When a client's site cries out for help

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Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs When a client’s site cries out for help Monday, October 6, 2008 at 3:39 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: Web/Tech Like many small developers, I built a number of websites between 1998 and 2002 using the then standard approach of hand-coded HTML and, later, a web editing program.

2008 100

Local SEO: Four Tips for Ranking High in Your City

Andrea Kalli

2010 141

The Digitialization of Jobs

Small Business Labs

  As the report chart below shows (click to enlarge), the number of high digital jobs has grown from 5% of jobs in 2002 to 23% in 2016. Brookings recently released an interesting study on Digitalization and the American workforce. 

2017 196

Infographic: US Women Business Owners

The Small Business Blog

Female business ownership in the US increased more than 20% between 2002 and 2007. An interesting trend in the US recovery is how much of it has been driven by women. This meant they were an important source of employment for many as the recession began in 2008.

2013 153

How to Increase Trust in Email

Business Writing

I was straightening my office and found an article I had printed off the Internet, "Karen Stephenson's Quantum Theory of Trust," written by Art Kleiner and published in 2002 by strategy+business. It is a fascinating article about relationships in business--not. Email Etiquette

Email 138

Economic Uncertainty Hits Millennials; Only 1/3rd Feel They are Middle Class

Small Business Labs

in 2002 to 34.8% The Guardian's  US millennials feel more working class than any other generation  covers data from the General Social Survey showing that the number of millennials (born 1980 to 2000) who consider themselves middle class has fallen from 45.6%

2016 130

Finland’s Urpo Ylönen: The Goalie Coach Who Found a Niche on the Ice

The Solopreneur Life

Before 2002, no Finnish goaltender had ever held a starting role in the National Hockey League. T he Niche: Teaching young hockey players in Finland how to be goaltenders. The Man: He’s called the High Priest, the Yoda, the Obi-Wan-Kenobi, The Oracle, The Zenmaster of goalie coaches.

2014 149

5 Things Every Office Should be Replacing with Online Technology

Tips From T. Marie

Is your computer a relic from 2002? We’re well into the 21 st century, so why is it that so many business offices are still using outdated office machines and systems? It’s like they are clinging onto old business machines like a two-year-old clings to Mommy’s leg when she appears to be leaving them. It reminds me of how long it took businesses to replace typewriters with computers. When they finally gave in and bought computers suddenly they wondered why it took them so long.

2016 109

3 Of The Best European Football Grounds

Dumb Little Man

The stadium is relatively new, having opened in 2002, and is named after the retail group King Power, owned by the famous Thai billionaire businessman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.Take a trip to the Midlands and sample some of the celebrated atmosphere!

2016 158

6 Science-Backed Tips On How To Be More Successful In Life

Dumb Little Man

According to a study conducted back in 2002, setting deadlines can increase self-motivation and ultimately help individuals to prosper at double rates. Balancing your work responsibilities and personal life commitments is never easy. Being in an active relationship can put you way behind your professional objective. Focusing intensely on your goals at work can prevent you from keeping an eye on your lifestyle and eating habits. In the end, you may need to sacrifice one for the other.

2017 176

Top 10 Travel Destinations for Movie Geeks

Dumb Little Man

Starred in: City of God (2002). There’s something quite magical about seeing filming locations with your very own eyes. The celebrities and cameras may have gone, but a story’s physical setting stays just where it is. You can consider it as a star in its own right. Here are 10 travel destinations that should absolutely be on every film lover’s bucket list: New Zealand. Starred in : The Lord of the Rings trilogy (1999–2001). “A

Travel 198

The Panama Papers Breach: Don’t Blame WordPress

Tips From T. Marie

So much so that I’m no longer shocked to find a paralegal asking me to send a.doc formatted document because they are still running Word 2002 or to find out the operating system they are on is Windows 98. Last Thursday, WordFence revealed on their blog that the Mossack Fonseca data breach that resulted in the Panama Papers was possibly initiated via an outdated WordPress slider plugin. They have since done an update regarding the breach as it relates to WordPress.

2016 109

How Awareness In Business Can Predict Your Future Success

Dumb Little Man

By 2002, Yahoo shut down its broadcast services and also discontinued Broadcast.com. In 2000, Reed Hastings met with Blockbuster’s CEO, John Antioco, to propose adding another video rental delivery system. Antioco rejected the proposal and ignorantly followed the path that eventually led to the closure of Blockbuster. Reed Hastings, the CEO of Netflix, achieved success while Antioco missed the opportunity.

2017 175

Using Dreamboards

Simple Productivity Blog

I rediscovered it in 2003, only to see that everything in that booklet had been achieved by 2002. “Out of sight, out of mind” It’s not just true about people and things we are trying to avoid. It’s also true about our goals.

2012 164

The hidden world of London’s Livery Halls

Practically Perfect PA

Haberdashers’ Hall is very different located at West Smithfield a five minute walk from St Paul’s Cathedral this is the 4 th Hall and was reopened in 2002 by the Queen of England having been re-designed by Sir Michael Hopkins.

2015 182

How Eco-Friendly is your Furniture?

Eco-Office Gals

For example,e between 2002 and 2011, the organic food segment grew 238%, whereas the overall food ,market grew 33%; similarly, the use of renewable energy grew 456%, while the use of non-renewable fuels actually fell by 3.2%.

2016 138

Featured Soloist Mel DePaoli: “Always Ask for Honest Feedback”

The Solopreneur Life

2002, then again in 2009. T his is “Featured Soloist,” a feature that is published on Tuesdays at The Solopreneur Life. Mel DePaoli. The purpose of “Featured Soloist” is to give all of us a glimpse at how other solopreneurs operate their small businesses.

2011 141

Are Spelling Bees Good for Child Development?

Dumb Little Man

On the other hand, at least 1 million viewers can’t wait to see how many competitors will fall into a linguistic guetapens (2002’s winning word – meaning snare or trap) before there’s a new champion. Can you use the word scherenschnitte in a sentence? How about if you had to spell it in front of over 1 million people? If you’re like me, you’d be flabbergasted by the word. Scherenschnitte happens to be the winning word in the 2015’s National Spelling Bee.

2017 142

What is Your Business Website Saying?

Tips From T. Marie

A Stanford Web Credibility study proved it back in 2002. Did you know that 75% of web users admit that they judge a business based on the design of their website? If it were true 10 years ago, imagine how true it is in today’s ‘connected’ society! I guarantee that number is higher today, probably somewhere closer to 95%!!

2012 122

Featured Soloist Monique Y. Wells: “I Love the Freedom to Explore”

The Solopreneur Life

I launched a solo consultancy in preclinical safety assessment in 2002. T his is The Solopreneur Life’s “Featured Soloist,” the purpose of which is to give all of us a glimpse at how other solopreneurs operate their small businesses. Today we meet Monique Y. Wells.

2012 192

Featured Soloist Helen Robinett: “Build a Network”

The Solopreneur Life

November 2002. T his is “Featured Soloist,” a feature that appears every Tuesday at The Solopreneur Life. Helen Robinett. The purpose of “Featured Soloist” is to give all of us a glimpse at how other solopreneurs operate their small businesses.

Is it Possible to be an Outgoing/Extraverted Introvert?

Productive & Organized

However, when I started my business back in 2002, I quickly learned that. Earlier this week, one of my readers commented on a post I wrote about ADHD.    Her comment was such a good question that it sparked this post.    She said: I love Janet's question! 

2012 172

Are We Becoming a Part-Time Nation?

Small Business Labs

In 2002, roughly 18% of all part-timers were teens aged 16 to 19. The U.S. has always had a lot of part-time employment.  In 2007, a year when the economy was strong and unemployment low, a bit over 22 million Americans worked part-time. This was about 16% of U.S. non-farm employment.    The vast majority of these folks - 88% - chose to work part-time.  Only 12% would have preferred a full-time job.

2012 128

5 Myths Haunting Your Healthy Foods

Dumb Little Man

September, 2002, vol. 2002, pgs. These days, eating healthy has become a curiously difficult task. Despite the fact that the canons of healthy eating have not changed in centuries, the proliferation of health food products has continued unabated for years.

2012 207

Featured Soloist Cari Redondo: “Invest Yourself in Your Customers”

The Solopreneur Life

T his is “Featured Soloist,” a feature that is published on Tuesdays at The Solopreneur Life. Cari Redondo. The purpose of “Featured Soloist” is to give all of us a glimpse at how other solopreneurs operate their small businesses. This week we meet Cari Redondo, who is based in Marion, Iowa.

2011 163

Green Gift Giving: Soda Stream Review & Giveaway!

Eco-Office Gals

The energy required to make water bottles in the US only, is equivalent to 17 million barrels of oil (Container Recycling Institute, 2002). The Sodastream products had struck my fancy for a few holiday seasons.

Gifts 194

Is Anyone NOT looking for work these days?

On The Job

That's up from 69 percent in 2002. Let's start this Tidbit Tuesday with a quote: "I have never liked working. To me a job is an invasion of privacy." -- Danny McGoorty (1901-1970) As for other matters: He says, she says: Seth Godin is wrong. Or so says Heather Leigh , who says you do need a resume. He says you don't.

2008 100

Product/Program Promotion Problems and Profits -- Launching Lessons Learned Expert Interview

Productive & Organized

From 2002 - 2006 she co-owned and built the largest Long Island, NY. Anyone that has ever launched a program or product knows that the entire process is kind of like running a race. You have a strategy and training and you've done all of your warm ups. 

2012 185

Fit and Fitted

Daily Writing Tips

Fitted is also the preferred form in the context of installing or equipping something: Since I last wrote about this issue in 2002, more rental cars have been fitted with such systems, which can instantly relay information on your car’s speed, route and position to the rental company.—

2016 58

Center Around and Centre Round

Daily Writing Tips

The Penguin Writer’s Manual (2002) points out that, logically, the verb centre should be “followed by the prepositions at , in , on , or upon.”

2015 60

What Is Sexual Harassment?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Jane Howard-Martin, USATODAY.com, December 18, 2002. As women working in an office with men who are more than likely in authority, this is something we undoubtedly will come across at some time in our careers. I think men probably experience it as well, but it is not reported as often.

2012 109

Beginning Steps: Evolution of Productivity Systems

Simple Productivity Blog

David Allen released his Getting Things Done in 2002, and with it came a wave of productivity methodologies. Mondays are productivity days at SimpleProductivity blog. Someone recently approached me and confessed he was confused by all the productivity systems and terms out there.

2011 141

Good-paying Jobs

Daily Writing Tips

On the other hand, the following usage in an obituary written by Steven Greenhouse and published in The New York Times does not ignite my grammar nerve: From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Herman headed the A.F.L.-C.I.O.’s

2015 58

Intro to the 3 Foundations of Productivity Systems

Simple Productivity Blog

Getting Things Done was published in 2002 as a method of productivity. Mondays are productivity days at SimpleProductivity blog. Today I wanted to take a high level look at some of the most influential productivity theories that most other systems use – the foundations of productivity systems. While there are many, many other systems, these three are the ones that (in my opinion) provided the most radical shifting of thought. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

2013 126

Neither… or?

Daily Writing Tips

You don’t have to take my word for it: If two or more particular things or people are being mentioned, neither is followed by nor , not by or …–Penguin Writer’s Manual (2002). Because I was taught a long time ago that either is used with or , and neither is used with nor , constructions like these bother me: “Neither Mrs Thatcher or I, would have any time for the sisterhood approach” says Ann Widdecombe.

2014 53

The Word of the Year 2011

Daily Writing Tips

2002: weapons of mass destruction. 2002: misunderestimate. Each year at about this time, the English-language media rolls out various reports announcing the word of the year according to one or more authorities. These pieces imply or overtly suggest that these selections are keywords for our society’s values, beliefs, and obsessions.

2011 50

Work of Art Titles

Daily Writing Tips

Works like “Patina,” from 1975, and “Clavichord,” from 2002, feel like classic Ihara.

2015 59

20 Tips for More Efficient Google Searches

Dumb Little Man

For example, ["best books 2002.2007] will return lists of best books for each of the years from 2002 to 2007 (note the two periods between the two numbers). Subscribe via RSS. Subscribe via Email. Welcome to Dumb Little Man.

2008 208

A Hella Cool New Dictionary Entry

Daily Writing Tips

Another curious detail is that the Oxford English Dictionary welcomed hella in 2002, fourteen years before a dictionary across the Pond gave it the thumbs-up.).

2016 66

Do You Want a Balanced Life? He Was Not So Sure. Weigh in Your Thoughts!

Productive & Organized

  By 2002 I had started Calahan Solutions, Inc. The post to my Facebook page was this: Everyone can have a balanced life. You just need to want it … and act to achieve it. Mary Ellen Tribby.

2011 146