The Coolest Cooler Around

Today’s post is a hybrid post.  I usually blog about either business stuff or family stuff.  But today I am writing about a topic that touches on both of those areas.   Have you ever heard of Kickstarter?  Kickstarter is a form of crowdfunding.  Which means that you create your project and tell people why

Proposal Tools For Freelancers: BidSketch

One of the most difficult parts of being a freelancer is securing new projects.  It’s a competitive out there today.  A slow economy has created a situation where many people begin doing freelance work on the side.  This means that you have to do something to set yourself apart from the crowd. Many times the

7 Content Creation Apps For Your Business

Despite the value that content creation can bring to a business, there are a couple of reasons why webpreneurs shudder at the thought of it – reasons which may not necessarily be true. And it’s because of these that they only expend a minimum to mediocre amount of their resources to amp up their website’s

Blog More Efficiently with Coschedule

coschedule

I have a pretty busy life.  I have a wonderful wife and 3 great kids.  My life with them keeps me going.  I also have a full time job that I work.  Then there’s my consulting business which keeps me up many nights.  So I have a lot to keep me busy.  Lastly, there’s this

Working From Home With Kids

For anyone who had ever dealt with a long commute or long hours in a cubicle, working from home feels like a day off many times and should be considered a luxury.  Working from home has other benefits, such as gas savings, less wasted time (waiting in traffic), a comfortable environment, and (my favorite) you

ID Card Workshop Review

id card workshop

A couple of years ago I helped a client take their operation from a paper and file based operation to a computer based operation.  When I say paper and file I mean they were still using typewriters and processing membership renewal cards by hand.  When meant updating user data by hand in two different locations

3 Free Web Conferencing Services

web conferencing

When you work for a large corporation or government agency you have many resources at your disposal.  You usually have a complex computer network with mail servers, file server, application servers, and firewalls.  You also have video, voice, and web conferencing on site.  But what if you’re a small business owner or consultant?  You usually