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Service Is A Mindset, Not A Department
As a customer, I know what it’s like to be on the customer side of the counter. You want...
Why Social Media Ads Are A Waste Of Your Time And Money
Ever since my iPhone started tracking how much time I spent by looking at the screen and reporting my...
Why Most Marketing Attempts Fail And How To Fix The Problem
When was the last time you saw an ad for something, and actually decided to buy it? If you’re...
Funding Training For Canadian Business Owners
Did you know Business Owners can now be eligible for the Canada Job Training Grant? This topic may be a little different from what I usually write about, but as a training provider for “freedompreneurs”, I’m excited about this news and wanted to share it directly with you. Accessing training... Read more
How I saved a thousand dollars by cancelling my cellphone (while keeping my number)
I finally took the plunge and cancelled my cellphone. I’ve been using internet based telephone systems for years now, and started using my cellphone less and less. Here’s my story of how I saved over a thousand dollars every year, while still keeping my number for now – just... Read more
Why Patience Is A Virtue When Building Any Business
Are you a patient person? When you set a goal, do you stick with it and see it through to the end? I may be persistent, but I’m certainly not patient by nature. If I don’t see results grow over time, I get bored and start looking to change... Read more
Have You Ever Considered Yourself A Consultant?
Have you ever considered yourself a consultant? The title “consultant” used to be reserved for retired diplomats and former top executive officers. They would be recruited because of their “contacts”, rather than their practical knowledge. Their “consultant” role was more honorary than actual. That picture has changed dramatically over... Read more
Ebook: The Wealthy Artist – The Common Sense Guide to Finding Success as an Artrepreneur
Dreams are free, but the hustle is sold separately. Walking out the revolving door of some corporate office to follow your passion is the easy part, what comes after isn’t. Trying to build something out of a dream is really hard work. This e-book is my common sense guide of... Read more
My unadulterated thoughts on micromanagers
It’s been while since I left the 9-5 corporate workforce and pursued a more creative career, however micromanagers popup whenever you least expect it – even when you’re working independently. I’ve built a large support team for some of my engagements, and the one thing most candidates mention as... Read more
The first steps towards building a successful small business website
How important is domain registration and hosting to your website? I have created many websites, both for myself or for one of my businesses, it has become crystal clear that one of the most important steps in the process of establishing your online presence is the domain registration and... Read more
Social Media Detox and Influencer Masterplan
A while back I wrote about my social media detox – and today I want to share my social media courses! This programs will show you how to use Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn to propel your business: get more leads, sales and results leveraging the power of high-traffic social... Read more
The Dutch Polder Model Explained: Why Every Employee Should Start A Side Hustle Today
Have you ever heard of the Dutch “polder model”? According to Wikipedia, the polder model is consensus decision-making: The polder model is based on the acclaimed Dutch version of consensus-based economic and social policy making in the 80s and 90s. It gets its name from the Dutch word for... Read more
Do you smell the social media bull sh*t? Here is my guide on how to do it right
Do you have a Facebook page for your (art) business? I’ve recently seen a lot of people complain that their posts on Facebook are only seen by about 7% (or less) of their “fans” on Facebook. I’m no different. My page on Facebook has almost a thousand fans, but the... Read more