Website portfolio

I specialize in designing websites for solopreneurs and creatives who have a lot to say or show off but don’t have the time or know-how to get things up online. As you can see from my client testimonials, with me you get an intuitive, creative, personalized digital partner who delivers on time and exceeds expectations. And I’m as picky as you are: I look for clients who understand there’s more to branding than just a “set it and forget it” website, although it’s a great home base for a start. (Here’s some of the other things you could be doing.)

Websites (literary)

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A robust and moody author website
An elegantly simple WordPress website for author Philip Caputo, updated in 2016 due to a forthcoming book. Each of Phil’s 16 books gets its own showcase page, and the site hosts a variety of video and audio interviews.
Multimedia site & blog for a major book launch
A full WordPress responsive design to echo the clean colors and design of the author’s white book jacket, featuring multiple entry points to articles and pages on innovation and questioning. Highlights new book & reviews on home page. All graphics created by me.
Book-centric site for productivity expert and editor
Author WP website showcasing author Phyllis Korkki’s new book THE BIG THING.
Fun blog about writing and life in Tucson
A WordPress blog for writer/editor Edie Jarolim, changing and growing as she launches her travel memoir (fall 2016). Had fun designing the header logo on this one.
Main hub site for active author & speaker
Custom WordPress website for Warren Berger. Contains an 8 page subsection on Berger’s speaking business.
An elegant website for an elegant writer
Official website for writer Ben Cheever, a WordPress site with lots of custom design touches, such as the “my favorite quotes” slider at the top.
Unique, dark website for a literary novel
Official website of author Terry Richard Bazes, featuring his 2011 book LIZARD WORLD on the Home page. This was a fun one to work on, with all the "lizard" motifs.
A sophisticated genealogy blog
A responsive WordPress site for author and journalist Edie Jarolim with lots of custom artwork I created, including lines of sausages for borders! Check out this fun, interesting read covering the topics of Genealogy, Freud, and Meat.
Stylish business site for a new literary press
Hub website for a brand-new small business press, featuring books and author info.
Comfortable and inviting literary group blog
Now closed, this website was for a writers' organization. Featuring a WordPress blog on the home page, with a custom designed header and buttons on side.
Splashy, evocative website for crime novel
A full-fledged book site with video, music, and photos galore, to support the launch of a first novel. Heavily customized WordPress template, with original photos in header and custom buttons. After 4 years, the site is now closed.

Websites (other)

See brief notes under each site image.

A streamlined, image-rich site for a busy actor
Wordpress website for actor Brian d’Arcy James, fully responsive site with parallax effects.
A business website for energy consultants
Northbridge Energy Partners is based near the Cape Cod seashore, inspiring a crisp blue, white, and black color palette. This WordPress website design is optimized for new devices, using scroll-down navigation and multiple blog pages for company news updates.
Dramatic photographer’s portfolio website
This custom portfolio WordPress website/blog was written and designed by me for large-scale, fine-art photographer Barbara Erdmann. She wanted something "elegant, simple, and dramatic" and I think we achieved that.
A tip-filled blog & website for a Green consultant
A blog-centric WordPress site for sustainability consultant Jennifer Prescott. Designed to look authoritative, friendly, and clean.
Reader-contributed nostalgia blog
A full-width, graphics-rich WordPress site. is designed to collect and showcase people’s first apartment stories.
Upscale travel blog filled with great photos and info
A custom WordPress travel blog. The site is designed to be accessible and attractive to the “age 50 and above” target market. I designed the header and graphics throughout.
Vibrant membership blog
A custom WordPress redesign for a popular advice blog written by the Friendship Doctor. With more than 7 years of content, discoverability/searchability was a priority.
Fine-art online portfolio where the work is the star
A clean, white portfolio site for artist Jan Dilenschneider’s art exhibitions in Paris.
Fun, female, and personal blog
A personal blog design on Google’s Blogger platform I set up for author Kate "Katey Lee" Buford. Fun, light, elegant, and whimsical, like her wonderful blog posts.
An event website, updated annually
Question Week takes place each year in March. This WordPress site is a home base for the event and is rich with cross-links and resources for visitors, which include educators, students, businesspeople, and other curious browsers.
Hey, It's a Cakewalk baking and lifestyle site
A clean, spare Wordpress recipe blog for a baking expert.
Magazine blog for mass market business book
Colorful WordPress blog designed to handle many articles, categories, and rotating features. Maintained for 4 years; now closed.
Deliciously earthy personal chef and catering website
10-page business website, using GoDaddy templates and support. No blog required. Features custom header with unique photos.
Simple but elegant business website
The site uses dramatic photos as backdrops to each page—any photos can be used to give a “mood” to this kind of site.
Topical blog with forums
Original design for A More Beautiful Question, in its first two years as a Wordpress blog. I designed it to look bright and direct—like its subject, a beautiful question. The main goal for this site was to stimulate conversation, so the blog and comments features were front and center and it had a lot of special discussion features, including a forum.

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