When a client's site cries out for help

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs When a client’s site cries out for help Monday, October 6, 2008 at 3:39 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: Web/Tech Like many small developers, I built a number of websites between 1998 and 2002 using the then standard approach of hand-coded HTML and, later, a web editing program.

2008 100

Elon Musk, The Entrepreneurial Hustle, And Some Tax Nuances

Brilliantly Better

There is a very popular short story about Elon Musk that goes (more or less) like this: Elon Musk made $180M when PayPal was acquired in 2002. He put $100M in SpaceX, $70M in Tesla, and $10M in Solar City. He borrowed money for rent.

2002 82
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Local SEO: Four Tips for Ranking High in Your City

Andrea Kalli

2010 135

Ann Hiatt on What It Takes to Be an Executive Assistant

Go Burrows

In 2002, Ann Hiatt was fresh out of college, starting her first post-university job supporting Jeff Bezos’ at Amazon in Seattle. Amazon was made up of less than 1000 employees in 2002, compared with today’s 1.3

2021 83

The Digitialization of Jobs

Small Business Labs

  As the report chart below shows (click to enlarge), the number of high digital jobs has grown from 5% of jobs in 2002 to 23% in 2016. Brookings recently released an interesting study on Digitalization and the American workforce.    The report: " presents a detailed analysis of changes in the digital content of 545 occupations covering 90 percent of the U.S. workforce in all industries since 2001. The analysis categorizes U.S.

2017 151

5 Best Cities for Starting a Business

Small Business CEO

But take it from a (once) small business owner, Michael Nemeroff, founder of RushOrderTees , “When we founded RushOrderTees in 2002, we were just serving our city. Starting a business can be both an exciting and nerve-racking endeavor.

2020 63

Economic Uncertainty Hits Millennials; Only 1/3rd Feel They are Middle Class

Small Business Labs

in 2002 to 34.8% The Guardian's  US millennials feel more working class than any other generation  covers data from the General Social Survey showing that the number of millennials (born 1980 to 2000) who consider themselves middle class has fallen from 45.6% in 2014. This is part of a broader trend of fewer Americans in general seeing themselves as middle class.

2016 100

Are We Becoming a Part-Time Nation?

Small Business Labs

In 2002, roughly 18% of all part-timers were teens aged 16 to 19. The U.S. has always had a lot of part-time employment.  In 2007, a year when the economy was strong and unemployment low, a bit over 22 million Americans worked part-time. This was about 16% of U.S. non-farm employment.    The vast majority of these folks - 88% - chose to work part-time.  Only 12% would have preferred a full-time job.

2012 190

5 Things Every Office Should be Replacing with Online Technology

Tips From T. Marie

Is your computer a relic from 2002? We’re well into the 21 st century, so why is it that so many business offices are still using outdated office machines and systems? It’s like they are clinging onto old business machines like a two-year-old clings to Mommy’s leg when she appears to be leaving them. It reminds me of how long it took businesses to replace typewriters with computers. When they finally gave in and bought computers suddenly they wondered why it took them so long.

2016 100

The Panama Papers Breach: Don’t Blame WordPress

Tips From T. Marie

So much so that I’m no longer shocked to find a paralegal asking me to send a.doc formatted document because they are still running Word 2002 or to find out the operating system they are on is Windows 98. Last Thursday, WordFence revealed on their blog that the Mossack Fonseca data breach that resulted in the Panama Papers was possibly initiated via an outdated WordPress slider plugin. They have since done an update regarding the breach as it relates to WordPress.

2016 100

Infographic: US Women Business Owners

The Small Business Blog

Female business ownership in the US increased more than 20% between 2002 and 2007. An interesting trend in the US recovery is how much of it has been driven by women. This meant they were an important source of employment for many as the recession began in 2008. The infographic below has a whole load… Read the full article here: Infographic: US Women Business Owners on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Business Infographics Woman in Business Women Entrepreneurs infographic women

2013 163

Finland’s Urpo Ylönen: The Goalie Coach Who Found a Niche on the Ice

The Solopreneur Life

Before 2002, no Finnish goaltender had ever held a starting role in the National Hockey League. T he Niche: Teaching young hockey players in Finland how to be goaltenders. The Man: He’s called the High Priest, the Yoda, the Obi-Wan-Kenobi, The Oracle, The Zenmaster of goalie coaches. Urpo Ylönen (right) works with one of his first standout pupils, Miikka Kiprusoff, who played for Calgary in the NHL. His name is Urpo Ylönen. People call him Upi.

2014 143

Learn How to Post A Job On LinkedIn Like A Pro Recruiter

Recruit CRM

LinkedIn has officially passed around half a billion mark, ever since it has started in 2002 and has been growing rapidly since then. LinkedIn has actually been around you for longer than Facebook or Twitter and with over 600 million professional users.

2020 83

Is it Possible to be an Outgoing/Extraverted Introvert?

Stephanie LH Calahan

However, when I started my business back in 2002, I quickly learned that. Earlier this week, one of my readers commented on a post I wrote about ADHD.    Her comment was such a good question that it sparked this post.    She said: I love Janet's question!    Let's talk about that today. Over the years of attending networking functions and conferences I've learned that a good number of the people there consider themselves introverts. included. 

2012 184

What is Your Business Website Saying?

Tips From T. Marie

A Stanford Web Credibility study proved it back in 2002. Did you know that 75% of web users admit that they judge a business based on the design of their website? If it were true 10 years ago, imagine how true it is in today’s ‘connected’ society! I guarantee that number is higher today, probably somewhere closer to 95%!!

2012 123

What Is Happiness and Why Is It Important?

Success

in his 2002 best-selling book, Authentic Happiness. “Tell me about your mother.”. Anyone who has been in therapy at any point during the past century has likely heard that request, now a go-to punch line for an entire industry of mental health.

2021 91

How Eco-Friendly is your Furniture?

Eco-Office Gals

For example,e between 2002 and 2011, the organic food segment grew 238%, whereas the overall food ,market grew 33%; similarly, the use of renewable energy grew 456%, while the use of non-renewable fuels actually fell by 3.2%. This probably isn’t a question that you ask yourself often, but: just how eco-friendly is your furniture? As a matter of fact, what is eco-friendly furniture anyway?

2016 109

Featured Soloist Mel DePaoli: “Always Ask for Honest Feedback”

The Solopreneur Life

2002, then again in 2009. T his is “Featured Soloist,” a feature that is published on Tuesdays at The Solopreneur Life. Mel DePaoli. The purpose of “Featured Soloist” is to give all of us a glimpse at how other solopreneurs operate their small businesses. This week we meet Mel DePaoli of Seattle. If you would like to be the “Featured Soloist,” please send me an e-mail, Larry@TheSolopreneurLife.com. Name of solopreneur: Mel DePaoli. Name of business and city: Omicle; Seattle.

2011 135

Featured Soloist Monique Y. Wells: “I Love the Freedom to Explore”

The Solopreneur Life

I launched a solo consultancy in preclinical safety assessment in 2002. T his is The Solopreneur Life’s “Featured Soloist,” the purpose of which is to give all of us a glimpse at how other solopreneurs operate their small businesses. Today we meet Monique Y. Wells. If you would like to be the “Featured Soloist,” please send me an e-mail, Larry@TheSolopreneurLife.com. Monique Y. Wells. Name of solopreneur: Monique Y. Wells.

2012 204

Green Gift Giving: Soda Stream Review & Giveaway!

Eco-Office Gals

The energy required to make water bottles in the US only, is equivalent to 17 million barrels of oil (Container Recycling Institute, 2002). The Sodastream products had struck my fancy for a few holiday seasons. Several blogs had been giving them away and unfortunately, I hadn’t won one yet. So, I was excited when the company agreed to be part of my Green Gift Giving series this season!

Gifts 205

Featured Soloist Helen Robinett: “Build a Network”

The Solopreneur Life

November 2002. T his is “Featured Soloist,” a feature that appears every Tuesday at The Solopreneur Life. Helen Robinett. The purpose of “Featured Soloist” is to give all of us a glimpse at how other solopreneurs operate their small businesses. This week we meet personal-branding expert Helen Robinett. If you would like to be the “Featured Soloist,” please send me an e-mail, Larry@TheSolopreneurLife.com. Name of solopreneur: Helen Robinett.

Product/Program Promotion Problems and Profits -- Launching Lessons Learned Expert Interview

Stephanie LH Calahan

From 2002 - 2006 she co-owned and built the largest Long Island, NY. Anyone that has ever launched a program or product knows that the entire process is kind of like running a race. You have a strategy and training and you've done all of your warm ups.    You are ready to get your promotion "out there." " You are running smoothly, when all of the sudden, someone decides to put a hurdle right in the middle of the track!

2012 180

Is Anyone NOT looking for work these days?

On The Job

That's up from 69 percent in 2002. Let's start this Tidbit Tuesday with a quote: "I have never liked working. To me a job is an invasion of privacy." -- Danny McGoorty (1901-1970) As for other matters: He says, she says: Seth Godin is wrong. Or so says Heather Leigh , who says you do need a resume. He says you don't.

2008 100

What Is Sexual Harassment?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Jane Howard-Martin, USATODAY.com, December 18, 2002. As women working in an office with men who are more than likely in authority, this is something we undoubtedly will come across at some time in our careers. I think men probably experience it as well, but it is not reported as often.

2012 131

Featured Soloist Cari Redondo: “Invest Yourself in Your Customers”

The Solopreneur Life

T his is “Featured Soloist,” a feature that is published on Tuesdays at The Solopreneur Life. Cari Redondo. The purpose of “Featured Soloist” is to give all of us a glimpse at how other solopreneurs operate their small businesses. This week we meet Cari Redondo, who is based in Marion, Iowa. If you would like to be the “Featured Soloist,” please send me an e-mail, Larry@TheSolopreneurLife.com. Name of solopreneur: Cari Redondo. Name of business and city: A Work of Heart By Cari; Marion, Iowa.

2011 148

Do You Want a Balanced Life? He Was Not So Sure. Weigh in Your Thoughts!

Stephanie LH Calahan

  By 2002 I had started Calahan Solutions, Inc. The post to my Facebook page was this: Everyone can have a balanced life. You just need to want it … and act to achieve it. Mary Ellen Tribby. Often, when I post this particular inspirational quote, I receive a lot of "likes" on Facebook but few ever comment.    Today was a bit different and it inspired this post.    You can see to the right, Joe had a different perspective on balance. 

2011 154

Cover Your Tracks: E-mail Archiving

Professional Assistant Blog

Its compatible with any version of Outlook 2002 or later. Home About Me Advertise Cover Your Tracks: E-mail Archiving By The Professional Assistant on Friday, September 05, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Outlook , Organize , Productivity , System Security D o you back up your e-mails in Microsoft Outlook ? What would happen if your company gets audited or your manager asks you for an e-mail from a few years ago?

2008 100

The 3 Things Seinfeld Does That I've Built Into My Own Workflow

Productivityist

In the 2002 film Comedian , you get to see the process of two very different comedians: Orny Adams and Jerry Seinfeld. I''ve made no secret of the fact that I used to work in comedy. Sure, it was a fledgling career at best, having performed improv and sketch comedy sporadically at venues in a variety of places over a period of only a few years, but comedy is still in my blood.and it always will be.

2014 77

More on the Growth of Small Farms and Local Food

Small Business Labs

" While small farms are not going to replace large farms anytime soon, the USDA is projecting that the market for locally grown food will be about $7 billion by 2012, up steeply from $4 billion in 2002. Small Business Labs Tracking and Forecasting the Trends Impacting the Future of Small Business Welcome to Small Business Labs Small Business Labs, from Emergent Research , covers the key social, technology and business trends impacting small business.

2010 122

Thursday Morning & 20 Years of Celebrating You & Your Profession!

Office Dynamics

In 2002, they discussed Becoming a World Class Assistant hosted by Catepillar Inc. Thursday dawned sunny, warm and bright. At 6:00 am, 15 attendees gathered poolside to enjoy a yoga session to work on their Wellness pillar. Meanwhile, at 7:00 am, 9 attendees gathered in the OD Boutique for Coffee Chat to learn about Habits, Cues and Rewards, also a Wellness pillar event. After a Wellness Breakfast, we gathered in the meeting room.

2013 109

What is Your 1400 Plan? Don't Have My Tradgedy! #businesscontinuity #productivity #dontwasttime

Stephanie LH Calahan

Looking back, I have had 3 laptops, one Palm, and one backup hard drive all crash on me since 2002. I've mentioned before that prior to founding Calahan Solutions, Inc., I worked for a large consulting firm in the Chicago area.    As I look back at those days, of course, I miss the people I worked with, but in my business I miss 1400. Do you have a 1400?    I really wanted one these past few weeks.

2011 145

Logo Lift – 5 Signs Your Logo Needs a Facelift

Small Business CEO

But in 2002, Firefox was named Phoenix, and its logo was a red bird with flames for feathers. How important is your logo? If you make a good product, turn a profit, and enjoy strong customer support, does that little logo really matter? Just ask Gap.

2011 64

Glenn and Mindy Stearns: Building a Legacy of Kindness

Success

He and Mindy met briefly at a blackjack table in 2002, though neither had or showed any interest in the other. They call themselves Glenndy.

2021 93

How to Protect Your Personal Brand When Your Company's Reputation Sucks

On The Job

Franny Oxford remembers interviewing former Enron employees in her role as a human resource manager for a large Houston manufacturing and distribution company in 2002. Just imagine, for a moment, what it must be like to be an AIG employee. Armed guards at the door. Your top executives threatened in horrific ways, even if they had nothing to do with the executive bonus debacle. Even AIG families have been threatened.

2009 100

The 3 Things Seinfeld Does That I’ve Built Into My Own Workflow

Productivityist

In the 2002 film Comedian , you get to see the process of two very different comedians: Orny Adams and Jerry Seinfeld. I’ve made no secret of the fact that I used to work in comedy. Sure, it was a fledgling career at best, having performed improv and sketch comedy sporadically at venues in a variety of places over a period of only a few years, but comedy is still in my blood…and it always will be.

2014 46

3 Podcast Production Styles – Which is Right For You?

Andrea Kalli

My name is Andy Robbins and I started my podcast production company , AudioFile Solutions, in 2002 after spending the previous 9 years in the audio production industry as an audio engineer.

2010 135

Expose on the Aqua B Risk Assessment in the UK

Catch Friday

Following examination of the Legionella Risk Assessment and laboratory water sample analysis undertaken at the property, AquaB Group considers there is a real risk to health from high levels of Legionella found in the water system within the meaning set ot in ACoP L8, the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (as amended) and the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002.

2014 43

Summit at Sea 2011 – The new trend in business is impact

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

Better World Books was founded in 2002 to address this problem by reselling these otherwise forgotten books online – an incredibly successful business was born. This post has been a long time coming. My experience on the Summit boat blew my mind to the extent that I needed a few weeks back in Sydney to fully comprehend this game changing event.

2011 53

5 Tips For Incorporating Exercise Into Your Life

Brilliantly Better

And I ran the Chicago marathon back in 2002.

2010 72

Bioteams Part 4: The Team Organization Zone

BioTeams

This article is the final in a four-part series which describes each of the 4 Bioteams Zones, continuing with t he Organization Zone. T his article was originally published in 2005 by Ken Thompson and Robin Good. Introduction.

2005 52