Category Archives: Administrivia

Never Let the Mechanic Keep Your Keys

You would never give your only set of car keys to your mechanic, and then assume they’d be available any time you want to drive your car. Why would you allow your web person to be the only one with … Continue reading

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WordPress Tutorials: All the Transcriptions (And All Your Questions)

We’re hiring someone to finish transcribing the WordPress video tutorials. My book shepherding is picking up, and if this important task is going to be done we’ll have to outsource it. Watch each Monday for another WordPress tutorial video’s transcription. … Continue reading

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Sidney, The Uncommon Squirrel, Gets Ready Set Go Instant Blogging Package

Ready to start blogging? With our Ready Set Go Instant Blogging package, you can start sooner than you think. Just ask Ed Kellner, author of Sidney The Uncommon Squirrel.

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Easy to Remember Unbreakable Passwords

The core of your online security is your password. You can’t control what kind of security that online company uses, but you can control your password. Most passwords are either far too easy to guess (using automated hacking tools) or … Continue reading

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Website Assessment for Spinhead by Split Strategy

Our good friend Mat Fitzgerald of Split Strategy recently offered a full review of the Spinhead Web Design website and we took him up on it. Mat provided a thorough assessment of the website including page by page design and … Continue reading

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Over in Publishing Land: My 10th Book, “You Don’t Want a Job” Launches Friday July 27th

Though I pay the bills as a WordPress web developer I can’t stop myself writing like mad. My 10th book, You Don’t Want a Job: Why Self-Employment Reduces Your Risks & Increases Your Rewards, supports that claim with reasoning based … Continue reading

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Ready Set Go Instant Blogging: $300

It’s not a sale, it’s an experiment. How would you like to have a ready-to-use no-brainer zero-hassle blog and website? What if it included hosting for a year, your own domain name, and WordPress professionally installed, including all the plugins … Continue reading

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13 Years of Web Design for Spinhead

13 years ago Joel registered the domain name spinhead.com on February 8, 1999. It’s the one domain name we hang on to no matter what. If you ever want to find us, just Google ‘spinhead’. We can also be found … Continue reading

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Attracting Quality Clients

Everyone wants clients and customers. Some people are willing to take on anyone as a client at any price the client is willing to pay. You want to attract quality clients who value the quality service you provide. It’s time … Continue reading

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Buy Hosting Before New Year’s, Get the Website Free

The last two weeks of the year are slack time for us. Nobody starts anything new; they’re all waiting for the New Year for New Things. Not you. You’re a rebel. You suffer from the burning impatience that characterizes the … Continue reading

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