I'm Tim and like many actors when starting out, it was difficult to fund my profession, spotlight fees, casting site fees, union fees, travel costs to and from castings, self promotion, money was tight, really tight. As digital was beginning to explode and casting directors, agents and film companies were turning more and more to online viewing and away from hard copy.
I really needed a website, but how? I simply couldn't afford in excess of £500 to pay someone to do it. So, having had a basic tech knowledge, I decided build do my own.
The website was basic but I had done it. As I went on, I got better, the technology improved and the site looked more polished with each update. Fellow actors and friends started to notice, asking me to do theirs for them, and knowing they too were in a similar position financially, I made sure they could afford it without breaking the bank and allowed them to concentrate on doing their job without distraction. I still use that ethos today.