note to self:never publish this

I keep a page with this title on each one of my sites,saved as a draft or password protected. I use it as a general “things to do next”and a place to document the invisible work I’ve done on the site. It’s amazing that I can remember what each of my six kids [...]

Awesome free widget from Facebook

I absolutely love Facebook’s Activity Feed for web developers. it creates a sidebar widget that you can use to see which of your blog posts are being “shared”most often on Facebook.

I created one for a client’s website and it was so easy,I decided to do a few for some of my own [...]

Unprofessional "professional"websites

Dear business owners- don’t make ridiculously complicated policies that make customers NOT want to contact you.

For example- this “email policy”from the Black River Outdoor Center in South Carolina

If You Contact Us by eMail …please use relevant wording in your eMails such as “Subject:Kayak Tour Info”or “Subject:I want [...]

Pay Yourself First

write for your own websites

I always get annoyed when I find myself devoting a lot of time writing for other people’s websites. The pay isn’t fantastic,but I research my keywords and make sure that the job is well done. I know that the people paying me will end up making more in [...]

WAHM Writer Message Boards

Maybe I’ve already made a post like this somewhere,but the topic came up again today on one of my favorite WAHM writing message boards,so I just had to share. Here are some message forums that you can use to network with other wahm writers. Share leads,talk about the wahm writing industry,and [...]

How to Add Pictures to a Webpage Using Yahoo Sitebuilder

I made this little video to show a friend of mine how to upload pictures using Yahoo sitebuilder program. I don’t recommend sitebuilder for many web design applications. it’s good because you can design offline,but I don’t think it’s very SEO friendly,manipulating html code is difficult and you can’t really create a feed. [...]