WordPress Security Hacks

As WordPress becomes the Internets preferred Content Management System more and more, the security threats will proliferate more and more!  WordPress by itself is already a pretty secure piece of software, but the more you customize it the more vulnerable it is likely...

How to Re-brand a website.

Re-branding is a serious and risky proposition with the sober possibility of killing your brand overall or reaping a big pay off.  In this article I will discuss why and how I went about re-branding. For the past year or so I have wanted to re-brand and re-design this...

Good Habits of Great Web Designers

What habits should a web designer have? In my last two posts, I talked first about meta-habits, or how to create habits, and then about what bad habits to avoid, but I have yet to talk about what good habits web designers should have. In my post about meta-habits, the...

Stop Sabotaging Your Web Design Career

Imagine:  How would you feel if you discovered that someone was purposefully sabotaging your business?  What if someone was causing you to work slower and secretly slipping time-wasting tasks into your workday?  What would you do if this same person started telling...
Use Meta-Habits to Create New Good Habits for Web Design

Meta-habits for Web Designers

abits are much more than chewing your fingernails or popping your knuckles without thinking about it. We are creatures of habit, and our daily lives are filled with habits that we don't even realize we have,...

5 Web Design Rookie Mistakes You Should Avoid

There are two ways to learn any skill. One is by experience and the other is by being taught from someone who already has that experience. As with any skill, there are common web design mistakes that nearly everyone makes early on. Here, I want to guide you through...
How my website got hacked...

My Story About Getting Hacked & What I Learned!

Having your website get hacked is not fun!  It is highly frustrating, humiliating, and time consuming.  I lost more than a day of my life due to a hacking incident several weeks ago.  This is my story and what I learned. The Warning Signs First, I started receiving...
You are your problem, not your clients

The Good News Is That The Problem Is Not Your Client…

To be blunt, the real problem is NOT your client.  The real problem is YOU.  Yes, I know that is harsh, but it is actually very good news because you can’t do anything about how your clients are, but you can do quite a lot about you!  Clients are who they are, and...
How to standout from the crowd in a job interview

Have a Standout Job Interview

What I have learned from conducting hundreds of web design job interviews In my last article I talked about how to get a web design job interview.  Over the last six years I have conducted literally hundreds of job interviews, mostly for web design or development...
How to get a web design or development job interview

How To Get a Web Design Job Interview

Normally my focus on this blog is for freelance web design.  I know things are tough right now and there are very legitimate reasons to seek the security of working for a company or web design firm.  Over the last six years I have sifted through hundreds, maybe...
WordPress Security Hacks

WordPress Security Hacks

As WordPress becomes the Internets preferred Content Management System more and more, the security threats will proliferate more and more!  WordPress by itself is already a pretty secure piece of software, but the more you customize it the more vulnerable it is likely...

read more
How to Re-brand a website.

How to Re-brand a website.

Re-branding is a serious and risky proposition with the sober possibility of killing your brand overall or reaping a big pay off.  In this article I will discuss why and how I went about re-branding. For the past year or so I have wanted to re-brand and re-design this...

read more
Good Habits of Great Web Designers

Good Habits of Great Web Designers

What habits should a web designer have? In my last two posts, I talked first about meta-habits, or how to create habits, and then about what bad habits to avoid, but I have yet to talk about what good habits web designers should have. In my post about meta-habits, the...

read more
Stop Sabotaging Your Web Design Career

Stop Sabotaging Your Web Design Career

Imagine:  How would you feel if you discovered that someone was purposefully sabotaging your business?  What if someone was causing you to work slower and secretly slipping time-wasting tasks into your workday?  What would you do if this same person started telling...

read more
Meta-habits for Web Designers

Meta-habits for Web Designers

abits are much more than chewing your fingernails or popping your knuckles without thinking about it. We are creatures of habit, and our daily lives are filled with habits that we don't even realize we have,...

read more
5 Web Design Rookie Mistakes You Should Avoid

5 Web Design Rookie Mistakes You Should Avoid

There are two ways to learn any skill. One is by experience and the other is by being taught from someone who already has that experience. As with any skill, there are common web design mistakes that nearly everyone makes early on. Here, I want to guide you through...

read more
The Good News Is That The Problem Is Not Your Client…

The Good News Is That The Problem Is Not Your Client…

To be blunt, the real problem is NOT your client.  The real problem is YOU.  Yes, I know that is harsh, but it is actually very good news because you can’t do anything about how your clients are, but you can do quite a lot about you!  Clients are who they are, and...

read more
How To Get a Web Design Job Interview

How To Get a Web Design Job Interview

Normally my focus on this blog is for freelance web design.  I know things are tough right now and there are very legitimate reasons to seek the security of working for a company or web design firm.  Over the last six years I have sifted through hundreds, maybe...

read more
5 Self-Motivation Techniques for Web Developers

5 Self-Motivation Techniques for Web Developers

We all have our own little bi-polar ups and downs to one degree or another.  During the manic phase everything is interesting and motivation and energy are abundant.  The trick during these high points is to focus on one thing for more than a few minutes.  But for...

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How to Charge by the Web Design Project

How to Charge by the Web Design Project

I was very surprised by the last article I posted about how charging by the hour sucks. It received some heated comments on Reddit.com and some disagreement in the article comments. I feel it is important to clear up some of the misunderstanding and clarify some of...

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