This is how people are taught to approach work when there is no clear priority – clear away the easy things, the low-hanging fruit, and then the rest of it looks easier. Less daunting.
After years of working this routine, I realized that it had taken hold of my left and I was afraid of letting go of it. My routine had captured me, and when I realized it, I started working on my escape plan.
Knowing your priorities is one of the most important things you can do in life and in business. When you know your priorities, you can make decisions that you stand by every time. Here is a story about how I learned what was important to me. Every so often I get the opportunity to help […]
You wouldn’t buy a new car without driving it first, would you? So why are your hiring people before testing them out?
I’ve been sick for the last couple of days, so today’s thing of the day is going to be about how to manage paid time off and sick days, etc. for a small agency. 20 years of ups and downs My agency’s been around for almost 20 years now, and we’ve gone through everything from […]
Whether you’re running a web design agency, a development outsourcing company or a digital marketing business, a profitable digital agency is the only kind worth having. So often digital agencies experience an influx of new projects followed by a lull in sales. These ups and downs make it all the more important to build up […]
When sending your scope to a client in Brainleaf, you can now add custom milestones to your contract, as well as retainage, payment terms and late fees to your contracts. Milestones help you monitor time-dependent deliverables, and control payments associated with those deliverables. Milestones facilitate timely communication with suppliers and can help you manage contract funds effectively. […]
UX : From Facebook pages, to apps, to formal business websites, companies use online portals frequently as their first line of interaction between their brands and their customer. When it comes to web page design and optimization, many entities primarily focus on increasing customer visits. The thought behind this is that more visits will equal […]
Consumers are constantly scrolling through their phones, and online shopping is growing in popularity. Establishing your brand identity and making it unique to the industry is the cornerstone to building recognition. If you follow these guidelines, you will gain more customers and build your credibility. Define Your Brand The first step in building your online […]
When I was in freelance copywriting, referrals were a ray of hope – the best kind of lead I could ever have. I always thanked each referrer with my book or a notecard. So, besides our undying gratitude, how do we help along that process… without seeming pushy? Creating a solid freelance business takes time, […]