Books I read this summer – 2022

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Summer officially ends in mid-September, but we can all agree that our mindsets shift into Autumn mode when the clock strikes midnight on September 1st. I wanted to share the books I read this summer with you in case you needed something to start this Fall. I didn’t do traditional beach reading. I tend to…

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Reasons to start asking customers for feedback

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If there is one thing I wish I had started doing earlier, it’s asking clients for reviews. Some things that held me back included contemplating questions like, what if they weren’t happy? Or what if they felt I was bugging them? Since I’ve made asking for reviews part of my process, I can say it’s…

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Why I left BNI after more than a decade

In early May, I decided I needed to make a significant change in my life and leave my beloved BNI group. I had been a member of the organization for almost 12 years, and deciding to exit was difficult. I thought I would never leave as long as I was in business. BNI was one…

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Working through grief as a freelancer

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As a freelance business owner, you may find it challenging to carry on working while grieving. Grief ignores deadlines, clients, and to-do lists. It has no concern for your situation. The grief you feel can be even worse when your business depends on you to be on top of things. I have recently had the…

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There is more than one way to WordPress

As the year nears its end, I’ve had my career on my mind. 2022 will usher in my 20th year as WebCami.  What started as a volunteer and part-time business has grown beyond what I had ever hoped for. Right now, I have over 250 active clients and 200 sites in my care plan program.…

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How to keep your clients on track with your project timeline

One of the biggest challenges for any web designer is keeping a client on track with their project timeline. Many clients are unfamiliar with what goes into designing a website and don’t know how long it will take. They may have unrealistic expectations of how quickly their site can be designed or how much work…

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