5 Sites That Will Help You Create Better Websites or Just Help

Dec 16 2009

I am always on the lookout for things that help me do my job easier.  I also realize I am not a world changer and can learn from others that are doing a good job.  Here are a few of the sites and sights that I’ve come across that I think will help you in your site development.

pricing modelHow to Build a Good Looking Pricing Page: Vandelay Designs does a great job showing the trends in pricing pages.  From the “Best Value” Ribbon to the Pop Out, they give you some ideas on how to set up a good looking and mind controlling pricing page.

nature-designsGreen Ideas:  A green or nature themed website seems to be the “in” thing.  Even if the product has nothing to do with green or nature it hasn’t stopped designer with building a site with that in mind.  Here are 44 examples of beautiful nature themed sites

hand-drawn-iconsPersonalized Artwork on Your Site:  I use the people on Deviant art on a weekly basis to create designs and other “art” for my website.  It is a collection of the most talented people in the world.  This is just an example of what you can find.  Hand rendered social icons

Remember-The-MilkRemember the Milk: There isn’t a better reminder system on the planet.  Remember The Milk allows you to receive reminders via email, SMS, and instant messenger  via AIM, Gadu-Gadu, Google Talk, ICQ, Jabber, MSN, Skype and Yahoo! are all supported.  Need to make a last minute bid on a domain?  Done.  Need to be reminded to call your wife and tell her you’re going out drinking with Tiger?  Done

Color-Scheme-DesignerColor Scheme Designer: When you make a mini site or lander, you want to make it as appealing as possible.  Colors are very important but if you’re like me you have no idea what colors go well together.  I use this website to help me pick colors

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