How to get along with a web designer

For as long as I have been working in this industry, I have come across angry and sad tales of business owners who had a terrible experience web designer. I’ve heard the stories many different ways; but essentially it ended up that the business owner didn’t get what they wanted and felt like they were getting ripped off.

It’s no wonder why some may be extra cautious when choosing to hire a professional, and why some may opt to do it themselves.

Just to forewarn: This article is kind of a rant/stream of consciousness piece I really wanted to get out of my system. Though, I hope if you take the time to read this (or at least skim read) you might find something that helps. 🙂

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Public speaking as a way to gain confidence and grow your network

If the thought of public speaking makes you feel sick to your stomach, you’re not alone. But when you’re starting a business, or even refreshing your brand, you’re usually not thinking of public speaking as a way to establish yourself right away.

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3 Things You Should Have Before You Start a Website

If you’re new to running a business (online or offline) I strongly advice getting at least these things in order before you start a website.

Why is this? A website is a long investment of time (and sometimes money), and I believe it’s better to be prepared than have everything come to a halt.

So if you want to ensure your website is a worthwhile investment of time and/or money, then read on.

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3 Things That Make a Great Website Design

When I say, great website design I bet you’re probably thinking of how aesthetically pleasing it is.

Well, yes of course! But looks are only one aspect of a really great website.

“Looks will get you through the door. Personality will keep you in the room.” – Unknown

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5 Ways to Know if Your Website is Doing its Job

How do you know if your website is doing its job? If you don’t then, understandably, this can cause worry as to whether or not this has been a worthwhile investment.

Here are some ways to know if your website is living up to its purpose.

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