Website Owner's Manual

The Secret to Successful Websites

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About The Book

Many of the people responsible for a website don't have a clue what's required tobuild one and keep it up and running. The job of planning, launching, andmanaging a site often falls to people who have little or no experience in webdesign or development. Website Owner's Manual is for the thousands of marketers,IT managers, project leaders, and business owners who need to put awebsite in place and keep it running with a minimum of trouble.

Using clever illustrations, easy-to-follow lists and diagrams, and other friendlytouches, Website Owner's Manual helps readers form a vision for a site, guidesthem through the process of selecting a web design agency, and gives just enoughbackground to help them make intelligent decisions throughout the developmentprocess. This book provides a jargon-free overview of web design, includingaccessibility, usability, online marketing, and web development techniques.

Using Website Owner's Manual, readers master the vocabulary and conceptsthey need to discuss how a website dovetails with the needs of a business. Thisbook will help them work confidently with the designers and developersbuilding and maintaining a site so they can concentrate on what your websiteneeds to do.

Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.

About The Author

Paul Boag has been guiding clients through the process of developing websites for over a decade and has worked with a wide cross section of clients from both the commercial and public sectors. He currently runs a web design company called Headscape. When not doing client work he speaks on the subject of web design both in the UK and abroad. He also hosts the longest running and most popular web design podcast over at boagworld.com. Between speaking engagements Paul writes articles for a number of web design publications.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Manning Publications (December 11, 2009)
  • Length: 296 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781933988450

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