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What’s your motivation?

I recently started a new full time job at Cellular Sales as a wireless account manager. I’m working a full 40 hours each week doing that, plus continuing to grow my web design business. It’s a lot to manage. The thing is, when I come home at night, the last thing I want to do…

Blogging & Your Web Marketing in 2019

After all the years of “content is king” being mercilessly parroted the idea of having a blog on a business site seems like a given. But for a great number of business owners that I’ve talked to, it’s felt like a big time investment with mixed results. The biggest culprit, I believe, is how SEO…

Why Software Updates Matter

I’ve been building websites for almost six years now, and in that time I’ve seen some pretty interesting websites. But recently, one site takes the cake for a poster example about why software updates are so important. Let me preface this by saying that one of the primary reasons why people hire me is to…

Should you learn to code in 2019?

Lets face it. In 2019, there are lots of phenomenal programmers out there, building incredible pieces of software and beautiful websites. It would take years of learning to get to where they are now. On the flip side, there are lots of visual website builders and even app builders. So should you spend the time…

How to never lose your hustle

No matter if you’re working at a startup, freelancing, working a 9 to 5 job, or something else, you need motivation and drive to keep going. How do you keep that hustle day after day, month after month, and year after year? The answer comes down to a simple solution: keep your goals in sight…

Online shopping has changed how we shop

I’m in the midst of moving right now, and as I move I’m searching endlessly for the best furniture and home furnishings I can buy without spending reckless amounts of money. But earlier I realized that the concept of being able to buy “the best” product for a given…

Outdoing Yourself

My job demands that I be creative. No matter if it’s designing websites, editing video, or just filming video, I need to outdo myself noticeability every single time. How do I do that? The answer is relatively simple: never settle. If you look at my portfolio of website design, you’ll see a clear trend of…

Here’s why I would pay for social media.

I enjoy social media. Out of my 16 hours of screen time in the past week, an hour of that has been on Instagram. That’s considerably more than the 15 minutes I’ve spent in my email app, which costs $4/month. But all my social media is “free.” Except it’s not. I pay…

Why I Don’t Watch Sports

If you’ve known me for any amount of time, one of the things you’ll quickly discover is that I don’t play or watch sports — and I never have. But why have I ignored this staple of American culture? After all, it’s quite typical to get together with friends and hover…

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