It’s been a good year for my freelance web design business and most of the projects I completed this year were WordPress sites. And for ALL of them, I built with child themes using WooThemes’ excellent framework called Canvas. Canvas lives up to its name. It truly is a tool that I can shape into […]
How to lower your price without killing yourself, your business, the market or bringing on the ire of other designers Recently in a Facebook group I belong to, an interesting discussion thread was started by my former creative director. The discussion revolves around a designer’s ad promoting his web design services for a low price of […]
In any business, it is wise to keep one’s overhead costs low in order to maximize profits. For freelancers like me, this proves a big challenge as we pay everything out of our own pocket. That is why many of us rely on free tools to get our businesses going without adding to the cost.
I started blogging in 2001 at blogger.com. I forced myself to learn perl in order to create my first custom theme in Movable Type. I tried WordPress the first time it came out, but scrapped it in a few days because I thought it was ugly. Then I stopped and never blogged for years. Until recently.
UPDATE: I have since changed the theme to WooThemes Canvas. But I continue to design and support PlatfromPro for clients. I blogged about re-designing my website on New Year’s eve. I resolved to finish the re-design before January is over. I also mentioned that I was using the free version of Platform from Pagelines to […]