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Here we share our thoughts and viewpoint on how to take your website from "meh" to "wow".  Come back every week for more tips, tricks and tutorials.

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How do i build my own DIY website?

Is making a DIY website is as easy as they make it look in those TV ads? Read our analysis and get the the details on how to make your own DIY website.

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How much should a website cost?

Learn to determine your website cost by understanding the five variables that website designers use to figure out what you pay.

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What Does a Web Designer Do?

What does a web designer do, and how do you know if you are working with the right one? In this post we discuss the art and science of web designer types.

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What is a Website?

Building a website is like building a house. To make the best decisions for your website, you need to understand how the various elements work together.

Platform Design 101: Business Systems (Part 8)

In this final part of the Platform Design 101 series, I share the mindset shift necessary when going from employee to entrepreneur. We also talk a bit about working with Virtual Assistants.

Platform Design 101: Pre-Production (Part 5)

As you’re building content for your online platform, there are a lot of things to figure out before you write a single word, record your first podcast, or record any video.

Platform Design 101: C is for Content (Part 4)

Your platform needs content! But first you have to decide what sort of online home you’re going to create. Here is everything you need to know to understand your website options.