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Category: Learning

Interview with Dwayne Alexander

Tweet In the first of our interviews we took the time to send some questions to Dwayne Alexander the brains behind the new social network Live My Goals. Here is our interview with him. [Studiowhiz] Live My Goals is very new – still in beta right? So why don’t you start off by giving us [...]

Write your way to increasing traffic

Tweet I’ve mentioned before that when you want to run a blog & bring in great levels of traffic you have to devote a lot of time to sculpting the content of your blog/website. One of my issues is that I’m not a professional writer, I make no claims to being a good writer – [...]

Software Design Patterns

Tweet I’ve been around the software development industry for around 15 years now. Because I am mainly self taught and now I’ve moved more into management roles I quickly forget all correct terms & jargon. This morning I found a great resource that gives 101 Design Patterns & Tips and provides a great place to [...]

Site traffic increasing – not always good

Tweet It seems today that websites are in a battle to get more and more traffic. I wonder sometimes if people get the message wrong? I mean really is that all it’s about? Of course traffic increases are fantastic and make a direct impact to any revenue a site, either through the online advertising, the [...]

Learn for free – Podcasts from the best

Tweet I have been slowly building up a collection of must listen too podcasts – podcasts for helping you learn. I was hoping to (and may still do one day) write a post here with the ultimate list of learning podcasts. I mean why pay a fortune for an education when you can get much [...]

Ultimate PHP software

Tweet I’ve just spent about 4 hours looking around Google trying to find some solutions that I need. I only have a few requirements: must be free (open source) must be php & mysql must be (x)HTML & CSS compliant must integrate with PayPal must have Credit Card integration (c2o etc) manage memberships (free & [...]

Track outbound links with WordPress & Google Analytics

Tweet I’ve just set up a new plugin for tracking my outbound links with analytics. To help me test it, why not visit www.webhelp.co.nz and find out “Does Google love you?“. Thanks everyone

Traffic & Success

Tweet Isn’t it funny the things we think are going to go great, don’t always. The things we throw together with little forethought often pan out better than we expect. Case in point, “Stop writing and increase your traffic“, a post I threw together in minutes while waiting for a mate to pick me up [...]

Stop writing and increase site traffic

Tweet I thought I would try something. I’ve written quite a bit (well okay a little bit) on the site and was busy trying to promote a new post from the site each day. So I stopped, for a few days and guess what. My site traffic went up and looks to be stabilizing around [...]

It’s all in the title

Tweet I’m about to break one of my rules with this post but here goes. Once you have planned your blog, and started your blog you need to really think about the things you are going to write. Actually you’ve probably already done that so lets look at something you are probably overlooking. It’s all [...]

how to …

Tweet how to make an icon, how to draw a car, how to create a flash website? These are all questions sitting in my traffic logs. Obviously Google thinks studiowhiz.com is a site that can help – and in the past that would have been true, back when Studiowhiz was well known in the Flash [...]

Beautiful CSS Websites

Tweet Vandelay Design have a great post today showcasing 25 beautiful website designs. I enjoy Vandelay’s blog as they have some great tips and tricks for WordPress and general website design. Today’s post is a great one for stirring up the inspiration. » 25 Beautiful, Minimalistic Website Designs – Part 2 on Vandelay Design

Starting your blog

Tweet It’s become a very easy process these days to start a blog. There are a number of services that can give you a free blog within minutes – however these are not always the best solutions. Now that you have completed the planning of your blog you will have a firm understanding of what [...]

Free traffic: What your web designer didn’t tell you!

Tweet You walk into a meeting with your web designer (marketing/advertising agency) and ask them to help you drive traffic to your site. They reply “There is no such thing as a free lunch traffic” I’m here to tell you there is such a thing as free traffic and here are 5 easy steps you [...]

Kicked off TextLinkAds

Tweet Well it finally happened. Dwindling traffic finally took it’s toll – that and I blew away all my old posts. I found an email in my inbox from TextLinkAds wondering why their system couldn’t find the posts on my site. After tyring to explain that I was rebuilding the site, intending to grow traffic [...]