Category Archives: Blog

Is Your Website Driving Business Growth?

We can all agree that in 2021, it’s not enough to just have a website. It needs to look good, it needs to present information in a clear, accessible way. It needs to create a strong first impression and make your prospects feel like they’ve found THE ONE. And, at the end of the day, […]

The unLuckiest Year

  Roundtable – All Staff How Have You Been Lucky During the Past Year? (aka what are you grateful for) Jodie Who could have imagined the year we were to have one year ago? 2020 was A LOT. However, I would never wish away that year. Yes, we could’ve gone without the deadly virus and […]


It’s true; trends are cyclical. We see this particularly in fashion styles. For example, the current trend in athletic wear is neon, neon and more neon, while everyday wear trends include baggy, over-sized sweaters and hiked-up waist lines. What’s next…Zubaz pants? While I wasn’t alive in the 80’s to see Zubaz pants and mullets in […]


As a designer, a large portion of my time is spent in front of a computer screen. From working on digital illustrations to implementing ideas in the Creative Suite, the computer can be a creative’s best friend to achieve the look of a big idea started in a notebook or on a cocktail napkin. However, […]

It’s nothing

Okay. I admit it. I’m stuck. Only my second Gaslight blog and I have no idea what to write about. Yeah. It happens to writers, too. (Can I blame pregnancy brain?) No use procrastinating, let’s pick a random topic. How about nothing? What can I say about nothing… All creatives – even though we create […]

Journey Around The World

I was born on a Portuguese island called Madeira. It is a small tourist island. (Yes, we have nice beaches and breathtaking views of the mountains.) We are known worldwide for our New Years Fireworks. My dad is a “Stralya” man – Yes, I’m half Aussie – who traveled all over so naturally that’s how […]


B000M has become more than just a way to explain a computer being thrown to the ground by an angry designer; it is also my name. To be more specific, my full name is DOCTOR B000M, and it’s my roller derby name. Back in October 2011, many things were coming to a close. I was […]

Denial is more than a River in Egypt …

What the frustration of finding a reputable web design company does to your mind. It’s been my experience over the past three years that business owners don’t know how to get a good website. They don’t know who to call – or more importantly – trust, they don’t how much it will cost, and they […]

Reflections of 2011…For the love of babies

Being part of the St. Cloud area March of Dimes Chef’s Signature Auction this past fall was a highlight for us at Gaslight. We took an abstract, whimsical approach to this fun, culinary event attended by area business owners and individuals dedicated to raising money to help make sure babies are born healthy! It’s often […]