If you develop websites for a living and manage multiple projects at once or you have a multitude of websites that you and/or your team manage then you know how quickly things can get out of hand and disorganized. After spending countless hours thinking about this, I think I have the answer. Managing even just … Read More


23 Oct 2017
business community

The things that have brought me joy have involved being a part of a community. And I think, for a lot of people, that holds true. Community takes on a lot of forms and personalities. Creating the community you want around your product, service, or passion is a great way to stay happy and interested … Read More


15 May 2017

When it comes to modern marketing, the basics seem to get passed over completely by the majority of new businesses out there. There’s a huge focus, an obsession, really, with learning everything they can about digital marketing, leaving the foundations of traditional marketing in the digital dust. I understand the obsession — when you really … Read More


30 Mar 2017

I don’t really do New Years Resos. I add things throughout the year, though, to change things up. Last year, I knew I wanted to become a better writer. So I committed to a process of writing more, either by blogging or simply by writing things down. I’ve always enjoyed being a morning person, but … Read More


06 Feb 2017

I’ll start by saying that DigiSavvy is a Pantheon Agency partner. This article discusses how I use Pantheon for our projects. No affiliate links or anything crazy like that; just my own observations and opinions on running a smooth site. Why am I writing this in the first place? I’m not selling Pantheon here; their platform … Read More


30 Jan 2017

If you Google “10 Tips for Small Biz Social Media” you’ll find a ton of articles. Literally tons! Most of them will have great ideas, and you should review some of them to see if there’s anything actionable you can use for your own business. In this article, I’m going to try to give you … Read More


08 Dec 2016

Page builders. They’re all over the place and if you build sites for clients then you’ve at least given some “side-eye” at the solutions that are out there. The most polished and refined is clearly Beaver Builder. I’ve used Beaver Builder on a few projects now. I like its ease of use. However, what I … Read More


29 Aug 2016
wordpress plugin basics

I was honored to be invited to speak at the LAdobe User Group meetup, in Santa Monica. It was a fun and informal event sponsored by Inmotion Hosting and Recruiting Social. Big thanks to the sponsors! Adam Bell runs the LAdobe User Group and has done so for roughly twenty years! That’s older than my … Read More


24 Jun 2016
getting business found online

This article is part of the “Way of the Tortoise” series. You can check out our other posts in this series here. Check back regularly to read our other updates. I’m not going to keep jamming the same stuff into your head that you have heard and read. You already know the getting found online … Read More


06 Jun 2016

This article is part of the “Way of the Tortoise” series. You can check out our other posts in this series here. Check back regularly to read our other updates. Today we’re going to talk about SEO. It’s a topic shrouded in mystery, like Cold Hands from Game of Thrones. Be wary of spoiler alerts if you go Googling those … Read More


02 Jun 2016

This article is part of the “Way of the Tortoise” series. You can check out our other posts in this series here. Check back regularly to read our other updates. Today we’re going to talk about SEO. It’s a topic shrouded in mystery, like Cold Hands from Game of Thrones. Be wary of spoiler alerts if you go Googling those … Read More


02 Jun 2016

Life is hard. Even when life is good, it’s still hard. You can never prepare for all the things that could happen. I’ve had my share of bad things happen in my day. Some people are struggling much more than me. I know this. I lead a cupcake life when it comes right down to it. … Read More


18 May 2016