Content promotion isn’t rocket science, it does however, when done right, take almost as much time as the content creation process itself.
Part one of my newbie guide to running a design business dealt with the essentials of getting a project off the ground, and winning a potential project / tender. Part two aims to deal with keeping a client happy. Including issues such as testing your developed site, after sale customer service – and the tools [...]
At the weekend, quietly, I launched a forum for discussing all things web design / development / small business related. This should become an extension of the blog, giving users an opportunity to participate a bit deeper and engage with the site. We hope for it to become a resource for creative industries / small [...]
Armed with the right resources, can anyone run a webdesign business? Lets face it there are lots of great resources out there from the inception of a project, right up to completion. If you are newbie in the field, and are wondering about how to get your processes and resources in shape, this is the [...]
Hopefully this compilation of free open source and creative commons licensed music will help you to find the tunes you need to compliment your project – and who knows maybe it will help to propel the artist(s) to stardom.
Phew.. It’s been a hectic few days, but I’m back. For those of you guys still here, and sticking with me – thanks. For those of you who didn’t know what has been going on the past few days, I had ran out of bandwidth for this month, as the site got too popular for [...]
Money for old rope One of the easiest ways to grow is through repeat business. Repeat marketing, relationship building and selling to an existing customer base is a hell of a lot easier than finding new business. Many small businesses seem to be quite content being floaty lifestyle businesses where risk is minimal, things are [...]
Maybe it’s the time of year, but I’ve got very contemplative and restless recently. I know its not new years just yet but I’ve decided to create a 2009 to-do chart. Hey – if you don’t set target’s you’ll never reach any goals. So in no particular order, here’s what I want to achieve in [...]
In the words of the mighty Bob Dylan. The times they are a changin’. Or correction – ‘the times they have a changed’. There are a many traditional industries that wish the internet had never happened, as their business models have been severely affected by it. Give it a couple of years and there will [...]
We’ve all had them. The old school client, who think that as a customer they are entitled to use you as a glorified computer operative. Unfortunately – whilst it is easy to just “do as they say” for an easy life, adhering to every client whim is often not in both parties best interests, and can often lead to problems further down the [...]