Lead Design Writer at SitePoint

Peter is Vice President of Digital Marketing at an investment holdings company in Washington DC and Co-Founder of True North.

Peter's articles

  1. 10 Terrific Time-Saving CSS Cleanup Tools

    The benefits of having clean, organized CSS are numerous. A site with immaculate CSS will load more quickly, appear more prominently in search results, and serve as a stellar testament of your professionalism for future clients. Everyone from the everyday visitor to the most scrutinous fellow designer will benefit from your diligent, clean CSS markup. […]

  2. Why Paginate Your Web Forms?

    Many website refinements and redesigns focus on color, type, and other purely aesthetic aspects. These visual facets certainly have their merit and value, and improvements in aesthetic areas foster confidence and favor in customers. However, functional website revisions often align more directly and concretely with business and marketing goals, and most of these functional improvements […]

  3. 5 Ways To Mitigate Risk For Any Design Project

    Despite what some may believe, design work is far from a commodity; every project and every client is different. The variated nature of the work is what prevents designers from finding the mythical steady stream of homogeneous, commodity-like projects and gliding through them with consummate efficiency. As much as we may wish to to build […]

  4. Redesigning SitePoint: the Design Process Insider View

    This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Redesigning SitePoint

    This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Redesigning SitePointWhether you’re an individual designer, a design studio, or a design website, you can’t be an authority on web design without following your own best practices. That’s why we are thrilled to show off our brand new redesign. If you’re reading this, you may […]

  5. Summer Reading List: DesignFestival’s 10 Most Popular Articles of 2013

    We’re midway through the year, and we’ve assembled a summer reading list composed of our most popular articles of the summer season. The design industry is ever-changing, but these recent hits are still brimming with potential. If you’ve missed any of our most-read revelations of the summer, make you don’t let them pass you by.

  6. Join Us For a Free Windows Phone 8 Camp This Friday!

    Microsoft is offering a free, fast-paced introduction to Windows Phone 8 development this Friday at 9:00AM PST. This is a great opportunity to receive top-notch training in the latest iteration of Windows Phone. Join us at Sitepoint.com to attend the training online and make the most of this opportunity to sharpen your skills and stay […]

  7. 5 App Revenue Tools That Keep Mobile Users Happy

    Earning revenue while keeping users happy is a difficult balancing act that confronts developers of all kinds. In the vast and highly competitive mobile app market, finding the magic formula that satisfies both developers and downloaders is paramount to the success of your mobile software. Savvy developers are constantly searching for ways to gain and […]

  8. Start Building Windows Phone Apps in 1 Day: Attend a Free Windows Phone Camp

    Hitting the ground running with a new mobile development platform usually takes substantial effort and a lengthy time investment. After making note of the high demands and steep learning curves placed on mobile developers, Microsoft has made some noble (and highly effective) efforts to ensure that jumping into Windows Phone 8 is fast, easy, and […]

  9. In-App Purchases: 3 Ways to Sell App Upgrades Successfully

    Today’s mobile app marketplaces are ferociously competitive. Commanding even a modest upfront price tag on a well-designed app often seems like a risky move. Some developers are moving toward alternative monetization models like “freemium” plans and in-app purchases. The concept of “try before you buy” is hardly a new one, but modern technology offers some […]

  10. 4 Ways to Study Your Mobile Market and Conquer Your Competition

    There are few industries that are as competitive as the mobile software industry. Customers have such an abundant array of mobile software options at their fingertips that developers have gone beyond competing for customer’s dollars to simply competing for their attention. This has led to the advent of some brilliant and innovative revenue strategies ranging […]