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The best time to send an email blast

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Here's a few quick resources for great statistics on email blasts / when to send your enewsletter: MailChimp Email Research (also a beautifully designed site) iContact Email Marketing Best Practices Directory of PDFs iContact: Email Marketing Timing (pdf) It's hard to say exactly how up-to-date this information is --...

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Custom Animated Gif Loader Graphic

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A quick little tool that I want to share. This couple sites that help build a custom slideshow or gallery "loading" graphic (like the one on the left) to match your site  -- if you have a shaded background, get rid of that white pixel...

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LA painter: Amber Shields

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Just wanted to make a quick post of some new work by Amber Shields, an LA based Painter. What I love about her new stuff is that it's such a great reflection on the happenings of her life right now. For instance, her work on...

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A shout out to David Shrigley

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I first discovered David Shrigley's work when I came across a card with this image on it in a museum gift shop: Then when I finally got around to going to his website, I discovered that he has made a ton of hilarious and wonderful images,...

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Cross Browser Testing

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These are the two tools I currently use: http://crossbrowsertesting.com - this is a paid service and for the most part it works really well for the money. I've also had good experiences with their tech support - fast turn around, very friendly. It's usually pretty fast...

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ClickHeat

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Here's a great tool we should add to your site. It's Open Source (free), and check out the amazing demo. http://www.labsmedia.com/clickheat/index.html...

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Resources for a Great Blog Post

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1) Google specific terms to see how popular they are here: https://adwords.google.com/select/KeywordToolExternal - then you can write blog entries that feature the most commonly searched terms. 2) Check out Google trends here: http://www.google.com/trends 3) Search for other bloggers about vision rehabilitation here: http://blogsearch.google.com/ Bloggers love it if...

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2010 Valentine

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I am very psyched about this year's Valentine. Matt Shallenberger took this wonderful photo and helped me edit it. And Sean Monahan, his wife Betsy (not a bearded lady) and their soon-to-be little boy O, starred in it....

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