One of the important factors of the New & Improved Outskirts Press has been our transition to responsive website design for our new clients. RWD websites look great no matter what device is being used, ranging from desktop computers to mobile phones, and every tablet in between. Mobile usage overtook desktop usage in 2016 so … Continue reading Responsive Webpages For Everyone!
Over five years ago (On April 9, 2011 to be exact), we started publishing author testimonials on our “Author Testimonials” blog at http://selfpublishingauthor.wordpress.com. Jeff & Shirley Lawrence published their book, Hollywood Be Thy Name in 2006 with Outskirts Press, and, like most of our authors, enjoyed the experience so much they gave us a glowing … Continue reading 5 Years of Author Testimonials
This post combines the two most recent “blog series” postings I’ve been covering over the past year. The first series has discussed our milestone achievements in relation to our upgrading to Responsive Web Design, which I began discussing last September with this definition of RWD. In the next post, I defined the 6 milestones we … Continue reading OUT with the old, in with the NEW
We’re in the middle of the blog series about the “upgrade” or “relaunch” or “face lift” that Outskirts Press is receiving throughout the summer, most notably on August 1, when a whole new website for new clients debuts. My June 23 posting introduced a screen shot “mock-up” of the new RWD-enhanced website for the first … Continue reading The “O” is for Outstanding, Part 2
We’re in the middle of discussing the *NEW* Outskirts Press rebranding and relaunch. The rebranding process is already underway, as we’ve been discussing over the past several weeks on this blog. And the relaunch of the NEW Outskirts Press website is scheduled for August 1. With the relaunch comes all new publishing packages, branding, and … Continue reading The “O” is for Outstanding
Before I got sidetracked discussing the recent Colorado Book Awards, the new edition of Sell Your Book on Amazon for 2016, and the publication of my newest book, The Book Marketing COACH, I was in the middle of a series of postings about our methodical transition to RWD (responsive website design), in which I outlined … Continue reading Announcing the *NEW* Outskirts Press
Within the next 30 days, Outskirts Press authors will be able to upgrade their Free Author Webpages to a new, cutting-edge RWD design. To find out what is so awesome about RWD, read this recent post here. I’ve been discussing our company’s migration to RWD for a number of posts, and the specific milestones … Continue reading 13 Lucky Features in the new Author Webpage Upgrade
According to Wikipedia, responsive web design (RWD) is: “an approach to web design aimed at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing and interaction experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices (from desktop computer monitors to mobile phones).” Typically a site designed with RWD adapts … Continue reading What is Responsive Web Design (RWD)?
I mentioned in yesterday’s post that these were the 4 “requirements” when creating a new “Cover” image for the Facebook profile pages within the Timeline framework: It should be at least 399 pixels wide, but 851 pixels wide is better and 315 pixels tall is recommended. It cannot feature pricing or discount/promotional information. It cannot … Continue reading Creating a Cover image for Facebook pages
Now that the new Facebook Pages and its timeline motif have been thrust upon all of us recently (and don’t think you’re exempt if you don’t have a Company page; personal profile pages will be forced into the Timeline on April 15th), we were faced with the task of branding Outskirts Press within the new … Continue reading How to create a “Cover” for the new Facebook pages