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Job Board | Lifestyle of Web Designer

Why Job Boards should not be your only source to find new clients? While enjoying a fresh cup of coffee at my favorite watering hole, I notice a young lady with a 2018 WordCamp Atlanta T-Shirt on.  Having been an organizer, I immediately...

Credit Manager | Lifestyle of Web Designer

Your job is not to be a credit manager ! One of my favorite web designer, April Wier, Sugar Five Design Digital Agency told me a long time ago to not be a credit manager.  Like most, I was a little confused. Then April provide me with a really...

Gutenberg | Lifestyle of Web Designer

Gutenberg If you reside in the web design world (especially the WordPress World), then you have probably heard about Gutenberg, the new page editor for WordPress.  It is scheduled to be release with 5.0 WordPress Core Update. "For those who...

Rudeness means Bad Client | Lifestyle of Web Designer

Rudeness is a quality of a bad client!!! Something must be in the air.  Rudeness is never okay.  In the past several weeks, clients (and sometimes not clients) have displayed some really bad behavior.  A few days ago as i was enjoying a fresh...

WordCamp Atlanta 2018 | Lifestyle of a Web Designer

WordCamp Atlanta 2018 I have had the fortunate of being apart of the 2018 WordCamp Atlanta Organizer's Team.  My responsibilities was overseeing the volunteering.  With over 700 attendees, making sure the registration area was well manned, having the...

5 Rules for Success | Lifestyle of a Web Designer

My five (5) rules for success Success is measured in so many different vacuums.  Success for some deals with the amount in your bank account.  Success can mean peace of mind.  Success might be measured by the ability to help your fellow man. ...

Making the leap | Lifestyle of Web Designer

Making the leap | Lifestyle of Web Designer Making the leap from a hobbyist to a professional, one of the most important elements of the lifestyle of a web designer.  I have been own my agency for the last ten (10) years, and made the leap from...

Uninspired Now What | Lifestyle of Web Designer

Uninspired Now What I have been creating web sites for over 16 years.  I have been a free lance web designer for the last 10 years.  I have been uninspired.  I have felt the pain of losing my creative edge.  I have been stuck on a project in...

Plan, Plan, and Plan (some more) | Lifestyle of Web Designer

Plan, Plan, and Plan (so more) Recently I was speaking at WordCamp Atlanta.  After my presentation, a young man was asking about branding.  We talked about google adsense, twitter and facebook ads.  He wanted to know  how to get the biggest...