There’s a current trend in the blogging world of guest posting and contributing articles to other blogs. As of today, I am very happy to announce that I’ve just dipped my toe into this trend!
I was recently approached by Freelance Folder about contributing design related articles to their blog. I’ve been a big fan of the site, especially in reaching my goal of taking the freelance plunge a few months ago – so it was an honor to say the least.
As Freelance Folder debuts it’s new design today, I am making my debut as a guest writer, too! If all goes well, this could become a regular thing, with a second post already in the works.
15 Key Elements All Top Web Sites Should Have
Here’s a brief introduction to the post below:
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There are a lot of details to consider when designing and developing a web site. In reality, it can seem like an endless list — but if you look carefully you’ll see that there are certain elements that are more important than others, elements that are used consistently among the most successful sites.
Once you’ve completed the Planning Stage of your website, the rest of the elements fall into broad categories ranging from User Interface Design to Content Creation to actual Development. Of course, there are also the issues surrounding Search Engine Optimization (SEO) — but we’ll save that for another day…
With that in mind, here are the 15 elements that should always be included on any top web site.
So What Are You Waiting For?
I hope you’ll head on over to Freelance Folder to read the full article and share your comments. While you’re there, you’re in for a treat with the new design and great new features, including all new forums!
Of course, if you like what you see, I hope you’ll also share the love… (aka shameless request for some social bookmarks etc.) Thanks in advance!
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