Tips and Ramblings (My Blog)

When I have free time and/or a great topic that inspires me, I share it here.
Site Project: Mountainside Spa

Site Project: Mountainside Spa

This is a fully customized HTML5/CSS3 website. It is a landing site to drive traffic to several other Spa companies managed by this business, to introduce staff, and to feature content from an associated WordPress blog site. The site will act as a centralized hub...

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Site Project: Art-Tech Vision

Site Project: Art-Tech Vision

Small business site with several feature pages, embedded videos, rollover images, image swaps and secondary navigation elements. Responsive layout for mobile and tablet views as well as large screens. This was a highly collaborative process as we discussed audience,...

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Do It Yourself vs Professional Web Design

Do It Yourself vs Professional Web Design

In these days of one click WordPress or Joomla! installs, free content management systems, Google's "free" do it yourself business sites, hosts with templates and tools that promise you never need to know or touch a line of code, what is a Web Design professional to...

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We Built This Together (But Now You Have to Pay For It)

We Built This Together (But Now You Have to Pay For It)

Social Media Trends and Advertising Social Media wasn't even on the radar until the late 1990's and not hugely popular a decade ago, but it has become a part of most people's daily lives. Blogging, online chat and Google started in the late 1990's. Podcasting began a...

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How Do I Get Started With Social Media?

How Do I Get Started With Social Media?

Advice For Getting Started With Social Media As a Web designer, I'm naturally asked questions about other online communications tools, such as blogging, Facebook or Twitter. Most of my clients are pretty intimidated by the rough and tumble world of social media...

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Site Project: Price Meridian

Site Project: Price Meridian

When a past colleague needed a site for his new business, he asked me to create something unique to his needs. He wanted a simple site with some specific content, not a lot of images, and not in some of the cookie cutter styles typical on Weebly or Wix. He needed it...

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Technical and Business Writing Samples

Technical and Business Writing Samples

I believe what distinguishes a good Web developer from a great Web developer is a person's ability to communicate. Many times I've heard clients talk about how hard it is to work with "techy" people. Being technically competent or oriented doesn't mean you shouldn't...

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Featured Website Graphics and Pages Gallery

Featured Website Graphics and Pages Gallery

Here is a collection of various other featured sites and  images. You will notice that many of these have similar layouts or themes. My latest job was supporting Veteran's Health Administration (VHA) programs. VHA has its own branding schemes and templates. Much of my...

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Letters of Recommendation, Kudos, Sample Communications

Letters of Recommendation, Kudos, Sample Communications

Projects Done As PCS Creative Services Formal letters of recommendation provided by clients of PCS Creative Services, LLC Art-Tech Vision website: Debbie Wright | Letter of Recommendation When I announced my last day at my previous last job to my clients, I received...

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Sample Web Design Project Images

Sample Web Design Project Images

Because the majority of websites I created are behind a firewall, I have included images from the sites instead of direct links. I provided content support for one public VHA site, but the template and design were provided by their public affairs office. You can see...

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Welcome Message

Welcome Message

Welcome! PCS Creative Services, LLC does Small Business Web Design. But that is just the "tip of our iceberg." We understand how to create effective, targeted Web content. We know how confused and downright intimidated new business owners are when they face a blank...

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