Heal Your Church WebSite


Teaching, rebuking, correcting & training in righteous web design.

May 17, 2011
by meandean
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Bad idea design poster #11 – Canned Content

One of the things myths I’ve heard from attending my share of Word Camp Raleigh events is that template systems are somehow a magic bullet to a successful online marketing campaign. Not that there’s anything wrong with terrific tools such as Thesis, Headway, Genesis, and Builder; nor the premium themes one can purchase for them. Continue reading

May 13, 2009
by meandean
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Did Twitter just jump the credibility shark with #twitterlied?

Here’s another lesson we can take from Twitters poor handling of their @ replies notification setting problem: don’t tell users that they’re the problem when it is your system that’s sick (e.g.#FixReplies + #TwitterFail vs. #TwitterLied) Continue reading

May 13, 2009
by meandean
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While Twitter fiddled, their users burned – lessons learned

Twitter, in fiddling around with their @ replies notification setting, created a firestorm of outrage among the known twitterverse manifesting itself into to hash mark campaigns entitled ‘#fixreplies’ and ‘#twitterfail’ respectively. Continue reading