WordPress: How to Add a New Blog Post

So, your web designer/developer has added the final touches and your beautiful new website is live. Yay! Woohoo! Finally! If you’re not an experienced WordPress user, you will probably need a little help with managing your new space on the interwebs.  WordPress is, at its core, a blogging platform. Therefore, the first thing you should learn to do is create a…

Two New Website Launches This Week

Two clients have launched a new website this week. I enjoyed working on both sites and wish them much success! The first, Collaborative Psychiatric Care, is a one-page site with plenty of growth planned. They’re a new business, focused on telepsychiatry and collaborative care.  If you’re like me, when you think of psychiatry, you visualize the patient on the couch,…

Are You a Difficult Client?

I’ve been freelancing for a while now and I’ve learned a whole lot about my fellow humans, and myself, in the process.  I’ve had the pleasure of working with some wonderful people and some not so wonderful. Dealing with a difficult client is something every consultant will experience and I’m still amazed by what some clients say to me. They…

Web Design and SEO with a Page Builder

Creating a website for your business can be an amazingly satisfying experience, if you know what you’re doing.  If you don’t know what you’re doing, your web design project can quickly morph into a frustrating, time-consuming process. Many die-hard do-it-yourselfers, lacking the budget for pro, opt to use a page builder platform. Several platforms have become extremely popular because they allow…

Francis Awoyera & Associates Website is Live!

The new Francis Awoyera & Associates website is live today! The Washington, DC firm was recently certified as an SBA 8(a) business and their goal was to improve their web presence in order to acquire more government contracts. They offer financial management, IT consulting, and government compliance services to commercial and non-profit organizations. Their old website hadn’t been updated in…

Welcome New Client, Mayflower Construction

I’m excited about my newest project: the Mayflower Construction website, www.mayflowerva.com. Based in Vienna, Virginia, Mayflower Construction is a residential remodeling firm that creates beautiful kitchens and bathrooms. They have a great team and do amazing work and I’m looking forward to helping them grow their online presence. I’ll be enhancing SEO and creating fresh content on their Wix site,…

How to Claim Your Business Listing on Google

As a small business owner, increasing your web presence and finding new customers are top priorities.   Local business listings are a key component; especially if you operate a service business in a competitive region.  If you have put serious time and effort into creating the perfect website for your business, you know that the next obvious step is getting…

Is Your Website Costing You Customers?

Your website represents you and your amazing business.  It should clearly communicate your vision to your fellow humans.  If it’s not, you need to change it.  You can focus on SEO all day, but driving traffic to an unprofessional looking website is counterproductive. I totally understand the sense of pride and accomplishment when someone beams, “I designed my own site…

New Kid on the Blockchain

I took a small step into the blockchain world yesterday. I set up my cryptocurrency wallet and made my first Bitcoin exchange at an ATM. I have to say, it feels strangely liberating. Like I’ve entered into fresh, unfettered territory. I’m excited to be a part of a growing alternative currency community. I’m looking forward to buying goods/services and receiving…

Sardis Presbyterian Church Website is Live

My latest website project, Sardis Presbyterian Church (Sardis PCA), went live today. Working with the pastor of this small church in Sardis, Mississippi has been fun.  The goal was to build a modern web presence that would attract new members.  All of the pages are not finished yet, but they wanted it live, so it’s up! More content will be…