typefaces available free on Google web fonts

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<div class=”posterous_bookmarklet_entry”> Check out hellohappy.org – they’re showcasing fonts from Google web fonts that are exceptional beauties. At least in their eyes.  Founds a nice display site this week that highlights Google web fonts you can use on your website for free that look stupendous. I’d add droid sans on the list – it’s perfect for […]

Centering (horizontally and vertically) an image in a box

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<div class=”posterous_bookmarklet_entry”> <blockquote class=”posterous_long_quote”><h1>Centering (horizontally and vertically) an image in a box</h1> The problem We want to center an image inside a container, bigger than the image and with assigned dimensions. The image is not a background one, it’s a true <img> element. Any image has well defined dimensions, so the easiest and most reliable […]