Tag: Web Design

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How should writers display their work?

Designers have visuals-galore to use in their website “work” or “portfolio” section. Writers usually don’t. They have words. So when it comes to designing websites for writers, the portfolio section can pose a unique challenge. This is one of the topics that came up at a workshop I gave this summer … Read On ›

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8 Tips from WordCamp Atlanta 2019

*Atlanta 2019 Wapuu image courtesy of wapu.us WordCamp Atlanta 2019 was amazing (just like every year including 2017, 2016, and 2014)! This year, I presented my talk, Getting Clients to Sign on the Dotted Line. I love getting the pulse of what is going on in the WordPress … Read On ›

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A case for case studies in your portfolio

Last year, while I was following along with my free report, Get Your Website Done: 12 Actionable Steps for Designers to get MY OWN website redone, I switched to the case study model for my portfolio. Well, it’s been a year since I launched my latest website, … Read On ›

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So you want to sell something online, do ya?

Heading to Etsy? Not so fast! I do love Etsy, but… If you’re a graphic designer or creative professional who is selling something related to your business, it should be an extension of your business and live in the same place. Yes, the same place…your website! And if … Read On ›

A perfect match: eCommerce and WordPress

You might be wondering, Can you use your WordPress website to sell something? Heck yes! Whether you’re selling a service or product, WordPress is an amazing platform to help you achieve all of your business goals—including sales, scheduling, subscriptions—and everything necessary to have a successful eCommerce site. … Read On ›

From Print to Web The Fundamentals of Web Typography

From Print to Web: The Fundamentals of Web Typography

Are you a print designer that is a wiz at Adobe InDesign or Illustrator and wants to reproduce typography from your print designs for the web? In my video series From Print to Web: The Fundamentals of Web Typography, learn the differences between desktop and web fonts, how … Read On ›

WordCamp Atlanta 2017: Another great event!

I’ve attended WordCamp Atlanta every year since 2012 (and recaped them here and here), and WordCamp Atlanta 2017 was my second time speaking! The topic for my presentation was the same as my free report, Get Your Website Done: 12 Actionable Steps for Designers—which gave me added … Read On ›

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 ›