Web Design, Programming, and Business

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Starting a Web Design Business: Part 2

Wow, here it is week 4 after starting my business and I finally have a bit of time to sit down and write! And that’s after a 60+ hour week…so that’s something to be ready for too: long hours at first! Setting Up Your Business – All That Paperwork I have my business set up as an LLC, filing taxes as an S-corp. I went this route because it’s pretty easy to set up, has...

Starting a Web Design Business: Part 1

The Big Picture: Is It Doable? The first step should always be planning: what are your goals and is it feasible? And beyond that, what’s the risks and rewards? What income and expenses will you have? For me, I’ve been itching to start my own company again for probably the last 2 years but it wasn’t until lately that it all started to really come together. The opportunities look...

Starting a Web Design Business: Intro

Wow, I’ve worked at Peak Systems now for 5 years! Although I’ve enjoyed working at Peak, it’s time to move on and start my own business again. This will be my 4th web design business, and each time I’ve started up a web design business, it’s been more successful and more rewarding. My last business, ABD Insights, was acquired by Peak Systems in 2007, and I brought...

Pods WordPress Plugin

A couple of weeks ago, I was introduced to Pods. I’ve been working in WordPress for a while but had never heard of Pods. I’ve now used it in 2 websites and have another one underway. Basically, if you’re looking for an easier way for you and your clients to manage information within WordPress, this is the perfect solution. It allows you to define your own content types and then:...

Web Design, Programming, and Business

Meet Aaron Day

Professionally building websites since 2002, I've worked at Microsoft, multiple agencies, and a few web design businesses of my own. I've been an owner of Thrive Web Designs since 2015. I've taught classes, run design groups and even ran a benefit auction for 4 years in my free time. I love sharing and giving back to the web/creative community.

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