Your First Website

Website Slide Show, Gallery

Posted by on February 10, 2014 at 1:55 pm

  Deciding how to show your products is part of creating your website. Trying to decide the difference and choosing can make your head spin. A photographer needs his work to be prominent – with the page layout framing his work.  Keeping in mind your website’s performance is critical if you’re looking for organic search […]

Proofreading Websites

Posted by on December 29, 2013 at 4:51 pm

For my clients writing website content is time consuming and usually painful.  So much rests on your website’s accuracy.  Each visitor evaluates your business based on website content.  The visual design and photos are critical to keeping a visitor, but typos can be the deciding point for a user looking to make a purchase of […]

Poker League Website

Posted by on September 14, 2013 at 7:45 pm

This was such a fun project – my client was so upbeat, enthusiastic and full of energy for developing his website: Some photos were taken by DouglasSimon Photography & Video as I knew what I wanted, but couldn’t find stock photos to do the trick. It gives such a polish. Creating the graphics was equally […]

Custom Website vs Template

Posted by on July 6, 2013 at 1:13 am

Too many clients come to me after trying a template website, or do-it-yourself company. They are completely frustrated and often have spent too much money either not completing the site, or letting it go month after month and paying a sizable monthly fee. Template sites from  major telecommunication companies (Yellow Book, AT & T, Supermedia) sound simple […]

Veterinarian Website

Posted by on June 3, 2013 at 5:14 pm

Had fun with this website. The blue works nicely for the pet medical field. Payne Ranch is a small clinic, but has a long history in Chino Hills. A simple ten page layout worked well for their content. Photos by Douglas Simon Photography

Does Website Design Matter?

Posted by on May 17, 2013 at 11:38 pm

There is a constant stream of advertisements for “create your own website” for free, after 30 days pay only $7.99/month or simple sounding ads like “Design your website in minutes.” It’s sounds so easy and the price sounds unbeatable.  In the early days of the internet this might have been just the tool for many […]

Web Design Fire Dept.

Posted by on April 24, 2013 at 2:44 pm

Newly launched is the Montague Vounteer Fire Dept.  serving Montague Township in New Jersey.  I love getting to know my clients’ businesses.  This fire department has an enormous amount of equipment and training for their firefighters, and all as volunteers!  With a history dating back to the 1950’s they were fortunate to discover images of the […]

Yahoo Verizon Block Forwarded Email

Posted by on April 23, 2013 at 7:24 pm

Business owners deal with spam. Our inboxes bulge, our email addresses are spoofed by spammers and sold on mailing lists tagging us as legitimate email, so we get even more spam. Many website owners use an email for their domain ( and have it forwarded to a different email account from any of these:, Gmail, Verizon, […]

Website Design Colors

Posted by on May 25, 2012 at 4:17 pm

When it comes to designing your website color is the first decision. If you have a logo you have already established a branding, perhaps.  You can still work a new color theme around your logo for a new look. Here a simple easy to understand article on color use for your website.  You may change the […]

New Website

Posted by on May 14, 2012 at 8:19 pm

Welcome online – to one of my clients.  Sanctuary Pilates  in Claremont. Photography by Douglas Simon Photography. Great atmosphere and true dedication from the owners for quality sessions and healthy instruction.