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Posts tagged: website

Why building a website is kinda like building a puzzle

A couple of weeks back I wrote a bit about how to choose a good option for creating your website. Do you hire someone, go totally DIY, or somewhere in between? One of the places I've noticed people tend to get stuck in the process is what order to do…

In a sea of website options, how the heck do you choose?

When people find out what I do for a living, one of the first questions they ask me is, "How do you compete with all these new website building services?" Maybe you get asked similar questions with your own business. Seems to be something folks wonder about, the idea of…

Web design tips for non-designers

Whether you're building your own website or working with a professional to create one, it can be a little daunting to think about design if you're not, well, a designer! But no matter what your role in the process, it's a good idea to have some basic understanding of what…

Writing a bio that doesn't suck

Oh yes, the bio. If you're a small business person you're going to have to write one sooner or later. More likely sooner, if you plan to have any sort of online presence! For a lot of us, this whole bio writing thing isn't such a fun task. It can…

Learn to Build Your Own Business Website!

For six years now, folks have been telling me I should really develop materials to teach others how to create their own websites. I've always been a bit hesitant to do it, because I wanted to make sure whatever I offered was the best darned thing I could possibly create.…

10 tips for choosing a great domain name

One of the first things to think about when starting your own website is what website address (domain name) to use. Your website address is an important part of the puzzle, because it’s one of the first things potential clients will notice about your online presence. Here are 10…