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What Is An “On-The-Job” Training?

Training programs are available in larger companies. The concept of training depends on the type of role, a candidate’s experience, and the company policy. Complete Training For Beginners That’s common for first-time employees with no work experience to date and those working in franchises with established processes. You have probably seen that in McDonalds or…

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Giving Up Control Over Smaller Projects

Giving Up Control Over Smaller Projects

After you started your own company and grew enough to hire more people, was it hard to give up control over smaller projects? There are actually different combinations depending on the: Culture of the company Business model Personality of the founder Some are easy-going, running on autopilot (turnkey), or don’t require that much coordination. How…

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Cultural Differences Impact On Remote Teams

Cultural differences do have an impact on remote teams. I personally believe that to be an upside since I’ve always been genuinely interested in different cultures across the world. My first remote job was for a company building two translation products and I truly enjoyed the experience for the very same reason. I feel that…

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Better Website

Pitching A Better Website To A Well-Known Online Company

What if I approach a well-known online company with a better website I designed that has better UI and features than theirs? Will they buy me out or employ me? While it’s not impossible, it’s not very likely to happen for several reasons. Features and UI Are Not Everything A beautiful platform with tons of…

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Founder Or CEO: How To Pick The Right Title

Personally, I had two pairs of business cards during the first couple of years running the business. One of them had “Founder” engraved and the other one said “WordPress Architect” (since this was what I was doing on a day-to-day for the most part). I was handing the latter to businesses in my field looking…

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Building a Personal Brand (For Employees) — Case Study

Our team is distributed, and one of our remote employees is a web developer.  He’s skilled and can (generally) tackle most challenges. However, we do have occasional problems with delayed milestones or miscommunication that’s adding to the overall cost of retaining him as a part of the team. If he was a completely random and unknown person,…

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Benefiting Your Clients As A Distributed Agency

Small distributed teams are often worried about working remotely when selling to their first customers. Here are several tips you need to know. A Client Shouldn’t Care Technically speaking, a client shouldn’t care whether an agency is distributed or not. In a B2B transaction, the deal happens between both parties, based on a set of terms, requirements,…

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Advice For Service-based Businesses Working On One-Off Contracts

A common problem for small companies, especially service-based businesses working on one-off contracts is having a sole founder relying on irregular contracts needing to hire help.  My advice is: Switch to a Recurring Revenue Model ASAP Recurring revenue is, by far, the best way to manage growth in a predictable manner and scale accordingly. Could be…

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Remote Working

Pros and Cons Of Remote Teams

Remote teams are a wonderful way to scale a business. But, there are certain nuggets you need to assess first. Scaling Full-Time Freelance I worked as a full-time freelancer for nearly 2 years before starting the company. My business hours were flexible and a lot of my work was done from home or in coffee…

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Why Digital Marketers Don’t Run Businesses?

Not every digital marketer is a suitable startup or agency founder. Here’s why. Different Categories Profiling In Various Niches Digital marketing includes a number of different categories profiling in various niches, such as: SEO Social media marketing Copywriting/content marketing Email marketing Affiliate marketing Influencer marketing PPC Conversion rate optimization Some may include other forms of advertising,…

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