In my opinion, ugly sites can perform very well, and there are a number of factors that can contribute to […]...Keep reading »
Ethics and Web Design – The Professional Responsibility of the Web Designer
Apparently I’m part of a small minority of web developers who believe that the developer has a level of professional […]...Keep reading »
WordPress vs. Blogger
Sometimes, one of my clients wants or needs a blog. And the question always arises, should they use one of […]...Keep reading »
“Crawlability,” Web Design, and SEO
So I got a gentle tweak from Zack Katkin at Unique ID Web Design because I haven’t blogged in a […]...Keep reading »
Pre-Launch Steps for Your Site
Does your host or website developer do these things? Developing a new web site — or re-developing an old one, […]...Keep reading »
Don’t judge a book by its pretty face
I’ve never liked to use the term “web site designer” in reference to what I do. Yes, I “design” web […]...Keep reading »
Can your site be tweaked?
Many of my clients already have an existing web site when they contact me. Often they’re unhappy with their site’s […]...Keep reading »
The Official Blog of Tropical Web Works
Whenever you set out to do something, something else must be done first.
If this were not so, I would have started this blog long before now. Work on client sites always comes first. I finally decided to just do it.
Tropical Blogging will focus primarily on web site design and development, search engine optimization, technology, html and css standards, hosting, and other Internet-related topics. Most of the discussion will be aimed at the type of people who comprise the primary clientele of Tropical Web Works — smart businesspeople who are not necessarily steeped in the arcana of these topics. We might stray, from time to time, into politics, pop culture, current events, or other off-topic topics. But that’s okay. This is my blog, and I can write about whatever I want....Keep reading »