Monthly Archives: October 2006

No Budget = No Deal

There are definite red flags to look for in businesses when you are talking with possible clients. At modern blue we don’t take all the clients that come to us, but we try to choose ones that we think are … Continue reading

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Design Mission Accomplished

Anyone who knows me and knows my design process knows that it can take me sometimes up to 8 renditions before I get a design correct. Finally, I got it right for Modern Blue. Only the 4th try, not bad. … Continue reading

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A New Look

The v1 design of this site was never meant to stay. Really just to get something up quick, because for once I had a little time between projects. Yesterday I had some more time, and created what I hope to … Continue reading

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The Sweet Spot

Its a funny thing in design that sometimes you don’t hit the sweet spot. I don’t even know how many websites I have created, however, there are a few that tend to get me more work than others, or that … Continue reading

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Aol Spam Policy

I run am the webmaster for a site with a large user database. Recently we were banned by our Host from sending emails. I looked into it and found out there were too many complaints from AOL. After some more … Continue reading

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Curves Do Look Good

Sometimes things just come together. It feels good to start a design and have things work out. That happened to me recently with this Win Account site. The owner showed me another site he like that had a curve on … Continue reading

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Image Swapping

Recently with a project I am working on, I was using a technique known as image swapping. The gist can be seen here, if you roll your mouse over the buttons on the left (click here). Its a sweet technique … Continue reading

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Code Snippets

There are a few things often asked of me, regarding some .htaccess stuff. The fist is how to make your domain automatically revert to http://www.yourdomain.com if someone types in http://yourdomain.com. The reason why people are interested in this is because … Continue reading

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Newsletter Tips

Recently I have been doing a lot of newsletters for one of my clients. I hadn’t really had a lot of previous experience with them. So I started out by coding the page just like I would any other page. … Continue reading

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