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Things For Women Are B.S.

Things labeled "for women" are subconsciously misogynistic. Soft colors, rounded edges, and with a huge focus on the children and husbands of the targeted woman. How can this product make a women better for the benefit of the people in her life rather than for...
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Almost Got Scammed!

There's nothing quite as sickening as the feeling that you've been scammed. The deep sensation of regret and embarrassment, coupled with a huge bill that started out as a great paycheck, and just the thought that you were duped. Yeah, it's the worst! It almost...

Sacrifices To The Business Gods

Running a business means making a sacrifice or two, both professional and personal. With summer officially over, fewer personal sacrifices need to be made: festivals are winding down, vacations are recent memories, and everyone has their minds back to work or school....

The Lemonade Stand Dilemma

Spring has sprung and that means kids will open their lemonade stands soon. There is one in every neighborhood run by a group of friends or siblings. Kids just trying to earn a buck or two in this economy. As an adult, we don't take these small operations seriously....

Better Client and Customer Relations

Globalization has morphed the landscape of client and customer relations in only a few short decades. You may work with a company that has an office just down the street from yours or completely online as they are located on the other side of the world. Understanding...

Website Security Cake

Website security is sometimes neglected, or treated as an afterthought. Focusing on securing only one layer of your website leaves you vulnerable. Let's prevent that, shall we? Websites are static vectors for targeted and blanket attacks. To put it bluntly, if you...

Lifestyle Over Salary

Freelancing is a lifestyle. It involves a lot of personal legwork that would otherwise be done by the company you're employed with. Going solo is a challenge as you have no choice but to do all the work in order to succeed. And depending on what your goal is,...

The Survey

I used to never fill out surveys or reviews. Back at the dawn of Amazon, Yelp, Angie's List, and other review specific sites, I didn't bother to give my feedback on products or services. Mainly because I didn't believe my opinion mattered. These huge companies have...

Design Vocabulary: Logo

There is nothing quite as daunting as not being able to understand something. In the world of design, there are so many jargon words and tools that are confusing to non-designers. I want to lift the curtain on that obscurity and help you understand some of the basics....