WordPress & Web

Don’t Be an Uninformed Website Consumer

By Chris / July 12, 2017 /
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3 Big Website Money Wasters

By Chris / July 9, 2017 /
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How to Hire a “Web Designer”

By Chris / July 6, 2017 /
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4 Things About Your Website You May Want to Consider

By Chris / July 3, 2017 /
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How to save your next great website idea

By Chris / June 18, 2017 /

Trying to go from your new idea straight to finished website can waste a lot of time and money. Here’s how to avoid this.

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Considerations when creating an online course or membership site

By Chris / March 20, 2017 /

This is a video I made to summarize the basic considerations when you want to create a membership or “courseware” site using WordPress. The key here is this:

* Almost nobody will tell you about most of this

That’s kind of funny, right? But it’s true. In the real world, there are a series of major considerations I have come across in the real world. Planning for them may save you a lot of frustration later on.

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Who Makes Up for Ambiguity in Client Agreements?

By Chris / May 29, 2010 /

Photo credit: CowCopTim When your idea of what the agreement was, and your client’s idea of what the agreement was, differ, how does that get resolved? [Disclaimier: This scenario is a montage of experiences, and does not represent any one client.] An unsophisticated client generally sees their website project in vague, feeling terms–something that will…

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When You See Untapped Potential, by Definition You Have an Unpopular Idea (Don't Seek Approval)

By Chris / May 10, 2010 /

These are from some notes I made while reading¬†Blue Ocean Strategy. So, they have a bit of the feel of notes, but are interesting. Reading about innovation in Blue Ocean Strategy. It’s a great book (with a lot of business-y jargon), all about finding untapped markets, how to go about it, and how to seize…

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A new business is a new system, Part III

By Chris / May 9, 2010 /

Photo credit: TANAKA Juuyoh (????) To be successful a business needs to contain certain qualities. (In place of business, you could substitute any system you want to create that has to interact with other systems.) In living systems terms, these qualities would be called sub-systems, or in the terms of Christopher Alexander’s A Pattern Language,…

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A new business is a new system, Part II

By Chris / May 9, 2010 /

Photo credit: Digital Sextant The important thing The important thing, is that the idea you have, of the business (or something else) you could create, could quite possibly be a great thing. An amazing thing. A wonderful thing, that could bring you happiness. Or, creative fulfillment. Or, money. Or, fame, or whatever. And it could…

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