Solve Customer Pain Points

Hiring An Expert: 3 Tips to Get What You Really Need

You just might be surprised with the outcome.

When was the last time you spent the time and money to receive a professional service, whether it was from your doctor, your hairdresser, your auto mechanic or your web expert? You were motivated with the intention to relieve a pain point. You might have arrived with a solution, instead of describing the problem. The expert will likely deliver the solution that you’re asking. But without knowing more facts, they will deliver what you’re asking for but not what you really need. Read more

3 Clues to Finding your Ideal Client 

The answer to finding your ideal client
is hidden in the clues of your every day life.

This article is for my fellow entrepreneurs who are unclear about who their target market is and have experienced the pain of wasting time and money engaging the wrong type of clients. I will expose 3 clues to reveal exactly who your target market should be and how to start connecting with your ideal client.
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Lynn Hardy

The Story of WebProdigy

From my perspective

WebProdigy is my first child, born in December of 1997 as an experiment as an inquisitive college student who was immersed in the studies of electronic communications and business at Washington State University and had a newfound taste for web development. I could see endless possibilities for the Web, despite slow loading photos, unreliable dial up connections and my little 640 x 480 display. I was in love. I started dreaming BIG about the potential for businesses on the Internet. Read more

Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Boss

Surrounded by a room full of enthusiastic, unique and authentic women, I entered my first networking event in over 5 years and I had no idea what to expect but I knew I NEEDED to get connected. I’ve been playing too small for too long. This event was the perfect launching pad. Read more

Kaizen, the Good Change

Kaizen, Japanese for “improvement” or “change for the best”, refers to philosophy or practices that focus upon continuous improvement of processes in manufacturing, engineering, and business management.

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What comes first? The chicken or the egg?

… a good Project Manager could tell you.

Project Management, just one of the many hats I like to wear. It fits me well. I like to be organized and best of all, I like process flow. This week, I’m reminded how valuable process flow is. I’m working with a minimum of 6 different teams right now and everyone is looking at me to be the expert and to predict what needs to be done, by when, and by whom. Instead of reinventing the wheel for every project, I use my most favorite thing in the world of project management. Read more

Front End Conference in Portland

When The Front-End Design Conference in Portland came up, I had no doubt in my my mind that I had to go and feed my geek/designer soul. I had visions of surrounding myself with like-minded geeky peeps while feeling nostalgic roaming my old stomping grounds in the Pearl District. Walking in to the Amory, I was not let down – not even a little bit. The venue was top notch and the group was the sexiest gaggle of geeks you’ll ever meet; trim, fashionable and smart. Of course I fit in – Ha! Read more