Everyone has their preferences when it comes to the great number of freelance tools that attempt to make things run more smoothly. Below is a list of 10 tools I use to manage my business. If you haven’t tried them out and soon do, enjoy! Asana – Task Management I am a big fan of […]
WordPress Plugins Toolkit
So far 2014 has been a busy year with building WordPress sites. Though projects have ranged from personal blogs for individuals to small business and corporate websites, I have found myself with a handful of WordPress plugins that have been useful for all clients. A plugin, for those of you less familiar with WordPress, is […]
Last year my wife introduced me to a movie she took out from the library called “Glitch in the Grid“. I was thoroughly impressed with the imagination and creative talents of the creators and felt inspired to let them know how much I respected and connected with their work. The movie is full of beautiful […]
Hack Trouble and BackupBuddy Praise
A while back I went to my painting portfolio website late at night to change something and witnessed the heart-breaking and always dreaded message put in place by a hacker. What did it say? Just the obvious that I had been hacked, but in Russian. The design was terribly ugly, as I assume he meant […]
What Are the Benefits of Using WordPress?
I find myself getting asked this question often. There are many reasons other than blogging functionality that make WordPress an appealing choice for your website platform. WordPress is what I recommend and use for my web projects even if a blog isn’t needed. Web developers and clients can be simultaneously happy with using WordPress because […]
As an Artist
As an artist my interest is to continually discover and describe beauty. Mostly inspired by landscapes, my work is created to describe moments of tranquility, memory, movement, and imagination. The pursuit involves an abstract and naturalistic vocabulary within the window of a painted surface. Similarly, a website is a window into your business, organization, or […]
Why Not Use a Website Template and Do it Yourself?
Let’s face it, the ability to make your own website today has never been easier. The immediate convenience of free templates and drag-and-drop control can sometimes make you feel like web designers or developers are becoming a bit unnecessary for smaller projects. But fortunately I have found the opposite is true. In reality a website […]
How I Got Into Web Design
Fine art is what originally led me into web design and development. In need to update my painting portfolio I learned to code basic HTML and CSS in 2008. Not only for the purpose of making updates, but I grew curious to experiment with interactive situations that the web lent itself to. To me it […]