Breaking free of the traditional workforce, venturing out on your own and becoming your own boss is certainly not for the faint of heart. There’s a world of risk, uncertainty, ups and downs and challenges to face. Some days can be wonderfully amazing and you can feel like the greatest success on the planet and […]
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I’m not a fan of sites like Fiverr.com where the idea is that you can get a valuable service at a super-cheap price – like design work. From what I have seen of others’ experiences, you get what you pay for. I struggle, however, with delegating things I’m capable of (in some fashion, anyway) but that I […]
We can rebuild him. We have the technology. We can make him better than he was. Better…stronger…faster. — The Six Million Dollar Man (opening sequence) When I started this article, the original title was along the lines of “More, Better, Faster.” But being a ’70s kid, every time I worked on this post the opening […]
WordPress is a powerhouse that, in the right hands, can help small, independent eateries thrive and grow. But for businesses without the resources (skill, time, money) to devote to it, WordPress is by far more of a liability than an asset.
Hubby and I recently attended the local chili cook-off, an annual event that brings out the crowds as well as the businesses and politicians hoping to appeal to them. Local architect, business owner and former city councilman Terry Miller was one of the folks manning the ticket table, and familiar chit-chat ensued as we bought our tickets. He […]
The only thing standing between owners of super-small businesses and a good website is experience. If you don’t have experience, you hire someone who does – unless your budget is very small. Then what? You waste time and make frustrating mistakes as you try to build your site yourself? What if there was a proven […]