Category Archives: Small Business

To Template, or Not To Template

I get it. You’re starting a new business. You’ve got expenses out the wazoo. Why not grab a cheap (or maybe even free) WordPress template and head off to the races. Well, there are a lot of good reasons to use a template and many reasons not to. Today I’m going to focus on why… Continue Reading

Akeelah and the Bee

My daughter watched the movie Akeelah and the Bee last week in school. She told me how much she liked the movie and I recalled watching it years ago when it first came out. We saw that it was playing on Showtime so we decided to watch it together. She was right. It is a… Continue Reading

Following Web Design Trends

I came across a great article yesterday about Web Design Trends for 2015 on Huffington Post. See the article here » It got me thinking about web design trends and what they mean for the small business owner. Keeping up with trends seems to make sense – your site looks current, it has similar features… Continue Reading

So, what’s this all about?

In the past I’ve primarily used MikeSmull.com as a place to build websites before publishing them to their final resting place. I also used it as a place to occasionally test out a WordPress plugin or test a new theme out. I wasn’t too careful with what I was doing, it didn’t really matter. Then… Continue Reading