Category: Improve Online Efficiency


12 Ways You Can Outsource Work to Help You Promote Your Creative Business

There are many forces that can pull us away from making a decision to get outside help in growing our businesses and making things run more effectively. We can often be oblivious to the bubble that ensures we stay stubborn...

/ March 14, 2016

The MOST important thing to know if you want to sell anything, make an impact, and move anyone

Whether we like to think it or not, we’re all ’salespeople’ in some way or another. This is the case, even if we don’t like to call it ’sales’ and even if no money is exchanging hands. In some form...

/ July 19, 2014

11 Reasons Important People Ignore Your Emails, and How to Fix This

Getting ahead inevitably requires communicating with the right people, especially influential ones. But it's not always easy to get through or even get noticed. Read our comic for ideas that could help you succeed: Read more on '11 Reasons Why...

/ July 22, 2013

How to be a Time Pro and Create 20 Extra Hours Every Week

How about gaining some extra hours? Here's how to create an extra 20 or more each week... Read more on 'How to be a Time Pro'...

/ June 2, 2013

19 Reasons Your Online Portfolio Gets Barely Any Visits

You are a wonderful artist and you have a great, prostate clean portfolio site featuring lovely new art and pictures you’ve been creating. You’d like more people to see your work and to hopefully get some paid work too. You...

/ April 24, 2012

7 Ways to Turn Your Social Media Connections Into Paying Clients

So you’ve got a few thousand followers on Twitter and some connections on Google+ or Facebook. Where are the people who want to pay me for doing good work? Well, believe it or not, these potential ‘clients’ are out there...

/ February 1, 2012

How to Quickly DeClutter Your Computer Desktop

A clear desktop is not only great for reducing distraction, and improving your focus and productivity, it’s great for your computer as well. Icons all over a computer desktop are distracting. Instead, clear everything and be left with clarity, calm and...

/ August 4, 2011

10 Productive Things to Do in Your Extra Time

Even if you’re a networking meistro, there will often be times when you have little or no commissioned work coming in. It’s easy to take this as a confidence knock or grab the chance for an un-scheduled holiday, but this free time...

/ November 13, 2010

18 Tools for Destroying Distraction

There is no question that a dilemma exists over the need for creative professionals to create time and space for working on amazing and high quality projects and the existence of an endless stream of distraction, both from the world...

/ November 7, 2010

How to Work Long Periods at Your Desk and Come Out Healthy

I think it’s safe to say that most of us find ourselves in front of a computer screen for up to very periods everyday. This has been a personal concern of mine for some time when I think about how...

/ September 13, 2010