Sorry, pressed send too soon, I was saying: > You could position yourself as the local server-side guru, And make sure you get credit for work you do on his customer's sites. That way, if the customers are not satisfied with his abilities, they're likely to ask you to continue the work. About the copied text on your sites, I'd let him keep his site, and give yours a re-design. The text could be improved anyway, and it would show him that you are the one with the original ideas. have fun, Richard.