Chronicle Business of the week

21. April 2015 News 0
Chronicle Business of the week
This is the article written in the Houston Chronicle featuring me. Houts Graphics touts its customer service Houts Graphics has been providing graphic design services in the Tomball area for a little more than a year. The company, staffed by experienced graphic designers, offers web design, photo editing, logo design and video creation and designs printed ...

How to Optimize Google Local Listing

21. April 2015 On Page 0
How to Optimize Google Local Listing
The important factor in how to optimize Google local listing has an acronym. NAP stands for Name/Address/Phone. Making sure these 3 items are consistent across all the listing sites used is vital for local optimization. There are directories which are specific for regions and cities that can also help a great deal in those respective ...

Ironic Content Marketing Strategy

21. April 2015 On Page 0
Ironic Content Marketing Strategy
Merry Christmas everyone, and Happy new year pretty soon.  I have to let you know about my ironic content marketing strategy.  I’ve really been slacking with adding post to my blog all the while frantically trying to find backlinks, and find places to submit articles with links back to my website.  All in the name ...

SEO Tips and Tricks for Beginners

21. April 2015 News 0
SEO Tips and Tricks for Beginners
So the other day I had a post about how to interconnect your social media. Why should we even worry about social media? Google (and other search engines) see the links created on social media and will raise the ranks of websites with many social links. Youtube videos can be very powerful – videos themselves ...

Wordmark Logo Tutorial in Illustrator

21. April 2015 News 0
Wordmark Logo Tutorial in Illustrator
In this video I show you a wordmark logo tutorial in illustrator.  Follow along and see if you learn some new tools.  If you need a logo and aren’t tech savvy the just go to my logo design page. “Hey and welcome back, today I’m going to show you how I did my name. I’m going ...

Top 10 Free SEO Tools

Top 10 Free SEO Tools
This Post has been revisited for 2018. I would say that my opinion of the tools listed originally haven’t changed too much but there are many different resources that I use now as my SEO knowledge and how much of my own work I am perfomring have changed. Here is my pick of the top 10 ...

Before After Old Photos Restored

21. April 2015 News 0
Before After Old Photos Restored
Recently, I took on a project to create a video for my sister-in-law’s baby shower. I had to get some old photos restored to could use them to form a slideshow. Some of the photos had an orange tint due to their age; others had been printed on old, textured photo paper; and a few of them ...

Keeping Up with Web Development

21. April 2015 News 0
Keeping Up with Web Development
Each time I come across a new trend or style of building websites, I wonder: should I be keeping up with web development in my own site?  The most recent innovations to catch my eye are responsive design and grid layouts.  Neither of these are particularly new, but responsive website designs work particularly well for mobile ...

How to Choose a Website Color Scheme

21. April 2015 News 0
How to Choose a Website Color Scheme
In less than 30 seconds your viewer has made their first impression of your company in their subconscious based on the colors you’ve chosen for your site. This article is to help you with how to choose a website color scheme. Keeping this in mind when designing logos, websites, and brochures is important for designers ...

How to Fix Iframes in Responsive Web Design

21. April 2015 News 0
How to Fix Iframes in Responsive Web Design
More and more I find new code, plugins, etc. to make the responsiveness of my websites more effective. Its one thing to have a ‘responsive’ website in which most of the pages re-size seamlessly. It is quite another thing to have all the elements of your website completely responsive. Not long ago I found some ...

5 Rules in Web Design

21. April 2015 News 0
5 Rules in Web Design
With regards to your site, additional consideration ought to be paid to o verify it performs optimally to serve your needs. Here are seven significant general guidelines to watch to verify your site performs well. 1) Do not utilize splash pages Splash pages are the first pages you see when you touch base at a ...

Great Design Practices

21. April 2015 News 0
Great Design Practices
Your site is the place your business dwells – its like the online headquarters of a physical organization. Thus, it is imperative to practise quality standards to determine your site connects with the greatest number of guests promoting your business to as many individuals as could possible. Verify you have clear navigation on the route ...

Top Joomla Extentions

21. April 2015 News 0
Top Joomla Extentions
I’ve been creating most of my clients websites in Joomla for a few years now.  Occasionally I create sites in WordPress or Zen-cart but I will talk about those some other time.  Right now I am going to let you know my favorite joomla plugins components and modules. Xmap While being a web designer, I ...

Sitemap Importance

21. April 2015 On Page 0
Sitemap Importance
A sitemap is regularly recognized as redundant at present in building websites, and that is in fact the actuality. You made a sitemap for the sole purpose of having one. By highlighting the significance of having a generally developed sitemap, you will have the ability to tailor your own particular sitemap to suit your requirements. ...

Faster Load Times with Image Optimization

16. November 2013 On Page 0
Faster Load Times with Image Optimization
Despite the fact that more Internet clients now have much faster connections, an huge amount of the internet population still have slow connections, at home and especially on mobile devices. In order to keep from excluding them when you’re planning your site, optimizing images through image compression is an extremely important step for improving the ...