Simple Simplicity

Cut the jargon. Oh, I could be the world’s worst for this. It started when I worked in customer service for British Gas after leaving school. I wanted to sound older than my 16yrs to the customer on the other end of the phone so I would act knowledgeable by...

Image Your Blog

I hold my hands up, I am the world’s worst for adding images to blog posts. Yet the right image can add impact to your words. I remembered I had read a blog post ages ago about sourcing images and so went looking for it as I wanted to find suitable images for my...

Happy Customers

Never forget you are there to serve your customers. OK, as a web designer I have all these ideas zooming around in my head and I am sure other business owners are just the same. An idea is wasted if it isn’t put into practice – isn’t ? But what if...

Mistakes Happen

You’re going to make mistakes along the way. I hope they won’t be big ones, but even if they are pick yourself up, learn from them and carry on with your head held high. One mistake I made was to place an ad in a local networking diary. The salesman bugged...

Domain Names

If you want a web presence then there are plenty of free options out there including WordPress, Facebook and now Google+ but in the end they own what you do. Is that what you really want? I certainly wouldn’t. The first steps to getting your own, personal web...