A couple of weeks ago I got a call from a man who wanted me to build him a website. He had already signed up with wordpress.com and wanted me to build the site there.
I tried. I really did. But after two days of struggling, I had to phone him and tell him I would have to give him his deposit back.read more
If you are still using “admin” as your login username STOP IT!
Stop it RIGHT NOW!!read more
Or better yet, can it afford NOT to have one?
I have put a great deal of thought into it and I’ve come up with a new payment model.
I know quite a few people who say that WordPress isn’t secure.
But in reality, WordPress itself is very secure. It’s just everything else that isn’t.
I must admit I groan whenever I log into a client's site to get to work, only to find that several updates are required. I understand the reluctance on the part of my clients to make the updates - most don't really understand them, they can scare the heck out of you...read more
My computer, that’s what the title of this post is all about. You may remember my post of March 26th, about the start of my computer troubles.
I kept having glitches, data unavailable, internal error messages – I was going crazy!
So in my last post I explained why I don’t use a “funnel”.
In this one I will explain the result – that is the “feast or famine” income rollercoaster that I have been riding since I started this business.read more
It’s a phrase you hear marketing gurus use frequently, and I really despise it.read more
I really excited! I have a niche! I discovered this wonderful fact while doing some analysis of my business practices to try to figure out how to improve my cash flow. I dislike doing "business stuff" and usually don't much care for the answers I come up with, but...read more
I want to publicly thank all my clients who were patient and stuck with me while I was having such trouble with my computers. Not all of them did, I lost one long-time client, and was sorry to see them go. But every single one of my other clients stood by me and were...read more
I try to learn something every day. Some lessons need repeating until I finally get it.
The lesson I’m struggling with right now is “never let a client rush your work”.read more
So I was chuntering along quite happily, with 3 active sites under development (and one side project for a friend).
All was going smoothly…read more