Author: cre8pc

On October 1, 2012 I began working for Internet Marketing Ninjas and retired Cre8pc.com from taking on new client work. It’s been a whirlwind of activity ever since. Deciding what to do with Cre8pc has been a struggle because I didn’t know how to use it in my new life as an employee for someone else. This site was once how I moonlighted at night as a freelancer in SEO after working full-time during the day as a user interfaceRead more…

Today, at the Las Vegas PubCon, it was announced that Jim Boykin, of Internet Marketing Ninjas, has purchased the famous Webmasterworld Forums. This follows his recent news that he acquired Cre8asiteforums from Kim Krause Berg, and also hired me to expand their usability and human factors department. See these links: Search Engine Roundtable Internet Marketing Ninjas Official press release

Usually when someone changes jobs they get a two week ease out before diving into their new gig.  Not me. The pieces of my career change and sale of Cre8asiteforums clicked into place quickly.  For weeks I couldn’t tell anyone where I was going or that I’d sold the forums.  However, the forums moderators all knew, as did my own family.  To their credit, my secret was held, or at least, not blasted out too loudly. I’m still in theRead more…

It’s official. I’m no longer offering any usability or search engine marketing consulting services, after a decade of performing customized services. I came on the Internet web design scene in 1995 as a newly single, divorced mom of two young children. My story feels old now and retold many times. The short version is that I had no job, had to move out of my house since I couldn’t afford to stay there, refused child support and alimony and otherwiseRead more…

For my friends who devour case studies in Human Factors and new thinking in web design, here are some of my more recent finds. Service Design Elements that comprise Service Design as a discipline. Introduction to the Fundamentals of Motivation There is little escaping the fact that our motivations or how we explain and conceptualise them digs deeper into our own psyche and that of our societies than very often as designers we are prepared or entitled to look. FurthermoreRead more…

Update from John Mueller from Google – “5:09 PM It’s still up and running – the counts are being worked on. We use it on all our blogs as well :-)?” If you didn’t get the memo or have the ability to read Google’s universal mind, their free RSS and email subscription service is no longer available. Cre8asiteforums Moderator, Barry Welford, sounded the alert: Your Feedburner Subscriber Stats = 0 :should You Worry? We’re seeking alternatives to Feedburner in thatRead more…

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