FAQ

I already have a website, but I don’t like it. Can you re-make what’s there?

Absolutely. I’m happy to work with you.

Websites are reportedly easy to create. Can’t I develop my own?

Sure you can. And people do. But if you are not interested in learning about widgets and plugins and slugs and SEO and sliders and pages vs posts and … well, you get the point. Learning all of that is not for everyone, especially not someone whose time is already consumed by running her or his own business. But it DOES make sense for you to learn the very easy steps involved in keeping your website up to date, thereby keeping your website timely and accurate, and saving you lots of money. That’s why that’s my standard business model. I get your site launched, and you maintain.

Why do you build sites on WordPress.org? 

WordPress is a great content management system with extensive options. Approximately 29% of the web uses WordPress (source: WordPress.org), including many, many large companies that you’ve heard of (click here to get more information on why so many companies choose WordPress). It’s not a cookie-cutter platform, so your site won’t look like it came out of a box. Plus it’s open source (which means it’s constantly being reviewed and updated by the best in the industry), it’s well supported, and, oh yeah, there’s no monthly cost. All good.

Echo Pines – where did that name come from? 

My spouse and I own a cottage on Mount Desert Island which is on Echo Pines Road. It has a view of Echo Lake, which is one of the lakes abutting Acadia National Park. Pretty sweet. And “Pines”? Well, you’ve probably been to Maine…