Monday, March 1, 2010

Extreme Web Design

I'm strapped in -- all alone on this tiny plane. There's an empty seat in front of me. Looking out the window I can see the pilot standing on the rocky riverbank. He grabs the propellor, gives it a spin.

Old school.

But it only takes one spin and the engine roars to life.

Now I can feel the power of the Piper Super Cub beneath me. The wind is picking up. The pilot's running around the wing. Coming toward me. Making for the open hatch. Hurry up, man! This plane wants to be in the sky.

My pilot is one of Alaska's most famous bush pilots. He's also my client -- and today, that makes him the boss.

I'm in amazingly good hands. So why am I terrified? It's irrational. I gaze longingly down at the ground. Can I still change my mind?

The pilot dives in through the hatch and straps himself into the seat in front of me. He snaps on his seatbelt. Grabs the throttle. My heart's in my mouth. And we are leaping forward, bumping over rocks, hurtling straight toward the river.

But we never come close to that water. This little plane wants to fly. I can feel the super cub growling YIPPEE YIPPEE YIPPEE beneath me. Two big bounces and we're leaping into the sky. The river is gleaming below.

The super cub is built like a bicycle. It sounds like a lawnmower. But it eats air!

We cruise up the canyon. Treetops whisper away beneath us. Massive mountains rise on both sides. My heart is pounding. All of a sudden my pilot grabs the throttle and banks us left -- toward a 10,000 foot-high wall of sheer rock.

A turn like that in 360 degrees of space -- with the mountains leaping up on my left and the stormclouds gathering away to my right -- it would squeeze a "YEEHA" out of anyone. It does me. And down inside a part of me is wondering... "Am I gonna die today -- for web design???"


We are lucky to have all the amazing clients we do. I get paid for this?

Can't say more about the Alaskan experience yet, because their site is still being written, designed and programmed. But once it launches it'll be obvious why I love this job.

Follow our new Bizango page on facebook to be notified of the epic Alaska project launch. We'll reveal the name and location of this remote adventure lodge -- and of the family who had the grace and generosity to fly me in so we could build them a website that would help them tell their story.


  1. As a client you pay a web design agency to carry out work on your behalf therefore you should expect them to deliver work on time and on budget. However the web design process can be a time consuming, complex process that often requires extensive client involvement. liverpool web design

  2. My name is Arlie Wall and I am a web developer based in Los Angeles, California. Some of my associates who are aware of my qualifications have convinced me that there are many aspiring writers who could benefit from a little advice. Having learned the hard way myself, I will say that I wish there had been a website just like this when I got started. howtostartablog101

  3. This is a great article thanks for sharing this informative information. I will visit your blog regularly for some latest post. I will visit your blog regularly for Some latest post.
    vector logo design

  4. We well know changes happen in all creative areas, and web design is no different. We supply everything you need to make your business grow and standout from the rest. Mobile Web Designers

  5. why you need a website Reanson: Whether it's for your business or personal use, having a website will strengthen your image. For a business this will show legitimacy for your brand.

  6. Here you can dowload drivers and find useful information about them.

  7. I am sure that information from about research paper writing will help you to get a high grade. It was useful for me and my college friends

  8. My Assignment Services, is well-known for its 24-hour online Assignment Help on the WhatsApp platform. Students can reach out to us with their queries at any point of the day or night and get the most effective solutions for them. University assessments have to follow specific referencing and citation styles like Harvard, APA, Chicago and MLA. Also, they should be referenced only from credible academic sources. Our best online academic help experts talk about how to select and evaluate the right academic sources, which will help you clear all your academic-related doubts. Assignment Help Australia by My Assignment Services has been trusted by millions of students worldwide for over a decade. We have been providing complete academic assistance to students struggling with their college and university tasks. We have a team of dedicated subject matter experts who maintain a 100% record of submitting orders well before the deadline. This also gives the students some time to review them and ask for revisions, if needed. You can trust our academic ghostwriters completely to get best quality write-ups including case studies, research proposals, dissertations and resume writing services, and more.

  9. Students can reach out to us with their queries at any point of the day or night and get the most effective solutions for them. Our best online assignment Australiatalk about how to select and evaluate the right academic sources, which will help you clear all your assignment-related doubts at best and affordable price. Whenever need to search for solidworks assignment help, our experts will be assist you.