<H2>A life lesson in time management</H2>Year ago, my wife was a nanny while putting herself through graduate school. One of her first assignments was a family in Florida that had two boys, ages 4 and 6. On the first day of caring for them, she took both boys to the park. Not long into playtime the older boy threw an aluminum bat at the younger one (fortunately he missed)! Game over. The boys were sent

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Simple and effective, a prioritized backlog can save your budget! The general concept for a prioritized backlog is to write all of your ideas down and go back through them periodically to rank the new ones against the older ideas. That's it! At the beginning of the process ideas are just that, ideas. Inert and harmless, they didn't cost you anything. As you move further along from seedling to completion your cost goes up incrementally.

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Choosing a website development firm is tough. Perhaps you have a referral or some case studies for reference. You may be navigating in the dark a bit and find the process to be nebulous. There are a multitude of considerations: strategy, design aesthetic, ease of updating, platform or CMS, hosting, security, feature set, and how it meshes with your business goals (to name just a few). Given the broad and opaque nature of the task,

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Finding an honest website developer is not unlike choosing a mechanic. Everyone's aware of the importance of finding an honest auto mechanic. It's become a cliche catchphrase because of the universal vulnerability, "I don't know car innards". Plus, there's a feeling you get when you DO find an honest mechanic. They take time to explain things so that you can make an informed decision. They diagnose quickly and accurately. They price fairly. You're awash with

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Phone optimization doesn't start after approving desktop designs. It's important to think "mobile first" for two reasons. First, your designer's layout will flow better if starting small and expanding to a larger screen (it will scale up well). Secondly, mobile first will give your users a cleaner, snappier experience. Ultimately you need a responsive design that expands and contracts to any screen size. There are a ton of mobile and tablet devices out there today,

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