Whereis products

May 22nd, 2008

I'm pleased to announce that the 'mini' site I built for Whereis has gone live. "Whereis products(The whereis products minisite)":http://www.whereis.com/products/ explains some of the new features at the recently launched new whereis.com, as well as explaining how you can make use ...
Read more

I Vote For Art

May 22nd, 2008

I'm really pleased to announce the launch of my latest website - "I vote for art(I vote for art - Browse, rate and buy art)":http://www.ivoteforart.com. It's a new online gallery, where you can buy and sell art, as well as vote for your ...
Read more

Judging the International Web Awards

May 19th, 2008

I'm delighted to announce that I have been asked to be one of the judges in this years' "International Web Marketing Association WebAwards(The International Web Marketing Association WebAwards web design competition)":http://www.webaward.org web design competition. bq. Now in its 12th year, the WebAwards is ...
Read more

Lessons learned from Gordon Ramsay

May 12th, 2008

I've been loving "Gordon Ramsay's kitchen nightmares series'":http://www.channel4.com/food/on-tv/ramsays-kitchen-nightmares/ (the British ones were much better than the American ones - much less 'reality TV' shenanigans). Each week Ramsay helps a struggling restaurant to turn things around, always with the same basic method ...
Read more

Helvetica

May 12th, 2008

I watched "Helvetica(Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture.)":http://www.helveticafilm.com/ last night which is a fascinating documentary about typography, graphic design and global visual culture. bq. "It looks at the proliferation of one typeface (which will ...
Read more

Google local business listing problems

May 7th, 2008

I recently set up a local business listing for myself in Google to both help my customers find me and improve the SEO of my site. It works really well and if you do a search for "Web Designer Melbourne" up I pop. "Take a look yourself.(...
Read more

Smashing Magazine - 45 More Excellent Blog Designs

March 24th, 2008

!(image)http://www.tollady.com/images/41.gif(Smashing Magazine )!:http://www.smashingmagazine.com/ "Smashing magazine":http://www.smashingmagazine.com/ is an excellent site/weblog for web designers and developers, of which I've been a fairly regular reader for a number of years now. It's a place to find ...
Read more

Future of the left

March 24th, 2008

!(image)http://www.tollady.com/images/40.jpg(Future of the left )!:http://www.futureoftheleft.com/ My intention for this blog is mainly to discuss things to do with freelancing, web design and web usability, but I'm fast starting to realise that it's going to contain a fair bit of music ...
Read more

Looking for freelancers

January 17th, 2008

Things are getting pretty busy here at BTD so I'm on the look out for good freelancers to help me out. If you're a web designer, standards-aware front end developer, flash designer/action-scripter or have experience in working with textpattern and you're looking for short-term freelance work on an ad-hoc ...
Read more