Plugins Aren’t Always Best

Attempting to add a WordPress plugin to add some functionality┬ácan be a time-consuming task. All I wanted was a simple ‘like’ button for Facebook. After reviewing the number of installs (but why don’t they also list uninstalls?), the reviews, the compatibility with your version, support questions and the screenshots, I gave up and went straight […]

By | July 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Chanticleer Reviews Magazine

front-page-magChanticleer Book Reviews and Media has launched its first online magazine. Megabite designed and produced the publication in its entirety using Adobe InDesign and uploaded to Issuu for sharing.

By | November 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chanticleer Authors Conference

I will be presenting at Chanticleer Authors Conference Sept. 19 and 20 2014 at the Hotel Bellwether in Bellingham, WA. You can see the schedule here. I will be talking about websites. For the first session it will be an introduction to different kinds of websites; the second […]

By | September 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fast, Cheap or Beautiful: Pick 2.

The old adage about the three rules of business – fast, cheap, good – pick two, is especially relevant in design. Good takes time, cheap can sometimes be fast if your expectations are low enough, good and cheap is hard to come by. I think this image sums it up quite nicely:

By | July 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Contests: Ethically Wrong

The first design contest I ever entered was in college, for the water skiing club. I came up with a nice roundish black and white logo, silhouetting the skier with some spray coming off and having the club’s name around it. I thought it was pretty cool, but I guess the club didn’t. I never […]

By | July 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments