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How to become HTML/CSS proficient in just 6 weeks

It was difficult getting trained HTML/ CSS resources to work with us. So, we did a small experiment at Pigtail Pundits. We decided to take on folks with some basic skills in Photoshop and design tools. We then ran them through our own special training menu. No prior HTML or CSS skills were necessary.
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10 Red Flags that I have encountered when taking on new clients

After more than 10 years of servicing web clients, across the globe, I have managed to quintessence, what in my experience, are red flags that I have come across while meeting with clients for web development and design.
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Surely, there is a method in the madness of Design on the WWW

Is there a process in web design? Or is it just a list of things the clients want, put together by the team at the design agency, and suitably prettified in a way that they can justify it to the client? Is it guided by reason and logic? By some accepted set of standards?
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My First Harley-Davidson Boot Camp

Harley-Davidson India recently announced a BootCamp for its Associates. I was waiting for something like this and I volunteered to attend. The excitement was so palpable, that I decided to arrive in Delhi the night before the BootCamp. Needless to say that I spent a sleepless night.
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What the heck is Link Baiting?

A few days ago, in conversation with one of the senior partners in our company, I heard the term “link baiting”. My immediate reaction was, “what’s that?” “It’s the latest buzzword in Search Engine Optimization. Actually, we’ve been doing it for years now, in fact, it harks back to our days in advertising”, said my senior partner, with a smile.
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Which SEO Hat to wear?

Did you know that when it comes to SEO, the conformist, the rebel and the fence sitter really exist on the WWW? And they even have a color and a hat attached?
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