How to Set Up a Business Email Address

What’s one thing every entrepreneur needs (and dreads)? Email. You probably use your email account without a second thought. Then you start a business and realize you need to set up a new email address with a custom domain ([email protected]). How do you do that? Register a domain name (URL). Finding an available domain [...]

How to Set Up a Business Email Address2019-10-08T15:14:02-05:00

Broken Google Map on Your Website? Here’s Why and How to Fix It

Embedding a Google map on your WordPress website is no longer a simple (or free) process. Find out why and how this affects you. In May 2018, Google announced pricing plans for Google Maps. Beginning June 11, you’ll need a valid API key and a Google Cloud Platform billing account to access our core products. [...]

Broken Google Map on Your Website? Here’s Why and How to Fix It2018-12-07T14:04:22-05:00

What Is Website Encryption (SSL) and Why You Need It

Website encryption changed a lot in 2018, so I've updated this post with the current state of website encryption and SSL certificates. First, a quick explanation. We're talking about the lock icon that's displayed next to the URL in your address bar (see note at the end of this article about how this is [...]

What Is Website Encryption (SSL) and Why You Need It2018-12-13T13:19:50-05:00

G Suite Email Setup Instructions for All Your Devices

G Suite Email Setup Instructions for All Your Devices Products with higher adoption rates are often easier to integrate with other services. That's one of the biggest selling points for G Suite, which is simply a paid Google account using your own domain ([email protected]). You can use all the features accessible with a [...]

G Suite Email Setup Instructions for All Your Devices2018-12-06T21:14:21-05:00

Advice for Freelance Designers and the Entrepreneurs Who Hire Them

I recently received an email from a new freelance designer about a project that hadn’t gone well. If you've been working in design for any length of time it's a familiar story, unfortunately. Client is a friend. Pricing is set within a certain range. Work begins, but the business partner has different ideas. [...]

Advice for Freelance Designers and the Entrepreneurs Who Hire Them2019-02-27T11:50:52-05:00

How to Achieve Inbox Zero With 3 Simple Habits

After months (!!!) of not seeing the bottom of my inbox, I finally achieved Inbox Zero, and it feels amazing. Lest you think I had a backlog of several thousand emails, I should clarify. If I'm managing projects well, 10-15 emails is normal. Most of this year it's hovered around 60-75. That still low number [...]

How to Achieve Inbox Zero With 3 Simple Habits2018-11-04T19:32:05-05:00