Drop Shipping

I've been getting a lot of questions about drop shipping lately. Advantage: You Don't Stock Products and you don't have to deal with shipping. Drop shipping is a fulfillment method whereby the store doesn't stock the product it sells. Instead, the product is shipped...

Why should I hire a designer?

I recently had a prospect ask me why he should hire a designer when he can build a website himself. Comparing DIY websites such as WIX, Squarespace or Weebley to hiring MacKenzie Arts and Design, is similar to hiring an on-line legal consultant like Law Depot or Rocket Lawyer instead of hiring an actual lawyer.

WordPress.org VS. WordPress.com

When I offer Wordpress (.org) to a customer, many times they point me to online platform comparisons between wordpress.com and WIX (and products like it), suggesting that a drag and drop builder is a better fit. Understanding that the full Wordpress software is a...

Before you post your next photo online

What is a copyright? A photograph, painting, sculpture, music and written word, anything we create digital or physical is automatically protected under copyright law.  Photos you find online even if they do not have a copyright notice are not yours and you may not...

WordPress Website Maintenance

Wordpress is really great software and it's typically very secure. Most all of my websites are designed on Wordpress.  It's important to not that HACKERS also love Wordpress. How can you avoid being hacked? Update your passwords to something more secure. 10 characters...

Beware of Scams

I recently had a person contact me through my website desperate for a photographer for a family event. While I don't care to photograph events he was in urgent need and I hate to turn down work.  The event was in two weeks. The contact was in the form of a text...