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Back at Tropical Think Tank in the Philippines, I met the all-round good bloke and productivity-meister Mike Vardy. During some pool masterminds (over many-a-cocktail) and his time on stage, Mike dropped loads of productivity bombs. These have been the catalyst for some massive shifts in my business. One of those was daily theming. I can … Read more
“I’m looking for some free software to manage all my projects” “Does anyone know a free alternative to XYZ?” “I really like tool XYZ, but it’s too expensive” These are questions you see over and over in different business groups – people looking for free or cheap stuff. Sometimes it’s software and sometimes it’s freelance … Read more
One Saturday afternoon, Brian sat at his computer. His most important client had a Monday deadline for a design revision, and he hadn’t even started yet. The day before, he’d had to decline his friends invitation to go camping. That whole week he’d been insanely busy. Brian had sorted hundreds of emails, managed social media … Read more
Over the last few months, I’ve been checking out lots of different communities that web designers can go to for advice. I’m not talking about design inspiration or purely technical advice, instead advice for running a great business. There are loads of different communities all over the web including LinkedIn, Facebook and the good old … Read more
I was chatting with a potential new client about coming on board with our On Demand Web Guy service. They were totally sold on the concept but there was one obstacle. The boss had told my contact to outsource. “Try Upwork” was the advice… Possibly the worst outsourcing advice ever. But this is so common. … Read more
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