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website design planning at desk

There are a lot of ways to get your website built including DIY or having a friend help you. I’ve had clients in the past whose friends know WordPress and could help them get updates made. Unfortunately, knowing WordPress and knowing website design, structure, or user experience isn’t exactly the same thing. It’s a lot … Read more

My morning dose of Contrarian Thinking

I have followed Codie Sanchez for quite a while on Instagram and her message has always resonated with me. The other day I got an email from Kim Doyal in her #FtheHustle newsletter and she mentioned Codie’s newsletter, Contrarian Thinking. I signed up immediately. Fast forward to this morning and I got an email from … Read more

Some of my favorite podcasts in honor of National Podcast Day

Today is National Podcast Day. I don’t have my own podcast, but I thought this would be a good time to share a few of my favorite shows with you. I hope you find something new to motivate you, inspire you, or make you smile. I listen to a variety of business, faith, and just … Read more

Your New Website is Live! Now What?

Congratulations! Your new website is live and you’re feeling like a million bucks. Now what should you do? Having your website built is just the first step. There are still two pretty big buckets that need to be filled every month. But before I get into that, a little story… As I launch my new website, … Read more

Why I Focus on Simple Websites

Simple Websites

When it comes to your website, designing a simple website is actually a pretty difficult task. So, why do I focus on simple websites? Websters Dictionary has a few definitions for simple, but the first two are: 1) easy to understand, deal with, use; and 2) not elaborate or artificial; plain. The answer to the … Read more

Start with Website Strategy, Not Design

Start with Website Strategy

As I was preparing my new website for launch so many thoughts about website design and life, in general, were rolling around in my head. Website design isn’t necessarily about a client’s idea of “design” at all. Design isn’t just about pretty colors and typography. Website design starts with the website strategy — goals, intentions, … Read more

Why Critical Thinking Skills Matter…Even When You Think It’s Just Data Entry

Critical Thinking Skills Matter

A few months ago we talked about how much your business is worth to you. I’m going to ask you again…no, beg you…please stop thinking about the dollar signs in areas of your business where critical thinking skills matter. Over the last few days, I’ve gotten a few emails from a friend and colleague who … Read more