Darren

Executive editor of FinderMind magazine, a people search engine on helping you find long-lost friends.

How to be Persistent While Learning Web Design

One thing I often hear from people is: “If I am only more persistent I could do this or that.” Persistence is a trait we all want to have more of. Yet, somehow, and for many things we want to accomplish, persistence simply isn’t there. I don’t want to admit it myself, but I’ve given up on … Continue Reading

Checklists: Why are They Important in Getting Things Right

What’s the one single thing that contributed to lowering major complications in surgery by a third and cutting death rates (also in a surgery) in half? Was it a new drug? Not really. But if it was, there would certainly be an incredible amount of media attention, with the company/organization who invented it receiving incredible recognition. … Continue Reading

How to Get Started in Getting More Links to Your Website

Ever heard of the 80/20 rule? It’s about the trivial many (80%) and the vital few (20%), the trivial many that bring small results and vital few that bring most of the results. Guess where link building belong in the overall search engine optimization game? Link building a vital thing to do if you want … Continue Reading

5 Advanced Google Tricks to Help You Become a Better Web Designer

You can use some simple Google tools in very creative ways, as well as use some more advanced ones to: find high-quality tutorials for any web design software tool, and find them easier and faster find decent alternatives for the current web design software you’re using search for what Spanish (or <insert your favorite nation here>) … Continue Reading

Data-Driven Web Design: How to Take Advantage of It

Web design should be all about creativity, right? Free flow of ideas, designing what you want etc…While all of that is important, there are various ways to use objective data to get the most out of your design efforts. In this article, I’ll assume you’re a freelancer and working on someones else project. What steps … Continue Reading

SEO Matters:How to Get Ranked for Your Website Name

There’s a lot of advice out there on how to get ranked for some competitive keyword terms (like weight loss, credit cards and so on). What about first ranking for your websites name (if you have a new site)? If you create 2ndwebdesigner.com, for example, that doesn’t mean you’ll be #1 for ‘2ndwebdesigner’ or ‘2nd … Continue Reading