Web Designer/Developer, Storyteller and Lover of Technology

I'm a web designer/developer, writer and animator living in Birmingham Ala. I have been working in the web design/development field for 15 years. I am a founding member of the writing and animation team 5 Guys in a Garage who started JabTV.com. I have worked for various internet and media companies over the years including the now defunct Hecklers.com and al.com.

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22 out of every 100 new active domains in the US are running WordPress.

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WordPress, the popular Web publishing software, now powers 14.7 percent of the top million Web sites in the world and is used in 22 percent of new active domains in the United States.

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Designer and Art Director.

What it they are and what they are not.

Often what happens in many small design departments. Is that the designer is forced to take on many roles. Designer, Art Director and sometimes sales person. As this wonderful article points out often the people involved don’t know what these roles really entail.

Check out this article over at A List Apart

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Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills

I once heard the statement.

“If we work harder on ourselves than we do at our job. We reap untold benefits in every aspect of our lives.”

I was reminded of this when I discovered this article. While having nothing to do with Web Design or Development. It’s fun to go down the list and learn new things.

Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills: “The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills.  You just have to know where to look.  Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or Bing to search for sites where you can learn new skills, but I figured I’d save you some time.

Here are the top 40 sites I have personally used over the last few years when I want to learn something new.”

(Via marcandangel.com.)