933 San Mateo Boulevard NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
What do you do?
I create small- to medium-sized Web sites for nonprofit organizations and small businesses, using a variety of methods and technologies. I’m particularly fond of content management systems like WordPress and Joomla!, because of the high degree of function they provide, coupled with their relative ease of management for people who aren’t Web developers.
I’ve been designing and developing Web sites since 2007. I’ve also worked for 20 years as a medical writer, editor, and transcriptionist.
In my spare time I love to work with fiber, and I am an enthusiastic member of the New Mexico Women’s Chorus.
Why do you do it?
I got into the Web business in the first place because I saw the Internet exploding with possibilities for all sorts of organizations to get their names and information out there. I wanted to help the little folks access this amazing resource without getting crowded out by the big-budget corporations.
Who are your customers?
Nonprofit organizations and small business owners.
Why should I hire you instead of someone else?
I’m pretty well educated, with a master’s degree in public administration and certificates in web design and development. My advanced training gives me a solid foundation not only for Web-related work, but also for running my business effectively and providing my clients with great service.
I’m very skilled in customizing out-of-the-box content management system themes and templates, so I can deliver a high level of function as well as a custom-looking design, on a relatively low budget.
I’m proud of my commitment to social justice and through many volunteer experiences and pro bono Web work, I’ve learned a lot about what it takes for mission-driven organizations to effectively communicate their important work to the general public.
At the same time, I run my own business, so I understand the challenges small organizations face. Because I’m a sole practitioner with low overhead, I can do a lot with a small budget — you’re not paying me to sit in team meetings and deal with staff issues. Every minute of my time is spent working directly on your project.
What’s next for you?
I’m committed to constantly improving my skills. I’m always expanding my creative horizons and learning new technical skills to keep up with the rapid changes in Web technology.