About Web Design Book - Chapter 2
AWD Book Web Site Mockups
A few graphical mockups of how I'd like the companion Web site to the About Web Design book to look. I actually prefer to do my mockups in HTML, but these are some graphics I did to get some ideas.
Link 2-1: Writing Web Pages that Meet Your Customers' Goals
If your site meets your customers' goals, they will be happier and be more willing to stay and spend money on your Web site.
Link 2-2: Content and Ecommerce
The content on your ecommerce site will help encourage your customers to buy. Offering more than just links to purchase helps engender trust in your Web site.
Link 2-3: PC Hardware and Reviews
Product focused sites can still have a lot of content on them. This About.com site focuses primarily on products, but there are articles as well.
Link 2-4: Basic Information Structures
Here are some other examples for how Web sites can be planned. The entire site structure.
Link 2-6: About.com Home Page
This is the home page for the entire About.com Web site.
Link 2-7: The Web Design / HTML Site Home Page
And this is the home page for the Web Design / HTML site on About.com
Link 2-8: My Thoughts on Building a Home Page
Joe Burns is a Web design expert who has a lot of great thoughts on building a home page.
Link 2-9: Types of Web Files
Learn more about Web site file types and extensions you might see when building Web pages.
Link 2-10: HTML Tags Library
A library of the valid (and some invalid) HTML and XHTML tags for use on Web pages.
Link 2-11: Organize Your Site
Don't let your Web site get out of control. Learn to organize it so that you know where your files are and what they are supposed to be doing.
Link 2-15: Other Web Files
There are more than just HTML and CSS files on the Web.
Link 2-17: 10 Tips to Drive Away Your Readers
It's actually very easy to annoy your customers. And once you've annoyed them, you won't have to worry about them any more, as they won't be your customers.