July 6, 2016 admin

Nothing can give a writer a heart attack faster than seeing a published typo. So when I found one - while pulling some info from the site to send to a potential client - I was stopped dead in my tracks. 'Invested' doesn't have two 't's! How long has that been there? Oh no... how many people saw that? I went through and did a through search of the site. And when I was satisfied that everything was back to normal, I wondered how many other freelancers had unseen typos that may be costing them business. Whether your site is an...

June 2, 2016 admin

Well, you might want to... This week has been a bad one for me. Right before a massive small business expo I realized that my website had been hacked and purposefully crashed. I had to pull out of the expo, work with GoDaddy's admittedly awesome tech support, and rebuild my site. When you freelance, you're constantly looking at the clock. How long until the next deadline? When does your client need to project completed?  How much time can you devote to long-term projects? So having a full week devoted tech support is exhausting. It feels like I flew from Cleveland to Chicago...