Category: Beyond the Desk

Why HostGator Lost My Business (And Who I'm Now Hosting With Instead) // Your blog hosting and website hosting is nothing to gamble on. That's why, after 5 years of loyalty, I dropped HostGator and went shopping for a new hosting company. Find out why I switched and if you should too. Pin for later!

Why HostGator Lost Me As A Loyal Customer

This post contains affiliate links. I may receive a commission from purchases made via these links. I only promote products and businesses that I personally love and use, so I know that you’ll be in good hands. Let me start by saying that I don’t particularly enjoy internet bashing. Name…
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Why I Don't Like Using the Term "Client"

Why I Don’t Like Using the Term “Client”

I don’t like using the term “client.” I use it all the time. Seriously, take a look around my website. It’s everywhere. But I don’t like it. As someone who works in a service-based creative industry–web design and development, specifically–client seems like a default term. It’s the most universally understood…
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A Big Warm Welcome / The Blog at Amandaschoedel.com

A Big Warm Welcome

All good things come in threes. Little pigs, Back to the Future movies, Hanson brothers…you get the point. So it’s only fitting that I close out an already eventful summer with one more exciting change. In the past few months I got a new apartment and a new name–with a…
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