Tag Archives: Business

Blogging Isn’t Just For Some

There is no question that the majority of blogs that are found on the web are based on the topics of marketing and social media.  Using blogging as a tool to communicate with clients and the public in general is certainly a recognised asset within the IT community and this valuable tool has certainly been used to the maximum in these areas of service. However, the value of blogging and its ability to form a relationship with clients should not be lost on other service Read More +

The Importance Of Being Social

Working as a freelancer I know how easy it is to get caught up in your own little world, basing relationships on digital conversations and chatting with people purely online.  We feel that we are keeping our finger on the pulse by reading through a plethora of emails and blog posts based on our area of interest, we shoot off a comment here and a thumbs up there, showing that we are paying attention, even if only for few short moments while scanning over coffee. Read More +

Know What You Are Committing To

As a Web Designer I guess you would expect me to be rather vocal about the benefits of having a website and insisting that a website is a ‘must have’ for every business in existence.  Well, to the contrary I often surprise my clients by actually questioning their decision to jump into the deep end and commit hundreds of dollars on setting up a website – and I want to explain why. You see, to me having a website is a bit like owning a pet Read More + Read More +

Add Value to Your Business Relationships

No matter what it is that you are selling, be it a product or a service, chances are that you have competitors who offer similar products at an equal or maybe even better price than you do. That being said, it is therefore of major importance that you set yourself apart from the others in some recognisable way – and there is no better way to differentiate yourself than through your individual approach to your customer. Become Valued As business owners we need to be Read More +

Blogs Under The Microscope – Part 3

Welcome to the third in a series of posts about blogs and those who create them. Today’s blogger under focus may come as a bit of a surprise, but bear with me as I explain the logic in my choice. I’ve decided to chuck the microscope this week and use a mirror instead.  Yep, as weird as it sounds I’m actually profiling myself in this weeks blogger series.  The reason being is this… I honestly think that as a small business owner it is important to Read More +