[consulting] General consultant's vent

Cameron Eagans cweagans at gmail.com
Thu Aug 6 02:34:41 UTC 2009

Because you are the expert on the topic, kindly explain to her that a blog
you can build in 30 minutes won't be of the same quality as the one that you
could build in three hours. The reason that you are getting paid for web
development is not because you know how to build a website. Anyone can do
that. You work with Drupal: you build kick-ass websites that work well, are
stable and secure, and supported by a community of tens of thousands of

That said, if she doesn't want the work done, there's nothing saying you
have to do it anyways. Just move on to another client.
Cameron Eagans
Owner, Black Storms Studios, LLC

On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 8:21 PM, Ayen Designs <info at ayendesigns.com> wrote:

> so, I have a client using blog/blog_api. She complains because of the blog
> naming, the breadcrumb, the naming of the remotely submitted blog article,
> the url, and more. String_override doesn't work with the blog name. So I
> told her that if we set it up as a custom content type instead of using
> blog, there's a log more I could do. I estimated 3 hours to change over
> everything, create the view, test all the page/url/article/breadcrumb
> naming, etc. She said my estimate was wrong, because she saw an article on
> creating a blog in 30 minutes. I need to find a way to make money developing
> with clients!!!!
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