“Web Principles” — Additional Resources

Here are some links, books, tools, and recommendations related to my workshop, “Web Principles for the Rest of Us,” given for the Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management at North Park University on December 2, 2010.

h2. General

* The “slideshow visuals”:http://prezi.com/kk5f1lousy0n/web-principles-for-the-rest-of-us/ for the Axelson workshop, December 2, 2010

h2. Content management systems (CMS)

* “WordPress.com”:http://wordpress.com and “WordPress.org”:http://wordpress.org
* Drupal
* Joomla
* eZ Publish

* “Google Analytics”:http://www.google.com/analytics/

* “U-Turn Designs”:http://www.uturndesigns.com/
* “Penman Press”:http://www.penmanpress.com/

h2. Great content

* Joel Spolsky on “clarifying your mission”:http://www.joelonsoftware.com/items/2009/11/01.html
* “Google Alerts”:http://www.google.com/alerts
* “Wufoo”:http://wufoo.com — information-gathering tool
* “fivesecondtest.com”:http://fivesecondtest.com
* David Meerman Scott, “The New Rules of Marketing & PR”:http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0470547812/octothorppres-20
* “Smashing Magazine compendium of stock photography sources”:http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/08/16/free-and-commercial-stock-photography-sites/
* Kristina Halvorson, “_Content Strategy for the Web_”:http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0321620062/octothorppres-20

h2. Access

* “An introduction to SEO best practices”:http://searchenginewatch.com/3624568
* “SEO All-in-One for Dummies”:http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0470379731/octothorppres-20

h2. Web presence

* Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube
* “NetNewsWire”:http://netnewswireapp.com/ (for Macs) and “FeedDemon”:http://www.feeddemon.com/ (for Windows)

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