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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Start with a Firm Foundation

Start with a Firm Foundation

When you’re just starting your business there are so many questions that can distract you from building on a firm foundation. You may be looking around at others who do something similar to your ultimate goal for your business, I mean, who doesn’t when...
What’s My Size?

What’s My Size?

Many business owners with the realization they need a website just don’t know where to begin. They have questions like “What do I do first?”, “How do I know ……” these first several posts here on my site are to help you better...
The First Questions for Website Design

The First Questions for Website Design

“Everyone else is doing it!” That’s an excuse most kids give their parents, but it’s not a good reason for having a website for your business, even if it’s true! We’ve already covered some statistics and relational reasons why you...
Why even have a website

Why even have a website

Your website is your online business card. It’s your ideal employee, working 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year. Now that’s loyalty! Why have a website? I’m not going to get into this too deeply, because I think you’re...
Just the Basics

Just the Basics

I think its safe to say most people know what a website is, or at least have some vague idea. But some people have a hard time feeling comfortable talking to someone about creating a website because there are so many words they just don’t understand or have only...