I've been asked by George Miller, who is the blog-meister for The Art League in Alexandria, to answer a few questions about my experiences concerning developing and keeping an artist's blog. The Art League is a very large and active organization, with a big gallery, arts out-reach program, art supply store, and a fine art school. The school has thousands of students, and hundreds of teachers.
Interview for The Art League Blog
Q: How did you decide on the domain name?
Of all the many, many decisions involved in constructing the website, the domain name was the most difficult and frustrating. I wanted something pithy, memorable, distinctive and informative, but not too long. Dozens and dozens of clever ideas were considered and rejected before I resigned myself to the simple but descriptive Nancy Freeman Studio. I actually own three domain names now, because we decided on one, then switched to another, then another.
Q: How do you like Weebly, and what made you pick it?
I've been a computer artist for over a quarter century, and it became a source of professional embarrassment that I didn’t have a website. But now the software is so user-friendly there’s just no excuse. My computer-whiz daughter found the Weebly system, which has a graphic drag-and-drop interface. It’s free for most (simpler)