Collaborating for Results
5 minutes into our first meeting, I knew it was the right move bringing together c1films and Bright Start. It is always kind of scary to connect two business contacts and try to facilitate a deal between them. They are both my clients, so if things went south, it could affect my business. But, after 5 minutes I knew that was not going to happen. Frankie Marion of c1films is a master at extracting one’s passions. He…Read More
What is a Domain Registrar? Why Do I Pay for That and Hosting?
One of the most important benefits of hiring a professional web development company is that you don’t have to worry about the nuts and bolts of your website. I constantly tell my clients, don’t worry about the technology, just do your job and I’ll handle the web! This is great, but you should have at least a baseline knowledge of things like domain registrars and hosting. Domain Registrar You must either own your own name…Read More
Building a Website Efficiently
Over the past decade developing websites, I’ve noticed that my most valuable skills have nothing to do with programming, design, or the web. I work with my clients to bring what they want to life, along the way I guide them with my technical knowledge, but ultimately it’s my job to create the website that they want. Helping clients to bring their vision onto the page is my responsibility. Here are the high level steps you…Read More
Ok, You’re Responsible for Your Company’s Email… What’s Next?
This is such a double edged sword, you are delegated the important task of managing your company’s email or asked to research how/why to migrate to a cloud based email system. Congrats, this means that you are an important and respected individual at your company! When you first dig into the email world you are going to be bombarded with information from the big providers like Google and Microsoft and also the small providers who…Read More
Google Makes “Mobile-friendly” a Priority
Don’t feel like reading this long, nerdy article? No worries, just email [email protected] How to be ready by April 21, 2015 Will you get blindsided by Google? If your website is not mobile-friendly, you could soon be getting significantly fewer hits, losing valuable traffic. Google has announced that beginning April 21, 2015 it will begin to rank mobile-friendly websites higher than those that are designed for desktops only. In other words, your website will have…Read More
Stop using @gmail.com, @yahoo.com, or any other Generic Email
Spoiler Alert: Business Email is only $5/user/month If your email address looks unprofessional, you are losing customers. You will be clueless, because they will not have contacted you! Why your email address may be driving away customers A lot of small businesses opt to keep their old, personal, generic email address e.g., [email protected], [email protected] DON’T. Instead, you should get an email address that uses your website’s domain. But, why go through the hassle of changing…Read More