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27 Apr 2021

Is cheap web hosting ever a good idea?

In my experience working with Wordpress websites, I have come across all kinds of hosting companies. Some through my clients sites and some that I have tried myself. These days, I host my sites using Kinsta, a Wordpress hosting company I highly recommend. It's not a cheap hosting starting at $30 a month for one site. Do I think everyone should be on it? Not everyone but I think if your business generates enough income to spare $30 a month, you should. When you're starting your business and not sure how things will go, depending on the type of business…

26 Apr 2021

WordPress vs Squarespace and Wix

This post is aimed at small business owners or individuals who are trying to understand whether they should start their website on Wix or Squarespace, or similar templated website service. Every once in a while I come across a client that currently has their website hosted on Wix or Squarespace, and they want me to redesign their website. What follows is a discussion on how it's difficult for a designer to "design" a website on a templated platform and deliver all that the client desires. Typically, this is what happens. You're starting your new business or already have one, you…

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09 May 2020

Free Photo, Graphic, Video and Font Resources for a Small Business

Updated February 23, 2021 If you are a small business owner or an individual trying to promote yourself and are limited on funds either because you are just getting started or the business is not generating a large enough income to spend on marketing materials, tools and services, you might be looking right now for affordable ways to promote your business in print, online or social media. Currently, just having a website and a business card is not enough to promote your business. You have to be present and active on some kind of social media, YouTube, maybe Tik Tok…