Month: April 2009

Is 0808 000 0133 the most annoying phone number in the world? » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

I am literally about to invoke the insurance policy pertaining to my iPhone – I am going to throw it througha  window onto the road hope it gets ran over by a car and then jump on it repeatedly just to make sure that the thing is dead. And all this just to get away …


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Text Contrast – Website Testing Series » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

It’s such a simple thing but designers are not per se website designers – in the same way that SEO people are not website designers. I can’t use photoshop to save myself but its important that all designers understand the basics of a webpage and having a good contrast between text and background is hugely …


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Checking Alt attributes – Website Testing Series » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

One of the cool things in CSS is the ability to add styles to elements with certain attribute values – so you can style based upon the context of an HTML element. During website testing a useful thing to do is to test and make sure that images, where appropriate, have an alt attribute. Having …


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Is this the Best Portfolio Site in the World? » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

Ok Probably not but Noah Stokes portfolio site is damn funny! Cheers to Jamie for the link. Book Marking Buttons: Get Clicking! These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages.


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Google Logo Changes » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

Every day you go to Google they seem to have a new logo. Its getting to be a bit dull now – it was fun to see a changed logo every so often but now its just silly. I cant remember the last time I actually saw the good old fashioned Google Logo. That said …


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