Tag Archives: purpose

Use routine to beat procrastination

Do you ever get those moments where you realise you have wasted the morning procrastinating and not really getting anything done? Have you ever wanted to be more creative? I’ve just been sent a great article as part of an on-line course offered by Lateral Action with a great way






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Get involved with your website creation

Great website creation is about great involvement and communication. It is about having a plan and being flexible enough to let that plan develop as you learn. Tell your team what you think, if you don’t let your designer or developer know what you are thinking then they will never






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Check email delivery

If customers are leaving you a message on your website then you want to know that the messages are getting safely to your in box. Particularly if you are using a plug-in to give you a nice contacts page. Checking email delivery is bit obvious but very important, you would






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Understanding User Roles in WordPress

Having lots of people to help can be a blessing and a curse. How do you give people access to your website to let them help and contribute, but keep the more sensitive or complex parts of your site out of harms way? The answer is to give each user






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Getting your design started

Sometimes getting you new business venture off the ground can be a bit like the chicken and the egg. There are so many things that can’t be done until something else is done – where do you start? Do you have business cards? Do you have a website? How about






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When to use Categories and Tags in WordPress

A client recently asked me to explain Tags and Categories for WordPress. It is something that often comes up and the answer is ‘it depends’, as is the answer to many IT questions. It depends on your intention and what you want to do with your writing and your audience.






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Webmaster Tools for Bing and Google

As a Webmaster (or someone who has a website managed for you) you should make sure you are getting as much value from your hard work as you can. Both Google and Bing offer free tools designed to help you manage and track your website. They let you answer questions






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Window, Mac or Linux – how do I choose?

What’s your computer of choice? How do you know you are getting the best computer for you? Looking at market share the most likely computer you are using now is a variety of Windows, or Mac or perhaps even Linux. There are lots of ways of measuring the ‘market share’






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Plan to succeed, eat the frog first

I attended a really good seminar today on Self Employment and as a throw away line the speaker asked us to change one thing in our day and ‘Eat the Frog First!’ “What on earth does that mean?”, I hear you asking. It is a way of helping us to






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How much do you love what you are doing?

I saw a TED presentation today and one quote really struck me, Carol Coletta is quoted as saying, “I would pay someone to do what I do” I’ve often heard this from the negative perspective where you would pay to have someone do it because then you would not need






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