It happened to me again recently: A potential customer told me that he was “tech savvy” and wanted to build his business web site himself. He, like many small business owners I have encountered, seemed threatened by lack of budget or by someone else helping him with his business, or has been burned in the past by […]
You’ve heard me say this many times: You should write for your business. Writing for your business is a tool to showcase what you do. I know that it is easier said than done. Who has time to write? It’s challenging enough being business owner, bookkeeper, manager and marketer of your own business. The last […]
If you have a website for your business, you should be using it as a tool to showcase what you do. Pick a topic, write a couple of paragraphs about it and then post it on your website. Blogging, posting, writing — whatever you call it, start doing it.
The hidden cost of cheap web hosting If you want to pay for cheap web hosting, you are going to pay for someone to manage it. Bottom line, cheap web hosting is expensive. Let me explain… Recently, we’ve received several requests from customers to migrate the new website we built for them, to a hosting platform they […]
Writing a WordPress Plugin I wanted to write a WordPress plugin for quite some time but hadn’t really needed to. I have been producing amazing WordPress websites for clients and using great plugins that extend the functionality of WordPress core is part of what makes them amazing and useful. A couple months ago I was […]
What’s your website ROI? You built a website to promote your business online, but building it isn’t enough anymore. You have to use your website to get a return on investment. Otherwise, you are wasting your time and money. Here’s the deal… I have tremendous respect for anyone running a business that generates enough […]
This is a brilliant interview with Jeff Bezos. Once I started watching it, I couldn’t stop. Jeff in an amazing visionary, leader and communicator. There are several great Jeff Bezos quotes out there, but this one is my favorite: Our profitability is not our customers problem… We’re not going to make our customers pay for […]
I have to say that I am extremely impressed by the Distraction-free writing mode provided by WordPress. It’s a great tool for productive writing. I didn’t consider using it until I watched Pando Monthly with guest Matt Mullenweg. Matt is the founder of WordPress and Founder/Primary Developer at Automattic. When Matt mentioned it, actually it was the […]