So you have a new website, and you need some images and photos to make it look good. The problem is, you are not a photographer, and you don't have the money hire a pro for the job right now. What to do? Hopefully you are well aware of what not to do. Don't perform a Google image search and download the images you like and use them on your site. If you do that, you are stealing, plain and simple. An image does not need to have a copyright on it in order for it to be off limits, unless … [Read more...] about Free images for your website
... or why you should consider having a fresh set of eyes take a look at your website. If you have been reading this blog, it will not come as a huge surprise that I am using another example from the TV series Firefly to illustrate another issue regarding making your website work optimally. The quote is from the premier episode, and this is the setting: Captain Mal, Jayne and Zoë are about to meet Patience, to make a delivery of goods in exchange for payment. The goods are stolen and … [Read more...] about Testing… Captain, can you hear me?
After having avoided watching Armageddon for 18 years, I fell into the trap yesterday. My husband found the movie on Netflix, and it was his turn to chose. So I went along for the ride. And if I do say so myself, I did so with a rather game attitude. After all, it was a summer block buster, there must be some fun to be had I thought, and I was ready to have fun. Typically, I am the type of person who checks reviews before sitting down to watch, to have some sense of what I am getting into, but … [Read more...] about Don’t Let Your Website Become an Armageddon
You know that saying: “do what you love and the money will follow”. I am not sure that this statement really reflects the truth, because so much more goes into success than just your passion. I’d say it is true you would be more likely to be successful if you do something you love, because it will be easier to work long hours, to face adversity and persevere, to stick with the program through the inevitable ups and downs of life and business. For me, regardless of whether “the money will … [Read more...] about The Impostor Syndrome and You