GoDaddy Roadshow, Part One

It’s nice to be back home after spending the week in Arizona visiting GoDaddy. I currently have my laundry in progress because on Monday morning, I’m hitting the road again. Yes, the suitcases are staying out for another GoDaddy adventure. First of all, let me explain what I was doing. A couple of contacts (really,…

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Be a Good Boss to Yourself

Today, I fired my boss. She’s a real piece of work.  She’s been making me work long days and weekends.  She’s made me miss fun events, and have stacks of laundry pile up.  She’s made me forgetful and burnt out.  She’s a real micromanager.  Worst of all, she’s hurting WebCami Site Design with these ridiculous…

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Daily habits for new web designers

If there is one piece of advice I wish someone had shared with me when I was first starting my web design business, it would have been to develop daily habits to adhere to.   In other words, establish a daily routine. It took me a very long time to get structure in my business and…

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Legal and financial considerations for your new web design business

I remember feeling really great after I got my business license in 2002.  Wow!  I was really doing it.  Finally, I was ready to officially start my business. There was so much to learn the process.  Much research was needed that included reading books, asking questions to friends that owned their own businesses, and lots…

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How to freelance with a chronic illness

You might have noticed I’ve been absent more than normal from our Facebook group.  I have been quietly battling a chronic illness over the last couple of weeks and had to make choices in what tasks needed to be done first. Client work won over everything else.  It’s incredibly hard to admit this.  I am…

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Setting up an office for your web design business

Setting up your office is a very important part of becoming a successful web designer.  When I first started working from home, I have to admit I didn’t really have a dedicated space.  My son was 5 years old.  I was really only working part-time, mostly volunteering.  The kitchen table and a laptop were all…

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