04/26/14
Oregon Road Trip 2014

Oregon Road Trip 2014

I’ve never really had a “vacation” but wanted to make the best of mandatory furloughs at work so planned a road trip to Oregon. Had a great time, took too many pictures to share as pics, so made the below cheesy video. We went all over the state to Mt. Shasta (CA), Ashland, Talent, Phoenix, Medford, Jacksonville, Applegate, Williams, Grants Pass, Selma, Kerby, Cave Junction, Wolf Creek, Roseburg, Eugene, Corvallis, Salem, McMinnville, Portland, Hillsboro, Forest Grove, Seaside, Astoria, Nehalem, wheeler, Tillamook, Lincoln City, Newport, Toledo, Falls City, Sisters, Redmond, Bend, La Pine, Chemult &  Klamath Falls.

09/22/13
John Staedler - Web Best Practices Video #6 - Avoid Visual Distractions

Avoid Visual Distractions on Your Website & Keep It Simple

Hello, my name is John Staedler and I am a Technical Project Manager and Web Designer.

This video is the third in a series I’m doing on Best Practices for Websites. Here I discuss why it is important to avoid visual distractions on your website & keep It simple. I go through a few good examples and bad examples.

09/21/13
John Staedler Readability Function in MS Word

Readability Function in MS Word (Flesch–Kincaid)

Hello, my name is John Staedler and I am a Technical Project Manager and Web Designer.

In this video I go over the Flesch–Kincaid Readability Function in MS Word for both Mac/Apple and PC/Windows.

This is a great tool for helping you to write text and content that will effectively communicate to the widest possible audience.

09/14/13
John Staedler - Web Best Practices Video #5 - Keep Your Promises

Delivering on Your Website’s Claims

Hello, my name is John Staedler and I am a Technical Project Manager and Web Designer.

This video is the fifth in a series I’m doing on Best Practices for Websites. Here I discuss why it is important to actually give your website visitors what you claim to offer them. I go through a few good examples and bad examples.

09/6/13
John Staedler - Web Best Practices Video #4 - Keep Your Text Brief

Keep The Text On Your Website Brief

Hello, my name is John Staedler and I am a Technical Project Manager and Web Designer.

This video is the fourth in a series I’m doing on Best Practices for Websites. Here I discuss why it is important to keep the text on your website brief.

08/23/13
John Staedler - Web Best Practices Video #3 - Don't Ask For Too Much Information

Don’t Ask For Too Much Information From Your Website Visitors or Users

Hello, my name is John Staedler and I am a Technical Project Manager and Web Designer.

This video is the third in a series I’m doing on Best Practices for Websites. Here I discuss why it is important not to ask your website visitors for too much information. I go through a few good examples and bad examples.

08/10/13
Web Best Practices Video #2 - Limit Your Choices

Limit Your Website’s Choices – Instructional Video

Hello, my name is John Staedler and I am a Technical Project Manager and Web Designer.

This video is the second in a series I’m doing on Best Practices for Websites.  Here I discuss limiting the choices your website offers its visitors and why that is usually a beneficial best practice.