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Do I really need a website?

The answer is, “Yes, but …”

Do micro-businesses need a website? The answer is, “Yes, but …”

In this article I focus on when a fitness class, a niche startup, or sole trader consumer services need a website. I’ll talk about how to workarounds to custom websites that work, and why these websites work better. Continue reading

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5 Cost Controls for Outsourced Writing

Feeling Squeezed Like a Lemon?

The real costs of outsourcing work, especially freelance writing work, is in the edits (revisions).

Both a client and a freelancer need to understand they share the risk of controlling cost. That risk comes with the responsibility to communicate and clarify expectations throughout a job (no matter how small.) Often the job is both squeezed for time and for money at the end, during the revisions. Continue reading

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How Your Terms and Conditions Can Protect Your Business

Do your terms & conditions protect your business model and profits?

Do your terms & conditions protect your customers while supporting your business model and profits? Your Terms and Conditions (T&C) document is an important legal protection for your business. In Australia, an effective and professional T&C document is a key to growing a potential customer’s confidence. Continue reading

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