24 Examples of Insanely Cool 404 Pages

http://theollybanks.deviantart.com/art/Another-Creative-404-page-209339620 Nothing’s worse than searching for a page that isn’t there. Frankly, bluntly, and in all other ways candid: hitting a 404 page usually sucks. There are, however, some creative methods one can employ to make the frustrating 404 experience suck a little less. Humorous attempts have been made by imaginative webmasters all over the […]

Google Testing Paid Nearby Businesses for Broad Local Terms

Noticed Google testing paid Nearby Businesses listings for broader terms that look nearly identical to the new local snack pack that recently rolled out, with one major difference: pay-to-play listings. I took a number of screenshots so you can see the various ad layouts they’re currently testing. Quality results for “dermatologists nearby” at the bottom.’= […]

Google Testing Significant Size Change in Product Listing Ads

Here’s a significant size variation of product listing ads Google is testing. It was visible this evening from Chrome and I was unable to replicate the test on different browsers. This is a trademarked product query with high commercial intent and a substantial number of conversions result in repeat business. For retailers investing heavily in […]

Dramatic Vintage Effect in Photoshop

Today we’ll o create a Dramatic Vintage effect in Photohsop. Remember those old fashion photos… That’s the look we’ll try to achieve. In this tutorial we’ll use some interesting techniques and adjustments to get this done. So let’s get started! Resources: Photograph by Oleg Ti: https://www.flickr.com/photos/40881410@N06/5351557983 Final result: Step 1: Open Photoshop and create new […]

Big List of Local Directories

Massive list of Local Business Directories Do you have a local business? Then you need to have your business listed in all of these. It’s important for trust and a GREAT way to get citations, which are becoming increasingly important for local rankings. Don’t forget Google Places, and take special care to get Acxiom and […]

Creating a Retro Badge in Photoshop

Retro is trending nowadays; you see it everywhere in web design, posters, flyers, logos and of course Badges. We love using badges for drawing attention to specials on landing pages and can help spruce up otherwise boring pages on service business sites. So today we are also going retro and creating an interesting retro badge […]