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These on-line resources will help you do everything from learning elementary HTML, to validating code and checking links, and to promoting your site and getting it out to potential clients.



This "library" is limited to Internet resources, but there are many books and off-line assistance available as well.



Check your local or reference library for additional material.





 

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O N L I N E - S T R A T E G Y

Make Your Site Sell

MYSS! is generally accepted as the BIBLE of Net-selling. An indispensable "must-read" for everyone involved in e-commerce (marketer, designer, techie... from CEO to filing clerk).

Make Your Website Purposes Crystal Clear

Site Build It

Site Build It! takes care of all the technology and complexity of building and marketing your Web site... from brainstorming to domain name to hosting, from graphic design to Search Engine submission and optimization, from traffic analysis to e-zine publishing.

Ten Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Web Site

The Top Ten New Mistakes of Web Design

Wilson Internet: E-Commerce Research Room

A comprehensive collection of articles, links and resources on e-commerce.

 

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D E S I G N - & - D E V E L O P M E N T

Adobe Photoshop

"The world-standard image-editing solution for print and the Web." The latest version is priced at more than $600 US. (For small businesses on a budget, SiteBuild It provides an all in one web building tool which includes image creation & editing. See below.)

See also:

Adobe Photoshop Web Reference
The Pixel Foundry: Power Tips and Tricks for Photoshop

"Cut & Paste" JavaScript Library

The title says it all! Over 300 free scripts, at last count. Categories include Cookies, Forms, Navigation, and more.

Don't Clog the Pipes

Frames: Evil Incarnate or Not?

FreeFind

Free search engine for your web site

HTML Writers Guild: WWW Development Resources

An extensive collection of links, by category including Business Resources (financial, marketing aspects of running an HTML shop), Design Resources (graphics and site design issues), HTML Resources (the HTML language, Netscapisms, MSIEisms, tables, frames, and style sheets), NewTech Resources (Java, Shockwave, VRML, RealAudio, etc.), and more.

Make Your Site Sell

MYSS! is generally accepted as the BIBLE of Net-selling. An indispensable "must-read" for everyone involved in e-commerce (marketer, designer, techie... from CEO to filing clerk).

Matt's Script Archive

This site offers free CGI scripts that will help you set up a web discussion board and message forum (WWWBoard), a simple search engine, a guestbook, receive the content of forms, and more.

Site Build It

Site Build It! takes care of all the technology and complexity of building and marketing your Web site... from brainstorming to domain name to hosting, from graphic design to Search Engine submission and optimization, from traffic analysis to e-zine publishing.

Webmaster's Color Laboratory

If you're designing a web site for the wide wide world to see, you'll want to make sure you choose colors from VisiBone Color Lab's 216 color "web-safe" (browser safe) palette. This ensures that users (even those with older computers) will most likely to see the same colors that you do.

The Webmaster's Reference Library

Expert advice, web tools, links to other resources, and much much more.

WebDeveloper.com

Where Web Developers and Designers Learn How to Build Web Sites

Yale Web Style Guide

This beginner's guide approaches Web page and site design as "a challenge that combines traditional editorial approaches to documents with graphic design, user interface design, information design, and the technical authoring skills required to optimize the HTML code, graphics, and text within Web pages."


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C O N T E N T - & - N E W S L E T T E R S

Building your business Web site

Content is King - How to Avoid a Coup

Dethroning the Content King

Does Your E-Newsletter Have a Content Formula?

Drop Keyword Alchemy to Focus on Stronger Content

Fast Track to Unique Content

FreeSticky.com

Free content for your website.

Make Your Site Sell

MYSS! is generally accepted as the BIBLE of Net-selling. An indispensable "must-read" for everyone involved in e-commerce (marketer, designer, techie... from CEO to filing clerk).

Web copy: Write like you mean it

Web Marketing Where Content Is King

Writing for your Web Site


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M A I N T E N A N C E - & - U P G R A D E S

Don't Leave Stale Content Lying Around

NetMechanic

Reduce the size of your web graphics and speed up your site using the GIFBot, check for dead links, bad HTML tags/syntax, browser compatibility, and spelling errors, test the load time of your pages, and your server's "uptime". Many of these tools have a free "lite" version, and a "pro" version that is offered for a monthly fee.

Online Marketing Maintenance Plan

Site Build It

Site Build It! takes care of all the technology and complexity of building and marketing your Web site... from brainstorming to domain name to hosting, from graphic design to Search Engine submission and optimization, from traffic analysis to e-zine publishing.


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S E T U P - & - R E G I S T R A T I O N

JimWorld

Free tools to promote your site. Learn to announce your web site and promote more traffic. Learn search engines optimization. Discuss search engines in the Forums. Newsgroups

Make Your Site Sell

MYSS! is generally accepted as the BIBLE of Net-selling. An indispensable "must-read" for everyone involved in e-commerce (marketer, designer, techie... from CEO to filing clerk).

Network Solutions

Register for a unique domain name: http://www.yourcompany.com/

Search Engines - Submission Tips, Help and Use

A very brief two-page guide on how to market, advertise, publicize and announce a Web site using AltaVista, Excite, HotBot, Infoseek, Lycos and WebCrawler. .

Site Build It

Site Build It! takes care of all the technology and complexity of building and marketing your Web site... from brainstorming to domain name to hosting, from graphic design to Search Engine submission and optimization, from traffic analysis to e-zine publishing.

Search Engine Submission Tips

This site offers information on the major search engines (including the advantages and drawbacks of each), tips on how to use meta tags, and other advice to help webmasters improve their ranking in search engines.


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