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You Think You Have What It Takes to Be A Web Designer Today?

Think you want your neighbor's kid to create your website for you? Think again. Not only does a website require a professional looking website, but most people don't even consider the technicalities of all the back-end work that is done with programmers, security, maintenance, IT, etc. Today, I'll give you a glimpse of what is required just from the designer's perspective.

Today's web designers skills go beyond software knowledge. In addition to technical skills, web designers must possess the following:

6 Mistakes To Avoid on Facebook

Okay - I know every business is not making these mistakes but because I am on Facebook about 98% of the time I am awake, I do see these mistakes a lot.  I see them enough that I was inspired to write this blog and even had to scale it back some or it would be tl;dr.  If you are playing by Facebook rules I applaud you.  If you aren't or are not sure, please take a few minutes to learn some of the rules and etiquette of Facebook posting for business.

Still Using an @gmail.com Address for Business?

The Introduction

I’m attending a big networking event and a gentleman walks toward me from across the room.  He tells me his name, we shake hands and chat for a few minutes about a question he has.  I want to keep in touch and can think of another professional I would like to introduce his business to and so I ask for a card.  We exchange cards, smile, shake hands and he walks away.  I look down at the card and then I see it:  d***c****@yahoo.com.  My head drops.