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Tech

Building Your Website: Going Cheap vs. Going Pro

Building a website, you can choose between DIY website builders, cheap designers or professionals. There’s no one size fits all. You get what you pay.
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content strategy

You Need Content-First Design

Without content, you don’t have a website; you’re not being heard. Without quality content, your website is a beautiful vessel that won't convert.
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Why Use WordPress for Content-Rich Websites?

Why WordPress? Because it fuels simple 1-page blogs AND it handles enormous fully-featured commercial and publishing endeavors.
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Semantic Web

Your Content and the Semantic Web

Almost two decades ago, in 2001, the concept of the Semantic Web, aka Web 3.0, was first introduced. Has it succeeded? Are we better off?
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online forms

Bad Form Design & Wasted Time: Resetting Passwords

How easy is it to change passwords or delete accounts? Root canal is less painful. The reason: Poorly designed forms provide dismal user experience.
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cashier check scam alert

Dodging the Cashier Check Scam

Ah, the cashier-check scam. Many freelancers and independent contractors become targets, and victims. Here's my story and tips how to spot—and fight—it.
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The Sins of Past Designs

Sometimes, the shoemaker has no shoes. Being a web designer, you’d think I would take care of my own website first. Wrong. Twenty years after I hand-coded the very first iteration of my website, I finally brought it to the 21st century.
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startup names

The Web’s Baby Babble

Forkly, Mingly and Grovo. Twitter with its tweets and peeps. Digg, reddit, Bebo and Mixi. Tumblr, Flickr and folkd. Oovoo and Zoomr. Prezi and scribd. Badoo, Rapt, Mubi and Wooxie. Spotify, Blippy and Twilio. Zynga, Scribd and Tsy. Pet names? No, the Web’s Baby Babble startup names.
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Why Content + Design LLC?

Tekla SzymanskiYou have a story to tell and needed a website yesterday?
Hi, I’m Tekla. This is your one-stop shop for content-rich websites: content strategy, design, site care.
Peace of mind.
What sets me apart? Many web developers don’t come from an editorial or content-creating background. I do.
Together, we’ll amplify your message and adapt the right design to it.

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