Fixed Price Development Contracts Are Bad For Business

Ben Buie | 7/23/15

As a freelance web developer, the first question I often get from a new client is, “Can you give me a quote for X?” This is a great question and I usually give them a ballpark figure or refer them to this article: the price of a website. These quick estimates are great for helping them make a Read More >>

Learn the Trinity Knot

Ben Buie | 7/16/15

I’ve been teaching people how to tie a tie on YouTube for about 8 years. I have a ton of fun and really love it a lot. I’m looking to make 12 more videos this year, so stay tuned. I finally got around to editing this video. If you’d like to spice up your look, Read More >>

Suffocated By Paradise

Ben Buie | 7/1/15

I recently heard the story of Chris Burkard (watch below). Early in his career he said his life was filled with, “blue skies, warm, tropical beaches, and a tan that lasts all year long.” I’m jealous already. “To me,” he continued, “this was it! Life could not get any better.” You see, Chris is a surf Read More >>

Spoiler Alert: The Price of a Website is Shocking

Ben Buie | 3/11/15

UPDATED (2015.03.13) based on comments and again (2015.06.30) for clarity. I  have an interesting power as a web developer, with mere words, I can give people a horrifying condition called sticker shock. If you’ve never felt it, imagine a mix of the feeling that someone is trying to steal your money and the feeling of disappointment when a solution to Read More >>

The Entrepreneurial Journey

Ben Buie | 3/6/15

I did an interview with the awesome guys from The Entrepreneurial Journey today. They said the interview won’t be posted till ~May so stay tuned for a link. In preparation for the interview, they sent me the questions below. I thought I’d share the answers. The following was written before the interview and some of it Read More >>