Help, I need a website! Part 2: Domains, Hosting and Naming

Part one of this series When starting to build a website, one of the key things you need to think about right from the start is what the domain name (web address or URL) will be and where you will have it hosted. On the technical side, this is a… read

Creative inspiration of the week

Every Friday*, I share stuff from around the web (and around my life!) that helped inspire me this week. Here's this week's inspiration! *Well, almost ;-) Creative Bloq just reblogged a post on Awesome CSS Animations. My favourite is the cute and funny Responsive Cat, but they're all great (at… read

Unleash the web!

Sorry for the radio silence last week, everyone. I was in Vermont for a week, at a meditation intensive. (photo thanks to @shelleyobrien) Now that I'm back in Toronto, I'm looking ahead to the fall... work projects, personal projects, and my first web professionals' conference (oh my!). I heard about… read

Help, I need a website! Part 1: The Basics

So it's 2014, and you want to build a website for your business. No surprise there - a website is seen as a required part of advertising and communications these days. The vast majority of people will do a google search when looking for a product or service, even if… read

Creative inspiration of the week

We all have them: those moments where you need to get something on a design project done, but you just don't have any fuel left in the tank. You're staring at the screen (or canvas, or sketchbook, or whatever your medium might be) and everything just feels, well, blah. Like… read

Happy little code

At 35, I decided to switch careers, from health care to tech. Wait, who does that? After thirteen years in health care, including three years in a competitive and challenging massage therapy diploma program, I decided to trade in my oil bottles and sheets for a laptop and a 24-inch… read