Category Archives: Web Design

And done! Here’s my new website.

For the past seven months, I’ve been sharing my experience as I followed every step in my free report, Get Your Website Done: 12 Actionable Steps for Designers. Today is the finale: Step #12: Launch your site! I did just that on Thursday, March 16th—two days before my WordCamp presentation (because … Read On ›

3 ways to code your own website

We’re nearly there! In my free report, Get Your Website Done: 12 Actionable Steps for Designers, it’s time for Step #11: Code. If you’ve designed your website, the next step is to bring it alive on the web. Whether you want to leap full-force into standard development practice … Read On ›

Is your portfolio selling you short?

Are you following along with my free report, Get Your Website Done: 12 Actionable Steps for Designers? We are nearing the finish line with Step #9: Prepare your portfolio. If you are like the majority of my clients, you’ve been in a business a while and you have very distinct … Read On ›

Let’s get candid about content

Are you following along with my 12 Actionable Steps to get your website done? I’m employing my own process and getting my website redesign done too. So far, so good! We’re over halfway there! We’ve already talked about the 5 stupidly simple pages your website needs. Today, we … Read On ›

List your stupidly simple pages…

The next step in getting your website done (as defined in my free report, Get Your Website Done: 12 Actionable Steps for Designers) is to list your pages. Since we’ve already picked niches, defined services and determined competitors, it’s time to keep on rockin’ and finally get … Read On ›

How to scope out the competition

When we think of competitors, we tend to get squidgy. Something in our heads might say—Competition? Oh no! Somebody’s going to take my projects away. It doesn’t have to be that way. There are plenty of fish in the sea and plenty of clients to go around! … Read On ›