When I’m not writing books in the wee hours of the morning, I’m a web designer. Actually, I am a web designer most of the time. It’s been my full-time day job for more than five years (and most recently, I designed this, this, and this).
A few weeks ago, someone asked me the best way to go about building a new website. It’s a question I get a lot—with so many awesome platforms out there, it can be totally overwhelming for a beginner. It’s a lot to keep track of: figuring out branding; deciding whether to use a template, create your own, or tweak someone else’s; wireframing; copywriting; finding or shooting beautiful stock images; styling your pages; learning SEO… got a headache yet?Read More