Working through grief as a freelancer

Photo of a rock painted with a message of grief

As a freelance business owner, you may find it challenging to carry on working while grieving. Grief ignores deadlines, clients, and to-do lists. It has no concern for your situation. The grief you feel can be even worse when your business depends on you to be on top of things. I have recently had the…

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There is more than one way to WordPress

As the year nears its end, I’ve had my career on my mind. 2022 will usher in my 20th year as WebCami.  What started as a volunteer and part-time business has grown beyond what I had ever hoped for. Right now, I have over 250 active clients and 200 sites in my care plan program.…

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How to keep your clients on track with your project timeline

One of the biggest challenges for any web designer is keeping a client on track with their project timeline. Many clients are unfamiliar with what goes into designing a website and don’t know how long it will take. They may have unrealistic expectations of how quickly their site can be designed or how much work…

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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 Dash Buck: Seattle WordPress Community: 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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