How To Get Your Clients Addicted To You and Your Content

A Secret About Me I’m going to let you in on a little secret about me. I love buying domain names! It’s usually one of the first things I do after having a business idea for something that would help my clients. Several weeks ago my business coach and I were working together on one […]

Design Tools I Could NOT Live Without

People in every profession use many tools to accomplish the tasks they are responsible for each week. As a website developer and designer, I also have my list of essential and helpful tools that I rely on. Some of my favorite tools are very easy to use and have uses that extend way beyond web […]

Do You Know The Basics of Selling Online?

I remember that evening when I set up my first online shopping cart with e-Junkie and PayPal several years ago. What was really exciting is waking up to several sales and the money from those transactions deposited in my PayPal account. It was the closest thing I’d experienced to “making money while I slept.” Since […]

The Value Triangle

Have you ever had a prospective client or customer say this?
“I’d like you to have you do my project, but I’m on a tight budget, I need to have several custom features, and I’m really in a hurry to have it finished.”

If so, I’m sure those are not the projects you eagerly jump at.

Several years ago I heard someone talk about the “Value Triangle,” and it has been very helpful when deciding if a client will be a good fit for my business. It has also been a great tool for explaining “how things work” when hashing out project details.

I LOVE My Website (Part 3 of 7)

In Part 1 of our “I LOVE My Website” series, we talked about loving how your website looks, and in Part 2 we covered loving how your website works. Today let’s jump in to Part 3 to look at three things you can do so that you will, “Love its Ability to Serve Your Business.” One of the things that all business owners have in common is the need to have buyers for their products and/or services. Your website will serve your business best when it “connects” with your ideal buyer. As obvious as this is, there are still plenty of business owners who design their sites around their personal preferences rather than their prospective buyers.

I LOVE My Website (Part 2 of 7)

websiteIn Part 1 of our “I LOVE My Website” series, we talked about loving how your website looks. Every business owner wants their website to look amazing, but just as important as it’s visual design is how it actually works. In Part 2 we are going to explore loving how your website works. Here are a few suggestions for tools and programs to consider using on your website.

I LOVE My Website (Part 1 of 7)

what to love for your websiteEvery business owner wants to say, “I love my website!” Thankfully many do, but sadly some don’t. On a scale from 1 to 10, how would you rate your website love?

In my experience with clients, and in talking with numerous business owners, I’ve narrowed down 7 things you need to love in order to truly love your website. You need to love how it looks, love the way it works, love its ability to serve your business, love how secure it is, love using it and love how much your visitors love it. You also need to LOVE your website designer!