Archive for the ‘Business of Web Design’ Category

Video Blog – SSL Certificates Updates

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

In this quick video blog, Stef reminds you of a basic SSL(Secure Sockets Layer) process – you need to reinstall with a renewal! To find more courses on Web Design and Web Programming, check out our Killersites Video Tutorial Library! Note that all of our videos are in a higher quality when purchased from our […]

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Video Blog – Your Web Design Style

Friday, March 18th, 2011

In this video blog, Stefan talks about how most web designers have their own style. For more information on web design and web programming, check out our Killer Video Store and our Killersites Video Tutorial Library! Note that all of our videos are in a higher quality when purchased from our Killer Video Store or […]

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Outsourcing PHP Video Blog – Have No Fear!

Friday, March 11th, 2011

In this video blog, Stefan talks about outsourcing and how small business web development is the key to financial safety these days. For our Complete PHP Programmer Package or more courses on PHP, check out our Killersites Video Tutorial Library. Note that all of our videos are in a higher quality when purchased from our […]

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Killer Video Blog – Task Oriented Web Design Learning

Friday, February 18th, 2011

In this video blog, Stefan goes over 2 major points: 1. Don’t get caught up in nerd-theory rabbit holes, that take up all your time on things that will have little to no impact on your day-to-day web programming or designing work. 2. Learn your nerd craft by creating things that people commonly want … […]

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Web Design For Small Business Video Tutorial Package

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

We’re really excited to launch our new killer video tutorial package: Web Design For Small Business! The Web Design For Small Business Package is specifically designed to teach business owners EVERYTHING they need to know to run a professional website for their business. This is the first video tutorial package geared specifically for small business. […]

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Stef’s Video Blog – How To Get Your First Web Design Jobs.

Monday, November 15th, 2010

This time Stef gives you his top 5 ways to get new clients for all aspiring web designers and web programmers! Note that all of our videos are in a higher quality when purchased from our Killer Video Store or by subscription to our Video Tutorial Library! Thanks, Jody Killersites.com

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The Dubious Advantages of a Web Design Degree

Monday, December 21st, 2009

I got a call last week from someone who was considering a three year college program in web design. The whole thing was going to cost him tens of thousands of dollars … and that’s just what you have to pay the school! He called to ask about my video tutorial courses; he saw that […]

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Smart Web Designers Play to their Strengths

Saturday, December 5th, 2009

One of the biggest mistakes people make, is trying to develop skills in areas that they suck in. For example, you maybe good at writing HTML and CSS code but in the end, your pages don’t look all that great.

… Let’s face it, some people just don’t have that artistic/designers eye.

Play to your Strengths

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Professional Web Designer’s Roadmap

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

The skills of a professional web designer are constantly changing because the Web is constantly changing. This fast-paced nature of the Web is considered good by some (because it opens up opportunity) while others hate it because you have to be ready to learn new web design skills regularly. … Personally, I see it as […]

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The Universal Principles and the Business of Web Design

Monday, June 8th, 2009

It has been a while since I’ve posted on this subject – I’ve been busy working on upgrading the clarity of my videos. You should see the results of that work soon enough. What are the ‘Universal Principles’ … and how do they apply to the business of web design? These are some of the […]

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The Journey of a Thousand Miles

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

There’s a pretty tired cliché used all the time that goes something like this:

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.

Like all clichés it’s true while at the same time a bit trivial. In the case of building websites, this particular cliché can help teach one of the most important lessons to learn. Let me try to put it in terms of what we do: it’s not how you end a project that gives you success as a web designer/developer; it’s how you begin it.

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