Category Archives: Web Design

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 ›

Is your website retina-ready?

Did you know that your images need to be twice as big to display properly on a Retina Display? If not, now you do. And the time to make sure your images look great is now! Retina Display is an Apple-term that refers to screens that have a high pixel … Read On ›

HOW Design Live Recap: My top takeaways

I kicked off summer with a trip to HOW Design Live in Atlanta. My absolute favorite thing was hanging out with my peeps from the Designers Roundtable (the accountability group I’m a member of). Like me, most of my Designers Roundtable peeps are freelancers who love their … Read On ›

Awesome stuff from WordCamp Atlanta 2016

For the past four years, WordCamp Atlanta has rocked my world. In 2014, I vowed to attend WordCamp every year, and in 2015, I spoke at the event. (I turned my presentation into this series of blog posts: Applying the 7 Principles of Design to WordPress.) This year, as I headed down … Read On ›

Prevent website disasters: Do these 3 things.

Wow. I just watched the WordPress Disaster Week webinars—all about how to prevent website disasters—hosted by iThemes and my eyes have been opened! I learned that I'm up to snuff in preventing website disasters by encouraging my clients to frequently backup their sites—and maintain a backup somewhere other … Read On ›

How to evaluate your web content

Last year was a great year, and to make 2016 even better, I have a few goals. One of them is to increase engagement (commenting and sharing) with my content on my blog, newsletter, and social media. I want to write more about things that people care … Read On ›

2015, by the numbers

If you saw my 2013 and 2014 recaps, you’ll notice that something is missing from my 2015 by the numbers. Candy Crush. I quit…proving you can, in fact, have too much of a good thing. However, after returning from maternity leave, I did re-introduce something I had also … Read On ›