Mick is a digital sales architect with over 13 years experience on the web. He helps businesses, clients and start-ups - plan, action and measure their digital sales success. Including getting hands-on with Google AdWords, conversion rate optimization, retargeting and email marketing.

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  1. Jump Start your Node.js Nous

    In the same way that Node.js enables devs to build staggeringly fast web apps, the SitePoint Jump Start series helps readers get up to speed with new topics in just a weekend. It’s apt then that the first book in the series is Jump Start Node.js by Don Nguyen. Node.js lets you write front-end and back-end […]

  2. Jump Start Your Web Dev Learning in a Weekend

    SitePoint’s new Jump Start Books help web developers and designers to quickly get up to speed with all the latest languages and web dev topics. Typically around 150 pages in length, they’re written so you can gain a thorough grounding in today’s hot web technologies in only a weekend! The books include everything you need […]

  3. Killer UX Design Begins … Here

    Great user experience (UX) design is at the heart of compelling and memorable sites. And it’s a skill Jodie Moule can help you to master in her new book Killer UX Design (just released here on SitePoint). In the book you’ll learn how to harness the power of user experience to build interfaces that influence and inspire, and keep your […]

  4. Insights into Form and Function from The Web Designer’s Roadmap

    In this excerpt from SitePoint’s latest book, The Web Designer’s Roadmap, author Giovanni DiFeterici explores balancing form and function as part of the web design process. Over to you Giovanni … ” … Until now, we’ve focused mainly on ideas for how to prepare for the design process. We’ve explored resources for inspiration, techniques that […]

  5. Shaun Inman, Don Norman, & Daniel Burka share their Web Design Insights

    The best web designers know that there’s much more to creating great designs than merely pushing pixels. They’ve learnt that the success of a design project, begins with asking the right questions (both of themselves and their clients), and then getting all the steps right before even opening Photoshop! As a web designer navigating this […]

  6. What separates the world’s best web designers from the rest?

    Q: What separates the world’s best web designers from the rest? A: The pros appreciate that true design excellence can only be achieved with a great design process.  Our new book “The Web Designer’s Roadmap” will help you consistently produce world-class web designs, time and time again. Before you jump into your next design, learn how the best […]

  7. Hints to Help you Get Across the GeekGames Finish Line

    The GeekGames close this weekend … … and that means someone is going to win the overall prize of a Macbook Air and iPad3 – with 9 runner-ups each getting there hands on a Kindle touch! We’ve had a fair few questions about how the secret scoring algorithm works across the 3 games of: Mouse-Questrian, Spam-Shoot […]

  8. Have you got your Free ebook and Online course from the GeekGames?

    The GeekGames are into their second week. The competition to take out the overall prize of a Macbook Air and iPad3, is hotting up – as are the daily deals on offer! Today … hold onto your keyboards, as these two great web development and design resources are absolutely free: Download “The Principles of Beautiful […]

  9. How You’re Doing in the GeekGames

    The GeekGames are well underway, and like the events in London, the competition is fierce! You’ve joined in your droves, and from all corners of the world, including (to name just a few): The Indian Ocean island of Mauritius Saudi Arabia Latvia Namibia … and the United States, Great Britain, Australia and many other countries too. […]

  10. Play Online Games, Win Big Prizes, and Save up to 100% in the GeekGames

    Wow, what a big weekend that was! I’m sure you, and many billions of others, enjoyed watching the festivities that welcomed athletes from around the world to London. As well as enjoying all the athletic prowess on display, we’ve been busy getting our very own GeekGames ready for you to: PLAY online games (Mouse-Questrian, Spam-Shoot, […]

  11. Would You Ace this Photoshop Quiz?

    Web designers, graphic design gurus and Photoshop know-it-alls: “Are you smart enough to ace our Photoshop Quiz, and earn one of these?”       There are 19 questions to test your Photoshop knowledge. At the end you’ll know whether you’re … a Photoshop expert OR perhaps in need of a few — Photoshop: Tips, Tricks […]

  12. Photoshop CS6 Unlocked—Making Wireframes in Photoshop

    SitePoint has just released Photoshop CS6 Unlocked, 101 Tips, Tricks and Techniques — the second edition of their best-selling book, The Photoshop Anthology. Let’s have a look at an excerpt from the book, which shows you how to make website wireframes using Photoshop CS6 …. Apart from pencil and paper, there are many digital tools for creating wireframes — the […]

  13. Look Inside our NEW Book—Photoshop CS6 Unlocked

    Corrie Haffly has just added the finishing touches to Photoshop CS6 Unlocked, 101 Tips, Tricks and Techniques – the second edition of her previous best-selling book – The Photoshop Anthology. Let’s have a look inside the book, with an excerpt from Chapter 3, which shows you how to make a super cool shiny plastic button. Over to you Corrie […]

  14. New Books on SitePoint

    Our publishing team is flat-out at the moment commissioning, editing, and packaging the new collection of SitePoint books. There are some exciting titles and topics coming up, including: Photoshop CS6  User Experience (UX) Web Design Inspiration … and more.  If you’d like to be the first to hear about these books, and to receive pre-launch […]

  15. Watch Kevin Yank Introduce his NEW book “PHP & MYSQL: Novice to Ninja”

    ” … Just as PHP and MySQL have grown from the young upstarts of the web development world into mature, stable platforms for billion-dollar businesses, this book that I’ve been writing again and again for over a decade has grown up … It’s time to write PHP like the big kids do…”  This is how Kevin Yank […]

  16. Sneak Peek at Kevin Yank’s New Book ‘PHP & MYSQL: Novice to Ninja’

    Kevin Yank’s done it again! He’s just completed a new 2012 edition of his best-selling book (Build Your Own Database Driven Web Site, 4th Edition) which is now titled – PHP & MySQL: Novice to Ninja. And, today you can: Take a sneak peek inside the book (with an excerpt from the Chapter 3 -Introducing PHP) Order the […]

  17. Paul Boag Introduces How to Build a Successful Web Design Business

    While escaping your ‘evil’ boss and starting your own web design business may sound like a dream, in reality it can be a lot of hard work! Here Paul Boag, world renowned web designer, speaker, pod-caster and author, introduces his new 12-part video course, in which he  shares his expert advice, top hints and tips, gained […]

  18. Are You on the Case in SitePoint’s Great Mystery Hunt?

    2012 is only three months in and there are already two new SitePoint books for all you developers and designers (CSS and jQuery). Plus DealFuel.com is now brimming with cool deals for you each week. But now, let’s have some fun! :) SitePoint’s GREAT MYSTERY HUNT is on! Search SitePoint for the answers to three […]

  19. Can You Achieve CSS Warrior Status?

    Hey there, all you CSSers! As part of the launch of our latest book “The CSS3 Anthology, 4th Edition – Take Your Sites to New Heights” we’re laying down the challenge for all of you to test your CSS knowledge. Take the test, and see if you can attain CSS warrior status!