Category: Cool Sites

The Best Free Google Tool You’ve Not Heard About

In the Spring of 2017 Google announced a free multivariate testing tool called Optimize. Before the launch of Optimize, website owners only had the option of paying for A/B testing tools like Optimizely or Nellio. It is true that these plugins offer a few more features than Optimize, but at close to $1,000 per month, they were not an […]

A Simple Trick for Optimizing Your Website HTML5 Videos for Free

One of the more popular elements of a modern website design is an HTML5 video. You’ve probably seen them on Homepages. They usually sit right below the header and play automatically once you enter the site. Many times, the video is silent and provides a way to capture your visitor’s attention. The problem with these […]

The Branding and Style Guide of Famous Websites

Want to know an interesting secret about websites? They are all made up of the same code. Whether you are looking at a ‘free’ template or a website that cost a million bucks to design, they are all using the same basic code to render the website. All websites use CSS and HTML to render […]

The 22 Best Free Stock Photo Websites

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but these days most stock photo websites bring one word to mind. Meh. Or perhaps blah. In any case, it’s hard to find great looking stock photos. It’s even more difficult to find great looking stock photos that are FREE! Paying for photos every time you […]

Tools of Website Titans

Website Tools I owe a lot to Tim Ferriss. It was his book The 4 Hour Work Week which inspired me to quit my job eight years ago and embark on my entrepreneurial venture which ultimately turned out to be Thomas Digital. I recently got to see Tim live in San Francisco, promoting his new […]

Spy On Your Competing Websites

Here are 3 FREE resources you can use to gain insight into competing websites. You’ll find out important information you can use to your advantage. How much traffic do they get each month? What is the demographic of their audience? Which other websites are related to them? What are their ranking keywords? Who is linking […]