There’s a balance between paying for a top-end software vs. getting a scalable solution. Here’s our top four CRM solutions for small businesses.
When starting out as a small business, it can be daunting to find a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Sales Management tool.
There’s a balance between paying for a top-end software vs. getting a scalable solution.
Here’s my top four CRM solutions for small businesses:
If you’re a small business, such as a design agency or software developer, it’s hard to make a decision between different project management tools.
Luckily, there’s plenty of project tracking tools designed for smaller teams.
Check out a full comparison of the Best Online Project Management tools.
Here’s my picks.
When starting out as a small business, it’s always a good idea to minimise your costs.
This means, only buying things that are critical to your customer experience.
Branded packaging, is one of those important things, and it doesn’t have to be hard.
If you’re selling goods online, it’s important to have lasting impressions. The first thing your customers will see is the box. So make it look good.
Now that we’re seeing more deliveries than ever, it’s more important to have your parcels stand out.
Take the below. Out of all the packaging, there’s only two parcels below that…
Apple recently implemented the HEIC (High Efficiency Image Coding) when taking photos on iPhone and iPad.
However this format is still so new that many online services don’t yet accept uploads in this format.
Learn how to setup an Automator Workflow to convert HEIC to JPG quickly on MacOS.
1. Open Automator from the MacOS Applications or LaunchPad.
Both can be translated as:
Last year I bought two Dyson Pure Link Fans.
I chose the ‘Link’ Dyson fans because these specifically had the Wifi connection, which is a novelty, but convenient.
It was a little bit of a hack to setup automations and Siri Shortcuts to work with Apple HomeKit, but there’s a way to get it working.
Some useful ways I’ve configured my Dyson Pure Link fan:
Be careful, because Siri Shortcuts is not the same as Apple HomeKit.
Apple HomeKit works for the home.
If you’re out and about, it uses your Apple TV or iPad as a home base, so everything continues to work.
LIFX Bulbs work perfectly with Apple HomeKit.
Siri Shortcuts on the other hand, are device-specific.
Last year when working from home, I wanted to invest in a good back-light for my Webcam.
I reviewed two options — either buy a decent LIFX Apple HomeKit Backlight, or a cheap Cygnett Selfie Ring.
I bought both, so I could review which is best.
The LIFX Z-TV Backlight WINS every time.
Instead of getting a selfie ring, it’s a more elegant solution to invest in backlighting for your computer monitor.
AND it’s easier on your eyes too.
AND you can set it to a schedule with Apple HomeKit.
After one week of using the LIFX Z-TV strips, I…
A guide to help you setup WordPress on Amazon Lightsail.
First, choose Create Instance in Amazon Lightsail.
Then, choosing Linux/Unix and WordPress.