My Thoughts on Web Design Pricing

My Thoughts on Web Design Pricing

My Thoughts on Web Design Pricing Hourly vs Fixed Bid Pricing Many times a client wants to know exactly what it will cost to build their website. I prefer to give ballpark estimates and work on an hourly basis only. Here’s why. First, let’s operate under...
The Internet is Down!

The Internet is Down!

I’m at their mercy. Working from home is a joy…until my internet connection goes down. Is it just me? Do I have a virus? Is it my ISP? Is it Anonymous? Have they hacked the entire internet? Ok…calm down…take a deep breath. My clients. Geeze....
Affiliate Websites – Good or Bad?

Affiliate Websites – Good or Bad?

I got to thinking about affiliate marketing and wondering why many people have a negative view on it. I also wonder why Google has an issue with them. Most of the time Google will not allow you to run ads on their AdWords system if you are running an affiliate site....
Unethical Online Tactics – Not a pretty story

Unethical Online Tactics – Not a pretty story

I just finished reading an article about deceptive online marketing practices and felt the need to give my opinion on the subject. Especially since I have first hand experience with a former client that engaged in not only deceptive practices but unethical and down...
Hosting sites on multiple IP addresses for SEO

Hosting sites on multiple IP addresses for SEO

There is much debate on whether hosting multiple websites within the same class C IP range will hurt SEO efforts. In my opinion, this something that Google needs to stop doing. FYI, Matt Cutts of Google claims this will not affect page rank. I sure hope this is the...
Observation about jobs for Web Designers

Observation about jobs for Web Designers

I am creating this post to help try and educate the public about the differences between a Creative Designer, a Web Designer, a Technical Designer, a Web Developer, and a Software Engineer. * A Creative Designer is an artist in the space. He/she is AWESOME at creative...