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Video: A Rare Rookwood Tile

Video for VanBriggle.net Timeframe: February 2011 Description of work done: Create video footage of tile. Interview owner and write script about the history of the tile. Record voice-over using the script. Edit and produce video. Upload video to multiple video sites with a small SEO campaign.

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Free Checking Information

Free Checking Information

FreeCheckingInformation.com Technologies used: WordPress, CSS, HTML, Facebook API, Photoshop Timeframe: January 2011 to current Description of work done: Setup WordPress installation. Customize theme and setup custom plugin. On-site and off-site SEO. Photograph and edit variety of images for use on site.

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Free Me Fiji

Free Me Fiji

FreeMeFiji.com Technologies used: WordPress, Acrobat, CSS Timeframe: January 2011 to current Description of work done: Setup WordPress. Insert copy from brochures. Backend site maintenance.

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Cookbooks For Profit

Cookbooks For Profit

CookbooksForProfit.com Technologies used: WordPress, CSS, PHP, e-commerce/ebook, Paypal Timeframe: December 2010 Description of work done: SEO Consultation, troubleshooting for setting up of ebook downloads and Paypal, consult on visual design and layout.

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Best Trees To Plant

Best Trees To Plant

BestTreesToPlant.com Technologies used: WordPress, CSS, HTML Timeframe: December 2010 to current Description of work done: Setup WordPress blog. Customize theme to allow the display of featured images and magazine layout. Setup plugins to allow revenue sharing amongst multiple authors. On-site and off-site SEO.

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Van Briggle Pottery

Van Briggle Pottery

VanBriggle.net Technologies used: WordPress, CSS, Photoshop, iMovie, Facebook API, YouTube Timeframe: November 2010 to current Description of work done: Setup WordPress. Customize theme. Create video about one of the products showcased. On-site and offsite SEO. Photograph products. Create custom graphics. Insert Facebook box. Setup classifieds-type area for visitors to buy and sell.

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Sacramento Exclusive

Sacramento Exclusive

SacramentoExclusive.com (website now defunct) Technologies used: Joomla, CSS, PHP, HTML, Photoshop, iMovie, FlowPlayer API, Facebook API, PayPal API Timeframe: September 2010 – March 2011 Description of work done: Create video slideshow with voiceover to introduce new visitors to business. Create custom graphics. Embed Facebook technologies. Basic backend maintenance.

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Hallowmix 2010 - Halloween Party Music

Hallowmix

Hallowmix.com Technologies used: WordPress, Apple Store API, CSS, HTML, Photoshop, SEO Timeframe: September 2010 to current Description of work done: Setup WordPress. Customize theme. Create custom graphics. Fetch proper Itunes links using the Apple Store API to link to. Find and link to corresponding YouTube videos as well. Extensive SEO campaign to make sure the […]

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Dolphin Destiny – Fiji Resorts

Dolphin Destiny Adventures

Resorts-Fiji.net Technologies used: WordPress, Photoshop, PHPMyAdmin, PHP, CSS, HTML Timeframe: August 2010 to current Description of work done: Recover and fix website from previous web host. Perform basic backend maintenance. Customize WordPress theme. Create custom graphics.

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Protect Your Windows 7 Computer

There is a plethora of ways to get your computer infected with viruses, malware, spyware, trojans, and who knows what else.  You want to keep your computer locked tight to protect your personal information and your computer from the legions of harm that is out there. Everything in this article is geared for Windows 7, […]

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Messenger Publishing Group

Messenger Publishing Group

MPG8.com Technologies used: HTML, CSS, PHP, DHTML, Ajax, Javascript, Paypal API, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, WordPress, Joomla, Adsense Timeframe: July 2010 to current Description of work done: Add new articles weekly to the different newspaper websites. Update links. Create several different classified ad systems. Setup forms with attachments for different types of media submissions. Convert static sites […]

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Modifying When Excerpts Are Displayed

These modifications have been test on: WordPress 3.0 Theme: Twenty Ten You may find when using WordPress that you want only summaries to show or only excerpts. With version 3.0, you will find many the ability to modify when to show a summary or excerpt inside the loop.php file of the theme folder. There are […]

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Backing Up Your Data Is More Important Than You Think

If you’re like most people, you don’t think about backing up your data until disaster has already struck. Unfortunately, that’s the worst attitude to have about your important data. If your hard drive fails, your computer or laptop gets stolen, or disaster strikes, your data is lost forever. It is frightening to think of the […]

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Print This Page in PHPmotion

Why would you want to print a page for a site that focuses primarily on videos? Well, PHPmotion also handles blogs and images. Another more practical use is to put a Print This Page function on your Terms and Conditions, Advertise, and About Us pages. Each of those pages is located in your current theme folder. […]

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Changing the Search Bar on PHPmotion

While the default blue coloring may be nice looking, it doesn’t match ANY of the other ways your default PHPmotion template shows drop-downs, textfields, or submit buttons. See register/login pages for examples. Luckily, its extremely easy to change your search-bar to match your other pages. As a bonus, it will add a professional touch to […]

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Removing A Gallery 3 Installation

The easiest way to remove your Gallery installation is to first delete all databases and database users associated with your Gallery installation. Then, use your favorite FTP client to remove all installation files. You may find when trying to remove a Gallery 3 installation from your web server that the /var directory just don’t delete. […]

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KittyWits.org

KittyWits Adoptions

KittyWits.org Technologies used: WordPress, PHP, CSS, HTML, Photoshop Timeframe:  November 2009 to current Description of work done: Create a site for nonprofit KittyWits Adoptions where the staff could easily post updates about their latest endeavors and publish photos of their cats up for adoption.  Customize a template which was playful and relevant.

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sell-silver.com

Sell Silver

Sell-Silver.com Technologies used: WordPress, PHP, CSS, HTML Timeframe:  September 2009 to current Description of work done: Create a simple website where the owner can easily modify content and add testimonials. Use strong call-to-actions for customers to quickly contact the owner. Setup customized testimonials solution to allow automatic styling and an assortment of display options.

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restylegc

Acknowledgement for suggesting a CSS formatter for editing the compressed CSS code Google provides. restylegc is a PHP script to replace Google Calendar’s stylesheet with a user defined one. The script allows users to change color, add/remove DOM elements, and even add event listeners.  

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Jennie Krausse Estate Sales & Estate Liquidation Helping Families Since 1979 in Sacramento and Northern California

Estate Sales Help

EstateSalesHelp.com Technologies used: WordPress, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, InDesign, CSS, PHP, HTML, javascript, AJAX, phplist, phpmotion, Constant Contact, Drupal, Illustrator Timeframe: January 2007 to October 2011 Description of work done: Create online presence. Customize website, images, custom php applications and AJAX. Create site similar to YouTube for hosting lengthy videos. Extensive SEO operations.

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DMV List - State DMV List, vehicle registration list, driver license list, dmv locations, forms, and publications

DMV List

DMVList.com Technologies used: HTML, CSS, WordPress, Photoshop Timeframe: January 2007 to current Description of work done: Setup organized table with columns and rows of data from various DMV organizations. Research and verify proper links. Create custom graphics. Both on-site and off-site SEO. Create WordPress blog which automatically publishes content from various DMV organizations. Manage advertisers.

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Ekahn.com

Ekahn

Ekahn.com Technologies used: Dreamweaver, Photoshop, HTML, CSS, PHP, SMF, AJAX, javascript, Flash. Timeframe: September 2002 to 2005. Description of work done: While this wasn’t my very first website, this was the one that started it all. I used this website to experiment with technology and learn how to make websites. While playing around with this […]

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