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What’s in a name?

4 January 2018, in Design, Writing | Add a comment »

As I consider a move away from having my blog separate from my namesake domain, something dawned on me: my blog is called Web Designer Notebook, but is that name still accurate? How many of us still call ourselves web designers?

Recently I advised a friend looking for a new job to not only search for the term “web designer” but also “product designer”, as that describes what many companies are looking for today. She did find more job ads.

So the question is twofold: is there a point in keeping a blog as a separate entity of the portfolio site (ignoring the unwelcome task of merging Kirby and WordPress); and is Web Designer Notebook a good name for it anyway?

I swore I wouldn’t write another book

6 March 2017, in Writing | Add a comment »

I wrote a book. Another one.

Even though I had sworn off ever doing it again, I somehow convinced myself that it wasn’t going to be too hard since this book was going to be much smaller, and I already had a lot of the content anyway.

Cue me being proven wrong.

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