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David Somerfleck


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I've been developing professional-level websites for small-to-medium businesses since (at least) 1998. I can answer any questions related to WordPress, website development, training, eCommerce, set up, marketing, social media integration, business management, and small business development as it pertains to integrating internet marketing, and Search Engine Optimization.

Experience in the area

I have 10 years' experience developing websites for small to medium sized businesses, have successfully started two profitable businesses on my own, and have been training people from all walks of life in web design, SEO, and WordPress since 2010. I have a BA in English, and also have worked as a professional journalist, copywriter, editor, and educator.


Aurora Chamber of Commerce Colorado Technology Association The Internet Society Freelancers Union International Webmasters Association Denver Better Business Bureau Colorado Small Business Development Center Network Denver Metro Volunteers SCORE Denver Foothills United Way Denver IT Alliance former member Society of Professional Journalists Investigative Reporters and Editors American Federation of Teachers


Gulfshore Business magazine Naples Daily News Cape Coral Daily Breeze Fort Myers Neighbor newspaper


BA, English 10 years' experience in web design 10 years' experience in educational program management and teaching Training people in WordPress, web design, and SEO best practices since 2010

Awards and Honors

Published in over 50 periodicals

Past/Present Clients

AOL Caribou Coffee Ruby Moon Investigations Even Flow Coffee small to medium businesses and startups across the US

What do you like about this subject?

I love the creativity and expression that web design allows, and WordPress can enable that. I also love working with businesses that are open to expansion and ready for rapid growth, and showing them how a professional online presence can help them achieve that.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

To establish a web development agency with a focus on building businesses.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

That it can help virtually anyone, if they are willing to do a little basic research, take an active role, and set up a realistic budget.

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

Many people think that because WordPress is accessible, that anyone can build a professional online presence without any training or experience. This is not the case. Another popular misconception is that web design should be very low cost or free since there are freebie sites out there. Freebie sites come with many catches and hooks and are not equal to professional online sites.

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Recent Answers from David Somerfleck

2016-08-27 Binary Image as strong password.:

It would have to depend upon how they are used and implemented. I am not a security expert, so I would suggest studying effectiveness of "pick an image" capthas and then look for reported flaws in their

2016-08-27 Binary Image as strong password.:

Hello, Prashant,     Binary images are strong passwords in website forms, however hackers and spammers are still able to get past them rather easily. When it comes to spamming, ultimately the best thing

2016-05-30 Cheating or learning?:

It's very common practice to learn from the works of others. Shakespeare is a very widely-known very popular author, but very people know that "Hamlet" was not original. There was already a play in production

2016-01-18 fake internet websites:

Hi there, AO.     I'll do my best to  try to answer your questions, going down the list.     To find out the background of a site, keep in mind that it is possible for a website publisher or developer

2015-11-28 Student Interview for Project:

Matthew, thanks for your questions.     Let's take them one by one:    1. When it comes to web design, internet marketing, SEO (search engine optimization), design, and marketing...you realize that it's


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