My Special Valentine

Today is a standout Valentine’s Day. My sweet little eight-month old granddaughter, Amelia Rose, moves to Atlanta this afternoon, along with her mom – my daughter, Amanda – and her [...]


Step Into The Spotlight: Create an Irresistible Presence

Have you ever noticed that it is often easier to do something on behalf of someone else than for yourself? It is a lot easier to sell someone else, or a sell for a brand, than to sell your own [...]


Ring in the New Year with a Strong Sense of Purpose

Whew! I’ve never been so happy to ring in a new year! I could sum up the year 2017 with the phrase, “nose to the grindstone”. I’ll tell you what, creating the content for The WP Web Designer [...]


Web Design Path to Pro Interview Series

Given that my circuitous path to WordPress pro isn’t that unusual, I thought it would be fun and illustrative to hear from some other pros in the WordPress community to find out about the paths [...]


Push Through Your Fear and Launch that Baby

“If you’re not embarrassed when you ship your first version, you waited too long.” —Matt Mullenweg, Founder of WordPress Have you ever started a project that was important to you or your business [...]


Developing Entrepreneurial Grit

What does it take to have a successful business? Some might say a degree, intelligence, connections, beauty, a great idea, money, technical ability, health, experience, or a mentor. And while all [...]


Setting Boundaries to Grow Your Business

If you’re really serious about building a thriving business, you’re going to have to learn the habit of setting boundaries, and, more importantly, keeping them. It’s one of the most important [...]

Permission to Call It Quits

In our business we help a lot of people in situations where they are starting up or starting over. And the uncomfortable truth is that most every time we are starting up, first came a tough [...]


Segmenting Your Audience With A Quiz

Over the past seven years of sending out the Just a Digital Minute, I have built up my mailing list to about 3,000 people. Last year, I surveyed this group to find out just who was out there and [...]


Mindset is Key: The Power of Choice

I believe that although things do happen “to us” such as we were born poor, had a bad childhood, got sick, didn’t go to college, were left by the love of our life. These stories of what happened [...]