Mission First or Profit First – Mission Driven Clothing Retailer Thrives

Having a strong community is a powerful way to build your business. If your business is more than just “products”, but a “community” it’s much more powerful. Having a customer is nice, in fact, it’s essential. AND having an energized community means you’ll always have customers. In my book “Celebrity …

7 Learning Habits for Developers: Reach Skill Goals in Less Time

As a developer, it’s important to always be learning. The industry is constantly changing, and if you don’t keep up, you’ll quickly fall behind. In this blog post, we will discuss seven learning habits that every developer should master. These habits will help you stay current in your field, and …

PCI DSS Version 4.0: Managing Your Scope for “Significant Change”

After a few delays, PCI DSS version 4.0 was finally announced publicly on March 31, 2022. While entities may still use PCI DSS v3.2.1 until its retirement date on March 31, 2024, there are some notable changes that should be given consideration in advance. Since the initial evolution of PCI …

WooCommerce Wednesday: How to turn your WooCommerce store into an international powerhouse

Today’s ecommerce market has significantly expanded the customer base available to sellers. Businesses can now reach shoppers around the world almost as easily as those just down the road. In this post, we will look at how you can set up WooCommerce for international orders to grow your audience. What …

How to Write Good Code: 10 Beginner-friendly Techniques for Instant Results

As a beginner developer, improving your code skills is probably one of your top priorities. But where do you start? With so much information out there, it can be tough to know which techniques are worth learning and which ones will actually help you write better code.  In this blog …

Why I Love Doing Our Taxes

I know, I know. You’re probably thinking – Joe has gone too far this time. However, this isn’t as uncommon as you’d think. According to a Pew Research survey, about a third of Americans like or even love doing their taxes. Most of these people said they like doing taxes …

March FIRE Update

Hey, everyone. Q1 is over! Boy, what an exciting year 2022 has been, so far. Well, exciting isn’t quite the right word. The world seems to be spinning out of control, but we have to figure out what we can and can’t control. I can’t do anything about inflation, the …

There’s No Place Like Home

Hey everyone! I’m home after 3 months in Thailand. I had a great time there, but wow, it is so nice to be back. There really is no place like home. Unfortunately, Japan Airlines’ “Chewing” millet pasta gave me food poisoning (stomach cramps and diarrhea). I was in pain for …

How Fintech Brands Can Leverage Their Blog

The fintech industry is primarily concerned with utilizing technology and demonstrating how valuable their tools can be for both startups and established businesses, assisting them in developing new solutions for various elements of their operations. Fintech companies are dedicated to promoting their automation skills and potential to revolutionize the operations …

How to choose the best Etsy shop name (+9 inspiring examples)

Business naming is big business. There are entire companies whose sole product is helping entrepreneurs identify the perfect name for their venture. Naming a business is not only difficult because of the endless possibilities available. It’s also challenging because so much can ride on a name — seventy-seven percent of …