Spread a Little Christmas Cheer

Spread a Little Christmas Cheer

There are more families in need this year than ever before.   As a result, I have compiled a list of simple ways for you to make someone’s holiday just a little bit brighter. All of these things can happen for as little as $10 or $20 and will certainly help...
How to Make Your Content Go Viral

How to Make Your Content Go Viral

Most of my blog entries are about questions I get from clients. This one is about some advice I recently gave to a man on Craigslist. I spend a great deal of time on Craigslist, looking for work. Many of you reading this probably found me via Craigslist or from my...
What Does My Website Need?

What Does My Website Need?

Ever wondered what elements your website should have?   Do you need an image gallery? Is it important to have a contact page? Does your site have too much content? Not enough? I’m going to go through the basics with you, so you can learn what you need to prepare...
Interesting Infographic

Interesting Infographic

I found this infographic in my internet travels and thought it might be intriguing to my visitors. Click on the thumbnail to view full size. If you know the source, please let me know – I’d like to credit the artist....
Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy

Just a quick note to my friends and clients on the east coast to let them know that I’m thinking about them and hope they’re safe and dry. We’ve been lucky here – fairly wet and windy but nothing more serious than we’d usually see this...
How to: Social Media

How to: Social Media

I have a lot of people ask me how social media works and what to do with it. The first question you need to ask yourself is this – what do you have to offer?   Let’s think for a moment about what you can give your followers. If you have a sense of humor,...
Why WordPress?

Why WordPress?

For my first blog post, I’ve decided to discuss the benefits of using WordPress to create a website.   I’d like to start by explaining that I’ve been a web and graphic designer since 1997, when I began learning basic HTML. I got a job working with an...