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  1. A History of Mosaic Web Studios

    Looking back at ten years of web design

    “Every website tells a story,” my homepage proclaims. Well, here’s a story for you. I can only do one thing. And I’ve never worked a job that’s not web design.

    It’s true – while most kids get their start flipping burgers or busing tables, I sold my first website project to a client in ninth grade. I got into web design just as HTML tables were being phased out, and I had my own Geocities page. I had started half a dozen websites by the time I finished ninth grade.

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  2. How to find a clear purpose for your website

    Let’s talk about your website. It can do a lot of things. And your business is complex: it has a lot of needs. Focusing your website, and finding a clear purpose to hone in on, is one of the most important tasks ahead of you.

    When you have a clear purpose for your website, everything on the website either achieves or doesn’t achieve that goal. Now, you have a filter to run every piece of content through, helping you to prioritize what’s important and what’s not.

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  3. Getting the Most out of Website Builders

    A few tips before you build your own website.

    There have always been free (or cheap) ways to get your website out to the world. Remember AngelFire? GeoCities? Free website hosting? Free .co.cc domain names with advertising? Blogger and TypePad? Microsoft FrontPage? (Disclaimer: I did use all of these at one time or another)

    Now, in 2019, it’s easier than ever before to create your own website. And unlike the above services, well, you actually have a lot of good options. But is this the right step for you to take with your business?

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