Who do you hire

Who do you hire

Who do you hire for what and when? It can be a challenge to hire the right person but hopefully this mini guide will help. One person may be good at only one of these roles or they may have some experience with all of these roles in their career. If you hire one, they...
A design portfolio

A design portfolio

What’s in a design portfolio? When I ask what do you want to know about a designer before you hire them, the number one answer I get is, “I want to see their portfolio.” Why is it that people then use online sites where a portfolio isn’t provided? Weird. What...
How to set up a website

How to set up a website

Setting up a website I get asked all the time, “how do I set up a website?” So I’ve decided to write a post about it. Please share it with anyone that needs help. First you need to get a domain name. Something that speaks to you and your branding. I...
Optimize photos for web or print

Optimize photos for web or print

Why it’s important to optimize photos for web Most cameras and phones now-a-days take very large images. In order for you to get the best results on your website or banner ads you’ll need to scale them down. On screen images only have to be 72 dpi at the exact...

What is a favicon

What is a favicon and why do I need it? Favicons are the super small images you see in the address bar of a website, it’s also seen in your bookmarks list, browser tabs and shortcuts. Why is this important? I don’t know about you but I have a tab problem...