Field Notes Blog
News and thoughts on UI/UX, web design, and more.
Get skills, save money, rock your future
Do you wish you were getting more from your website? Do you want to shine with your boss? Then it's time for some skill building! From free resources and classes to on-demand video lessons at 50% there's something for everyone.
Dos and Don'ts of Website Imagery
As website viewers we instantly judge a site by its photos, colors, logo, etc. Is the look of your site working FOR you or against you? In this class you'll learn how to use images to boost your site's effectiveness and appeal while also helping with your search engine optimization (SEO). Valuable for social media too! Check it out.
Get a grasp on SEO in under an hour
Search engine optimization is a term with a ton of hype but it's actually just a set of practices. This session will give you an overview and 10 actions you can take right away to improve your own SEO both on and off your site. Learn more.
Tips, Tricks and Free Goodies
Manage your energy, not your time
Do you feel like there are just not enough hours in the day? Do tasks that should take only a few minutes stretch into hours? For many of us, the solution is to work longer hours or weekends (I know I do), but what if working LESS is the key to getting more done? Sign me up! Why you should manage your energy, not your time.
Make the most of Google
Most people know about Google's built-in calculator (yawn) but how about using it as a countdown timer? Or to view flight schedules or search for templates - whoa! https://www.maketecheasier.com/google-search-tips/
If you're one of my Weebly clients, don't forget that I have a dozen FREE short (under 10 minutes) classes on working with your site. If it's been awhile since you made changes to your site, check 'em out! Free Weebly mini classes.
Leap into Leaf Season
After a summer filled with adventures I'm heading back to school - both teaching and learning ... and I hope you'll join me! With a little targeted attention you can boost your website's appeal to new visitors and search engines without spending an arm + leg. Take a free "mini class" on Weebly, score a webinar at 50% off or call me for a website or social media refresh. Whatever you do, Fall is the time to ramp up your efforts so you can relax and look back at your achievements at the end of the year. So dive into the leaf pile of learning!
P.S. Thanks for reading, here's your special treat (pure joy!).
About the author
As the owner of Pixel Lava Interactive I've helped hundreds of small businesses and nonprofits with websites, graphic design and more. I hope you'll find this blog full of useful information.
~ Ame Stanko