Lately, I have been feeling a bit overwhelmed with work and spending a lot of time in front of my computer. With having a full time IT job that requires me to be on call to deal with any issues, as well as teaching social media management and WordPress at night and having some private client work it isn’t any…

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There are so many posts out there comparing Evernote to OneNote. But, do you have to make a choice? Not necessarily. Why? Well, both Evernote and OneNote have their strengths and weaknesses, and I find that to be more productive I need to use both. For a while, I hopped between the two trying to decide on which one to…

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In this post, I am going to share with you the workflow and tools I use to manage multiple social media accounts. With social media, you can feel that you are constantly chasing your tail and are never organised. The key is to set up a workflow process so that you don’t waste time jumping between different programs and apps…

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As a remote worker and technology professional, some apps are essential to keep me organised and to stay focused. Following are my top 10 apps for working remotely that can help you with your location independent lifestyle. Slack Slack is by far the best messenger app on the market. It is easy to use and has so many different integrations…

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One of the hardest parts about running an online business is setting up workflows that help you be more organised and productive. I have spent countless hours working with different tools and systems over the past few years only to abandon them after setting them up or jumping on the latest bandwagon of a new product only to find them…

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With every post you make on WordPress, you need to make sure that it is optimised for Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). Depending on how you format your posts contributes to the effectiveness of SEO. Following are five things you need to consider when writing posts according to best practices for SEO: Post Content Your post needs to be at least…

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There was a time when I felt that being able to multitask was a skill that everyone must have to be successful. That was back in the day when I was an Executive Assistant and being able to multitask was a must as I was constantly interrupted and had to switch tasks depending on someone else’s priorities which changed often.…

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What software are you currently using? Do you know if your software is up to date and really meets your needs? Software is a large purchase that can also require fees for licensing, training, and technical support. In this blog post, I’m going to help you to choose the right software for your business using a three-step process. The Three-Step…

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Sick of working a 9 to 5 job and commuting to an office that you can’t stand working in? Want to become a location independent worker or digital nomad so that you can work on the projects that you want to and experience the world? Well, with a little bit of planning you can do just that. Following are my…

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Overview So what exactly is the difference between categories and tags on your WordPress blog? Both of these are used to organise your blog posts and make it simpler for readers to find and navigate your content. In a nutshell, if categories are the table of contents of your blog, tags represent the index. They also offer an opportunity to…

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When setting up your online business, should you use WordPress or Squarespace? This is a question I get asked regularly from my students and clients. I believe that both systems have their merits and that you need to pick the right content management system for your business. To help you make the decision I have created an online quiz which…

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With improved technology, the workforce has become more mobile and telecommuting has increased by more than 100%. Not only does telecommuting provide benefits to companies and workers with an improved work life balance, but telecommuters are more likely to be engaged at work. This lends itself to higher profitability, engagement and an increase in productivity. However, sometimes disconnections can occur.…

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Below is a comprehensive guide on how to choose a WordPress theme that is the right theme for your business. One of the biggest decisions you need to make when starting to build your own WordPress site is what theme you should use. Some people will tell you that a WordPress website costs $2,000 – $5,000, some websites do cost…

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Let’s face it; social media can be a total time waster. It is so easy to get caught up in the posts that are flooding your social media feed instead of working. Many of us waste time by watching insights into the world of other people who appear to be having a much more exciting life than way are. I’ll…

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