Startup & Small Business

How to Start Your Own Web Development Business Now

If you’re a web developer or a coding camp student and you’re thinking about being your own boss, you’re in good company. The number of freelancers in the U.S. hit more than 56 million in 2020, per the Freelancers Union—and the number keeps rising every year as more...

How to Build a Consulting Website in WordPress

If you have a specialized skill, then offering consulting services is an excellent way to make big bucks. Companies—especially startups—often hire talented individuals on a contract basis to help inform on the most effective business processes, how to use specific...

5 Awesome eCommerce Product Pages to Inspire Your Own

Product pages aren’t just any ol’ page you put on your website. You can’t expect shoppers to buy your products with a simple description and a blurry image.The goal of a product page is to wow your shoppers. You want to provide them with an illustrative description of...
How to Create Foolproof Freelance Proposals

How to Create Foolproof Freelance Proposals

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, handfuls of workers left their 9-5 jobs to start freelance businesses.As of 2019, 7 million Americans worked in the freelance economy. Reports show these freelancers were earning more per hour than 70% of the workers in the U.S....

6 Best Checkout Plugins for WooCommerce

6 Best Checkout Plugins for WooCommerce

No one likes standing in a long line to purchase items. Your customers dread complicated online checkout processes just as much. They want to quickly buy their favorite products and get back to their daily routines. The good news is your business can simplify the...

6 Best Payment Gateways for WooCommerce

6 Best Payment Gateways for WooCommerce

For small businesses, receiving payments is a critical part of your operations. When customers decide to make a purchase, your online store must be ready to accept their payment. A payment gateway helps facilitate the purchasing process. Payment gateways make it...

Planning a New Career? Time to Build Your New Personal Brand

Planning a New Career? Time to Build Your New Personal Brand

Ready to start a new phase in your working life? You need to let potential employers or clients know what you’re doing now. That means it’s time to update (or create) your personal brand. Let’s walk through that process now. This post is part of our blog series,...