Stay Connected to Your Customers: Newsletter Marketing

These days, there is so much competing for our attention, that our business can become “out of sight, out of mind,” in a heart beat. Most experienced small business owners know that if they can just get in front of their customers, past and future, periodically, that can frequently turn into new business. But how… Read more »

How Often Should You Redo Your Web site?

Many, if not most, small businesses look at a web site as a one-time expense; once they have invested in one, they look at that as something checked off of their list forever. The reality is that the web evolves so rapidly that you really should look at a web site as an ongoing expense… Read more »

Featured Site: Turning Point

Mary Moore, LCSW, L.Ac, MSOM, provides a wide range of services, including acupuncture, psychotherapy, medical hypnoanalysis, and more. She needed a site that would make it easy to showcase everything she is able to provide for her clients, in a a beautiful and sophisticated design. I love the way this site turned out.  

Who you gonna call? 10 Common issues and who can fix them.

As a web designer, I know a lot about a lot of things web-related – and thus, I have become sort of a default tech support option for many many people. I love all of my clients and really am always happy to help, however about 90% of the time, I am not actually the… Read more »

Featured Site: Austin Veggie Chef

Leslie Haak is the head chef and owner of Austin Veggie Chef – which offers upscale personal chef services, catering, private dinners, commercial dehydrator foods and health coaching in Austin, Texas. She needed a new web design that featured their biggest asset – their food! We chose colors and typography to evoke images of healthy,… Read more »

Featured Site: Allan Hugh Cole

Allan Hugh Cole is a pastoral theologian and author of 7 books. He had a WordPress.com site, and was looking for something equally as easy to update, but more attractive and flexible. He wanted a clean, simple design that highlighted his books. I created a new design for him in calming colors with simple white… Read more »

Featured Site: Shana Burg

I love doing author sites! Shana Burg is an Austin-based writer who has a new book coming out set in Africa. Her previous web site has grown out of control and become hard to manage, and did not represent her latest work well. Shana sent me a link to the image of the African animals,… Read more »

Featured Site: St. Mark’s

I always love doing a web site for a place that I drive past every day – I don’t even know why. St. Mark’s Episcopal is right down the street from my kids’ school, so I was excited to create a new web site for them. Their existing site was difficult to navigate, and harder… Read more »

Featured Site: Laura McDowell-Salcedo

Laura McDowell-Salcedo is an austin-based psychotherapist who had never had a web site. She knew she wanted something calming and clean but with an interesting design. She showed me the pinwheel style slideshow on another site, which was something I hadn’t done before – but I love to learn new tricks. I love how the… Read more »

Featured Site: Borskey Government Relations

Mark Borskey is a government affairs consultant. He needed a web site that firmly established him as a professional expert in his field in Austin. Capitol building photos, reds and blues, and a clean, polished layout achieve the tone and style that matches his practice.

Featured Site: Terra Firma Studios

Aly Winngham is the owner and artist of Terra Firma Studios, located just outside Austin in Cedar Creek, Texas. ¬†As I went through her photos of her mosaic work, I was just WOWED. She is amazingly talented, and I now wish I could just have her mosaic my whole house. And my kids are impressed… Read more »

Featured Site: Kekla Magoon

Kekla Magoon is a writer based in New York City. She is the author of four young adult novels and several non-fiction works, and is a recipient of both the ALA Coretta Scott King New Talent Award and an NAACP Image Award nomination. Kekla had a web site that was split up between two domain… Read more »