SEO and Social Media Marketing

If you're interested in a good starting point for Search Engine Optimization, I wrote about that a couple of years ago and it's all still relevant today. The bottom line is that we write our code, and the software that you'll use to create new content, for optimal search engine findability. I don't typically make a big fuss over this, as I'm simply following industry-standard best practices. Technically well-formatted code is the minimum starting point for a good website.

The smartest thing to remember about Google and all of the major search engines is the ...

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Presenting web design work

When we designers were in college, we were taught how to elegantly present design work. Black boards, spray mount, and $20 inkjet prints have been the norm for years for branding work and print design client presentations. When presenting web design work however, this method work causes many easily-avoidable problems:

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A note to students: you should learn this stuff.

I promised to compile a list of resources for CHS students several months ago … and now that the school year is about over, I suppose it's now or never.

Before you begin, there are a couple things you should know.

HTML/CSS: Describes what is on the page, and how it looks. If you're interested in design, learn these tecnhologies first.

Javascript: This is a front-end language that tells the HTML/CSS what to do. "Front-end" means your computer downloads the file from the web server (the back-end), and runs the functions that the ...

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Search Engine Optimization isn't all that scary

Search Engine Optimization is important for any web project. From a technical standpoint, we at Kelly Creative Tech do everything right: we follow the most up-to-date reccomendations of the Search Engine companies and steer clear of any manipulative coding practices that could get your site banned.

That said, here's how we handle it in our New Project Contract:

We understand that Search Engine Optimization is important to any website project. We follow “best practices” that are set by the Search Engines in regard to our code and our content. However by the nature of the Search industry, we ...

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