October 15, 2018

Remember how I said I wasn’t a salesperson? Well, it just doesn’t get more salespersony than the gig that kept me away from focusing on my business this last month. The dreaded newspaper ad executive job. You know that person. The one everybody cringes at parties when...

August 4, 2018

A few years ago, I thought I’d try my hand at building a WordPress website. I decided to look for a YouTube video tutorial to teach me. I ended up finding this awesome guy named Tyler Moore, who has a website, Tyler.com, that has the most comprehensive WordPress tutori...

July 1, 2018

I just made my first sale on Facebook. Not the kind of sale that requires you to create an ad, choose your target audience, and pay so many cents per click. No, this sale wasn’t made that way. It was made in a Facebook group.

If you are a fan of Facebook, you are probab...

March 26, 2018

I am going back to college. I have learned from my first year in business with Debutant Web Design that I don’t know everything there is to know about marketing. I have elected to complete my MBA in marketing. I will be going to Colorado Technical University Online. Cl...

February 12, 2018

If you do a Google search on why businesses fail, you will find many reasons. As the owner of three previous businesses, two of which failed, and one which I can’t get to go away (people from my old business keep calling for service, and I don’t turn them down), I know...

February 5, 2018

When I started Debutant Web Design, my original intention was to offer web design, logo design, and social media management. Hence the name. But I am realizing that I have really cut myself short by just calling myself a web design company. As I begin to get more custo...

January 29, 2018

I am not a salesperson. I do not now nor have I ever considered myself a salesperson. Even though technically I spent half my working life in professions that required me to sell things, I never felt like a salesperson. My belief was that if the customer is coming to y...

January 22, 2018

I used to own a print design and resume writing business. It started out mostly resumes, but I quickly realized that given the unemployment rate of 4% in our state, resumes weren’t exactly a hot item. I also realized how much I enjoyed desktop publishing. This was the...

January 17, 2018

I spend a lot of time on the internet, and see a lot of business’ websites. There are many of them that make me cringe. Terrible colors, hard to navigate, space where there should be something. Something where there should be space. Words misspelled, links that go nowh...

January 8, 2018

I just bought a light box today. I have recently acquired a couple of customers who are selling items on their websites, and they need to take good quality photos. The one I bought comes with 4 different color backdrops, built in lighting and a cell phone tripod. I bou...

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