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localadvertising Go Local – How Web Designers Can Find Local Business

Even though many people frown upon cold calling, it is still an effective way to get business, as long as it is executed properly. Do not call indiscriminately, but rather limit the number of local businesses that you are trying to contact, learn a few details about their operation, pick up the phone, and explain how you can help them grow and profit from your services.

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googleplus Battle of the Social Networks: Google+ vs Facebook

After Google Buzz and Wave, which never really took off, Google is launching its most powerful social networking project to date, Google+. At the time of this writing, you can join Google+ by invite only, but the interest is so great that many believe that Google finally got it right and Facebook has its first real rival. While the features, which Google+ offers are nothing revolutionary, the project seems to have taken the best from the other social networking sites, making it extremely easy for people to stay in touch with friends and family. It is still very early to judge if Google+ will make a dent in the Facebook’s business and take away some of their 700-million strong user base, but it is clear that the two social networks have quite a few features in common, but also differ in many aspects.

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links-vol-18 Must Read Links for Web Designers and Developers – Volume 18

Another Friday another great list of links for web designers and developers.

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timewasters Take A Break With These 10 Awesome Time Wasting Sites

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When you spend countless hours working and worrying about your day-to-day tasks, it is always good to take a few minutes break, watch a funny …

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banner Make your own 1950s Pin-up Girl

You’ve seen them—painted posters of models and actresses pinned up on the walls of military barracks to give the boys something to fight for. With this tutorial, you can turn a normal photograph of a woman into one of those vintage pin-up girl posters.

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webdesignersvswebdevelopers Web Designer vs. Web Developer – What what should I be?

Working online or in a young and dynamic IT company as a web designer or web developer has great many advantages and can be quite rewarding and satisfying, but if you have to choose your career path right now, you need to weigh carefully the pros and cons of each option. In addition, if you are about to start working for yourself, you need to evaluate your own capabilities and take a closer look at the earning potentials of each profession. Quite often, the line between web designers and web developers is blurred as most designers are likely to be able to code at least basic web sites and some developers might dabble in web design as well. A web designer is a person, who is capable of designing logos, banners, or other graphical elements, as well as whole web pages, while the web developer is the person, who is more involved on the technical side of the web building and adds functionality to the web sites.

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mediacenterpc Media PCs – What does it take to build the ultimate entertainment device?

Setting up a home theater, which enables you to enjoy watching high definition movies, listen to music, and surf the Internet at the same time is possible with the use of a media center PC. The media center PC is a computer, which serves as a video and audio source all in one, supports the highest definition PC and TV picture formats and the most widely used audio codecs and formats at the same time. Instead of linking a separate DVD player, Blu-ray player, gaming console, and a set-top box to an HDMI switch and then to your plasma TV, you can have a single media center PC, which would allow you to enjoy watching high definition movies, listen to music, display and preview photos, as well as use it as a regular computer. In addition, the unit could be used to record movies, download content, tune in to live Internet radio stations, play games, and more.

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webappdevinfographic The Web Development Process – Infographic

The web app development process can be an intimidating thing to take on. There is so much to do from wireframes to coding to design, so it is no surprise it is such a daunting task. In this week’s infographic we break the process down at a high level and hopefully provide a more structured starting off point. Enjoy!

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  • jeyaganesh Please check the facebook like box int sidebar.You have misplaced with facebook platform page instead of urs.
  • Pranav Wow, agree with Petter , its really a super duper graphics probably the best seen infographic.
  • Albion I find out a thing new on a variety of weblogs day-to-day. It usually is stimulative to see articles of other writers and learn somewhat a thing from them. Many thanks giving.
  • ashton drake I have been working in the IT industry for 13 years now. Those are definately 5 key questions to ask. I would also add "When did the problem start, is it specific to my OS, etc. But those are definately good starting points...
  • Jimmy Leighton I have had some great results with the ‘offset’ filter in Photoshop. Can make some really cool edits!
  • Keisha You don’t know how long I have been looking for a tutorial like this one!!! Thank you soo much! Not only is the outcome amazing but the directions are really easy to follow! =D
  • Ki Won Kim Awesome!! Thanks for share