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Top 40 list of lists

06/04/2009

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Below is our top 40 list of lists all related to building, managing and marketing a website. They have been grouped in to very broad categories of…

Scripting

• Web design

• Freelancing

• Web copy & blogging

• Social media

• Online marketing

• Software/ programs

• Analytics, optimisation & usability

If you have  lists you have bookmarked and keep going back to share them by leaving a comment below…

Scripting (HTML/ CSS, PHP, Javascript etc…)

20 Useful PHP Components & Tutorials for Everyday Project:

http://www.noupe.com/php/20-useful-php-components-tutorials-for-everyday-project.html

53 CSS-Techniques You Couldn’t Live Without:

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2007/01/19/53-css-techniques-you-couldnt-live-without/

70 New, Useful AJAX And JavaScript Techniques:

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/03/08/70-new-useful-ajax-and-javascript-techniques/

Top 30 Ruby on Rails Tutorials:

http://webdeveloper.econsultant.com/ruby-rails-tutorials/

Web design

100 Websites With Outstanding Artistic Design:

http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2008/12/100-websites-with-outstanding-artistic-design

Top Ten Mistakes in Web Design:

http://www.useit.com/alertbox/9605.html

Top 100 best fonts of all time (German website):

http://www.100besteschriften.de/

Top 100 CSS Designs of 2007:

http://www.nerdbusiness.com/blog/top-100-css-designs-2007

Top 100 CSS Designs of 2008:

http://www.nerdbusiness.com/blog/top-100-css-designs-year

A Collection of 30+ Free Stock Photo Sites:

http://www.sitepoint.com/blogs/2009/03/05/a-collection-of-30-free-stock-photo-sites/

Top 10 Sites for Web Designers:

http://tutorialblog.org/top-10-sites-for-web-designers/

50 Useful Design Tools For Beautiful Web Typography:

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/01/27/css-typographic-tools-and-techniques/

20 Steps to Better Wireframing:

http://thinkvitamin.com/features/20-steps-to-better-wireframing/

20 Free & Open Source Image Galleries for Web Designers:

http://www.cmdshiftdesign.com/blog/2008/11/17/free-image-galleries/

99 Resources for Web 2.0 Design:

http://vandelaydesign.com/blog/design/web-20-design/

Top 20 CSS galleries (and more):

http://www.web-design-list.com/

Top 34 Web Design Mistakes:

http://www.bootstrike.com/Articles/DesignMistakes/

Freelancing

12 points to include in your design contract:

http://freelanceswitch.com/clients/what-should-be-included-in-a-design-contract/

7 Tips For Writing A Winning Web Design Proposal:

http://www.sitepoint.com/blogs/2009/03/03/7-tips-for-writing-a-winning-web-design-proposal/

10 Steps To The Perfect Portfolio Website:

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/02/26/10-steps-to-the-perfect-portfolio-website/

Web copy & Blogging

5 Simple Ways to Open Your Blog Post With a Bang:

http://www.copyblogger.com/5-simple-ways-to-open-your-blog-post-with-a-bang

100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes:

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/01/08/100-excellent-free-high-quality-wordpress-themes/

10 Blogging Tips for 2009 to Make It Your Most Successful Blogging Year Ever:

http://www.bloggingtips.com/2008/12/31/10-blogging-tips-for-2009-to-make-it-your-most-successful-blogging-year-ever/

10 Writing Tips for Web Designers:

http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2009/02/10-writing-tips-for-web-designers/

Social media

27 Twitter Applications Your Small Business Can Use Today:

http://www.smbceo.com/2009/03/25/top-27-twitter-applications/

10 ways to measure social media succes:

http://econsultancy.com/blog/3407-10-ways-to-measure-social-media-success

25 Free Social Media Marketing & SEO Ebooks, White Papers + Other Downloads:

http://www.seoptimise.com/blog/2009/03/25-free-social-media-marketing-seo-ebooks-white-papers-other-downloads.html

200 Blog Posts on Social Media:

http://www.spotlightideas.co.uk

Online marketing

Top 100 SEO & Internet Marketing Blogs:

http://www.blogstorm.co.uk/seo-blogs/

9 mistakes when creating [PPC] ad text:

http://www.ppchero.com/9-mistakes-when-creating-ad-text/

13 myths of pay per click:

http://www.ppcblog.co.uk/ppc/13-myths-of-pay-per-click/#comment-100985

10 Ways To Increase Your Adwords Quality Score - A Mini Case Study:

http://www.redflymarketing.com/blog/10-ways-to-increase-your-adwords-quality-score-a-mini-case-study/

7 Tips For Finding & Expanding Your Negative Keywords:

http://www.redflymarketing.com/blog/how-to-build-a-negative-keyword-list/

10 sales and marketing tips I learned from strippers:

http://www.onlymarketingjobs.com/jobboard/cands/newsview.asp?id=1511&nc=&ex=

Top HTML Email Coding Mistakes:

http://www.mailchimp.com/articles/top-html-email-coding-mistakes/

Software/ programs

Free HTML Editors, Web Editors, and WYSIWYG Web Editors and Site Builders:

http://www.thefreecountry.com/webmaster/htmleditors.shtml

Top 40 Free Downloadable Open Source Social Networking Software:

http://www.vivalogo.com/vl-resources/open-source-social-networking-software.htm

Analytics, optimisation & usability

14 free tools that reveal why people abandon your website:

http://www.conversion-rate-experts.com/articles/understanding-your-visitors/

108 ways to improve your conversion rate (scroll down page to find):

http://www.conversion-rate-experts.com/articles/101-google-website-optimizer-tips/

10 Web Analytics Tools For Tracking Your Visitors:

http://www.sitepoint.com/blogs/2009/03/26/10-web-analytics-packages-for-tracking-your-visitors/

10 Usability Tips for Web Designers:

http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2008/12/10-usability-tips-for-web-designers/

 

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  •   08 April 2009 at 9:11

    Hi, Just a quick off-topic question. Are you using Wordpress for this blog with a custom theme or have you created your own app?

    Steve McGrath  
  • Matthew
      08 April 2009 at 9:27

    Steve,

    We use Wordpress to power the blog with our own theme

    Matt

    Matthew  
  •   13 March 2010 at 5:12

    Hey Matthew, I was lately searching for a list of blogs and i got it here..

    I appreciate your efforts to make this list a useful one. thanks a lot…

    Web Host  
  •   13 March 2010 at 5:13

    Thanks a lot Matthew

    Web Host  
  • PhotoHosting
      15 March 2011 at 7:02

    Great List . Thanks for sharing.

    PhotoHosting  

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