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Top 3 DIY web design mistakes

Top 3 DIY web design mistakes

DIY web design is a perfect example of learning by doing.  And I am a big believer in this approach to life.  Not to sound too much like a self-help book I also believe that a mistake is an opportunity not a failure.   That being said it is good to learn from other...

Simple guide to selling gift vouchers online

Simple guide to selling gift vouchers online

Selling gift vouchers online is a quick and easy way to create another income stream, making it ideal for indie businesses and freelancers. I’ve chosen WordPress as the example here because not only is the software excellent it is also free and I am assuming that you...

How to start selling online

How to start selling online

To start selling online there are some big decisions to be made and it can be complex and time consuming.  BUT. Occasionally desperate times calls for some fast action.  If you are in that situation then here is a guide to help you, a quick and dirty guide to start...

Pivot your business to be online

Pivot your business to be online

The pandemic has meant that many creatives have had to pivot their business to be online. Hannah Ayre is a participatory artist, educator & producer. Creating everything from small-scale crafts to large-scale outdoor sculpture & events. During the lockdown in...

The cheapest ecommerce solutions for your website

The cheapest ecommerce solutions for your website

There are many platforms and software systems available this post is for those looking for the cheapest ecommerce provider for their website.  Each one has pros and cons and offers slightly different services, features and support.  1.  WooCommerce WordPress with...

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