• Layout of Admin Interface, Professional Website

    The first step in setting up your professional website is walking through the setup wizard, which helps you build the basic foundation of your website and setup some of the configuration settings. Everything seems alright, the wizard interface is simple. But when you are finished with the wizard and taken to the next screen, the… Continue Reading

  • Rich Content, With A Professional Website

    Throughout past blogs, I have talked about the importance in having valuable textual content on your professional website and I standby the necessity to have succint, results-oriented statements that have been peer reviewed for accuracy and effectiveness. However, after reading a blog “Visual-Content-Trumps-Text-in-Driving-Social-Media-Engagement-INFOGRAPHIC”, I thought it necessary to clarify. When we talk about having rich… Continue Reading

  • Understanding Stylistic Appeal Of A Template

    Stylistically speaking, there are a few basic components of a website. First, there is the overall layout; this includes how the page is structured, its color scheme, and any other distinguishing features of a page (and is visible on each page within a website). Second, there is a menu; something that allows for you to… Continue Reading

  • Page and Tabular Layouts, A Professional Website

    For many of the sections of a professional website, there is the option to render the web page in either a tabular or page layout. This is true for all of the “experiences” and “body of work” sections and also the “blog” section. A section rendered as a “tabular” layout will display as a table… Continue Reading

  • What is a Professional Website

    In 2010 I started to conceive my interpretation of a professional website and in the intervening years have evolved this interpretation considerably. I have analyzed potential competitor services, web services such as an online resume (or CV ) or a professional profile or simply a personal website. In addition, I am always coming up with new… Continue Reading

  • Getting Found With Professional Website

    Managing an organization’s website versus a personal website require very different marketing strategies, especially with SEO (“search engine optimization”) approaches. Typically an organization wants their website found in all search results when users search on keywords relevant to their business; for example, an online shoe store wants to be found in a Google search result… Continue Reading

  • Perfect Content

    Not sure what you pay more for in business school, getting an education or learning how to write an effective resume. I remember countless peer reviews, where we picked through each other’s resume! Like a resume, content on your professional website has to be perfect. Here are three stages for getting content right on your… Continue Reading

  • Add Content: Without Professional Experience

    Recent college graduates are faced with a dilemma when they seek employment but do not have enough experience to put on their resume. There are a few ways to get more content on a professional website when you have little professional experience. Use the concept of “projects”. Projects represent a line-item on a resume under… Continue Reading

  • Use of Self-Contained Platforms

    In current web development, there is a balance between a functional integrated approach and a visually appealing approach to designing a web page. Web designers often use “self-contained platforms”, such as Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight, to distinguish their website stylistically speaking. These platforms have an interface to create applications with video, audio, animation, and… Continue Reading