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How to Create a Successful Digital Publishing Plan
Mar 26, 2012
Digital publishing is fast becoming a critical requirement for publishers. It’s no longer just a desirable capability; it’s a matter of survival. Ann Rockley and Charles Cooper explain that the crucial point for publishers today is to create a unified content strategy in order to prepare their content for multichannel delivery.
WordPress Basics: Adding Facebook Integration to Your WordPress Site
Dec 26, 2011
Let your WordPress readers share your content with their Facebook friends. Follow these quick steps from Jessica Neuman Beck, coauthor of WordPress Visual QuickStart Guide, Second Edition, to give your content new life on the social network everyone is using.
(Serious) Fun with Web, Mobile, and Dreamweaver CS5.5
Aug 30, 2011
With the rapid spread of smartphones and tablets, responsive web design has become the order of the day. No problem, argues David Powers, author of Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5 Studio Techniques: Designing and Developing for Mobile with jQuery, HTML5, and CSS3. Dreamweaver CS5.5 puts the necessary tools at your disposal, and formerly dreaded chores, like rounding corners on elements, or adding drop shadows and transparent backgrounds, have become a real pleasure.
Working with Text in Microsoft Expression Web 2
Oct 28, 2008
Nolan Hester explains why you should treat your web text like an outline and avoid focusing on formatting.
How to Create Content That Sucks (Users In)—And Makes Your Site More Findable
Apr 4, 2008
Aarron Walter explains how the good karma of sharing your ideas and keeping them open can bolster the findability of your site.
Going Online with QuarkXPress
Mar 21, 2008
This excerpt from Real World QuarkXPress 7 shows you how to increase the value of your XPress documents by taking them from print to the Web.
Add A Google-Compatible Sitemap For Your WordPress Blog
May 25, 2007
Want to help Google index your WordPress-based Web site more efficiently and effectively? Sign up for Google’s Webmaster tools, install a plugin that creates a sitemap, and be sure to tell Google where to find it. In this article, WordPress 2: Visual QuickStart Guide author Maria Langer takes you through the steps you need to follow. It’s fast, it’s free, and it’s a lot easier than you might think.
How to Add WordPress Category Feed Links to Posts
Mar 23, 2007
When Maria Langer changed her blog's RSS feed from summary to full text, she worried that readers would stop subscribing to her feed because her blog covers so many wide-ranging topics. The solution? Push category-specific feeds. In this article, Maria shows you how to add category feed links to your blog posts using WordPress.
Add Email Notification to Your Blog with FeedBurner
Feb 9, 2007
Some of us don't want to fool around with RSS just to keep up with blogs we like. FeedBurner offers a cool option to get email notices when a site is updated with new content. Maria Langer shows how to add this free feature to your blog.
What Do People Think of Your Site Design? Here's How To Find Out.
Jan 12, 2007
Usability testing is an essential part of the web design diet. In a nutshell, it's a technique for soliciting feedback on the design of a web site. Usability testing is usually conducted on one participant at a time, and attempts to have participants use the site in as close to a real-world setting as possible. Different people have different approaches to usability testing but two things remain consistent—the documents describing what you'll do during the test (the plan) and what came out of the test (the results report). This chapter describes the test plan—the document you prepare in advance of testing—.
Blog On and Blog Louder with iWeb
Jan 5, 2007
Robin Williams and John Tollett show just how easy it is to create, edit, and update your blog with iWeb.
Publish a Video Podcast with WordPress
Jan 5, 2007
Maria Langer's helicopter jaunts are too spectacular to be described with mere words; adding video podcasts to her web site would give visitors a taste of the thrill they'd be buying when they signed up for a trip. In this article, Maria takes us on a tour of the software that made it all possible.
Blog On! Blog Louder!
Nov 20, 2006
Publishing Your Web Site
Nov 20, 2006
Usability Test Plan
Nov 20, 2006
Blogging from Afar with Blogger
Oct 13, 2006
Elizabeth Castro shows you how to add posts to your blog from your email program, from your browser's toolbar, or from your telephone.
Ten Quick Ways to Improve Your Business Blog
Oct 6, 2006
Business blogs can be brilliant, bubbly, brash—but many are just boring. You need to separate your blog from the masses of text out there, get readers to notice, and keep them coming back for more. How? Follow Meryl Evans' 10 quick tips.
Editing and Formatting Text in Adobe InCopy CS2
May 12, 2006
Using text and paragraph styles in Adobe InCopy CS2 can save you a lot of work and prevent consistency errors in longer works. This chapter will introduce you to styles and show you how to use them to work more efficiently and accurately.
New Web Tools for Writers
Feb 10, 2006
New web-based processors are popping up everywhere. Do they work as well as Microsoft Word? What do you get? What's missing? Laurie Rowell takes a look.
Make Easy Money with Google Starting with Content
Sep 30, 2005
Determine what your Web site's going to be about before you start building it to ensure you create compelling, AdSense-friendly content. Author Eric Giguere offers up tips on finding the topic for your site that's most likely to do well and make money in Google's popular AdSense program.

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