Today we have a few tools for you to play with. You can check out a free version of photoshop at www.photoshop.com/express/landing.html
The next tool I heard about at www.454n5.com it's called Crawltrack at www.crawltrack.fr which allows you to track search engine spiders and their visits along with other interesting details. It also blocks hackers. Its free.
Scribe Juice creates sales pages, generates power words, helps with the layout, built in analytics, it has research tools and more. It has a ton of stuff built into it, and why spend years becoming an expert when you can use this software. For more information go to scribejuice.com
Pic2coloris an interesting site where you point it at a graphic (locally or on the Internet ) and it will come up with a matching color scheme.
www.designsnack.com is an interesting site to get some constructive criticism on your site.
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