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Announcing the Launch of DesignM.ag!

Today I’m very excited to announce the launch of DesignM.ag! In attempt to provide a useful and resourceful site for the web design community, DesignM.ag includes a blog, a community news section, a design gallery , and a job board will be added soon. If you enjoy and appreciate the posts here at Vandelay Design, I think you will like DesignM.ag as well.

DesignMag

Here are the initial posts that are already published:

Welcome to DesignM.ag
A general first post.

50+ Fonts for Big, Bold Headlines
This is a big list of some excellent fonts that will make your headlines stand out.

11 Steps to a More Stable Freelance Income
Freelancers are always dealing with ups and downs in terms of work levels and income. This article looks at some things you can do to minimize the down times.

Favorite Design-Related Sites of 21 Designers
Since I was starting a new site for the design community I thought it would be fun to get some others involved in one of the initial posts. This provides an interesting look at what some top designers are reading on a regular basis.

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Returning to NoFollow

As some of you know this blog has been using the DoFollow plugin for several months to remove the nofollow tags on links to those who leave comments. The decision was originally made to encourage reader participation and to give something back to those who take the time to leave their feedback. The DoFollow status was never really promoted, so I am not sure how much of an influence it was to potential commenters.

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Putting Your Network Into Action

Yesterday I wrote about the value of a network for bloggers. Today I’d like to list some ideas for working together with your network for mutual benefit. 1 – Interviews Do you have someone in your network that could share a lot of valuable information with your readers? Ask for an interview. It will give […]

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Weekly Links

It’s been a busy week here (with more than 40,000 visitors in 4 days) and with all the new subscribers I wanted to point out a few things. First, this blog uses the DoFollow Plugin to remove nofollow tags from links on comments. I value your participation, so I am happy to give a real […]

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Weekly Links

What Length Should a Post Excerpt Be? from Pro Blog Design. Homepage Excerpts WordPress Plugin from Daily Blog Tips. An Interview with Aaron Wall of SEO Book from ProBlogger. Add Your URL to SEO Friendly Directories Free from Super Blogging. How to Stop Someone Hotlinking Your Images from Blogging Tips. Google Radar Spots Text-Link-Ads from […]

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Weekly Links

Hacking Ultimate Tag Warrior to Create Better Tag Pages from Courtney Tuttle. A very useful article about the popular WordPress plugin. The Secret to Freelance Blogging from Chris Garrett. Are you interested in making some money writing for blogs? Read this article. How to Double Your Customer Base Without Spending a Penny from Freelance Folder. […]

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Extensive CSS List: 134 Top CSS Resources

Reference: Official homepage of CSS – http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/ Official documentation of CSS – http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/ CSS web standards – http://www.webstandards.org/learn/external/css/ Tools: Validator from W3C (Editor’s Choice) – http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/ CSS redundancy checker – http://infovore.org/archives/2007/07/06/the-css-redundancy-checker/ CSS formatting and optimizing tool (not a validation tool) – http://www.cleancss.com/ CSS Optimizer – http://www.cssoptimiser.com/ CSS Analyzer (a validator plus) – http://juicystudio.com/services/csstest.php CSS Mate: […]

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