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There's been a lot of talk about deals on the TV lately. So I thought that I would go ahead and make my blog post about finding deals. it's kind of a private passion of mine trying to find the best deal that is online. So I have a few suggestion that might help you guys out. Especially since this is the last week to use standard shipping this before the holidays. if your shopping in an actual store one item that...


...and it looks glorious! Google Reader has simplified the way I check my favorite sites. It's a handy little RSS sorter that really helps you rifle through all of your sites and be more efficient on the web. Just being able to go to one area to see everything is fantastic. You can simply click what you want to see - all of your subscriptions, just ones from a particular site, just those that have been recently updated....


You know that things have changed when your boss superpokes you on facebook. This is the moment when you pump your fist into the air and scream “technology-you’ve done it again!” In today’s world, it’s difficult to ignore social networks. Everywhere you go, people are talking about phenomenons such as Facebook, Myspace and Linkedin; and the workplace is no exception. Some employers are cracking down on these sites being...


Enjoy these links full of tutorial, vector, and artsy goodness. Tutorials: http://design.tutsplus.com/ Great photoshop effects and stuff www.illustrationclass.com Wonderful vector tutorials. Sites with tuts and other random cool art stuff www.blog.spoongraphics.co.uk www.smashingmagazine.com www.daily.creattica.com http://gomedia.com/zine/ www.abduzeedo.com www.bittbox.com www.veerle.duoh.com...


So since my last post I have really dove into jquery head first and found a copious amount of new plugins to use from cookies to carousels and I thought I would share a few with you we really used on MattMcgrawPhotography.com we are still tweaking the site but it is live in it's current form. We started off by of course grabbing Google's version of jquery located here http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.2.6/jquery.min.js...


While I was sitting here at my computer, getting ready to start my blog, Jimmy was on the step stool reading a serial number off of our new network storage, as we try to get it working. It will be the new housing for all of our design folders. And while we currently only use about a tenth of the 500 gigs of storage, it's exciting to know there's plenty of room for our future creations - as well as a completely empty slot...


"Save Money, Live Better", Wal-Mart knows how to capitalize during a down economy. In 2002 it became the world's largest corporation with the help of its "Every Day Low Prices" campaign. This was shortly after 911. "The man who stops advertising to save money is like the man who stops the clock to save time." - David Ogilvy (known as "Father of Advertising") The American Business Press book "How Advertising in Recession...


Today I thought I would further describe another aspect of our new site design. Some of the pictures on the home page look like they are pictures of a miniature downtown and battleship. I can hear the Mr. Rogers music now. From our office windows up on the 9th floor here in downtown Wilmington I can take some great overhead shots of downtown and the Battleship. I came across some tilt-shift images online and thought...


My new best friend is a little javascript library What an eye opening week it has been I have been playing around with JQuery http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JQuery alot if you don't know what JQuery is it is an Javascript Library that can turn a few lines of javascript into a elegant slide show and there are tons of plugins for it I have been using a few good ones JQDock http://www.wizzud.com/jqDock/ that...


Working for a web design company has been so different from anything I've ever done before. We're always trying to figure out new and better ways to do everything. My role here at BlueTone Media is to do a little bit of design and a little bit of coding, while handling customer service and writing the occasional third person biography. With design, I create the pages after Stephen comes up with a sharp template that...


 

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