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Old 01-13-2009, 10:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Mike C View Post
Those are all givens for any kind of site, of course.

The biggest pitfall that many new writers fall into is free hosting, resulting in their page being polluted with advertising. Second biggest mistake is the animated gif - always horrible, and makes your site look like it was designed in the '80's. Add in clashing colours and poor typography - basically all the mistakes people made when they first started using DTP - and you have a disastrous website.

That's why, as authors become more successful (or take their vocation more seriously) they employ people like me.
How handy it must be to be an author and a web-designer, eh, Mike?
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