What your web designer should ask you

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I talked last time about the first question you should ask yourself before redesigning your website. A good designer would make sure you have the answer to that question, but there are other things your designer would want to know. I wrote a post for the Layout magazine (a publication from Flywheel, a new and pretty solid managed WordPress host) some time ago which described for designers what they should make sure to ask in their web design questionnaire. The list starts with what the client does, the industry they operate in, the kinds of products and services they provide, who …

Before Website Redesign

THE question you need to ask before redesigning your website

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Redesigning your business’ website can be a daunting experience. You may have invested significant amounts of time and money in the existing design, or you may just have a sentimental attachment to it. Most people will eventually start getting swept up in the excitement of getting a new website. Before long they are dreaming up new features and scouting for other sites they like the look of. But are they perhaps jumping the gun? There must be a reason If you don’t know where you are going then how will you know when you’ve arrived? Where it comes to a …

Creative Business Tech Advice

5 Pieces of Advice for Creative Businesses Trying to Navigate Tech-Focused Waters

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It is no longer possible for any business to avoid technology if they want to survive in today’s business world. But if you are a creative service business, then technology may seem like a dark lurking shadow. Stick with me and I will share with you some tips for ensuring that you don’t get lost in the ever-changing digital landscape, and feel comfortable enough making some decisions about the technology needs of your business. The problem is that the world of technology is built by developers, who are comfortable with technology because that is their life. Too often, they forget that …

WordPress is getting interesting

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L’Attitude Studios is my freelance WordPress shop, and besides actually working on projects (will yours be my next one?) I want to start writing about WordPress and its community. I’m based in Jamaica, which, though it has its WP fans, does not yet have a very active community. A WordCamp Kingston may just be on the way, you wait. 😉 Besides sharing projects I work on (when I can), I want to also expose people to some of the really awesome things that can be done with WordPress. It has moved way beyond its blogging origins, but many people (outside …