Asking Consultants For Free Consultations Is Cringy
Year after year, more business goes online — from shopping, to marketing, and yes, consulting. In certain ways, competition has increased, because there are more freelancers offering similar services. But in other ways, there is more opportunity than ever before for freelancers with quality services. One issue that I’ve noticed getting “worse”, however, is the […]
7 Reasons I Won’t Have Phone Calls With Clients
By now, freelancing and “remote” work has become, for the most part, a mainstream concept in the business world. Still, even as communication via email, Skype, and online project management applications trickles down into the small business world, I still regularly come across business owners who, for whatever reason, “expect” to have phone calls with […]
My #1 Enemy As An SEO Consultant? PRIDE.
The situation is so common that I can practically rehearse it in my sleep: a new potential client has contacted me looking for loading speed improvement or other types of optimization for his WordPress website. “I want my PageSpeed scores to improve,” he might begin. “I want the site to load a lot faster, and, […]