This free book by the co-founder of FreshBooks, Mike McDerment is a great insight into breaking free of time-based costings for your business’ services. If you’re an experienced professional just starting out with a new business venture, it makes for some excellent bedtime reading.
This is a great article from Gregory Ciotti of Help Scout about creating a service-driven business that puts the customer first. He covers not only why you should be running a customer-centric business, but offers a breakdown of the six key factors in how you can achieve this for yourself. Definitely a good read!
I’ve found a couple of issues from clients when working on SEO, and anyone that’s managed SEO for a number of clients can probably back me up that their clients think SEO is either: Super technical nonsense that they could never in a million years understandOR Super easy work that anyone could do and the
…and Why They Don’t Ha! I’m sure we got some click-throughs from irate SEOs, frothing at the mouth thinking that this was going to be yet another backwards-thinking wannabe-SEO-expert selling outdated strategies and other nonsense claims on how to increase search engine rankings. The truth is a bit more complex than that. But first: Why
We’ve all seen them around now, but just how do you go about making a QR code? Thankfully, the guys over at ZXing Project have made this super-useful tool so you can encode QR codes for websites, email addresses, contact details, even geolocational data. Kind of nifty for marketing if you couple it with Google’s
This article outlines a quick and easy way to create your own Magento module that adds a shipping cost (that you define) to the total cost of the purchase. If you have only one method of transporting your products, its even more useful, because you no longer need a single-selection and ‘update cart’ button. Its
Admittedly, I don’t know a great deal about A/V codecs. There’s so many around these days, that its hard to keep track of them. I just want something that plays my video files, dammit! That said, I have heard of H.264, whether through making use of the codec in playback, or through the web over
A lot of this will probably seem like common sense to the more-seasoned PHP developer, but this reasonably detailed list of ‘ten things to help you be a better PHP dev’ is incredibly helpful for the PHP-newbie, and serves as a refresher for the experienced coders. If nothing else, there’s a host of links to