Project management and timeline development is a very important part of professional Web design.
Posted: March 02, 2009
Creating a blueprint can exponentially help your estimation process for client work.
Posted: July 21, 2008
Getting burnt out at work is possibly the worst thing to happen for any creative. Here are some things I try to do as soon as I discover I may be burnt out.
Posted: May 05, 2008
Although I’ve tried to optimize communication patterns in as many ways as possible, I’ve found that (like Web design and development) experience is the best thing you can do. Use your experience to alter the way you do things to improve your communication process both internally as well as with clients. Effective communication leaves much more time to do what we love to do, create.
Posted: March 10, 2008
Nearly a year ago, I jotted down a few CSS techniques that I use day to day. Some tips included controlling browser defaults, avoiding box model headaches, stylesheet organization, and using a color glossary. I find myself using many of these techniques a year later, but had some updates that might make the lives of some a bit easier.
Posted: January 14, 2008
Using wireframes in Web design can really help to increase the quality of your work. They’ll also help quite a bit with client work as well.
Posted: December 03, 2007
Templating and theming is a great way to help Improve Your Process by giving a solid foundation to work from, as well as providing a way to future proof your websites.
Posted: June 04, 2007
Sometimes improving your process not only helps yourself, it can benefit your clients as well. Using your time more effectively allows a client to receive more time and effort from you focused on enhancing the project as opposed to spending time resolving miscommunication. Site planning guides are a good way to use direct client input to help steer your project.
Posted: April 09, 2007
This group of tips revolves around some CSS techniques I find myself using constantly. I’m sure you’ve heard of some, if not all, but hopefully something comes across as new and possibly helpful. This list consists of just a few ideas I keep in mind while developing, and there are more to come in future articles.
Posted: February 26, 2007