We can rebuild him. We have the technology. We can make him better than he was. Better…stronger…faster. — The Six Million Dollar Man (opening sequence) When I started this article, the original title was along the lines of “More, Better, Faster.” But being a ’70s kid, every time I worked on this post the opening […]
WordPress is a powerhouse that, in the right hands, can help small, independent eateries thrive and grow. But for businesses without the resources (skill, time, money) to devote to it, WordPress is by far more of a liability than an asset.
Hubby and I recently attended the local chili cook-off, an annual event that brings out the crowds as well as the businesses and politicians hoping to appeal to them. Local architect, business owner and former city councilman Terry Miller was one of the folks manning the ticket table, and familiar chit-chat ensued as we bought our tickets. He […]
The only thing standing between owners of super-small businesses and a good website is experience. If you don’t have experience, you hire someone who does – unless your budget is very small. Then what? You waste time and make frustrating mistakes as you try to build your site yourself? What if there was a proven […]
Despite impressions to the contrary from Wix, Weebly, GoDaddy and even Squarespace or WordPress, good websites aren’t cheap or easy. If you’ve ever hired a quality web designer, you know about the expense. If you’ve ever tried to build a site yourself, you no doubt discovered why someone who knows their stuff is worth the price. […]
A while back, Elizabeth Urello of Automattic (the people behind WordPress), wrote a post about whether a person should use WordPress.com or WordPress.org. That’s a common question among people with only basic familiarity with either flavor of WordPress. The article offers the best analogy (the freedoms and responsibilities of owning versus renting property) I’ve seen […]