What is Beaver Builder and why do I love it so much?

This is a long-overdue blog post about Beaver Builder, the page builder/theme I use for all my web design services.  I first have to thank Ann Marie Gill for urging me to purchase Beaver Builder in 2016.  At the time, Genesis was my go-to theme package for all projects.  But, Beaver Builder has changed my…

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WordPress Fundamentals Notes 4-17-2021

This is a reference post for the Seattle WordPress Meetup held on April 17, 2021. WordPress Fundamentals. 10 am – 12 pm. WordPress Fundamentals is an introductory class for users that are brand new to WordPress. Meet your hosts Cami MacNamara https://webcami.com Dash Buck: https://steadypixel.com/ https://www.dashbuck.com/pronouns info@steadypixel.com Seattle WordPress Community: https://wpseattle.org/ https://wpseattle.org/code-of-conduct/ Mega Meet up…

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How to manage your clients

Two people having coffee in the mountains

After 19 years of running my own web design business, I can honestly say that nothing has contributed more to my success than the time I’ve spent cultivating relationships with my clients.  Making my clients happy throughout the process of working on a project together is always my goal. I want them to walk away…

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I only want to be your web designer

Is it just me, or has the definition of web design been expanded to add services that aren’t web design at all? During my week off from surgery, I did a lot of thinking about my business and where it’s heading. I realized that more and more I’m getting requests from clients that are clearly…

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WordPress Fundamentals Notes 2-20-21

This is a reference post for the Seattle WordPress Meetup held on February 20th, 2021.  WordPress Fundamentals.  10 am – 12 pm. WordPress Fundamentals is an introductory class for users that are brand new to WordPress. Hosted by: Dash Buck (they/them):  https://steadypixel.com/ (check out Dash’s page about pronouns – https://www.dashbuck.com/pronouns/) Cami MacNamara (she/her): https://webcami.com/ and…

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Preventative healthcare tips for freelancers

I’ve been struggling this year to get my blogging going again. I’m always pretty exhausted after the holidays. But this year, I’ve been super exhausted. I decided to make an appointment with my doctor for swollen glands in my neck (one feels like a rock), a runny nose, and an overall feeling of malaise. My…

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