A Website Redesign for Basic Organization

One of the biggest compliments a web designer can receive is to have the owner of a site they’ve created return for a redesign a few years later. Background Basic Organization was established in 2005 and launched their first website a short time later. Owner Janet Schiesl and I first worked together in 2014. The goals of that project were…

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A Website Makeover for Canadian Author Kathy Stinson

Kathy Stinson has been a well-known author since the publication of her first book in 1982. Red is Best is considered a children’s classic, and she’s had new titles published nearly every year since. When I created Kathy’s original website in 1999, the home page looked like this: It’s gone through many transformations since then – more than I can…

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Introducing Good Life Photo Solutions

I’ve been very busy working on new websites lately, and I’m thrilled to show you one of them today. Background Andi had been operating her professional organizing business, Good Life Organizing, for several years. When she decided to shift her focus from residential to personal photo organizing, she needed to build on the success of her existing brand to establish…

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A more engaging vacation property rental website

I recently had the pleasure of helping Keith with his online presence. He had created a website for his vacation rental property, but it wasn’t generating as much business as he wanted. Branding The first step was to give the site more visual appeal, to capture visitors’ attention quickly and make it more memorable. Enhancements included: A logo, for a…

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A more user-friendly professional association website

I was introduced to the International Customer Service Association (ICSA) when they signed up for my Yearly Maintenance Package a few years ago. Their existing site was built with WordPress in 2011. Although that doesn’t seem very long ago, designs have changed quite a bit over the last few years. More importantly, the website structure was confusing for their members,…

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How to find the best WordPress theme for your business

If you have a website, or are thinking of getting one, chances are nearly one in three that it will be built with WordPress, the most popular Content Management System (CMS) today. Every WordPress site has a theme that controls the colors, page layout, fonts and many other attributes. Because the theme files are separate from your core WordPress installation,…

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