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How much should I charge for a website?
I received an email today from a new designer, wondering what she should charge for a website and thought that I should share my response for other new website designers out there. Here’s her email, …
Learning to be a website designer
Since 1996 I have done nothing but work as a website designer, making a fairly secure living by developing websites for clients across the US and Canada, Europe and Australia. One of the most common …
What does a webmaster do?
Over the past several years, new jobs have been created and many employers are finding themselves more dependent than ever on their technology department but without truly understanding what each memb …
Are you online to make money?
Let’s take a quick look at how a small blog owner makes $3,593.24 for a months work and how anybody can be online to make money. There are a lot of reasons to be online, not all of them are to ma …
So you lost your job, now it’s time to live.
Losing your job isn’t the end of the world, now you have time to start a blog! OK, so you’ve taken the time to read my article about how to avoid Common Mistakes Web Marketers Make, you know th …
Technology burnout, the downside of the IT industry
For those of you who read my blog often, you’ll know that most of the time I write about how to fix a CSS problem or what to do to improve your WordPress effectiveness but coming out of the holida …
Using MAMP and LAMP for WordPress development
My FTP program is a time thief. Sometimes when I’m in the middle of a major edit, it’ll hang or crash or simply refuse to do what I’m asking it to. More often than not however it will simply …
Adobe Dreamweaver tip - cleaning up unused files
Here’s a great tip for Dreamweaver users, ever finish a website design and then not know which files are active and which are not? It happens to me all the time, lots of spare graphics, even some HT …
Learning web design for print designers
For those who don’t know the dirty little secret of designers, here it is … there are web designers and there are print designers. Rarely do the two specialties cross but it doesn’t have to be t …