Outsourcing Web Design – Hourly vs Fixed Contracts

May 2, 2009

If you are a small to medium-sized company, you’re probably faced with the age old dilemma of how to get the best website for your buck. This is a difficult decision for many business owners because of the lack of understanding of web technology and metrics to justify the return on investment. To help you […]

Hackers – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Apr 30, 2009

March 12, 2009 – Yardstick Services’ website was hacked. Our index.php file was replaced and our administrator username and password were changed. I was stressed out and angry. But once I got through the usual emotions associated with this kind of disruption to life and business, I put my learning hat on and set my […]

Web Design Business Models – Time for a Poll

Apr 28, 2009

Recently, I have been pondering what the best business model is for web-design. I have been discussing this with some of my associates here in Vancouver and most would agree that “it depends” is the only good answer. But I am really wondering what motivates certain companies to choose say an outsourced hourly one-man band […]

Newsletters and RSS for Joomla

Apr 27, 2009

Today I made a foray into the world of newsletters and rss feeds. I have always been somewhat dismayed by Joomla’s (in)ability to perform as a blogging platform. Yes, WordPress has become the de facto standard in blogs but I really see no reason why Joomla can’t achieve some of the basic features that WordPress […]

Suggestion for Adding Comments to Joomla Blogs

Apr 25, 2009

OK, this is a jump from the discussion about domain registration tools that I mentioned in my last post, but I just wanted to save for posterity the process I went through deciding between IntenseDebate and Disqus.

Domain Pain – How to Find a Domain for Your Business

Apr 24, 2009

Since this is my first blog post as I venture out into the world of blogging, I thought I would give you (ie. the one person that is actually reading this right now – hi Mom!) an idea of what of the body of knowledge that I am going to be blogging about. I am […]

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