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  • Responsive page design made easy

    Responsive page example There is a perception that designing responsive webpages can be complex. But it doesn't have to be. The @media CSS selector will dynamically restyle your pages and it's easy to use. Some time back I wrote an item on a simple and bullet-proof way to create robust...

  • When the Big New Idea starts a mid-project dilemma

    When my client mid-project suddenly suggested some nice-to-have extra, I ended up reviewing how I might best handle the situation and avoid incurring their displeasure. I recently found myself, not for the first time, trying to find a non-confrontational response to explain why I was resistant to...

  • The 'quick' newsletter myth

      Sending email newsletters should be easy. You bang out an email and then send it to as many customers as you can, right? It turns out that broadcasting regular and effective email newsletters yourself can require resource-sapping attention to detail and some super-user level technical skill. Once you...