Reader's Questions

Below our questions submitted by our readers. Feel free to join the discussion on any of those pages, your responses and feedback are welcome!

Should I Redirect 404’s to Start Page?

We switched website platforms and now have a bunch of old pages with page rank returning a 404 not found. New versions of those pages do not exist, so should we simply redirect all these to the homepage?

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Software to Make Cartoons Without Professional Training

Here’ s another question from one of my students.  Any ideas? “I know I can take college classes, but I also know that almost all information you can possibly want is somewhere online and that you can teach yourself practically anything for free these days.  Before I fork out money for expensive graphic design school, …

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How to clear the clipboard in Photoshop CS?

I installed some kind of update hack back in the day that would force the clipboard to clear everytime in Photoshop (CS 2), but that doesn’t seem to be working anymore. Is there a way to manually force Photoshop to clear it’s clipboard without restarting?

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How Can I Design My Own Etsy Store Banner?

I’m not computer savvy; however I cannot get it out of my head to design my own banner for my Etsy store.  I mean, I’m an artist.  I design earthy fashions and knits and have been doing so for many years.  I could buy my own header, and there are lots of people that are …

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What is CAD for Jewelry Design?

I have been designing jewelry for many years now and I wish that I could make a more reliable income with it.  I design jewelry with beads and clay and things like that.  I’m not professionally trained.  I’ve applied for a few jobs and I notice that people are looking for something called CAD.  I …

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What are the Rules When Editing Stock Photography?

One of my students has another question.  At first I thought I had the answers, but then I realized that this one is actually more complicated than I thought it was. I am interested in using stock photography for some business materials.  I am new to this whole online business thing, but have been socializing …

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Help with My PPC Campaign?

I’m having a hard time right now. I’ve spent roughly $1500 on a PPC campaign that’s been running for about a month or two now. My products are small kitchen appliances. I only offer 25 products that I’ve specifically chosen because they’re modern, sleek looking and they offer multiple functions, like a blender that also …

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Alternatives to Paypal

I have been a pretty loyal Paypal user now for about five or six years and overall I am happy with the service. However, I am starting to worry that because it is such a popular online payment service, that it is growing to become an increasingly risky service to use. I am always hearing …

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Lost in the Merchant Account Sauce

As a business owner I realize I need to have a way to process credit cards, but can someone help to clear up the confusion about discount rates, batching fees and all this other mumbo jumbo please?

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