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The Freelancer's Guide to the Galaxy

The Freelancer's Guide to the Galaxy

Whether you’re new to freelancing or a seasoned veteran, new tools to help you optimize your operations crop up every day. We’ve covered quite a few of these in the past, from Buffer and Hootsuite to Extensions for Google Chrome. For the full run down, you...
Wasted Time In The Workplace

Wasted Time In The Workplace

ED. NOTE: This week’s blog post illuminates just how and where your employees are likely to waste their time. To John’s comments I’d like to add that flat rates and hard deadlines keep me productive. As Anthony Iannario says, “Time is finite...
Are You Ready To Be Your Own Boss?

Are You Ready To Be Your Own Boss?

This week’s guest post comes with a slick infographic. While the infographic is a fun way to self-assess your own motivation as a business owner, I know serious business owners aren’t going to let an infographic push them around. So enjoy the exercise...
Productivity – Reader Questions

Productivity – Reader Questions

Today’s question is a two-parter. 1. How do I generate shortened URLs for Twitter? 2. How to I move from tab to tab on Google Chrome without using my mouse? All that work just kills me. Well, gentle reader, if you’re the type of obsessive efficiency nerd...
Re-Purposing Google Reader for Small Biz

Re-Purposing Google Reader for Small Biz

Update: Google reader’s death clock has started.  As of July 1st, Google will no longer offer their reader service.  Don’t cry, all is not lost.   Reader is an often ignored tool in Google’s overwhelming volume if tools and apps.  Geeks like me have...