Business Lesson Learned Whitewater Rafting

Last week, my husband and I went whitewater rafting on the New River with some friends and I was surprised to come away from it with a business lesson.  The lesson is: No matter the personality, culture, age or experience of your team, a good leader is able to mold the team to reach a […]

How To Get The New Gmail Layout and Functionality

Google announced last week that they are gradually rolling out a new inbox layout of Gmail. What they’ve done is added tabs to the top of the window. One for Primary, Social, Promotions, Updates and Forums. As the emails come into your inbox, Gmail now attempts to put them into the proper category so that […]

Basic Search Engine Optimization Technique For Blogs

We love to optimize websites for search engines! Sometimes, my associates and I perform our search engine opitimization techniques for people that are still blogging on one of the free blogging services, like blogspot.com or wordpress.com.  Back in February, I wrote a post about how this may be counterproductive to your search engine optimization results.  […]

Your Website Is Not A “Field Of Dreams”

Recently, I sat down with a potential client that is considering redesigning and recreating his website.  Together, we wanted to see what other Landscape Designers are doing with their sites so that we could make a list of specific likes and dislikes in order to begin planning his website. This was quite the eye-opening experience […]

Design Websites To Make Both Google And Visitors Happy

Website Strategy – Visual Appeal On the opposite end of the scale from coding and Google functionality, (the behind the scenes elements of your website), you’ll have actual, visual design and appeal to consider for your website visitors. Whatever you do, don’t let anyone talk you into a fancy Flash home page:  It will not […]