Articles By: Ben Klocek

Presentation: Sustainable Freelancing

No matter your specialty, as a freelancer looking to get work, you need to be able to manage your business, deliver for your customers, and find satisfaction in your chosen line of work so you can keep it up in the long-term. The presentation will guide you through understanding your motivation for being a freelancer,… Read more »

A Walk

It’s not just the movement or the fresh air. There’s something deep that gets satisfied. After sitting at a desk all day, with my mind deep in the far corners of the web, a walk puts me right into the world of physical things. The infinite subtleties of light, texture, and smell are a relief.

Using HTML5 Video

In order to deliver video to all devices (Desktop, mobile, tablet), that is not served from a 3rd party like Youtube or Vimeo, we need to use the HTML5 <video>  element. The trouble is, Firefox and Safari/Chrome don’t quite agree when it comes to the file format for videos. In order to deliver video to Firefox… Read more »

Good Content Pays the Bills

Quality always trumps quantity. The web lives and breathes content. As such the content on your site should receive the kings portion when it comes to attention. Design is there to support your content, because without good content, design is just decorating.

Understanding Your Users & Aligning Goals

Your website is created to satisfy your business goals. The goal may be simply creating awareness of your business, or more complex goals of generating revenue through online sales. The main purpose of understanding your website visitors is to create a site that satisfies both their goals and your goals. You probably already have a… Read more »