The Balancing Act

Happy (day after) Canada Day! And Happy (soon-to-be) Independence Day for my American friends and colleagues! I took yesterday off because of the holiday, so my post is a bit late. But that actually relates quite well to the topic of this post. So here's a question for all of… read

Links, Tigers & Bears... Oh My!

Happy Wednesday everyone! This week I wanted to give you some general resources that may help you with your own website or blog. These are especially useful for anyone who is doing a lot of their website management themselves. Typography Changing the fonts on your website, or just want to… read

You aren't my client

I can hear you now. "What do you mean, I'm not your client? If I'm paying for this website, that makes me the client, right?" Well, not exactly. Yes, if we're working on your website together, you did hire me and you are the client in our working relationship. That… read

Should you be a "Jack of all trades" in business?

Jack of all trades, master of none. You've probably heard that phrase before. In some areas of life, it can be awesome to be pretty good at a bunch of different skills. But should your business be that way? Should you be "pretty good" at things? Should you take the… read

Hey Fellow Creative Freelancers!

As some of you know, I've been signed up for a super awesome online course called The Creative Class for a while now. If you're a freelancer of any kind, but especially those in creative fields, you'll find the content really useful for growing your business into something you can… read

Creatives vs Artists

Canadian web designer and author Paul Jarvis recently wrote a short article for Creativ Magazine about the difference between creatives and artists. Of course, this debate/question/idea is not new. I'm sure we've been discussing this since well before I even considered the idea. Back when I was doing… read