Say you love working with WordPress, or love working with Squarespace, or love working with Shopify. Pick a technology platform; it doesn’t really matter. Being an expert in your craft does not make you an entrepreneur. As a kid I loved playing with Lego bricks. The bigger the Lego set, the better. I’d make entire … Read moreHere’s the Part of Being an Entrepreneur That No One Tells You About
When I first starting making websites for clients, I would take on almost any type of project. And like most web designers, I was under charging and not realizing it. People in our industry tend to be tech focused first and not business focused. We don’t fully understand the proper way to run businesses, to … Read moreI Don't Offer Discount Codes or Promotional Pricing. On Purpose.
I’d like to think that with each new successful website project, whether it’s for an existing client or a new client, I learned something new. The key of course is to take that new knowledge and merge it into my process, and better yet form new habits for continual improvement. One lesson I am always … Read moreA Few Quick Lessons Learned From You, The Customer
Communicate. Communicate. Communicate. If you as my client have to ask me for a status report or an update in the project, then I have failed you. When I start a new client project, I have a list of tasks already defined — based on project type — in a template that I kick off … Read moreHow I Think About Project Management
When I first meet with new prospective clients, often the first or second question from them is, “What is SIX15?” or “What does SIX15 mean?” What is “SIX15”? Coming up with a company name and brand is surprisingly difficult. You can easily be paralyzed by over-analysis of the tiniest detail. Thinking of a unique yet … Read moreA little about SIX15, Jeff