Once upon a time, there was a little girl with a dream of being able to work from home, so she could be there with her kids as they grew up. Fast forward to 2006, and that little girl, now all grown up, fulfilled the promise she had made to herself at age 12, and beyond the office was born.
My passion/obsession had always been computers, ever since I met the little Turtle that we used to make pictures with Pascal in computer lab. That obsession inspired me to major in Information Systems, thinking I was going to get into software programming. But sitting in the computer lab one day, I noticed someone coding on the screen next to me and asked what it was. HTML!!! The code I can use to make websites!!! My obsession morphed.
When I started beyond the office, I created my own website, because I could. Wow, had website practices changed in those last years!! I researched and learned more, and before too long, had my first (unexpected) website client. I wasn’t even offering it as a service, but people were asking for it anyway.
Then I discovered WordPress. (cue angels singing) WordPress is an awesome tool for business owners to have great looking websites that they can maintain themselves. So I taught myself to create custom themes for WordPress, ’cause no one wants their website to look like everyone elses’.
Now, after being in business for over 8 years, WordPress related services are the core of what I offer.
My corporate background was in admin services for a variety of industries, more recently in real estate support. So what better industry to start with…