Simplify and Clarify: It’s time to declutter your website

Simplify and Clarify: It’s time to declutter your website

My friends have like to joke with me that I don’t keep anything. And it’s true, I am always de-cluttering things. But I’m also always collecting things, or I wouldn’t have anything to de-clutter. And, since you are human too, I’m betting...

Don’t Send Me Any Janky Low-Res Pics For Your Website

Don’t Send Me Any Janky Low-Res Pics For Your Website

So, you are starting a business – or maybe you’ve had one for awhile, but you’ve decided it’s time to revamp your website. Awesome. I’d love to help you out with that. But, there is one thing that you may need to add in to your cost...

Worrying About Catering to Everyone Waters Down Your Message

Worrying About Catering to Everyone Waters Down Your Message

There are so many websites out there that make me sad. And probably not for the reason you are thinking. Well, some of them are because they are hideous, but the majority are because they are so vanilla. Not that there is anything wrong with vanilla. But for me,...

Don’t Overthink SEO

Don’t Overthink SEO

When you are a website designer, one of the questions you often get asked is if you optimize the site with SEO. For me, the short answer is yes. I am schooled in the ways of SEO, and I do everything in my power to give you a leg up. Including, but not limited to:...

You are the Only Person Who Can Change Your Life

You are the Only Person Who Can Change Your Life

This is not a thinly veiled attack on anyone or anything that may or may not be launching at the moment. I think there is room for everyone, and a market for all businesses. And more power to the people who are killing it at the moment. But this is me being...

Why Your Website Matters More Than You Know

Why Your Website Matters More Than You Know

I don’t know about you, but the website of any given business is a ginormous portion of whether or not I will do business with them. Here’s an example: My husband and I took our kids to Florida over Christmas break. For most of the break, we stayed near...

Death of the Opt In

Death of the Opt In

Oh, who am I fooling? The opt-in isn’t going anywhere. It’s a vital part of your website, and it’s something that you need to be using. Without an opt in, you can’t build a list. You will have no way of staying in touch with the people who want...

How do you tell someone their website is terrible?

How do you tell someone their website is terrible?

It’s a valid question. It really is. A terrible website is a detriment to your business. It undermines your credibility. But to tell someone that…not easy. Most people don’t take it very well. Why? Because they’ve spent money on it. Because...

How I Live On Purpose

How I Live On Purpose

I’m sharing how I live on purpose in support of my friend Dr. Danielle Dowling and her new book The Soul Sessions, a 5-week guide to crafting greater joy and making big things happen. Get a wee, free sample here! The thing about living on purpose is that...

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March 26, 2015

Subtle Doesn’t Work on the Internet

As someone who loves a well-designed product, I revel in little bits of detail that other people may not notice. A swirl here that points your […]
March 23, 2015

Being Responsive Isn’t Just For Websites

How true is that quote? What I want to say to you today is on the surface about making sure your website is responsive. But deep down […]
March 16, 2015

Please Don’t Make Your Own Website.

It’s good that you don’t know where to start – because if you are making font choices like the ones in this picture, you should not […]
March 5, 2015

No two projects are created equal

The subtitle to this should probably be, “Or Why One-Size-Fits-All Pricing Doesn’t Work”. In the web design business, every website is different. Even if you think your […]
March 2, 2015

Simplify and Clarify: It’s time to declutter your website

My friends have like to joke with me that I don’t keep anything. And it’s true, I am always de-cluttering things. But I’m also always collecting […]
February 24, 2015

Don’t Send Me Any Janky Low-Res Pics For Your Website

So, you are starting a business – or maybe you’ve had one for awhile, but you’ve decided it’s time to revamp your website. Awesome. I’d love […]
February 20, 2015

Your Website Is Gorgeous…But Hell If I Can Figure Out What You Do.

It occurred to me today that there are a lot, I mean a lot, of big marketing-type people who have in the last year redesigned their websites – […]
February 16, 2015

Worrying About Catering to Everyone Waters Down Your Message

There are so many websites out there that make me sad. And probably not for the reason you are thinking. Well, some of them are because […]
February 13, 2015

Don’t Overthink SEO

When you are a website designer, one of the questions you often get asked is if you optimize the site with SEO. For me, the short […]