24 Places to find Cool Free Twitter Backgrounds

May 27th, 2009 | 19 Comments | Posted in Various

Twitter  in my opinion, is the most powerful social networking site. Active participation and a cool Twitter page can help you gain more followers. A unique background will help you stand out from the crowd, impress your visitors, and enhance your brand. There are a variety of places that offer free Twitter backgrounds.

Here are  24 Places to find Cool Free Twitter Backgrounds, I hope you find them useful.

10 Tasty Twitter Backgrounds

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Save on Bandwidth!

May 25th, 2009 | 3 Comments | Posted in Web Design

Save on Bandwidth!
Paying close attention to your bandwidth really makes a huge difference, and your server will love you for it! In most cases, popular sites will have been monetized for the best possible load to the browser without “wasting” any of their own server bandwidth, or for avoidance of server crashes and downtime. When you’re dealing with traffic in the millions, you can be sure that every kilobit counts!

The efforts made to provide content to such a large number of people without incurring massive server loads are very basic, and start right from the very beginning.

In this article, I’ll present some tips to reduce server load and save bandwidth for your growing websites; I have picked out the ones that are the most economical for saving time and effort.

The Most Obvious
More than 50 percent of the bandwidth on most websites is used by images! Optimizing images is the best way to improve the bandwidth used on your web server and by most cases the easiest.

Use jpeg or gif files for graphics and primary imagery, as these are naturally optimized for the web. (For slick web 2.0 style design, PNG files can be used with alpha transparency) – A good guideline to use is to keep the size of an image or graphic below 10KB.  Though this can be especially hard with some animations, but if you can do it, you’ll notice the difference in bandwidth and loads on your server instantly.

Types of files to use.

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10 Great Blog Designs

May 18th, 2009 | 7 Comments | Posted in Various

Today with all the blog platforms out there is not hard to have a blog, that’s one of the reason millions of people have active blogs and try to make them successful, but it’s not easy having a good blog. The two main things I would say it’s necessary to have a good blog are: “The Content” (without a good content you can have everything else, but you will never succeed) and “The Looks” is very important to have a good looking blog to attract visitor and to make them comfortable on your blog.

So here is a selection of 10 great blog designs to inspire you when creating your own blog design.
(Click on the images to visit the blogs)

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Tips for having a professional Website

May 7th, 2009 | 6 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

Having a good website up and running can be a very daunting task indeed. Some question always arise on mind when one plans to have a website, What are the expectations for a good website? What should be emphasize to get the desired results from website? How to plan to achieve the desired results that will make website professional and create enough interest to visitors to stay long enough to read and understand what a website is saying about.

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Free Pictures for Inspiration

May 5th, 2009 | 8 Comments | Posted in Various

Here is a collection of free inspiring images from publicdomainpictures. You can use these pictures in your work free of charge. If you really like the picture, consider going to publicdomainpictures and buying the photographer a cup of coffee. In any case, the pictures are free for you to use. Enjoy!

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