Patrick O'Keefe is the founder of the iFroggy Network, a network of websites covering various interests. He has been managing online communities since 2000 and is the author of "Managing Online Forums," a practical guide to managing online social spaces. He has been responsible for the cultivation of communities like KarateForums.com and PhotoshopForums.com. He blogs about online community at ManagingCommunities.com and more at patrickokeefe.com.
Review â€“ DRAMS 4.0 Domain Registration Software
Burgeoning Web hosts take note! If you’ve been disappointed by the lack of power and felxibility offered by eNom domain name reseller software, check out DRAMS. As Patrick explains, it offers strong advantages over the competition.
Review – Sqwark! The Book
If you’re interested in online culture, you might pick up a copy of ‘Sqwark! The Book’. Don’t! As Patrick explains, this 2-volume monolith isn’t worth the paper it’s printed on.
Review Web Usability and Navigation: A Beginner’s Guide
Usability is revelation no more. With a plethora of content available on the subject, is yet another usability title worth your time? Patrick finds out whether this one’s all-new or just ‘me-too’.
Review – Microsoft Project Standard 2002
Project – Microsoft’s planning and scheduling behemoth – offers endless functionality, a plethora of handy capabilities, and a price tag to match… But is it right for you? Patrick explains.
Review â€“ Microsoft FrontPage 2002
Web professionals may like to deride FrontPage, but as Patrick shows, the package offers some serious benefits to new and more advanced users who are on a budget.
Review – Microsoft Visio Professional 2002
High-end Web developers and site owners across the globe swear by it – but MS Visio has a hefty price tag. Is it *really* worth it? Patrick finds out.
Review – HTML and XHTML, The Definitive Guide
If you want to learn HTML, this is the book for you! As Patrick explains, it covers everything from HTML basics, through XHTML, to CSS – and is ideal as a reference for the more experienced, too!
Review – Essential Blogging
Have you been bitten by the blogging bug? Of the many books now emerging on the topic, Patrick’s found one that provides an ideal launch-pad for the new blogger.
Buy the Ultimate Domain Name
Buying a domain name isn’t as simple as it sounds. You’ll need to consider extensions, trademarks, registrars, pricing… and that’s before you even choose a name! Fortunately Patrick’s put together this comprehensive primer to get you started.