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Website Optimization has hit the book shelves and the publisher has made two — yes, two of ‘em! — chapters available free on the book’s companion site. One covers conversion and the other looks at an SEO case study. Thanks to Random.org, the following five people will get the whole deal. Congratulations to all the winners and thanks for participating!
It has chapter summaries, color figures, code listings/working examples, movies, worksheets plus a sample chapter. You can’t win unless you do something — it only takes a couple of minutes. Go win and boost your chances on meryl.net’s birthday bash!
Read ‘em… we have FIVE copies of Andy King’s Website Optimization for the winning! We’re celebrating our mother ship’s 8th blog birthday and our own five year birthday (something like that). Check out the book’s companion site.
About the book: “Years ago, an “optimized” website merely loaded fast and worked on most browsers. Today, websites need to do much more if businesses are to thrive: they need to attract, interact with, and persuade customers. Website Optimization offers the advice of leading experts in both online marketing and site performance techniques to help you maximize targeted traffic, rev-up responsiveness, and increase sales.”
How to win:
Link to www.csscollection.com and leave a comment / trackback here pointing to your link.
Post a comment with a website optimization tip.
Post a question about website optimization or web design in general.
Answer a reader question.
You have until July 15 (the book’s official release date) to do any of the four. Random.org will select the five winners.
Just Creative Design blog shows how to do the basics from drawing lines and mood with shapes to using space and experimentng with texture. Enhance your design skills with one simple and valuable article.
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