In it's fourth week now the link roundup has proved to be pretty successful thus far and I think (hope) that people are finding value in the posts. That said, this week I'm going to do things a little bit differently and divide the links up into sections as there are a few more of them - not all are specifically business related but all of them can be utilised by someone running or starting a web design company.
Business Related Links
- How Not Forcing Users to Register Increased Sales by $300million Definitely my recommendation of the week, how changing one button increased annual turnover by $300million.
- 6 Interesting online presentations for web developers These are videos geared towards developers talking about this like modular css and understanding the object model. Very interesting and well produced.
- 40 Promotional Sites Where To Submit Your Design Related Links This is a fantastic one for building traffic, and contains a list of sites like designfloat which will send traffic to your design articles.
- A Tour Through a Large Blog’s Traffic :The Netsetter Brand new blog Collis T'aed of the Envato netword where he discusses web startups and reveals traffic figures to PsdTuts - VERY cool.
- The Web Squeeze - Online Magazine and Forum This an awsome little community that I discovered when they started talking about one of my SEO blog posts one day - I signed up to reply and have stuck around since because of all the great people there! Fantastic resource for networking with fellow designers, developers, and freelancers.
Twitter Related Links
- Tracking Influence in Twitter - Calculator Really interesting little tool which tracks you 'influence' in Twitter - has some great metrics.
- TwitterCounter Stats: The Ultimate Twitter Statistics Provider! Discovered this one and love it! Tracks how many twitter followers you have with a line graph and has feedburner-esque buttons for you to use.
- WpForest - Wordpress Theme Gallery On of the LittleSnapper competition winners (Hayley) also posts on the Smashing Magazine forum and gave me this great list of Wordpress showcase galleries!
- We Love WP - Wordpress Gallery
- LoopPress: Wordpress Gallery
- iloveyouwp - wordpress gallery
- wpcube - wordpress gallery
- WpInspire | Wordpress Showcase Gallery
Special Bonus Links
That's Your Lot!
That's all for this week! You've got enough links to be dealing with so no Twitter people to follow this week, but I'd imagine they'll make a return in 7 days time - see you then!
If there are any specific resources or areas that you would like these posts to cater more towards please let me know, and equally if you found any of these links particularly useful let me know too! It's always great to get feedback from you guys so that I can keep writing posts which you enjoy.