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  • Back in the Day, How’d your Website Look? Back in the Day, How’d your Website Look?

    November 30, 2006 at 5:52 pm by Jason Berry

    Browse through 55 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few months ago at The Internet Archive Wayback Machine … http://www.archive.org/web/web.php

  • Website Bookmarks for a Web Developer Website Bookmarks for a Web Developer

    November 29, 2006 at 5:51 pm by Jason Berry

    Question: What web site has information to improve my website development? Answer:  Oh jeez!  Too Many!  Actual number is too difficult to count so here’s a bookmark website that provides links to useful crap like Image Banks, CSS, Standards, Testing, …

  • The Social Networking Development Craze The Social Networking Development Craze

    November 28, 2006 at 5:37 pm by Jason Berry

    We get approached to develop pretty much anything and everything from baby stroller e-commerce to porn.  And although topLingo does not produce any adult content related material we do notice from time to time “bandwagon” development.  In certain cases websites …

  • Jpeg or Gif, What File Type When? Jpeg or Gif, What File Type When?

    November 27, 2006 at 5:31 pm by Jason Berry

    Creating imagery for the web is nice balance of quality over file size.  You have a choice in file types of either a JPEG or GIF and what to use when totally depends upon your subject matter in the image. …

  • Billing: The Necessary Evil. Billing: The Necessary Evil.

    November 26, 2006 at 5:30 pm by Jason Berry

    To all the freelancers, small business owners and everyone else working in the web development arena who invoice for their services you can all agree that sometimes the hard part is not getting the work or even doing the work …

  • Warning! Our Blog is Giving Away Free Info! Warning! Our Blog is Giving Away Free Info!

    November 24, 2006 at 5:29 pm by Jason Berry

    A long time friend and well respected employee of ours recently read our blog and was concerned. “Dude, you’re giving away free consulting, what if your competitors take advantage of it?” My response was “It’s the internet!”<br /> <p>I remember …

  • Retrevo: A search engine for gadgets Retrevo: A search engine for gadgets

    November 22, 2006 at 5:25 pm by Jason Berry

    Instead of competing against the 800lb search engine gorillas, new web startups are targeting the “niche” search market.  One to note is Retrevo a search engine that claims to make finding relevant product reviews, troubleshooting tips, and price comparisons for …

  • E-Marketing ROI … WHY? E-Marketing ROI … WHY?

    November 21, 2006 at 5:20 pm by Jason Berry

    topLingo budgets every month  for e-marketing such as Pay Per Click campaigns, e-newsletters, ad banners, directory listings, etc. but up until a few years ago we were spending blindly.  Actually semi-blindly.   We knew how much we were spending and on …

  • Web Stats. Out with the old way and in with the Google way. Web Stats. Out with the old way and in with the Google way.

    November 21, 2006 at 5:19 pm by Jason Berry

    Most web developers’ philosophy on the importance of reporting web hits and web traffic via website analytic tools is mostly an afterthought.  Build the website, save the web logs and then when the client cares about stats, hookup an analytic …

  • The Pay Per Click Test for a Non-Believer The Pay Per Click Test for a Non-Believer

    November 17, 2006 at 3:23 pm by Jason Berry

    Being masters at e-marketing a friend recently approached me about PayPer Click (PPC) advertising for their e-commerce site. Although a long timewebsite owner they were very skeptical and a true non-believer in thisnew wave of advertising so they asked for …

  • Self Service TV Advertising on the Cheap Self Service TV Advertising on the Cheap

    November 7, 2006 at 3:21 pm by Jason Berry

    $38 a spot for Comedy Central in Little Rock, AK.  $9 a spot for Travel channel in Salem, OR.  $30 a spot for CNN in Tuscon AZ.  For as low as $500 a new web 2.0 service called SpotRunner.com allows …

  • We’re now blog-ged down! We’re now blog-ged down!

    November 6, 2006 at 3:07 pm by Jason Berry

    Welcome clients, vendors, friends, family members, students, competitors and even all of the technical recruiters and offshore web companies who contact me on a weekly basis to the first ever topLingo blog.  And like MTV’s first video appropriately titled “Video …

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