How to optimize images for the web

“Optimizing web images” means striving to achieve the optimum quality (best looking) and the optimum download speed (smallest file size) at the same time. This is challenging because best looking and smallest file size work directly against each other. Modern high-resolution (a.k.a. … More…

Is content curation fair use under copyright law?

Individuals reposting content from other websites on via Facebook, Twitter or other social media is so common today that it’s hardly every questioned whether or not these actions infringe on an original author’s, photographer’s or artist’s copyright. In fact, businesses … More…

Yahoo! Weather vs. Weather Channel app

Weather Channel vs. Yahoo! Weather app

Which wins, beauty or brawn? What’s more important, form or function? As a person who places the value of good design very high on the importance scale, it pains me to say that sometimes function just outweighs form. Like when … More…

Avoid the seven deadly content mistakes

This post is for non-technical people who manage web content. It will help you avoid some of the most common problems related to website content. Mistake #1: “I’m finished with my website” By far the biggest mistake with website content … More…