Mash Up #17: Topics in Design, Multi-Author Blogging, Search Rankings, SEO, Social Media, and HDR Photography

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Hi everyone, it’s time once again for our weekly Mash Up series. This series is a list of great articles I have read over the last week or so and I share them here. Generally these lists have articles for everyone. You can usually find a great listing of design related articles. But I also share articles about SEO, blogging, making money online, social media, new media, photography, and inspiration articles. All of which I hope can help you with your websites and businesses.

This week’s list is back to normal. The list of great articles I have read over the last few weeks, and do not include any Google Plus articles. If you are interested in reading up on some tutorials check out last week’s mash up. For this week’s list we have topics in design, multi-authored blogs, search rankings, SEO, social media, and great inspirational collection of HDR photography. Check them out and enjoy.


The 10 Commandments of Web Design
"With the explosion of the Internet, web design has become fundamental to a company’s online business strategy. With e-businesses competing for the attention of the hundreds of thousands of web users out there, having a top-notch site is a must. The site will be people’s first impression of the company, so it not only has to draw them in, it also must hold their attention. Let’s look at the top ten things that designers must keep in mind when they are creating new websites."
How To Get Inspired for Logo Design – 15 Great Tips
"Once you’ve taken on a logo design project, it can be hard to get enough inspiration at the right times. Inspiration is hard to call forward when you really need it. In this article we’ll give you some valuable tips on how to make it happen. Hopefully you’ll walk away from this with some new tools that can be helpful."

Multi-Author Blogs

Running Multi-Authors Blog – The Good and Bad Read More
"Clear your mind, and get ready, you are about to discover how I’ve managed to run a multi-author blog and you will judge by yourself whither blogging is meant to be a single player game or not."

Search Rankings

7 New Ways to Improve Your Google Rankings
"Wondering how to respond to Google’s recent algorithm changes (known as Panda)?"


Designing Websites with SEO and Conversions in Mind
"If you’re running an online business, you’re not alone. Millions of other online entrepreneurs are out there trying to earn livings. To stay ahead of the competition, you need to get educated about search engine optimization (SEO) and social media. You also need to know how to design your site to be as conversion-friendly as possible. If terms like “SEO” and “conversion rate” throw you off, take heart: It’s easy to get on track. You can get started right this second by reading through the following tips."

Social Media

5 Tools That Help Measure Your Social Media Influence
"Do you know if you’re having an impact on Twitter, Facebook and other social media networks? Do you want some tips on how to measure your social media influence?"


50 Stunning Examples of HDR Photography
"HDR technique allows a better and accurate representation of the range of intensity levels found in real scenes be it faint starlight or sunlight. Here we are showcasing a collection of 50 exceptionally beautiful and perfectly executed HDR-pictures. All these pictures are real and developed out of usual photos, and not a single image is an illustration."

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  1. John Paul says:

    Thanks for including my post James.. I Appreciate that.

    Oh and nice to see Twitter Dummy over there –>

    haha Thanks for that too.

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