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5 Effective Clickbait Tactics

5 Effective Clickbait Tactics

In the old days—when we walked 50 miles to and from school and were limited to analog reading material and only one flavor of Mountain Dew—attention-grabbing headlines were something along the lines of: “UFO KIDNAPS PRINCE CHARLES—CAMILLA GAINS 150 LBS!” Of course, these tactics were clearly sleazy, and only bottom-feeding rags would engage in this type of journalistic sham. However, even though we might have looked down our noses at such bottom-feeding rags, they were still making money. And that was the whole point.

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Kids on the Net: A Primer for Building Youth-Oriented Websites

Kids on the Net: A Primer for Building Youth-Oriented Websites

The first step of quality web design is knowing who’s going to use your site and how you can tailor it to meet their needs.

Who’s your target market? Are they business executives? Stay-at-home dads? How about kids?

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Easier Education: Varied Content for Varied Learners

Easier Education: Varied Content for Varied Learners

We all know that educational materials are a great way to engage a readership and address the problems being faced by your market.

What fewer businesses realize is that educational materials are the perfect way to improve your business image and enhance your audience’s perceptions of your brand.

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So You Want to Be a Web Developer

So You Want to Be a Web Developer

In an early “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” sketch, Mr. Anchovy, a chartered accountant (what we would call a CPA in the U.S.), seeks the help of a vocational guidance counselor in finding a new career, only to discover that the only job he’s suited for is that of…chartered accountant. A far cry from the lion tamer position he fancies.

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Try Before You Buy: Website Prototyping

Try Before You Buy: Website Prototyping

Remember when “extreme makeover” was a thing? Not so long ago, it was a staple of cable TV, and everything was getting extremely made over: kitchens, cars, wardrobes, pets, investment portfolios, you name it. It was enough to make you not want to change anything in your life at all.

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