Apply RGB colors / custom colors/ custom color palette to MS Excel charts and text.
Updated article for Excel 2010: Excel 2010 Custom Colors
The article below was written for Excel 2003; it’s still accurate and useful for Excel 2003 users. If you’re using Excel 2010, please click on the above link for a more relevant article.
Using consistent colors and color palette across different marketing tools and materials — ads, sale literature, web pages, spreadsheets and charts,… — are significantly important and beneficial. However, most of the time your business colors are not included inside Excel default color palette. If that’s the case, you’ll need to replace the default colors in Excel with your customized color palette. Here’s how: Read more...
Create favicon — address bar icon, or bookmark icon for your blog, and website.
Updated for Photoshop CS4
This is to show you how to create and add your own favicon to your website or blog – including your Blogger/Blogspot, WordPress… The process is really simple and nearly the same for a website or a blog. You can create a favicon with Photoshop or with other tools. This post presents you with different options; you only need to use only ONE option: Read more...
Make your website more search engine friendly and enhance its traffic and visibility.
Already knew about how search engines work, here are some simple but fundamental ways to increase your website traffic and its visibility.
Just because your site was indexed doesn’t mean it’s visible
The bad news: Web spiders have the capability to crawl and index all pages within your website, and depending on the complexity of your site architecture/layout, they may miss some or many pages of your site, or sometimes your entire site. The worse new: your site may get read and indexed by search engines, but it may not appear in search results – not visible at all.
The main idea about increasing your site traffic and making your website more visible is to provide both your readers and search engines what they want. Read more...
How Search Engines Read and Index Web Pages
This article is to provide you with the very first steps of making your website VISIBLE for search engines that is to understand how search engines work. Understanding how search engines work should happen before any SEO [Search engine optimization] works, and even before the website is created.
About search engines:
Search engines use web robots or web crawlers/ web spiders, which are programs traversing the website automatically, to index the web content to their database. Search engine’s job is to provide people with the information that is as close to what they searched for [known as search terms, keywords, key terms] as possible, no matter what form the requested information is in text, image, or video. Read more...
HTML list for countries in the world for your HTML form
Related article: HTML select list of states in the US
This HTML select list / pull-down menu of countries in the world will come in handy when you need to create a Contact form with a drop-down menu for countries. The pull-down menu will make it easier for your users to input their countries and make the output consistent on your end. Read more...