7 Reasons Why WordPress Rocks for Websites

When I created my first website I did it from ‘scratch’. That means I hand-coded every line of the site in HTML coding. It was time-consuming, pain-staking and some times down right frustrating.   Many years have passed and these days getting your website up is NOT the hard part. WordPress makes it very easy…

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Passion: A Key to Your Business Success

Just like any passionate relationship, you need to love your business.  That love gives you the energy and passion to keep your attitude positive and optimistic.  There are many factors that contribute to the success of a business.  But attitude is by far the most important.  Your attitude can carry you through many challenges.  …

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Freelancing – A New Way of Making a Living

When we hear the terms “freelancing” or “freelancer” we tend to just think about writers, novelists, journalists, or perhaps even photographers. That is because for a very long time these have been, for the most part, the only known freelancing roles. However, with recent technological advances, and the way our world is so connected now,…

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How Secure Is Your Source Of Income?

After many long years of hard work, you are finally at the top of your field. You like what you do and have been with your company for a very long time. You earn a great salary and enjoy many perks. You feel secure. But are you really? Take a minute and think about it….

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Welcome Package

A Welcome Package can be used to introduce your company, your services, and outline your policies and procedures to your new clients.  It is something that is completely optional, but is a great way to “get your foot in the door’ and expand on that great first impression you already made. Some of the items that could be…

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Project Management System

Either at start-up or as your business grows you may want to consider using project management software such as Sharepoint or Basecamp to help manage your client base and workload. These systems generally provide ways to electronically accept incoming projects, delegate tasks, document details, track progress, and keep a permanent record of completed jobs.  …

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The Framework of your Business

The framework of your business basically defines the overall operation of your business. Decisions you make here can be translated in to your policies and procedures. Your framework may include information on: Packaging Your Products/Services How are you going to package your services? Will you charge an hourly rate (hours are billed at a standard hourly…

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Are you controlling your outsourcing or is it controlling you?

Outsourcing can definitely be a time and money saver, but if you aren’t aware of some of its potential problems it can control you rather than you controlling it. As you are thinking about outsourcing some of your business tasks, consider the following: Do you know who you are dealing with? Outsource providers work remotely,…

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