Measure Your Overall Online Influence with Klout

Measure Your Overall Online Influence with Klout

Have you ever wondered how influential you are online? How many people really follow you on Twitter and Facebook and more importantly, how many actually engage and interact with you? Your social media influence is commonly referred to as your “Klout” and it can be measured in seconds using this great new tool.

Freelancer Statistics from Around the World

Freelancer Statistics from Around the World

More and more professionals are doing freelance work as opposed to working for a company on a full-time basis with almost one-third of the American workforce being in the freelance industry. Freshbooks have put together a great infographic which breaks down some of the key statistics surrounding the freelance industry.

WordPress Stats Stopped Working?

WordPress Stats Stopped Working?

A lot of self-hosted WordPress users just recently started having problems with their WordPress Stats plugin. The Stats plugin was working fine until a few days ago where they got this error message: “Your WordPress.com account, blah is not authorized to view the stats of this blog“. You’ve probably tried updating the stats plugin, deactivating it and then re-activating it and even upgrading your WordPress installation. Thankfully, the way to fix this Stats problem is actually much more simple.

Internet Explorer 6 Worldwide Usage

Internet Explorer 6 Worldwide Usage

Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) is an extremely outdated Web Browser that is infamous for wasting the valuable time and energy of millions of Web Designers and Developers. It’s now over ten years old and although its usage is at an all time low, 12% of the world is still using this archaic piece of software. There are numerous websites out there fighting to phase out the use of IE6 and IE6 Countdown is one of them.

Free Business Websites For All! Thanks to Google and MYOB

Free Business Websites For All! Thanks to Google and MYOB

We live in an age of websites and smart phones and yet there are still hundreds of thousands of Australian businesses out there without a web presence. Many businesses simply don’t realise the importance of having their own website as a promotional and marketing tool. Luckily for Aussie businesses, Google and MYOB have teamed up to provide a FREE (initially) website building tool to get all Australian businesses online.

The Colours of the Web Infographic

The Colours of the Web Infographic

There are heaps of different brands on the web and they’re comprised of a variety of different colours, but have you ever wondered which colours are the most popular on the web? Colour Lovers have answered this question by creating an infographic that plots the colours of the top 100 website brands and their respective colours.

Evolution of the Geek

Evolution of the Geek

In the past the word “geek” was a derogatory term given to people who were obsessed with a particular area of interest. Geeks were social outcasts that wore glasses and suspenders and they weren’t the most popular of people. Over time I don’t really think that geeks have evolved much, we’re still obsessed with our particular area of interest, but for some reason people’s perception of geeks has evolved into a positive one. No longer seen in a negative way, geeks are now perceived to be passionate, cool people with a specialized set of skills. The below infographic, created by Flowtown, outlines the evolution of the geek over the years. As you can see, there are many different types of geeks, which one are you?

How to Create CSS Only Buttons

How to Create CSS Only Buttons

Buttons are an important part of nearly every website project or application but there are a lot of ways to build them. Some people like to simply use flat images, others are a bit more clever and use CSS Sprites, some even use the sliding doors method to create dynamic width buttons but I’m going to take it a step further and show you how to create a button using absolutely no images!

Should I Work for Free – Decision Tree Flowchart

Should I Work for Free – Decision Tree Flowchart

Should I work for Free is a Decision Tree Flowchart for Designers and Creatives. Created by Jessica Hische, this clever flowchart helps you decide whether you should or shouldn’t take on that design job you were just asked to do. Although the flowchart takes a humorous approach, some of the advice given is actually quite valid. Give it a try and use it to decide whether you should design that logo for your friend or not.

Obsessed with Facebook Infographic

Obsessed with Facebook Infographic

Facebook has been around for over 5 years now and during that time we have collected some pretty interesting statistics about who uses it and how it is used. As of 2011 there are over 500 million active Facebook users, which basically means that every man and his dog is using it (I actually know of a few dogs that use Facebook regularly). OnlineSchools.org has put together this great infographic which clearly shows just how obsessed we all are with Facebook.

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