Web Typography: Using Em Units.

Image by Network Osaka via Flickr Making things online often means using text and typography. Fiddling with font sizes online can be a real pain. This is because all the computer platforms are a little different in how they treat text and pixels. Also, since I’m a fan of making websites that people can use […]

Google Adwords for Nonprofits Video

Image via CrunchBase Burlington Vermont community television CCTV recently did a live webcast with Matt Dunne, Google Community Affairs. In that webcast Matt covered a lot of the basics of the Google Grants program and how adwords can be used. Even if you are a for-profit business, this video might serve as a great introduction […]

Ten Thoughts on Usability Guidelines

Image via Wikipedia Getting through cultural issues in developing software or other marketing materials that others in your organization (or client organization) is often more challenging than writing, optimizing and testing code or even designing the interface. Here are some things I’ve learned about creating styleguides for use in intranet projects (AKA the thing that […]