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What I Learned About Web Browsing Using a 2008 Laptop

I recently had the misfortune of the graphics card going out in my Mac Pro. I limped along through the work week after that with my 2008 MacBook Pro while I waited for the new card to come in. I hadn’t used the MacBook for work purposes for quite sometime. By today’s standards, it’s slow, but it works.… Continue Reading


5 Solid Tips For Providing Feedback To A Web Designer

A General Overview on How a Web Designer Should Work

Generally, at the beginning of the project you will go over the primary and any secondary goals for your site. The web designer will discuss how to accomplish those goals from a functionality perspective. I’ve written other articles on determining your target audience and making sure there are clear goals, if you want to get deeper into that.… Continue Reading


WordPress: Confusion between .com and .org

I once got an email from a women asking for help with fixing her WordPress website. She said her website content disappeared, her whole site looked different now, and her login didn’t work. I went to her URL and saw a generic WordPress install. After some back and forth communication with her, I quickly realized what had happened.… Continue Reading


How to Choose the Right Images for Your Website

Contrary to popular internet “statistics”, there is no research to back up that humans process visuals 60,000 times faster than text (and here’s a fun blog post that exposes this), but there is a legit body of research that points to the fact that visual cues help us to better retrieve and remember information.… Continue Reading


How to Solve the Problems with Your DIY Website

They all told you that you needed a website. If you had one, you could show off your business, explain what you do, and hopefully, attract more clients. You thought it would be easy. After all, content management systems like WordPress and website builders like Wix should make the process more doable, right?… Continue Reading


4 Sure Fire Ways to Stop Fearing Web Designers

Web design is a difficult, time-consuming task for business owners who are focused on all the daily tasks of running a small to medium company. Yet, it can be a bit scary to think about hiring a web designer to do the work for you. After all, you are putting your success in the hands of someone outside your organization – someone who may not be exactly proficient at web design.… Continue Reading


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