Author Archives: Dana Sheehan

Eliminate Website Update Headaches

Eliminate Website Update Headaches

Keeping your website up to date can be a challenge – believe me, I know. I spent 16 years maintaining websites full-time. For small businesses and non-profits, websites are sometimes seen as “extra” when it comes to updates, but they’re one of the most important things to keep current, because people are more likely to check you out online before contacting

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Should I Put Prices on My Website?

Should I Put Prices on My Website?

I’m working on some home improvements and I have been pricing out all of the costs, including renting a dumpster. I quickly became frustrated when the majority of websites I visited didn’t include the prices. They wanted me to call or fill out a form for a “free quote.” For one thing, this was on a Sunday afternoon and they were

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Branding 101

Branding 101

Branding is something you’re likely familiar with. Most people think of logos and color schemes when it comes to branding, but it’s much more than that. Branding is really what people think of when they see your logo or hear your name. Who Owns Your Brand? The truth is, you don’t own your brand – your brand lives in the

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HTML Basics to Help You Manage Your Website

HTML Basics to Help You Manage Your Website

HTML is the code that makes your website go. It’s also the scary part of your website that I usually tell clients and students to click away from if they find it – but today we’re going to look at HTML right in the eye. I don’t expect you to begin coding in HTML (heck, I don’t even do that),

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Create A Website Class

Tonight I am starting a new course called Create A Website for a local adult education organization. I love sharing my knowledge with the community, but I’ll tell you a secret – I usually learn as much, if not more, as they do! Creating and teaching classes like these so beneficial for me. I love having an online course available

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Day 1: Self-Employed At Last!

Day 1: Self-Employed At Last!

Last Thursday I left my place of employment as a full-time employee for the last time. I admit, it was bitter sweet. There are so many things I loved about working there, but most of all was the people. While there are many things that I will miss, I know that striking out on my own is the right thing

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