Launching an online business can feel completely overwhelming. There’s approximately 1 million different tools you could be using, and no one is more sought after by high cost service providers than business owners. The amount of junk mail, both digital and physical, that I receive every week from software companies trying to sell me their […]
You’ve seen their slick ads on primetime TV and their $4/month hosting packages promoted on social media and search ads. But what does a “budget” website hosting package actually get you? In this article, I outline 8 different features to use as benchmarks for picking the best budget hosting for your website. There’s nothing wrong […]
This article was originally published in May of 2017–as of October 2018, Google Analytics Enhanced eCommerce tracking is now natively supported by SamCart. I highly recommend checking that out rather than attempting to implement one of the solutions I’ve documented below. You may still find the information on tracking lifetime value in your CRM via […]
Sales was (and still is) easily the hardest part of freelancing for me. I’m not a natural born salesperson. The last thing I want to do is try to convince someone they want something when I know that they don’t. And that’s exactly how I saw sales. But one day I had a simple but […]
I recognize this reads like a clickbait title, but what I’d really like to share with you is how I used If This Then That (IFTTT) to automate a lot of the processes involved in finding new clients for my business. I’m not guaranteeing any crazy results, other than saving you some time and making […]
Setting your freelance rates can be an intimidating process. It’s like walking into a job interview and being forced to discuss compensation–over, and over, and over. While over time your confidence will grow (and your ‘imposter syndrome’ will diminish), an important thing to keep in mind if clients balk at your rates is how many […]
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Starting a business online involves a lot of decisions–the choice to self host or outsource eCommerce activities is one of your most critical. Read on for platform suggestions for both options, and the benefits and disadvantages of each.
Heads up, content creators, you don’t have to go to coding bootcamp or work your fingers to the bone to boost your creation-based revenue each month! Read on to learn more about these low barrier methods for building passive income sources.
Working for yourself is great! Unless the management is terrible… Stay on task with these 7 freelance tools.