Wix, Squarespace, etc versus Elementor WordPress Sites

WordPress Elementor vs Wix, Weebly, Namespace, etc.

Some time ago I wrote a post about Elementor making me competitive with WordPress versus those who use website builders like Wix, Namespace, Weebly, etc. Today I had the opportunity of working on Amazon book marketing and the Facebook page of a client who has a Wix website. It’s a pretty site but it isn’t as pretty or […]

Elementor VS Themes, Advantages

elementor vs themes

On my WordPress Website Development Business website, Fast Fix Web Design, I’m selling Elementor Pre-Built Websites because I’m convinced website pages built with Elementor are a better fast, beautiful website building solution than premium themes with dummy shortcode pagebuilder demos.   In general, all of those sites use a shortcode based pagebuilder. Even when those […]

Building Website So Users Can Make Easy Impact Changes

WordPress Valentines Day Banneer

I get pretty frustrated with potential clients. I get a lot of silly contact emails asking about help with their site. They almost always start off with something like “I’m pretty good managing my own site but….”. Then they outline what they can’t get to work, tell me it is a “little job” but could […]

Clean, Crisp, Powerful Pre-Built Websites for Small Businesses

Pre-Built Websites for Small Businesses

This week Fast Fix Web Design launched a new subdomain, Free Fast Fix Web Design. The purpose of the new site is to provide small businesses with quality free pre-built websites. Fast Fix already offered quality model websites for a price. They often included a Premium theme that would have cost the user $59 or more and, […]

Freelance WordPress Clients From Hell

WordPress Clients From Hell

It’s nice having this site for sharing stories from my life and times while having Fast Fix Web Design for our WordPress Freelance business because I can post about experiences that I would never post on my business site. in many ways I’m lucky. Altogether I’ve only had 5 WordPress Clients From Hell. The most […]

Starting Up In Minnesota

minnesota wordpress website developer

I do a lot of things right but I also do a lot of things wrong. Sometimes what I do wrong as a WordPress Website Developer in both Minnesota and Boston is forgetting the simple things! I was just adding a post to Fast Fix Web Design and was careful to add a “Featured Image”. Because […]

2017 Begins A New WordPress Business

Minneapolis St. Paul WordPress Website Design Developer Business Begins in 2017

There is just one more day left in 2016. It was a good year for me. Overall it was a terrible year for so many other things but for me, it was very good. ? I launched my MA based WordPress consulting business in late November 2015, By the end of 2016, I had a stable […]

Introducing Fast Fix Web Design

Fast Fix WordPress Web Design

I’m launching a new Web Design business today, Fast Fix Web Design. MikeGriffin.me has been good to me and I’m not complaining about business, in general. But I’m getting more requests for fixed price fully customized websites. The majority of the developers in that business do custom themes. I could have gone that route but I’ve just seen […]

GoDaddy Lies

GoDaddy IS the worst.

During the past 4 months, every bad experience that I’ve had with clients has been when they have chosen GoDaddy as their host. In particular, their stadard hosting with a WordPress install doesn’t support WordPress Sendmail well. I have reached the point where I tell clients up front – I will not help you with GoDaddy email […]