How long has it been since you’ve taken a good look at your website?  Sure your customers are looking at your site.  But just how long has it been since you’ve sat down and reviewed your website? The new year is a great time for a website review.  Here’s aRead More →

Petrified.  That’s how some people feel when they think about their new website.  Even thinking about revamping an existing site can be overwhelming.  What if I do the wrong thing?  There are so many choices how do I know what to do?  Where do I start? Here are some guidingRead More →

This is the second part of a response to an article on the Wall Street Journal entitled How to Create a Successful Web Site For Nothing (or Almost Nothing). You can see part one of my response here. In part one I analyzed points one through three of the article.Read More →

A week ago The Wall Street Journal posted an article that bothers me a great deal. The title of the article is How to Create a Successful Web Site For Nothing (or Almost Nothing). The article starts out: Have you got eight hours and $10? Then you can build aRead More →

Recently a customer was seeing a problem with the background of her website. She didn’t see the problem when she used her laptop. She only saw it when she used her office computer. I couldn’t see it at all. Another developer was working with me on the project couldn’t seeRead More →

A few weeks ago one of my customers had a question about her website statistics program. “When I look at my website report page with the second highest number of page views is  ‘/’.  What page is that?” Excellent question. The “/”  in the stats program indicates the home page.Read More →

One of the golden rules of website design is to always think about the website user. You want visitors to your site to have a good “user experience”. Sometimes even large companies loose sight of this concept. I had a horrible user experience at ABC’s Dancing With the Stars (DWTS)Read More →

The other week I got a call from my one of my aunts.  She wanted to BCC or “blind carbon copy” a press release and wasn’t sure how to do it.  (As a website developer I’m the family “go-to” gal for all things technical.)   My aunt knew how to BCCRead More →

Sometimes you’ve just got to move on. Maybe your current website host feels that server outages are to be expected. (They’re not!) Maybe your host has bad technical support or is too expensive. Maybe you need some new services. Whatever the reason, you’ve decided it’s time to move on. MovingRead More →

Sometimes when I’m discussing things with a client I’ll talk about viewing the source of a web page. I’m not talking about the code view on WordPress here. I’m talking about surfing to any page on the Internet and viewing its code. Sounds scary doesn’t it? It’s something anyone canRead More →