Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Email delayed or not delivered

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Earlier this week, we noticed that emails sent to @newcircleconsulting.com and a few other domains were either delayed or not being delivered. All these domains are hosted on the same Media Temple DV server. After a few chat sessions with the helpful Media Temple reps, we were able to found and solve the issue. Step […]

How to Plan an Effective Website Re/design (Part I)

Sunday, May 16th, 2010

Good planning is a halfway to success. This is especially true in website design and redesign. In this article we will discuss the typical process of website design projects. Review the important components involved in launching a website. Also we will discuss some common pitfalls and how to avoid them. Typical Life Cycle of Website […]

Add Slideshow to Your Website

Friday, April 16th, 2010

Slideshows are fun. You can use that to share event photos, or you can use that to rotate through a list of your portfolio items without people have to click around or scroll to read all. There are many ways to get this done. We will look at two easy-to-use options in this article. NextGen […]

Measure Website Usage and Make Informative Decisions

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

Learning how your visitors use your website can be helpful in shaping up your online strategy. What can you learn and how? We will look at a few tips and good practices in this article. What You Can Learn Overall Site Traffic Typical metrics people measure include: Unique visitors Page views (total and average per […]

Adding Video to Your Website

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

A Better Way to Tell Your Story Online According to comScore‚Äôs April 2009 report, an impressive 79% of the total U.S. Internet audience viewed online video and the duration of the average online video was 3.5 minutes. Online video has moved into mainstream and is proven effective. Video draws audiences Video is engaging With video, […]

Add Background Music to a Web Page

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

There are special occasions that people like to add some background music to web pages. Today, I had such an assignment. The requirements include: Short music, ~15 seconds in length Auto start No player or button is to be displayed on the page Client provided me with MP3 files to work with. After some search […]