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 >>

Coloring In The Lines

Ben Buie | 2/27/15

If we are connected on LinkedIn, I NEED YOUR HELP! Since childhood, I have perfected the art of keeping my crayons inside the given lines. This is not an easy thing, particularly when you have a lot of space to fill with color. After years of practice, I ask that you’ll help me get the recognition Read More >>

Inspiring Entrepreneurship

Ben Buie | 2/23/15

One of my passions is entrepreneurship. A lot of reasons come to mind for this: my Father was an entrepreneur, my Mother always told me to be my own boss, I experienced the joy of bringing people value early in my life, and I believe that entrepreneurship is the answer to many of America’s future Read More >>