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How far ahead should I schedule content?

How far ahead should I schedule content?

I’ve been asked this question by several people who have started looking at their content and trying to develop a plan for how they go about it. And the easy answer to this question is: that it depends! Yep, so helpful I know! I look at content planning as a bit of a...

Is That Really Necessary?

Is That Really Necessary?

Each of my new web design clients are informed during the brief that I recommend a Maintenance Package as part of the web build. I’m clear and up front that it’s not essential for my clients but it’s strongly recommended. Some people see this as an additional cash...

Balancing Act

Balancing Act

I’ve recently struggled with balancing my writing for my own website with my clients’ needs. I’ve mentioned before that this kind of thing happens and I know that it’s hard to get back on track once it occurs. So far, I’ve missed two weeks’ worth of content; including...

June Blog Round Up

June Blog Round Up

The following blog post is a list of blogs I read during June that I found worthwhile of sharing with others. They cover a range of topics which relate to websites, marketing, social media and other topics. 4 Simple Ways To Develop A Strong Brand Voice On Instagram...

How far ahead should I schedule content?

How far ahead should I schedule content?

I’ve been asked this question by several people who have started looking at their content and trying to develop a plan for how they go about it. And the easy answer to this question is: that it depends! Yep, so helpful I know! I look at content planning as a bit of a...

Is That Really Necessary?

Is That Really Necessary?

Each of my new web design clients are informed during the brief that I recommend a Maintenance Package as part of the web build. I’m clear and up front that it’s not essential for my clients but it’s strongly recommended. Some people see this as an additional cash...

How far ahead should I schedule content?

How far ahead should I schedule content?

I’ve been asked this question by several people who have started looking at their content and trying to develop a plan for how they go about it. And the easy answer to this question is: that it depends! Yep, so helpful I know! I look at content planning as a bit of a...

Is That Really Necessary?

Is That Really Necessary?

Each of my new web design clients are informed during the brief that I recommend a Maintenance Package as part of the web build. I’m clear and up front that it’s not essential for my clients but it’s strongly recommended. Some people see this as an additional cash...

What do you mean, that costs extra?

What do you mean, that costs extra?

I’ve had this question asked to me several times and I get why it can be frustrating for a client to be expecting to pay one amount for a site and then to have things added to the cost. However, as a designer/developer this is something that is essential for me to ask...

4 Tips for Meeting Website Send Live Deadlines

4 Tips for Meeting Website Send Live Deadlines

You’ve got a website in the works and you have a deadline in mind. These tips are there to help you ensure that your deadline is not missed, based on my experiences with clients. Content I’ve mentioned in my blogs before about having content ready to go before getting...

Flexibility in Design is a Must

Flexibility in Design is a Must

After building websites for a while, you begin to discover that it isn’t always easy to meet the exact specifications of your clients. You do everything in your power, but sometimes, it just isn’t always feasible to do so. I don’t tend to work often from a design...

Is That Really Necessary?

Is That Really Necessary?

Each of my new web design clients are informed during the brief that I recommend a Maintenance Package as part of the web build. I’m clear and up front that it’s not essential for my clients but it’s strongly recommended. Some people see this as an additional cash...

What do you mean, that costs extra?

What do you mean, that costs extra?

I’ve had this question asked to me several times and I get why it can be frustrating for a client to be expecting to pay one amount for a site and then to have things added to the cost. However, as a designer/developer this is something that is essential for me to ask...

Is That Really Necessary?

Is That Really Necessary?

Each of my new web design clients are informed during the brief that I recommend a Maintenance Package as part of the web build. I’m clear and up front that it’s not essential for my clients but it’s strongly recommended. Some people see this as an additional cash...

How far ahead should I schedule content?

How far ahead should I schedule content?

I’ve been asked this question by several people who have started looking at their content and trying to develop a plan for how they go about it. And the easy answer to this question is: that it depends! Yep, so helpful I know! I look at content planning as a bit of a...

Balancing Act

Balancing Act

I’ve recently struggled with balancing my writing for my own website with my clients’ needs. I’ve mentioned before that this kind of thing happens and I know that it’s hard to get back on track once it occurs. So far, I’ve missed two weeks’ worth of content; including...

Content Sharing

Content Sharing

You will have noticed that once a month, I share content that comes from other people as one of my blogs. I have had a few people ask me why I do this as to them it doesn’t make much sense for a few reasons. Aren’t you in competition with those you are sharing? In a...

Blogs can be imperfect

Blogs can be imperfect

I haven’t written anything about blogging recently, focusing mainly on web design and web site clients but I’m ready to come back to it this week as I had recently read an article that had frustrated me so much. Perfectly Polished Only The article I had read was...

How far ahead should I schedule content?

How far ahead should I schedule content?

I’ve been asked this question by several people who have started looking at their content and trying to develop a plan for how they go about it. And the easy answer to this question is: that it depends! Yep, so helpful I know! I look at content planning as a bit of a...

Balancing Act

Balancing Act

I’ve recently struggled with balancing my writing for my own website with my clients’ needs. I’ve mentioned before that this kind of thing happens and I know that it’s hard to get back on track once it occurs. So far, I’ve missed two weeks’ worth of content; including...

How far ahead should I schedule content?

How far ahead should I schedule content?

I’ve been asked this question by several people who have started looking at their content and trying to develop a plan for how they go about it. And the easy answer to this question is: that it depends! Yep, so helpful I know! I look at content planning as a bit of a...

 

How far ahead should I schedule content?

How far ahead should I schedule content?

I’ve been asked this question by several people who have started looking at their content and trying to develop a plan for how they go about it. And the easy answer to this question is: that it depends! Yep, so helpful I know! I look at content planning as a bit of a...

Reasons Why I’m Loving Pinterest for Business

Reasons Why I’m Loving Pinterest for Business

I know, I'm kind of late to joining Pinterest and using it as a business tool, but I know I am not the last person to join and learn the benefits of it. Yes, for those of you who don't use Pinterest for business purposes, there is more to the site than recipes,...

Should I Batch Content?

Should I Batch Content?

I've seen a bit of discussion around this topic recently and thought I'd add my take on the matter. What do you think about the idea of batching?

#everythingiscontent

#everythingiscontent

NB: I can't stop laughing at my facial expression in the featured image.  Yes, I've totally stolen Chenae Carey's hashtag but I told her I was going to! But, more to the point, Chenae was spot on with the use of it and it was nice to get a reminder. Let me know what...

How far ahead should I schedule content?

How far ahead should I schedule content?

I’ve been asked this question by several people who have started looking at their content and trying to develop a plan for how they go about it. And the easy answer to this question is: that it depends! Yep, so helpful I know! I look at content planning as a bit of a...

Reasons Why I’m Loving Pinterest for Business

Reasons Why I’m Loving Pinterest for Business

I know, I'm kind of late to joining Pinterest and using it as a business tool, but I know I am not the last person to join and learn the benefits of it. Yes, for those of you who don't use Pinterest for business purposes, there is more to the site than recipes,...

How far ahead should I schedule content?

How far ahead should I schedule content?

I’ve been asked this question by several people who have started looking at their content and trying to develop a plan for how they go about it. And the easy answer to this question is: that it depends! Yep, so helpful I know! I look at content planning as a bit of a...

Is That Really Necessary?

Is That Really Necessary?

Each of my new web design clients are informed during the brief that I recommend a Maintenance Package as part of the web build. I’m clear and up front that it’s not essential for my clients but it’s strongly recommended. Some people see this as an additional cash...

Scam Warning: Boiler Room

Scam Warning: Boiler Room

I’ve not written a security blog post for a while but after receiving multiple of these calls, I figured I would do a blog about the Boiler Room scam. Please, remember, that any advice in this blog is just information. I link to a few sites that have more information,...

Caution: ATO Scam Warning

Caution: ATO Scam Warning

Last week I received an interesting phone call. One which I had heard of last year, but until now had never received it. So what was the phone call? One which would lead me to believe was from the ATO. It was warning me that there was an affidavit out against me and...

Security for your site

When I used to work in internet security, I loathed WordPress, Joomla and a few other platforms because they were the websites that were always being hacked. It surprised me though when I started really developing my own sites how much I loved WordPress because it was...

Is That Really Necessary?

Is That Really Necessary?

Each of my new web design clients are informed during the brief that I recommend a Maintenance Package as part of the web build. I’m clear and up front that it’s not essential for my clients but it’s strongly recommended. Some people see this as an additional cash...

Scam Warning: Boiler Room

Scam Warning: Boiler Room

I’ve not written a security blog post for a while but after receiving multiple of these calls, I figured I would do a blog about the Boiler Room scam. Please, remember, that any advice in this blog is just information. I link to a few sites that have more information,...

Is That Really Necessary?

Is That Really Necessary?

Each of my new web design clients are informed during the brief that I recommend a Maintenance Package as part of the web build. I’m clear and up front that it’s not essential for my clients but it’s strongly recommended. Some people see this as an additional cash...

How far ahead should I schedule content?

How far ahead should I schedule content?

I’ve been asked this question by several people who have started looking at their content and trying to develop a plan for how they go about it. And the easy answer to this question is: that it depends! Yep, so helpful I know! I look at content planning as a bit of a...

5 Quick Ways to Enjoy More Success

5 Quick Ways to Enjoy More Success

During my research while writing blogs for clients, I discovered that people kept telling me the same thing when it came to those who were successful. As I read and listened to the information, these same five categories kept coming up. So here is my five ways to...

Motivation Detox: How to Get Unstuck

Motivation Detox: How to Get Unstuck

I’ve been feeling a bit underwhelmed with things recently, at least when it came to my own business. I felt stuck. It was easier for me to focus on my clients instead of focusing on my business and where I could grow it. So, I did some reading and these four tips I...

Accountability and Content

Accountability and Content

I know that for a lot of us, whether we're determined to keep a schedule or not, life gets in the way. And it's so true that there are times where you just can't focus on anything else but whatever it is that has your attention. Stopping to write a weekly blog is not...

How far ahead should I schedule content?

How far ahead should I schedule content?

I’ve been asked this question by several people who have started looking at their content and trying to develop a plan for how they go about it. And the easy answer to this question is: that it depends! Yep, so helpful I know! I look at content planning as a bit of a...

5 Quick Ways to Enjoy More Success

5 Quick Ways to Enjoy More Success

During my research while writing blogs for clients, I discovered that people kept telling me the same thing when it came to those who were successful. As I read and listened to the information, these same five categories kept coming up. So here is my five ways to...

How far ahead should I schedule content?

How far ahead should I schedule content?

I’ve been asked this question by several people who have started looking at their content and trying to develop a plan for how they go about it. And the easy answer to this question is: that it depends! Yep, so helpful I know! I look at content planning as a bit of a...

Balancing Act

Balancing Act

I’ve recently struggled with balancing my writing for my own website with my clients’ needs. I’ve mentioned before that this kind of thing happens and I know that it’s hard to get back on track once it occurs. So far, I’ve missed two weeks’ worth of content; including...

June Blog Round Up

June Blog Round Up

The following blog post is a list of blogs I read during June that I found worthwhile of sharing with others. They cover a range of topics which relate to websites, marketing, social media and other topics. 4 Simple Ways To Develop A Strong Brand Voice On Instagram...

May Cause Miracles by Gabrielle Bernstein

May Cause Miracles by Gabrielle Bernstein

For the month of May I read the book May Cause Miracles by Gabrielle Bernstein. What’s it about? This book is described as a 40 day guidebook of subtle shifts fo radical change and unlimited happiness. Reason I chose this book When I purchased The Universe Has Your...

May Blog Round Up

May Blog Round Up

The following blog post is a list of blogs I read during May that I found worthwhile of sharing with others. They cover a range of topics which relate to websites, marketing, social media and other topics. The No-Trick New Blogger Strategy for Content Creation...

Balancing Act

Balancing Act

I’ve recently struggled with balancing my writing for my own website with my clients’ needs. I’ve mentioned before that this kind of thing happens and I know that it’s hard to get back on track once it occurs. So far, I’ve missed two weeks’ worth of content; including...

June Blog Round Up

June Blog Round Up

The following blog post is a list of blogs I read during June that I found worthwhile of sharing with others. They cover a range of topics which relate to websites, marketing, social media and other topics. 4 Simple Ways To Develop A Strong Brand Voice On Instagram...

Balancing Act

Balancing Act

I’ve recently struggled with balancing my writing for my own website with my clients’ needs. I’ve mentioned before that this kind of thing happens and I know that it’s hard to get back on track once it occurs. So far, I’ve missed two weeks’ worth of content; including...

 

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