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The Safe Way to Perform Surgery on Your Website: Staging

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Would you undergo painful surgery without anaesthesia? Of course not. And that’s why your business website should have the equivalent of a painkiller: a staging capability. I’ll explain. Why do we avail ourselves of painkillers? For most people, the answer is simple: To avoid the pain that is really happening. But I’ve got a better reason: So the doctor can …

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Start Me Up: Keith Richards’ Startup Advice

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Guitarist Keith Richards is infamous for heroin addiction and supposedly snorting his father’s ashes. Those topics should pale in comparison to his incredible musical accomplishments with the Rolling Stones. But, he also is an illuminating source for startup inspiration and advice. Richards has the answers to questions such as, “How do you get it started when you’ve never done it …

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New Web Design Project: Julian Coles – Singer + Songwriter

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Recently I was pleased to finish a web design project for Julian Coles – a singer and songwriter who finished recordings in a Memphis studio late last year. It was important to communicate visually both the vibe of Julian’s music and his persona. Words that come to mind are smooth, sophisticated, romantic, inspiring, and heartfelt. And of course it always helps …

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Early Stage Failures: The Path to Success?

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I’m in the early stages of some digital product ideas, one of which is approaching what I will call the official “startup” stage. This particular idea is my “Big Idea,” and therefore it’s the one that has potential “Failure” written all over it during my darker moments. That’s given me some time to reflect on the subject of Failure – …