Fix That 404 Error

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Like a lot of entrepreneurs, I occasionally google my business name, just to see what’s showing up out there in the interwebs. Well, in the past few months, I’ve been seeing a link that looks like a Tangerine Web Works profile page on findablackgirl.com.  Apparently, it’s a directory of businesses owned by women of color … Read moreFix That 404 Error

The Court Reporter — Dinosaur or Transformer?

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It’s ironic that, with the ongoing evolution of all things digital and the job losses that technology is driving, many industries are facing unprecedented labor shortages. One reason for this is, while younger generations have been encouraged to become college-educated workers, they are overlooking potentially rewarding careers in skilled trades, ranging from construction and plumbing … Read moreThe Court Reporter — Dinosaur or Transformer?

Anyone Can Build a Website!

Anyone Can Build a Website!

Whenever I hear someone say, “Anyone can build a website,” it reminds me of years ago when digital recording was first hitting the mainstream. Suddenly, people thought, “Anyone can record an album.” All you need is a computer and software, right? No musical talent? Just use someone else’s music. No singing voice? Auto-Tune is your … Read moreAnyone Can Build a Website!

Is Your Website Bringing You New Customers?

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I discovered a great article this morning, 19 Experts Explain Why Your Website Isn’t Bringing in Customers. It was written by Josh Steimle for Entrepreneur in 2017. It’s more than a year old, which can be a lifetime in the tech world, but the solid advice from web experts is still incredibly relevant. As small business owners, … Read moreIs Your Website Bringing You New Customers?

What Does Copying Website Content Say About You?

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Recently, a potential client asked me to copy a competitors’s website content for his new business. He wanted me to duplicate the design and at least 30 pages of copy. Truth be told, the copy wasn’t well-written and was probably copied from somewhere else. I told him I don’t duplicate websites but would create a … Read moreWhat Does Copying Website Content Say About You?

WordPress: How to Add a New Blog Post

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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 … Read moreWordPress: How to Add a New Blog Post

Two New Website Launches This Week

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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 … Read moreTwo New Website Launches This Week

Are You a Difficult Client?

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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 … Read moreAre You a Difficult Client?

Web Design and SEO with a Page Builder

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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 … Read moreWeb Design and SEO with a Page Builder

Francis Awoyera & Associates Website is Live!

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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 … Read moreFrancis Awoyera & Associates Website is Live!

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