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A “Squeeze Page” in Facebook

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Here's a great step-by-step tutorial for how to make pages like this: http://www.facebook.com/victoriassecret http://www.facebook.com/bestbuy in Facebook: http://www.openforum.com/idea-hub/topics/technology/article/how-to-build-a-facebook-landing-page-for-your-business-matt-silverman And here's a showcase of more: http://www.jeffbullas.com/2011/08/26/10-top-small-business-facebook-page-designs-to-inspire-you/...

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Call-to-Action Buttons and Techniques

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A great article from Boagworld: http://boagworld.com/design/10-techniques-for-an-effective-call-to-action/ Smashing Magazine also has a great round-up from 2009: http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/10/13/call-to-action-buttons-examples-and-best-practices/...

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23 Creative Book Cover Designs and Their Story

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Another great post from 1WD.co http://www.1stwebdesigner.com/inspiration/creative-book-cover-story/ Update, here are two more great showcase / round-ups of cool book covers: http://designresourcebox.com/inspirational-showcase-of-book-cover-designs/ http://www.1stwebdesigner.com/inspiration/beautiful-book-cover-design/...

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Qwstion Ad Campaign

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Was just transferring files on wetransfer.com and I came across this beautiful photo ad campaign from  qwstion.com It's one of those things that's not brilliantly original -- but is so well executed, it seems worth appreciating. [gallery link="file" order="DESC"]  ...

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Dynamic 301 Redirect

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This is a solution to a very niche, but annoying problem. For SEO purposes, I was creating new URLs on an old-school dynamically generated site. So I needed a way to redirect from one dynamic url to another. The traditional .htaccess 301 redirect method doesn't...

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The Great Nivo Slideshow

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The Dev7Studios has become the one of easiest to use, most popular free slideshows around right now. http://nivo.dev7studios.com And here's a couple quick tips I've discovered when installing it: Tip 1: For people still concerned about IE7 - make sure to remove that last comma. <link rel="stylesheet" href="./css/nivo-slider.css"...

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