Help with a book!

October 3, 2006 at 10:27 am Leave a comment

I had an e-mail today from Linda Hefferman asking for help.
Linda is co author of the pending for Dummies book on Expression web.
She was a very early visitor to our site. She also very kindly linked us on her site. (probably the first to do so) Obviously, i am delighted to pass on the e-mail.
Basically, Ideas are required for the ‘parts of tens’ section….. I’ll let you read for yourself. I do hope you can offer your tips.
Thanks for reading


Web Designers! Here’s your chance to contribute to the forthcoming Microsoft Expression Web for Dummies book (find out about the software at’re looking for a few tips from in-the-trenches Web designers, regardless of what Web design software you use, to include in the infamous Dummies ‘Part of Tens’ section.

Here’s what we need and how you can help:

1) Tell us about your favorite Web design resources: books, web sites, physical tools, and anything else (lucky rabbit’s foot) that you always reach for or click to when designing and building Web sites. We’re looking for a top ten list, though you can include fewer or more than 10.

2) Tell us about your design process: What do you do before you start building a new site that makes it go together faster, work better, and look fabulous. Once again, we’re looking for 10, though submit as many or as few tips as you want.

3) Tell us about your ‘bringing-an-old-site-up-to-current-standards’
process. What steps do you follow to make an old quirky, creaky site validate and shine by today’s Web standards. These can be any combination of under-the-hood and on-the-page tips. Again, we’re looking for 10 tips.
Submit fewer or more.

How to submit your answers:

Email Linda Hefferman at Please put ‘Part of Tens Tips submission’ in the subject line. Or, visit my Web site at and fill out the on-line survey. And please forward this e-mail to your Web designer friends and colleagues. The more help our beginners can get the better.What you get for your trouble:

1) The proud feeling that your ideas are in print, helping novice Web designers benefit from your knowledge.
2) Your name entered in a drawing for a gift certificate to


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