Web Design Blog

Free Online Advertising for Local Florida Businesses

By leontine - 26th October 2014

I have volunteered to help a new online startup business that will help the local community by offering online advertising. In the future any profits go to local charities. I need 500 local businesses that would like a whole year of free online advertising. This offer is available for my all my local web design customers but for other local South West Florida businesses as well. There is no commitment,  no credit card information or payment is ever required. So nothing to lose....

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A clear vision for a pool company website

By leontine - 23rd October 2014

My brain is acting strange these days! Read the story and how it happened. Well, last week I got a call from this 30 year old person who had started a pool cleaning business about a year ago. He said that he had 15 customers so far. I invited him to my office on Friday, Oct 17, 2014 and we talked for a long time. He told me he had lost his mom from breast cancer recently so I felt so bad for...

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Plumbing Company Website

By leontine - 23rd October 2014

Tomorrow I am meeting with Keith Onken, a plumbing contractor here in Venice, FL who has a website called www.onkenplumbing.com but his website is not performing for him. We will start out with a brand new design, then better continent, a call to action, and much more of course. Stay tuned for that new website. meanwhile, visit his old website at http://www.onkenplumbing.com so you can see the difference with the new website after I get it done.

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When a customer proposes a bad idea for their website

By leontine - 11th September 2014

I’ve been doing web design for 14 years now and I must say, I never have a problem with this issue. When a client proposes a bad idea for their website, I don’t tell them your idea is bad, instead I explain to them what would happen if we use that idea, and then I tell them how we can do it just a bit differently and it will work great. (A bit is not necessarily a bit). The key...

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Web Design Freebies – Fixing website issues for free

By leontine - 5th September 2014

I have done many things for free in my 14 years as a web designer, especially in the beginning when I was still learning and to get more visibility. Of course I’m still learning now, I will never stop with that, but I’ve built a nice portfolio and I really don’t need to do web design freebies anymore for free. That doesn’t mean I never do anything pro bono of for free these days. I sure do,  it’s great for...

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Joomla! or WordPress?

By leontine - 15th August 2014

I have just given a review on Joomla!, the other continent management system. It’s a wonderful platform for medium to large organizations who need a lot of functionalities and who have a team of contributors and writers. Note that my review is of Joomla! 1.5 and that older version has many security flaws and is often attacked by malware. Know that when using a later version, these issues are not likely. Joomla! Review: Choosing Joomla! over WordPress

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Trees by the Sea – Handmade Lighted Decorated Christmas Trees

By leontine - 11th August 2014

I have just finished another website and have performed the SEO on it as well for a customer who sells handcrafted Decorated Christmas Trees & Wreaths with Shell Art Ornaments. http://www.treesbythesea.com

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Rain Dogs Pet Grooming Venice FL

Rain Dogs Pet Grooming Venice FL

By leontine - 9th August 2014

Website work for Rain Dogs Pet Grooming, Venice FL First some SEO. For my friend and dog groomer Jeniffer in Venice FL at Rain Dogs Pet Grooming I...

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RentanAppleTree.com Unique Gift Idea

SEO for Rent an Apple Tree

By leontine - 9th August 2014

Besides designing websites, I also often get requests to perform some SEO (Search Engine Optimization) on existing websites. Work on Rent an Apple Tree I have just finished...

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12 E-Commerce Must-Do’s from an E-Commerce Expert (me)

By leontine - 29th July 2014

So you would like to sell your exciting products or services online! You are about to enter the toughest type of business there is; online sales. Before getting...

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