This morning I spoke to a potential client. She had been referred to me by a friend who knew I could help her with a website for her new business. And I could. I could build her an amazing website, complete with bells, whistles, e-commerce, SEO, sliders, movies…you name it. If she wanted it, I could build it.

Her first question was whether I could build a site using a popular online drag-and-drop management system. My response was that while I could build a site with that system, I wouldn’t. I believe in the management system I use, and I’m practiced at it. She accepted that.

Her next question was how much I would charge.

[Read more in my Democrat & Chronicle blog post.]