Category Archive: Web Designing

Sep
30

What’s in a host?

As published on Hybrid Mom In a previous article, I wrote about What to Look for in a Web Designer.  Along with a web designer, your site also will need a domain name (internet address) AND a host. When you’re quoted a price by a web designer to design your new website, the costs of …

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Sep
11

Photography for your website

As published on Hybrid Mom I recently wrote about “What to look for in a web designer” but there’s more to a great looking website than the layout, functionality and design. Most (maybe all?) web designers have access to a lot of great stock photos on the internet, but ideally most people want their front …

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Aug
14

To Blog or Not To Blog as seen on Hybrid Mom

Nancy

As published on Hybrid Mom Probably the number one question that I get asked as a web designer is, “I have a website, but do I need a blog?”  This is a good question, and is usually followed-up by a host of others:   “Why should I have a blog?  What good will it do for …

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Jul
27

What to look for in a web designer

My work background is in Network Management. Armed with that knowledge and over 12 years experience (in corporate networking), I’ve learned a bit about how all of the pieces work and in this article, I’ll share observations I’ve made as well as questions I recommend that you ask when looking for a web designer for …

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Jun
16

More about Blogging

If you are running a serious business whether it be an online company or a local one you should consider a blog. If you want your blog to be taken seriously, then you should seriously consider having a WordPress blog with your own address.  Having your own domain name gives your blog an impression of …

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Nov
29

43 Web Designing Tips

I took this from a blog, they’re excellent points for web designing. http://www.dailyblogtips.com/43-web-design-mistakes-you-should-avoid/

Sep
08

Hosting price increase / designing progress

The Service that I use for hosting has increased their prices last week.  It’s now $168.00 for 2 years instead of $122.00.  Not too horrible considering their still the best that I’ve found for price versus what you get.  That reminds me that I need to update my price lists.    They are prone to …

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Aug
30

Grrrr.. ain’t technology grand!

I know, I know I’m a nerd so I guess that means I’ve lost my right to whine about a computer breaking but Whaaaaaaa!  The pc I have hooked up to my scanner died.  If it were someone else’s I’m certain I would’ve fixed it by now!  You know the saying “The Cobblers son has …

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Jul
19

Printing

I’ve been asked many times by my clients if I can print their business cards, tags, brochures, etc. for them.  It’s bothered me that it was something that I couldn’t really do for them.  I could design the cards but then I often had to refer them to one of the large chains.  I was …

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Jul
17

Customer Service

My husband emailed me today wanting me to more clearly specify on my front page that Customer Service is so very important to me. I occasionally read the blog of one of my competiters…. it’s really a stretch to say that we compete, I doubt that they know who I am. They’re a much larger …

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