Current Project Sneak Peak

Current Project Sneak Peak

I’ve been working on a business coach website design this summer and I cannot tell you how much I’ve been enjoying the project so far! “I’m really enjoying working with you. It is such a delight to work with someone who is creative, insightful and...
Why Outsourcing Your Website Makes Sense

Why Outsourcing Your Website Makes Sense

My friend and mentor, Michelle Frechette, and I have recently been talking a lot about staying within our areas of expertise. This, of course, brought up the topic of outsourcing. Michelle is an accomplished author, coach, speaker, photographer and podcaster (you can...
Why WordPress ~ My 3 C’s

Why WordPress ~ My 3 C’s

Last week I shared why I think my web design business is like my chucks. (If you missed that and are interested in how sneakers can possibly be like a business, read this article.) So this week I thought I would expand on that a little bit. WordPress is Consistent We...
How Chucks Are Like My Web Design Business

How Chucks Are Like My Web Design Business

If you’re reading this post you’ve no doubt noticed I use a lot of pictures of chucks (Converse sneakers) on my website. I’m sure you’ve wondered why a website designer seems fascinated by these. You’ve probably thought ‘she’s...
Spill the Beans

Spill the Beans

Within the past few weeks I finished a quick-turn mini brand and website project for a friend. She is starting a podcast and came to me for help getting her website up quickly. Michelle had all of her content and images ready to go and the know-how to place them on...
Take Action

Take Action

So you’ve already planned out what you need for your website. You already have an overarching goal for your site and understand how each of your pages support this overarching goal. So let’s start really talking about the components you need to include on each...
What did you do?

What did you do?

Earlier this week Facebook and Instagram were down and I saw a lot of people panicking. Or maybe some were just frustrated, but it sure caused a lot of activity! I was actually at a co-working day and just before I learned about what was happening heard “What...
Update Order Matters

Update Order Matters

I remember when I was taking classes to learn the ins and outs of creating WordPress websites and the lessons on maintaining a website. It was like a lightbulb moment when I learned there was a specific order that you should make your file updates in.  And today I...
Make it Simple

Make it Simple

I had to go searching for my little guy this morning. He wasn’t hiding on purpose, he just slept with his entire body under the covers and his head under the pillow last night. At least I knew where to find him! (He only ever sleeps in his bed…or in the...
Own It!

Own It!

I know I’ve posted in the past about owning your online home and talked about how you should build a list and how I recommend building your website on WordPress.org supported by a proven hosting provider*(affiliate link). Today I’m sharing a story as a...
Another Completed Website

Another Completed Website

Every once in a while it’s nice to connect and share with others what we’ve been working on. Today I’d like to walk you through a recent website design project, giving you a snippet of my process in a behind the scenes sort of way. Since most of my...
Start that List

Start that List

Over the past few posts we’ve explored the question “I’m about to launch my business. Should I start with a website or a Facebook business page?” I am passionate about helping you get online strategically and professionally and so suggest you begin...
Own Your Home

Own Your Home

Start Establishing an Online Home a.k.a a Website that YOU own In the last post, I started to answer the question I’ve been seeing a lot of lately, I’m about to launch my business. Should I start with a website or a Facebook business page? At the end of...
Facebook Page or Website?

Facebook Page or Website?

Over the last few weeks and in several Facebook groups, I’ve seen the same question multiple times. I’m about to launch my business. Should I start with a website or a Facebook business page? I always suggest creating a website and a Facebook page. When...
Two Possible Website Goals

Two Possible Website Goals

I’ve mentioned having an overall goal for your website before you begin to build it in To help your website stand out and Asking certain questions before you begin. Having website goals gives you a starting point with your website content and...
Second Impressions

Second Impressions

*Some of the links within this post are affiliate links, which means, if you click on them and make a purchase I may receive a benefit at no additional cost to you. First impressions say a lot, but do they always carry through to second impressions? What about the...
First Impressions

First Impressions

Have you ever paid for an experience after being given expectations and were let down? Ever had a great first impression that made you stick around for more? My son recently went to a local day camp. The brochure listed it as “fun camp” and the description...