Author: John Parnell Pierce
John built his first website in 1995, With a reputation for being The Internet Guru, he has become the Internet go-to guy for his clients and friends by helping them make sense of the online world, solving their problems and making Internet easy. - John's Website

Facebook isn’t your friend

Facebook isn't your friend

You’re complaining that Facebook isn’t sending page updates to all your fans. Well here’s the rub, they’re not your fans, they belong to Facebook.

Posted in Marketing and Promotion

Beginner web developer interviews

I recently published a series articles about web development for beginners. These are transcripts of an interview of myself from 2006. Links to all articles are contained in the post.

Posted in News

Your business website sucks, bigtime.

Help me I need internet consulting

So how long have you been sitting on that website..?

You know the one.

The one you’ve had for 6 years and have never updated.

Posted in Internet Consulting

Stopping image spam with Spamassassin

Spam image

Back in darker days of the internet, image spam was a huge problem. At that time I found a fix that solved the problem for myself and my hosting clients.

Posted in Anti Spam Tagged with:

Media size and format

mp3 in audacity

What media formats should you use, how large should your media files be and how should you determine your media size? Find out what is the best approach for adding media to a website?

Posted in Beginners Web Development

File size of an image

Image editing

So how big should your website images file sizes be ?
Here we discuss image compression, file sizes and formats.

Posted in Beginners Web Development

Web page file size

Web Page Size

Why is it important to keep your total web page file size to a reasonable size?
What causes size problems on websites?

Posted in Beginners Web Development

File naming conventions

list of file names

What is best practice when naming files in your website management?
Why is consistency in file naming important?
What are the rules for naming files?

Posted in Beginners Web Development

File management

Dreamweaver file manager screen shot

Why is file management important to website design?
What are common issues beginners encounter managing files, folders and directories.

Posted in Beginners Web Development, Web design

URLs and Domains

Photo of domain registration scren

What is an URL and how is it different to a domain name?
What are the component parts of a URL?
Here we explain the difference between domains and URLs.

Posted in Beginners Web Development