Confessions of a Freelance Web Designer

Confessions
I’ve found, on a daily basis, that many people have misconceptions, or are totally ignorant about, the process of getting a web site designed. Many of you know what I’m talking about and the rest of you are probably still in the dark. For those of you who already know what I mean, we should get together and write a book someday. The rest of you, keep reading; I have some confessions that may help you on your next web design project.
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10 Top Tech and Social Media Blogs I’d Like to See Redesigned in 2009

blogredesigns There are some great blogs out there with killer content and a vast audience.  Unfortunately, the design of some of these blogs aren’t of the same caliber as their content.

I had TechCrunch and Scobleizer on the list but their recent redesigns look great!

Hopefully, without sounding like another design snob, I’d like to list some popular blogs that I hope get a redesign in 2009.

 

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18 Firefox 3 Addons for Web Design and Social Media

22Firefox is a huge part of what I do as a web designer (aka Pixel Pimp) and a Social Media Skank. Along the way I’ve gone through my fair share of crappy addons while keeping the ones I found most helpful.  Here’s a list of the 18 addons I’ve kept around; hopefully you can find them useful as well.

Ay shawwwty, wha’yo flava iis?

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Download Firefox 3 Today!

Download Day 2008
It’s Firefox 3 download day!  Firefox 3 is a great browser and my personal favourite.  Why?  It’s fast, got great addons, and doesn’t crash.

Firefox 3 download day is an attempt to set a Guinness World Record for the most software downloaded in 24 hours.  So download away and experience Firefox 3 for yourself!

UPDATE: Download links still not working? Try these direct download links:

  • Windows
  • Mac OS X
  • Linux

CSS Naked Day

What happened to the design?

It’s CSS Naked Day!

The idea behind this event is to promote Web Standards. Plain and simple.
This includes proper use of (x)html, semantic markup, a good hierarchy structure,
and of course, a good ‘ol play on words. It’s time to show off your <body>.

To know more about why styles are disabled on this website visit the

Annual CSS Naked Day
website for more information.