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How To Ruin A Good Thing…

I have terminated several relationships with businesses in my career. It’s not because I have so much business that I can afford to easily make such decisions, especially in today’s economy. It’s because certain client costs too much to keep them as a customer. Your tendency as a business owner will be to expect certain…

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Website Features List Of What You Should Expect

The speed at which the Internet evolves is dramatic. For example in less than a decade ago, it was still acceptable to create websites without an easy way for the average person to make changes, add pages, and pop in a photo. Today’s world is quite different: A company should expect the ability to edit…

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Let The Games Begin – Finding a Good Web Design Company

Let The Games Begin – Finding a Good Web Design Company In the web development world, I meet all kinds of people. I’ve had great relationships with respected professionals and I’ve also experienced some odd issues as well. The world of web development can be technical and when different providers offer assorted services, making everything play…

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Avoiding Bad Websites & Bad Developers

Avoiding Bad Websites & Bad Developers Pricing: NEVER go by price. The best solutions may have optimized processes that allows for quicker development. PRICE IS NOT AN INDICATOR OF QUALITY. Large Agencies: Make sure the people actually doing the work have an extensive background. Agencies will use certain people to sell their services, but behind…

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Finding A Qualified Web Developer

Finding A Qualified Web Developer Experience: High Quality professionals usually have a historic career of 10 or more years working professionally in a work environment other than freelance. You are taking a chance with a career freelancer. I remember consulting a young person fresh out of college with a Master’s in a design related field.…

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How To Find A Good Website Developer

If you thought your worse enemy online was your direct competitor, think again. The web is full of sharks waiting to gobble up your hard earned money while delivering a questionable service. In my early years of web development, I used to “rub elbows” with other local web design firms. One competitor in the Asheville,…

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Website Development From The Inside

Website Development From The Inside Let’s take a break from physical planning so I can give you peek behind the scenes of web development. Web development is arguably the most rapidly changing profession the world has ever known. To place this in the proper perspective, imagine a cutting-edge web developer was somehow stranded on an…

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The Programmers Ugly Little Secret

The Programmers Ugly Little Secret I am not spending an inordinate amount of time discussing programming at this point. Its’ not that it is not an important aspect. A fast loading, properly built site is a critical ingredient. Its just the world of web development has changed in many ways. One aspect is programming. Many…

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Why Does A Business Need A Website?

Why Does A Business Need A Website? I remember meeting a prospect and one of the first questions I asked was, “why do you need a website?” His answer was, “I just need one because everyone else has one.” To the shady web developer this is like blood to a shark. Why the question seems…

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Your Website Is Your Beachhead

Your Website Is Your Beachhead I am going to recommend a different approach for your small business using a military term as a basis: A beachhead. A beachhead is a defended position on a beach taken away from the enemy by landing forces from which an attack can be launched. So it’s a like a…

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