Setting and sticking to a budget is one of the hardest things on the planet, and it’s especially hard for a business. After all, you need things! You need employees, new office chairs, a new computer and some new software that will increase workflow! How are you supposed to stick to a budget? The truth […]

You might not be able to afford a full-time IT guy, and in many cases, you don’t need one. That’s what MSPs – managed service providers – are all about, after all. However, just because they are more affordable than an IT guy doesn’t mean you just want to pick one and go with it. […]

The rise of social media to communicate with customers has been a fairly recent trend, so it makes sense if you aren’t sure how to maximize its potential. Getting people to interact and care about your company can be a hard problem to solve. However, no matter what size or what niche your company is […]

Now that you’ve decided it’s okay to enact a work-at-home policy, maybe you aren’t quite sure what should be included in it. That makes sense; the entire frontier of work-at-home was just pioneered, and it can be difficult to know exactly what you want or even what you need out of someone when they aren’t […]

When someone comes to your website, you don’t want them to stop at the front door. You’d like them to click around, explore, and consider your services. Ultimately, you want them to pay attention to your call to action and become a customer. That’s why knowing what to do with a potential customer that comes […]

It’s a little known fact of the small business world: people buy from people, not from websites. Interesting concept, right? You could have the nicest website in the world with the most interesting design, content and feel. It could have valuable information, a great call to action, and an updated blog. All of those things […]

We all know colors, design, and content are key to a successful website that converts. Sometimes, though, something simple and small like a font is completely overlooked. The right font can make or break a user’s experience, and choosing the right one can be difficult, especially for someone who grew up in the age of […]

In general, most people agree that social media is a useful tool for businesses – small and large ones alike. However, there’s one social media platform whose utility to small and medium businesses is questionable: Instagram. This platform is unique in the sense that only a caption and a picture are allowed to be posted. […]

You’ve probably heard of them: Kickstarter, IndieGoGo, GoFundMe. In the past few years, these websites have become huge proponents of getting those who don’t have any money but have good ideas the capital to get their products and services off the ground. This phenomenon is known as “crowdfunding” because the money raised is from a […]

It’s incredibly tempting to forgo any sort of work when the power’s out, especially if you had a big project due the next day or you could use a break. Sometimes that’s fine, and it’ll all be okay the next day if you skip a few hours of work tonight. However, many people are no […]