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What Makes a Website Successful?

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What Makes a Website Successful?

As a web designer and business owner I think about what makes a website successful a lot. “How can I make this website successful?” or “What can I do that will make the biggest difference for this business?” Making a website successful starts with defining success and below is the one simple equation that defines […]

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The Pomodoro Technique

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Pomodoro Technique

What is the Pomodoro Technique? The Pomodoro Technique is a time management technique that involves working for 25 minutes, taking a 3-5 minute break and then repeating the process. The 25 minutes bursts of work are called “Pomodoros”. After 4 Pomodoros you take a longer 15-20 minute break before resuming. The idea is to keep […]

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What To Do Before Starting Your Own Website

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What to Do Before Starting Your Own Website

What do you need to do when starting your own website? How much does it cost? These are the first questions my clients often ask when we get started on a new web design project. Getting started on a new website is exciting and it’s pretty easy. It takes only two steps, anywhere from $20 […]

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Why Use WordPress for Your Website?

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Why Use Wordpress for Your Website

If you are new to WordPress or would just like to ensure it’s a good option for you, I’d like to offer some reasons why using WordPress as a CMS (content management system) for your website is the way to go. Top 5 reasons to use WordPress for your website   1. It’s Easy!   […]

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Why Do I Need a Web Designer?

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Why Do I Need a Web Designer?

  Getting professional help with your website can be one of the best ways to spread your message and connect with people who are looking for your particular kind of awesome. Yet so many business owners never realize the benefits of getting professional help with their website.   In this article I will offer my […]

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Adventures in Apache .htaccess Redirects

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Under_construction

I came across an interesting problem today that I thought I would share. I’ve recently built my new website chrysaliswebdevelopment.com and I decided I need to take my old website eddieolivas.com down temporarily while I update it. So I made a little under construction graphic to post on eddieolivas.com while I work on it: (By the way […]

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Aspire Talent Agency

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Aspire Talent Logo

I’ve recently begun work on a logo and website for a talent agency based in Los Angeles, California called Aspire Talent Agency. Their focus is on attracting talent who have a colored past and are looking to take their lives in a new direction through art, music, and drama. Former gang members, drug addicts, and […]

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Nancy Hopps

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Nancy Hopps Website

  Project Overview Nancy Hopps is an internationally recognized author, speaker, performer, and sound healer. Her award winning Relax Into Healing™ series of spoken word audio recordings have benefited thousands of listeners from all around the world. She needed a website that would display the many facets of what she does in addition to making it easier for […]

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Creative Lighting Solutions

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Creative Lighting Solutions Website

Project Overview Creative Lighting Solutions is an award winning LED lighting company from Portland, Oregon. They have provided new, more efficient lighting solutions for the Portland Timbers stadium, Fox 12 Television Studios, and the Gresham Subaru car lot and showroom. In 2013 they won the Energy Trust of Oregon “Outstanding Contributions” award in the Commercial […]

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Neuropsychological Services of Oregon

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Neuropsychological Services of Oregon Website

    Project Overview Neuropsychological Services of Oregon (NSO) is a premier provider of neuropsychological and psychological services to adults. The goal of the clinical staff at NSO is to provide comprehensive evaluations to assist with diagnostic clarification and treatment planning. NSO offers neuropsychological evaluations to help clarify the impact of emotional status on cognitive […]

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