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December is crunch time for most freelancers. It’s that time of year again. Time to take on a few extra projects to make going to the mall less painful, and time to say, ‘yes’ to ridiculous requests from your clients. photo cc alli It’s the holidays, so you’ll give them a break; they just need one more thing done; [...]Devon Kreider
Happy Friday! **We hand-picked these 3 action-packed essays full of great ideas for your consulting biz.** Enjoy! ## Passing the Holy Milestone: How to Meet Deadlines Deadlines: they’re hard to love. > “I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.” — *Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker’s [...]Amy Hoy
**A single cookie can make the difference between a great day of work, and a disasterous one.** Imagine you’re sitting comfortably at a table. In front of you is a plate of cookies. Delicious, warm, gooey, wafting cookies. You know how in the cartoons, delicious smells morph into fingers that snare you by the nostrils? Yeah. It’s [...]Amy Hoy
Yay, it’s that time of year again! That time of year when the year’s almost run out, the time of year to look back on the past 12 months and beat ourselves up for not following through with the starry-eyed resolutions we made to lose weight, earn more money, and be less of a slacker, this time *last* year! Orrrrrr…. not! [...]Amy Hoy
Before we launched, I made a prediction to the rest of the teamThomas, Dieter and Joethat the majority of our traffic, and thus our market, would be American. Well, I can admit when I’m wrong. Hooray for numbers! I like facts! ## Visitor Locations It’s true that American traffic has been the single largest unified segment [...]Amy Hoy
Well, we’ve solved our latest credit card validation problem and it seems like a good time to give a quick recap of the lessons we’ve learned during this whole sordid process. Things that nobody bothers to tell you, not even the people you’re paying to do just that. This is 2008, but credit card processing is a technological [...]Amy Hoy
The night before launch And all through the office Keyboards were heard Seeking rhymes for “office” Office? Office! There’s naught a word … that rhymes with “office” Maybe not. There goes the attempt at pre-launch poetry. Or… does it? When in doubt, haikuthat’s what I always say. Preparing [...]Amy Hoy