The online business landscape seems unrecognisable from only three years ago. You can’t count on anything. For this reason, as business owners, it’s best to have a number of income streams. Increasing the number of income streams to your business can safeguard you against an unforeseen event. For example, a change in Google’s algorithm can […]
Just as we remember Paul McCartney singing, “Yes, I admit, it’s getting better,” we must remember John Lennon’s rejoinder, “It can’t get much worse!” My huge Google organic traffic slide halted during the third quarter 2013 and there’s even some good passive income news to report. So, for now at least, things are looking up. […]
I write a lot about my web design business on this blog. I have also two successful products called Running A Web Design Business, an e-book and a video course. But I always say that you shouldn’t provide only a web design service. This is because, since I started the business in 2006, only about […]
As web designers, we are regularly engaged in one of the most challenging practices: transforming ideas into pixels. The process starts with a conversation and ends up with a website but, how do we get there? Is it always via the same route? How can we avoid some of the pitfalls? The initial conversation with […]
Any sort of WordPress development – testing themes and plugins, creating themes and plugins, etc. – can be done on your own computer. Why would you want to do this? You’ll find the process much quicker and it’ll stop you going crazy waiting for files to upload to the server. Getting WordPress installed on your […]
I’m a huge fan of the online learning platform Udemy. However, this article was written because they massively decrease instructor commissions. It is possible to make money from Udemy (I still make over $1000 passively every month) but please factor in a 30-40% reduction of profit into the following. My main Udemy strategy is to […]
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