Monthly Archives: April 2015

Why, After Twelve Months, Hiring a Professional Web Designer Costs Less than Using Squarespace

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Personal or Business?

Automated website builders like Squarespace, Wix and Shopify have given us easy-to-use tools for setting up inexpensive personal websites.

If you’re looking to setup a new website for your business it can be very tempting to use these same tools. With a website builder like Squarespace there’s the instant gratification of paying only $20 to quickly get a site on the Web.

However, if you’re the kind of business person that likes to look ahead and setup longer-term business plans (as in 2 to 5 year plans) then you’ll be surprised to find that having a website setup and maintained by a professional web designer is actually less expensive than using Squarespace.

The bottom line is that a business owner who needs an average of 20 hours of site maintenance work per year can easily save $3,000 over five years by using a professional web designer instead of Squarespace. Continue reading

Geometry and Design Workshop — May, 2015

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What does this Greek vase and this web page for the new Apple Watch have in common? Find out at the Geometry and Design mini-workshop. This 3-hour workshop is $45 per person, and includes paper, pencils, compass and straight edge ruler. A brief presentation of visual arts that have made use of the Golden Ratio will be given.

The workshop will be held from 1:00pm to 4:00pm, on Saturday, May 2nd. There will be a scheduled break from 2:30pm to 3:00pm.

The location is at sunny New Paltz: 26 N Manheim Blvd. New Paltz, NY 12561

Click below to reserve a spot!

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