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If an important part of our job is to increase awareness and understanding of digital across our organisation, what lessons do we need to teach?
For our organisations to truly embrace digital, everybody needs to understand what it can do for the business. You need to make that happen.
As web professionals we know that websites require ongoing investment in order to keep them operating at peak efficiency. However, convincing clients of that can be challenging.
For a long time I have been working with those who have been given the responsibility of their corporate websites. What follows is an open letter to them all, which will hopefully act as an encouragement in a difficult job.
The chances are that if you are reading this, you are a knowledge worker. In other words you are paid for the things you know. The question is how do you effectively maintain and organise that knowledge?
Whether considering your own site or somebody else’s, how do you make decisions about its development? What are the underlying principles that inform your entire approach to web design?
If you want a job in web design there are two options. First, get a job working for somebody else. Second, set up on your own. But which is better?
I seem to be doing a lot of video interviews lately. This one is for Hatched.fm and talks about everything from building community to what exactly my job is!
It’s time for me to get healthy and for that I have turned to technology. However, I need your help too. I need to be accountable to you.
What follows is an open letter to any prospective client who is about to issue a website RFP (Request for Proposals).
Is your choice of web design tool making life harder or easier, for yourself and others? We need to be more flexible over our choice of tool.
Every organisation requires a programme of ongoing website maintenance, but management often doesn’t understand that. How then do you convince them?
How do you support your ongoing clients with website updates/support? Do you use a retainer or charge hourly?