Why I’m Increasing My Full Website Development Prices

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NOTE: if you are looking for the Accessibility article, you can find it here. I made a mistake in my newsletter with the link. It’s 2022 (where does the time go!), and with the new year often comes an increase in price. The problem is, you don’t know the price increase is coming. Businesses will…

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6 Common Bloopers Businesses Make When Hiring a Web Designer 

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If you’re looking to build a new website then you’re in the right place.  I love helping businesses build a great website so they can attract more customers and relieve some of the tedium that comes with running your own business. Before you jump right into building your own website, here are some of the…

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I’m a Wizard, Harry!

I was recently bestowed the honor of being the Wizard of the Week at GravityWiz. GravityWiz makes a set of tools called “Gravity Perks” to extend the power of GravityForm (a fantastic form builder). It does all KINDS of neat building block things. I have been a licensed user for both products for years now.…

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Mrs. Bzzz Pest and Termite Solutions


I recently had the pleasure of working with Mrs. Bzzz Pest and Termite Solutions to create some new branding. Mrs. Bzzz came to me with an initial request for creating some eye-catching truck wraps for their vehicles. When a client’s company name has a sense of humor you know it has the potential to be an…

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How to Pick a Good Designer

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Question How do you judge the quality of a designer? They don’t have a typical résumé like a sales rep. I’m sure there’s more to it than “ooh, I like this website”. Answer What a beautiful and potentially self-serving question. There are several things you can look at to determine the quality of a designer.…

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Could you use a booking program on your website?

Do you spend a lot of time making appointments for phone calls and meetings? A few years ago I realized that I had a pain threshold regarding making appointments with clients. After an email or two, they would want a meeting or a phone appointment. Then they would want to know what times I had…

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Improve Your Website Contact Form

Your contact form is a crucial part of your website. As your major source of connecting with clients, it is important to make sure your form is doing a good job. Periodically, you should apply a critical eye and see if it is working well and if you can improve upon it. Do you even…

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You Probably Want an SSL Certificate on Your Website

What is a security certificate? Security Certificates (SSL) are small data files that digitally bind a cryptographic key to an organization’s details. When installed on a web server, it activates the padlock and the https protocol and allows secure connections from a web server to a browser. It’s a little like sealing a letter in an envelop…

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