In 2020, I launched eight websites for clients new and old. They each posed interesting challenges that resulted in a unique array of sites I’m proud to share.
Now that I’ve been at this whole freelancing thing for a long time, here are many of the lessons and tips I’ve learned. I hope they can help others be more successful and provide better service to their own clients.
Facebook is killing off easy embeds for Facebook and Instagram. It’s another blow against the free flow of information and privacy online.
Most people want to think about the design of the home page as soon as possible. However, it’s best if you do the opposite: Focus on the content of the home page late in the project.
Conversations about website fundraising have a way of making people forget about the basics.
Today, I am participating in the Washington statewide general strike and day of action called for by Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County: There’s never been a time in American history where Black people have not lived and died under the unrelenting boot of racism and systematic oppression. If we truly want to create something that … Continue reading “On Strike for Black Lives, June 12”
Anyone who uses a computer will benefit from understanding the difference between hacking and phishing. Importantly, the steps you take to protect yourself from each are different.
That’s the title of the latest post from the Executive Director of the Nonprofit Technology Network. The whole article is worth a read. Here’s the main point: I’m here today to remind you that technology is not going to save us. That may surprise you coming from the people who organize the biggest nonprofit technology … Continue reading ““Technology will not save us.””
Cancelled events. Working from home. Social distancing. These are unprecedented times for everyone, including nonprofit organizations. Here are some valuable resources for organizations trying to adapt.
This short advice I give anyone writing website content turns out to contain a number of important lessons about how people use websites and how we can serve them best.
2019 saw the launch of TEN different websites by MRW Web Design. Here they all are!
Some developers have been sharing a week of their work-related search history to show how often we all have to look things up. (The answer: a lot.) Here’s mine.
Celebrating the release of a small-but-important new plugin for the new WordPress block editor. I look forward to supporting it with my own Hawaiian Characters plugin soon!
A terrible phrase that does the job. What’s better?
A good podcast episode has me thinking about what it says that most privacy policies are complicated and hard to use.