Month: September 2008

Getting someone to build a website for you? Here’s one thing you must know.

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Photo from mikebaird

I received a very distressed phone call from a friend last week.

She said, “These freelance programmers are like mechanics! Always trying to cheat me!”

I laughed a lot, because I thought it was a funny metaphor.

The sad, unfunny part is, this is the second friend this year who went through great pain just to get a website up.

A website which doesn’t really work.

For my friends, this sort of pain was long and intense, involving many months and much moolah on fighting. Fighting with the technology built, and the person who built it.

I don’t want this happen to any more of my friends.

So here’s the tip.

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