March's Best Links

Those of you who have been reading this blog for a while know that I used to do a roundup of the best links from each week. A few weeks ago I decided to change that from every week to every month (you can read my reasoning here). So, here are many of the articles that I have really enjoyed this month.

Web Design and Development:

5 Most Common Web Standards Misconceptions – from CSS Globe.

11 Accessibility Tips – from CSS Globe.

Create a Digg-like FAQ Page Using mootools – from Six Revisions.

How to Create an Effective Web Design Questionnaire – from Six Revisions.

How to Completely Test Your Website – from Digital Inspiration.

5 Useful URL Rewriting Examples Using .htaccess – from Roshan’s Blog.

Adding “Widgeted” Sidebars to WordPress Themes – from Blogging Experiment.9 Techniques for CSS Image Replacement – from CSS Tricks.

6 Phases of the Web Design and Development Process – from Selene M. Bowlby.

How to Install DomTABs on WordPress – from Pro Blog Design.

30 Fonts that All Designer Must Own – from Just Creative Design.

CSS Message Box Collection – from Woork.

Mastering Your WordPress Theme Hacks and Techniques – from Noupe.

20+ Free Web Design Ebooks and Guides – from Blogging Bits.

The Secrets of Grunge Design – from Smashing Magazine.

Business and Freelancing:

The Lone Web Designer: Strategies for Competing Against the Big Agency – from Bits O’ NewMedia.

Trading the Hourly Rate for Task-Based Pay: Should You Do It? – from Freelance Switch.

What To Do With Dirty Money – from Freelance Folder.

Graphic Design:

Adobe Photoshop Video Tutorials – Best Of – from Smashing Magazine.

Using the Pathfinder and Align Tool in Illustrator – from Veerle’s Blog.

Must-Know Shortcut Keys for Designers – from You the Designer.

Create Spectacular Concept Art in Photoshop – from PSDTuts.


Link Analysis Tool: The Ultimate Open Source SEO Tool – from BlogStorm.

Why Does Your Search Traffic Suck? The 7 Most Likely Reasons – from SEOmoz.


20 Types of Pages that Every Blogger Should Consider – from ProBlogger.

Group Interview: What do Online Advertisers Look for in a Website? – from Daily Blog Tips.

7 Ways to Insure Your Readers Feel Welcome – from Blogging Tips.

45+ Must See WordPRess Themes – from Noupe.

3 Sure-Fire Steps for Beating the Boring Content Blues – from Copyblogger.

8 Ways to Write a High Quality Post – from Super Blogging.

WordPress Upgrade Preparation Checklist – from The Blog Herald.

Social Media:

Case Study: How to Blatantly Advertise Through Social Media… And Get Away with It – from Social Media Explorer.

3 Month Overview of Social News and Bookmark Popular Topics – from Social Media Trader.

A few Posts that I Wrote for Other Blogs:

Grid-Based Design 101 – from Most Inspired Blog.

The Subtle Effects of Pricing on the Mentality of Clients – from Freelance Switch.

11 Factors to Consider When Designing Your Blog Theme – from Daily Blog Tips.

5 Reasons I’m Happy to Blog in a Crowded Niche – from Traffikd.

Finding Advertisers for Your Blog – from PureBlogging.

Simple Steps to Improving Quality of Posts – from Blogtrepreneur.

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  • Alen, March 29, 2008

    Thanks for including my articles, Steven.
    The monthly format works well, the list is impressive.
    There might be slow weeks but rarely will you find a slow month when it comes to good articles.
    Keep finding and posting them, thanks for the effort.

  • Vandelay Design, March 29, 2008

    You’re welcome Alen, and thanks for leaving your feedback about the new format.

  • Tay - Super Blogging, March 29, 2008

    Thanks for the link Steven, and for the excellent roundup. I really think this monthly format is a great idea. :)

  • Vandelay Design, March 29, 2008

    You’re welcome, and thank you.

  • Chris, March 29, 2008

    Looks like a really nice roundup of articles. Thanks for including our link, it’s much appreciated.

  • Thanks for linking to my guest post at Freelance Folder, Steven – too bad that post didn’t go up on my site!

  • Webdesign, March 29, 2008

    Thanks !

    Looks great man !

    Keep up the good work.

  • Etienne Teo, March 30, 2008

    IT’S SUPER LINKING for the month of march from you bro, great stuff that i can read over the weekend!

  • Roshan Bhattarai, March 30, 2008

    Thanks for including my article…and thanks for providing the other great links..I really found them very useful and interesting….

  • Matthew Griffin, March 30, 2008

    Great list, Steven. And thanks for the link.

  • Vandelay Design, March 30, 2008

    Thanks everyone. I’m glad everyone is finding some useful links here.

  • Noura Yehia, March 31, 2008

    Awesome list Steven, thanks for adding our links :)

  • Biodun, March 31, 2008

    Great list! Thanks for the useful links.