Hello.

Would you like some help navigating the oh-so-confusing world of websites?

I’ve been helping folks like you with that for over a decade.

Let’s focus on communication first.

I know, your biggest desire is to have someone help you navigate the technology, because that’s the most foreign element—the one where you might feel the most at sea.

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But my years of working with values-focused, heart-centered businesses like yours have taught me that it's really best (for 100 reasons) to start with focus and meaning, so that you can spend your money and time wisely. That is what I will help you do, with honesty and sincerity.

And that’s why I’m creating programs that help guide people through this process gently and affordably.

I create programs and coaching that help you navigate the turbulent waters of online communication, so you can focus on what you’re really here for.

Communications coaching that will improve your website, elevator pitch, and program.

Website design and support that keeps you in the picture (because it’s essential to your success).

Structure, support, and community to help keep you moving...

Stuff I can do for you

Yes, I will help you with your WordPress

I've been doing this for 13+ years. But maybe SquareSpace or Tilda or Shopify (or something else) is better for you? Let me help you figure that out!

Structure, support, and community to help keep you moving...

Yep, I can help your pages look more beautiful

I have years of experience, and am happy to help you with that as well (though all comes from meaning...)

Would you like to get in touch?

I’d love to connect with you, and see how I might be of help!

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My Basic Ideas In a Nutshell

By Chris | July 13, 2021

At its core, my method is a means of harmonizing the needs of capitalism and the needs of human beings; of maximally harmonizing the requirements of the future with those of the present; the needs of the individual with those of the whole. It reveals itself differently for each individual, but overall, this method should…

Why did THIS popover work for me?

By Chris | December 24, 2019

Given that I just wrote about how annoying it is to get email signup popovers earlier that day, it struck me as odd that this one “worked” for me. When I saw this, I somehow wanted it, and did not feel annoyed by it in the same way. Now, I’m sure this is personal, but…

Hey there pretty lady, whaddya talk about I call you sometime?

By Chris | December 23, 2019

Some years ago, internet marketers decided it would be very clever start pushing large forms in people’s faces that ask them to sign up for an email newsletter. These are called “popovers”, and can be programmed to appear at different moments when someone is visiting your site. The obvious core idea is: You have this…

I can’t read the ant text of your email on my iPhone.

By Chris | December 22, 2019

So much we are crafting our careful email on our full-size computer; we are then reviewing our careful email on the full-size computer; and 75% of our readers are looking at them on a smartphone. Here is the problem: and… I have tried to make the dimensions here comparable to what I see on my…

Dubsado: The emotional moat can be the essential ingredient for a company

By Chris | December 20, 2019

The makers of Drift published a great little book called This Won’t Scale. Play #8 in this was Build an Emotional Moat Around Your Brand. The author goes on to talk about “crafting a consistent story” and every “touchpoint” being part of that—which is all good, but still sounds a little mechanical, if you ask…

Please don’t jiggle

By Chris | December 19, 2019

Dear designer-marketer: You think you are being cute by just making the thing you want me to pay attention to… jiggle a little. I am not stupid. I find it very annoying, and am very tempted to close your page right away. —User Unless you want to be annoying (I can’t figure out why you…

Another good example of clear offer in email

By Chris | December 18, 2019

This one is very simple, and you’ll see that the type is small and hard to read, but the point is that they are highlighting a promise of what you will get. And: In fact, notice that they are not highlighting the format, they are highlighting the outcome. “Weekly progress updates” is what you get…

Not being shy about your newsletter

By Chris | December 16, 2019

I like the way Tim Ferris puts his newsletter as a menu item on his website. This is part of an integrated strategy—I like what he says about the newsletter too: Every Friday, I send out an exclusive email with the five coolest things I’ve found (or explored) that week. It could include exclusive giveaways…

A bold and honest ask

By Chris | December 15, 2019

What I love about this is that the design itself says, “we are not afraid to ask first before we send you emails.” People actually get to decide. This was literally on their lead magnet page! Now, this is on the website for a design company, and so the design elements are very well executed,…

Decentralizing gig economies

By Chris | September 9, 2018

Today I read a really interesting article about creating the Decentralized Web. The people pursuing the idea are seeking to extricate themselves from the hyper-aggregation of data and digital power in the hands of companies like Google and FaceBook. But this got me thinking about an idea I’ve been rolling around for a while. I’ve been…