Past Issues

Number 89 | April, 2014

Welcome to The StyleSheet #89. In this edition, Danielle talks about the importance of user research and discusses how heuristics and usability testing offer invaluable insights into the ways your target audience engages with your website. In Useful Things, Chris introduces a guide to A/B testing and Mike shows us how SurveyMonkey surveys can be used as a user research tool.

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Number 88 | March, 2014

Welcome to The StyleSheet #88. This edition highlights what we learned at South by Southwest Interactive this year. In Useful Things, Carly introduces the Curve blog by Getty Images and Danny helps us keep track of our interests.

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Number 87 | February, 2014

Welcome to The StyleSheet #87. We are focusing on non-profits this month, and Nick shares insights into the ways for-profit businesses can learn from non-profits. Also, Stephen and Megan showcase sites focusing on volunteers and the financial health and accountability of non-profits.

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Number 86 | January, 2014

Welcome to The StyleSheet #86. In this month’s focus on social media, Carly and Andrea discuss how to design and manage a social media program while Patrick addresses the need to make engagement the goal of social media over leads. In keeping with the social media theme, Andrea highlights one of the best tools to help you listen to your most relevant online conversations and Kristine introduces a site that gives you the opportunity to lend your stuff to neighbors and friends.

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Number 85 | December, 2013

Welcome to The StyleSheet #85. This month, Andrea and Stephen discuss the importance of web accessibility, which makes site content easy to access by the disabled and by mobile devices. Andrea discusses the need for establishing internal web accessibility guidelines and will include some helpful resources to make videos and images more accessible. Stephen reviews the laws and organizations that establish web accessibility standards, and includes tips for structuring web pages and content.

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Number 84 | September, 2013

Welcome to The StyleSheet #84. This month, Nick and Patrick continue their two-part series on implementing a phased online marketing strategy. In keeping with our recent online marketing theme, our Useful Things section includes a graphic giving appropriate image dimensions used in popular social networks and another graphic showing Google’s changing website priorities for 2013.

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Number 83 | August, 2013

Welcome to The StyleSheet #83. This month Nick and Patrick begin a two part series on how to implement a phased online marketing strategy. In our Useful Things section, Polly finds a great graphic that explains what all goes in to SEO, and Andrea shares a handy tool for checking up on your online marketing efforts.

 

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Number 82 | July, 2013

Welcome to The StyleSheet #82. This month Danny and Kristine discuss how to improve your productivity at work, and review specific practices you can implement to manage your e-mail. In our Useful Things section, Nick shares a great tool for saving a copy of your e-mail communication in Salesforce, and Carly discovers a handy app for capturing information when you’re out and about.

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Number 81 | June, 2013

Welcome to The StyleSheet #81. This month Andrea and Natalie discuss the importance of active listening, and share vital tips for effective communication. In our Useful Things section, Polly shares a great new tool for managing all of your favorite RSS feeds, and Kristine discovers a handy app for consolidating and playing your tunes of choice.

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Number 80 | May, 2013

Welcome to The StyleSheet #80. This month Polly and Nick discuss their favorite resources for finding inspiration. In our Useful Things section, Stephen discovers a tool that allows you to send sensitive information securely, and Kristine shares a great app for finding parking while you’re out and about.

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