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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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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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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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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As a content manager, I use Evernote daily to keep track of all my code, social media posts, blog posts, checklists and project plans. You name it and I probably have a notebook dedicated to it in Evernote. So what exactly is Evernote? Evernote is a digital notebook designed for note taking, organising and archiving content. Basically, you can capture…

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Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is a term that is tossed around in any discussion about internet marketing, but few people really understand what it means and what it involves. The purpose of SEO is to rank higher in search engines so that people can find your website and its content. Effective use of SEO requires you to use specific words…

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There are 4 important elements of a social media message. Two-way communication Listening to what others are saying is the single most important aspect of engaging in social media. This will help you find out: •what customers are interested in •what customers are saying about your brand •what customers are saying about your competition Without this information, it is far…

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  One of the main questions I get asked at my social media management workshops is how often you should post in each social media channel. I think it depends on your business and what message you need to send to your audience, however I am going to share with you my best practices for social media posting and how…

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If you have information, resources, or thoughts you want to share with your community, then blogging might be ideal for you. People can relate to stories, and a blog post allows you to develop a story – even if it is a short one. Should I Be Blogging? This is becoming a more difficult question to answer. Three to five…

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As a remote worker you will most likely be posting on social media to not only promote your own business but that of your clients. Especially if you are offering social media management as one of your services. So what are the rules you need to take into consideration when posting on social media? Following are eight rules that you…

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