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New website

I’ve been spending my free time over the last few days rebuilding the website.  Currently I do not like it as much as the original website.  But here are the main reasons for the change: SEO (Search Engine Optimization) – this refers to how well Google can see my website.  I need more exposure. WordPress […]

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BUSINESS CARDS ROUND 3

I checked the mailbox twice today, and both times it was empty. Mail usually comes around 12:30pm every day, so after the 2nd check at 2pm I decided there just wasn’t going to be any. At 4pm I headed out to go pick up the boys from school and decided to check a third time. […]

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BUSINESS CARDS ARRIVED

The new business cards showed up yesterday. There was an air of excitement and anticipation as I opened the package. Would they be as awesome as I imagined them to be? I’d spent a lot of time on the artwork – especially the paint splatters – and the layout. Well I was heavily disappointed. Two […]

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CMS

A CMS is a ‘Content Management System’ which makes updating a website easy without the need for coding. Before today I was manually entering these blog entries directly into the database. I needed a more elegant solution, so I spent the day writing code to build my own CMS. This entry – in fact – […]

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CRAFTING A PRESENCE

Maybe it’s my age. At 44, everything I’ve learned in my life seems to be gelling in all the right ways. Once I made the decision to become a full-time artist, I just intuitively knew what I needed to do to start constructing a successful business. Having owned a few businesses in the past, I […]