What is the Paycheck Protection Program and how do you apply?

UPDATE APRIL 17, 2020: Lapse in Appropriations Notice on the Small Business Administration website: “The SBA is currently unable to accept new applications for the Paycheck Protection Program based on available appropriations funding.” The SBA lists several other assistance options: Enhanced Debt Relief via the SBA’s other business loan programs …

Creating a productive workplace for people is all about context

The quest for a proper understanding of the links between the places we work, the things with which we fill them and our wellbeing and productivity has been ongoing for a very long time. It predates our current thinking on productive workplace design and the facilities management discipline as we …

How to Hire Freelancers and Manage Remote Teams

The interconnected world and the advances in information technology provide great opportunities to build remote teams these days. Businesses are constantly looking for ways to stand out from their competition and outsourcing provides numerous benefits which can make the difference to achieve the competitive advantage that your company needs. Outsourcing allows …

Tech Review: vcita – A Business Management Platform for Service-Based Hustles

With so many software products available on the market nowadays, it feels like small business entrepreneurs have gotten used to working with multiple apps to take care of things like scheduling appointments, getting paid by customers, relationship management, and nurturing leads. Using a diverse array of apps to run your …

Mike Schroder joins GoDaddy as full-time WordPress core contributor

WordPress powers a third of all websites on the internet, and it’s used far more than any other CMS. The crazy thing? It’s entirely free, thanks to the amazing work of volunteers. We have WordPress because of volunteers, who contribute millions of hours by: Writing the core software Creating themes and plugins …

Experienced pros needed for the GoDaddy Customer Council

We’ve reserved seats on the GoDaddy Customer Council for Makers of the Web — developers and designers, marketers, SEO gurus… You know who you are. If you’re one of these experienced professionals, we’d be grateful for the insights you can share in a gathering of GoDaddy customers. In return, you’ll …

How to protect personally identifiable information (PII) from search engines

We dedicate the month of October to cybersecurity awareness, and a cybersecurity-first mindset is this week’s theme. Please enjoy reading this post on being your clients’ first line of defense against bad actors. It was originally published by Sucuri, a recognized leader in cybersecurity. In today’s internet age we take our privacy for granted. …

Behind the Scenes: Having a Singular Focus for Your Web Design Business

There’s a lot of talk about specialization in the web design industry. The idea is to focus on a specific type of clientele, tool, or project. That means different things to different people. For some, it may entail building websites only with a content management system (CMS) like WordPress. Others …