Technology / Website design

Website basics: Good design wins!

In this video, Flying Solo contributor Tristan Boyd discusses the basics of setting up your first website. As you'll hear, succeeding online requires good planning and good design.

21 May 2009 by

Tristan began his career as a graphic designer, working both in Australia and the UK. He started out designing logos and corporate identity, before moving into the online space. Today he creates clean, fresh websites for a wide range of individuals and businesses.

In this video you’ll learn the importance of planning your site from the perspectives of content creation, navigation and how your brand is portrayed.

Tristan Boyd is a regular contributor to Flying Solo and a lively participant in our forums, and he has written articles including:

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Video produced with our friends at BNET Australia.

Robert Gerrish

is the founder of Flying Solo, host of the Flying Solo Podcast and writer/presenter of Work your way our extensive online course at Alongside his role as Head Honcho, he presents at conferences & events and pops up in the media. With Sam Leader and Peter Crocker, he's the author of Flying Solo - How to go it alone in business.


  • Loved the video. It’s is always great to go through basics. Memory gets refreshed and updated at the same time. Thanks!!!

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