Posts Tagged ‘Web design’

Web Design: Feng Shui Your Website

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Feng shui is an ancient science/art developed in China over 2,800 years ago. It is the use of color, art, shape, patterns and direction to bring balance and harmony to one’s life, or, in this case, website.

While much of feng shui uses direction to determine what colors or items to use in a space, the Internet has no actual direction, but instead works from a flat screen surface. Therefore, the goal is to choose an uncluttered, easy-to-follow path, with a cheerful and inviting use of color and design. (more…)

Author Marketing: How to Find the Best Web Designer

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Circling the drain of unresponsive or missing in action web designers is a common dilemma.

The Question is this: As a self-respecting author with a plan and a purpose, how do you choose a designer you can afford and rely upon?

As a small publisher, or self-published author, you are faced with the high cost of publishing a book. Your ever-growing budget includes editors, book cover and interior design, maybe a book coach or adviser, printing costs, fulfillment needs, marketing … my goodness, where does it end? When does the author start making money? Well, this is a question for another article altogether. The point here is: How much should you allocate to the added expense of (more…)