Web Sites

Need a web site? Need updates made to an existing site? To make your existing site work on mobile devices? Not sure what you need?

We can help.

Digital Marketing

We won’t promise you “the first page of Google.” (Nobody can.) But we’ll help craft the right digital media strategy for your site, including SEO/SEM, Facebook and Twitter, content marketing and more.

Digital Strategy

Not sure what you need? We can help with that too. We’ll work with you to craft a digital strategy that will help your business or organization achieve its goals.


You’ve got a website and a CMS? Now what? We can help, with training in WordPress, SEO or basic digital strategy – available in-person, in a classroom, or online.


You Almost Got Me

I consider myself reasonably savvy when it comes to online scams, but this one almost got me. I've been a target of scams for an awfully long time now. When I worked at AOL, back in the heyday of dial-up Internet, scammers would contact employee screen names via the...

Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself…

After doing business for the best part of a decade under a purple banner that read "ctzdesign.com" I'm re-launching my business. This is the new place. I hope you like it.

WordPress 101 at the Digital Arts Experience

My next adult education class at The Digital Arts Experience will be WordPress 101. The official class description: Learn all the basics of WordPress – the software that powers much of the World Wide Web and many of the sites you visit every day. Learn to install and...

What is a WordPress Theme?

What is a WordPress theme? That's a simple question... but with a wide range of answers. Let's start with the definition from the official WordPress Codex: A WordPress Theme is a collection of files that work together to produce a graphical interface with an...

What is the CSS?

One of the key pieces of any WordPress theme is the CSS - short for Cascading Style Sheet. So what is it? Long story short, the CSS is a set of instructions that tell Web browers how to display different elements on your site. CSS was first developed in 1997, as a way...

Brick and Mortar Not Required for Bing, Google Places

Working out of my home as I do, I was initially hesitant to list ctzdesign as a business in directories like Google Places. That put me at a disadvantage when it came to search placement, but that was a sacrifice I was willing to make to maintain a modicum of privacy....