TMI And Online Forms

On April 27, 2008, Posted by , in Design Stuff, tags , , with No Comments

Whatever your website’s purpose, it will most likely contain a form. Whether it is for lead generation, comments or purchases, that form is in danger of becoming an obstacle. Generally speaking, most people don’t like to fill out forms—online or off. After reviewing my own sites, I realized that I am…

OpenDNS For Internet Filtering

On September 30, 2007, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , , with No Comments

There are a lot of internet filtering devices and services out there. Most are reasonably affordable and do a great job. I just came across a service called OpenDNS from an episode of the Geeks and God Podcast (Episode 56). It’s free and does a lot more that filter content—that’s just…

Whoa Dude! Don’t Try Too Hard

On May 22, 2006, Posted by , in Design Stuff, tags , with No Comments

A few days ago, the President spoke to a group of Olympic athletes from the Torino Winter Games. Whether it was him or his speechwriter, someone tried way too hard to be cool when he said, “We want to thank all the dudes and dudesses of the snowboarders who are…

Browse Better & Safer With Firefox

On May 7, 2006, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , , , with No Comments

I write these post with churches, ministries and non-profit organizations in mind. That means I make a few assumptions about you if you are reading this. I assume that you don’t have unlimited time. I assume that you don’t have unlimited personnel. I assume that you don’t have unlimited funds….

Careful Little Hands What You Post!

On April 30, 2006, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , with No Comments

Information. Everybody wants it. A lot of people are more than happy to give it. We print brochures, create ads, mail out flyers and—of course—post as much as we can on the Web so people can have our information. Printed materials are generally reviewed much more closely than items that…