Need for Speed: How to Become a Faster Web Developer

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To be a successful web developer you must be fast on the computer. Either that, or, you must have the money and resources to hire people who are. Persistence is certainly important, but if you aren’t quick and efficient, frustration is inevitable. You must be good at using your mouse and keyboard if you want to keep up with the pros. In this post I’ll give you a few very basic tips to on how to speed up your web development game. Continue reading

5 Things to Expect when Buying Google Ads


Are you thinking about advertising your website or business with Google? Be prepared for the following..

1) YOUR CARD WILL BE CHARGED. It does not matter if you have a $100 credit, $10,000 credit, or $1,000,000 credit. It doesn’t matter if your balance is $50, and your account specifically says you will not be billed until you have spent at least $750. They will charge your card.

2) If and when you run into a problem, it is a technical glitch. Continue reading

The Rise of Mobile and Responsive Design


A few years ago a website design of about 1000 pixels in width, with vertical scrolling if necessary, was the most commonly used format. This design style would fill most desktop and laptop screens, and provided adequate space for content. Today there are many Internet users who do not use desktops or laptops at all. They rely solely on their mobile phones to access the web, and some of those have screens only 320 pixels wide.

With the increase in use of mobile devices to access the Internet, it is a wise idea to redesign your website accordingly. Continue reading

PRISM and Privacy

Recently details of a top secret Internet-targeting intelligence program were exposed to the public. The program is called PRISM. Apparently PRISM is an arrangement between the US government and large tech companies like Google, Microsoft, Apple, Facebook and Yahoo. Under this arrangement the tech companies allow the US government unprecedented access to the private information of their customers.

I am a customer of most of the companies under PRISM. I have invested over $10,000 on their advertising programs. I have spent thousands more on their products. Continue reading