Archive for July, 2008

How Colors Can Help Convey Messages

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

Different hues and saturation levels can convey different emotions and have different affects on a viewer.

Following are some general thoughts on colors and the impact they can have on viewers.

Yellow: perceived as cheerful and energetic, yet mellow and soft. It portrays hope, happy times and used as a way to grab one’s attention.

Examples: NY City Taxi Cabs, Arm & Hammer Baking Soda, Kodak Films, Dummies Books, Nestle Quick Chocolate Milk, and…

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Key Word Analysis

Monday, July 14th, 2008

As we continue our quest for knowledge in the great SEO stratosphere, we offer to you a quick link to Google’s Key Word Analyzer Tool.

The Key Word Analyzer is another tool, in a suite of free tools, available from Google to aid in analyzing and developing of web sites with SEO in mind. It also provides a glimpse of the level of competition for key words or phrases, for anyone thinking about…

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Search Engine Optimization – Free vs Paid

Friday, July 11th, 2008

We have been getting more inquiries about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and some of the options available for web site owners lately, so this post will offer a very basic overview and links for more information.   We found much of the information to be common across the many sources visited. Allow me to stress; this is a very basic overview of what can be a fairly complex topic.

There are essentially only two ways of…

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Your Web Site and Google

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

With all of the important information pertaining to a web site’s appearance, or lack of appearance, already organized and available, I am presenting a link to Google’s Web Masters page.

Answers to many of the questions you may have, along with some other interesting items can be found there.
More direct links are:

1) My site’s ranking in Google search results

2) How can I improve my site’s ranking?

3) Will participation

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New Web Design Project Completed

Monday, July 7th, 2008

GME Web Site Design

Whiplash Design & Print Services recently completed a custom web site project for GME – Grau Mechanical Enterprises.

The site design consisted of a custom site foundation (no template used) and layout. Consideration was given to user friendly visitor navigation; title, meta tags and key words specific to page content and possible search engine inquiries; and a clean professional presentation that GME can be proud to promote.

There are a few tidbits to be…

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Whiplash DPS Web Designs – New Features

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

As the web design part of our business continues to grow, we like to add features and functionality for our clients.

Currently, it would seem Google is ‘the’ search engine of choice. It would also seem that the word ‘Google’ is used synonyously for web searching much in the same way ‘Xerox’ is used synonymously with making a page copy. With that in mind, we have adopted the tools available via Google, for monitoring and…

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