Project Delays Add to the Project’s Cost

When I am quoting out a project and specifically a website build, I am doing it with the expectation that there are no unforeseen delays. Project delays add to the total hours consumed and needs to be accounted for in the initial quote. I will outline the major reasons why in this blog. I make the best effort to set my expectations up front when read more »

Hourly Estimates VS. Flat Rate Estimates

hourly estimate vs flat rate estimate

Multiple times a week, people ask me for estimates on web design/development work. There are three major types of estimate model/billing methods I use. In many cases, I see where there is an attempt to combine these types that will unfavorably impact me as a web developer. I will list out each category of billing as I see them.

Hourly Rate Estimate Model

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Getting the Most out of Google Analytics


I have placed the Google Analytics tracking code on countless websites that I have either worked on or built over the last decade. It is only in a small percentage of cases where I see that Google Analytics is set up to fully utilize and measure the website’s metrics and how it is converting.

Why Is Analyzing Data So Important?

It is very important to read more »

Why I Recommend Using a Web Agency


I’m asked approximately once a week to take on a project coming directly back from a retail client. In almost every case I turn down the job. I do not believe the amount money saved will benefit the client in the long run. A local web design, development, and marketing agency that is well staffed will be better suited to understand and respond to the read more »

Why I Recommend WPEngine for WordPress Hosting


I have been doing WordPress development coming up on 9 years and the biggest obstacle I have found has been the disconnect between development and hosting. I am fully aware the cost to host a WordPress site can be as little as $1- $3 a month. You get what you pay for. A WordPress site hosted on WPEngine runs faster, is well supported and creates read more »

AMP Mobile Development


What is AMP?

AMP stands for Accelerated mobile pages. This open source technology is sponsored by Google to combat the need for faster load load times for web pages on mobile devices. You can think of AMP as the lighter weight version of CSS / HTML specifically developed to render for mobile devices. The AMP standard has limited the CSS size 50kb or 50,000 lines read more »

Website Content Migration


Content migration can one of the most time consuming parts of a web development project. This blog is written with the assumption that the website is being built on a CMS such as WordPress. Planning a content migration strategy ahead of time can eliminate a bunch of frustration throughout the life of a web project.

Who Is Doing Content Migration?

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My Work

Have a look into my portfolio and see some work I’ve done.

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