Debunking Some Web Design Industry Myths

The longer I work in the web design industry, the more mistakes I make, and the more "truths" I figure out. There are loads of preconceptions that float around from month to month in our industry, and today I thought I'd take a little time to debunk a few of…

The Mobile Web is NOT The Next Big Thing

Where is the tech industry going and how can we stay one step ahead? This is the question that most of us are asking ourselves on a daily basis in one form or another. What's the latest CSS3 technique? What HTML5 elements can I harness? What web application can I…

A Big Sweeping Update

I haven't written here much recently and I think it's about time for an update. I have a lot of different things to mention so I toyed with the idea of doing individual posts for each, but in the end I thought it would be most productive to just do…

Random Lessons From A Freelancer

There are little things that I learn in this job almost every single day. Sometimes they're just handy bits of information or useful resources, other times they're real eye openers to things I've been doing wrong. I thought it might be useful to write some down in case anyone else…

Using Facebook For Social Media

I've always been skeptical about using Facebook for social media, in fact I've had some heated debates with people who suggest that it's "better than twitter" - but I'm beginning to wonder if I've just been taking a close-minded approach to it and if there is in fact some value…

My Twitter Rules: What Not To Do

There are too many boring articles on the internet about what to do on Twitter, and how to be "relevant" and "engaging". I've been slowly working together a set of my own rules for the people who I follow over the last year, so today, we're going to look at…