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6 Proven Methods to Keep Your Team Motivated

If you’ve been on any team for more than a few hours, you know that there is an ebb and flow to motivation. There are a slew of reasons why your team could be lacking motivation, but how you handle the situation and inspire your team is what really matters. We’ve got a few tips… Continue reading

5 KPI Tips To Further Your Business Insights

Data is the future and the future is now. We live in the age of data. It seems that data is being collected in every business scenario. This is a trend that will only increase as we move into online experiences. Although data is all around us, it is still very new. This means finding… Continue reading

Do You Even Know What You’re Building?

What are you building? What are you trying to accomplish? What do you want your system to do? These are all excellent questions. Whether you’re looking to build a small system with fewer, simpler features or a large system with more complex features, you should really know what you’re getting yourself into before you start…. Continue reading

Development 101: What You Need to Know Even If You’re Not a Developer

We’re going back to the basics. If you’re a developer, or even if you’re not, there are essential, foundational issues that need to be handled and planned for before you begin a development project. Don’t focus on the big picture (well, maybe a little). Now let me be clear. The big picture is important. Most… Continue reading

Creative Works on the Web and How To (Legally) Share Them

Reposting and sharing creative works on the web is a cool way to spread innovation and creativity. It can and also be a hazardous act of violating copyrights. (Yikes!) Using media and creative content in your own platform or website without appropriate approval can result in unhappy content producers and you shelling out the big… Continue reading

The Do’s and Don’ts of Web Publishing: Part 2

In my last post, I covered some common liabilities in the world web publishing. If we’re not careful, we all are likely to fall into the liability danger zone. So here are my top 5 ways to stay away from making these mistakes: 1) Follow good journalistic practices. Verify your facts. Be thorough and as… Continue reading

The Do’s and Don’ts of Web Publishing: Part 1

The web is a digital world filled with creativity, self expression, and constant sharing of creative content and ideas. However, within this bright and shiny universe there is a dangerous side: You can be sued for what you write, share, and use within your website or blog. Yep. I said sued. But before you delete… Continue reading

You Always Have to Look at the Money

Budgeting. Yikes. It may seem like a foreign concept to some, but for freelancers and self-employed individuals, budgeting is crucial. That means you must learn to manage a business budget and a personal budget. “But I need to get my business off the ground!” I’m sure you do. However, neglecting to keep your personal finances… Continue reading

The Pitfalls of Partnering in Business

If you’ve been in business for a while or if you’re just starting out, you may consider a partnership. Maybe you need financing. Maybe you need administrative help. Maybe you’re great at the administrative tasks, but need a little help on the creative side. So partnering up sounds like a great idea, right? Wrong. We’ve… Continue reading

4 Tips to Avoid Lawsuits for Your Business

Every time you scroll through a feed or pick up a magazine it seems as if another lawsuit story is underway. Our social default has essentially become to sue first, ask questions later. For freelancers and businesses this poses a hairy situation since any of your clients at anytime can sue you for your work…. Continue reading

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