Category: Business

Getting Started with Obsidian Course

Getting Started with Obsidian

If you want to learn your way around Obsidian so that you can build a great note system then this course is for you. I’ll cover basic folder structure, when to use tags or links, and the plugins I think everyone needs to make their Obsidian experience excellent. Plus much more. If you want all my coursesbecome a member.

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  • Introverts, Extroverts and Conference Attendance

    As WordCamp Vancouver comes up I have some thoughts on conference organization in general. I don’t really know what’s happening at WordCamp, I’m speaking from my experiences at conferences, including WordCamps. Overall, I dislike going to them and I think I’m starting to figure out why. In short, they’re built for extroverts and I’m not […]

  • Navigating Working with Your Spouse

    I’m reading a bunch about being the spouse of an entrepreneur and one passage stuck out to me today from Start, Love, Repeat: Working together, even if it’s with the best of intentions and the most hopeful expectations, will likely create additional tension in your relationship. There are that many more things, on top of […]

  • Why Use WordPress for your Business

    Yes, there are lots of CMS options out there and while some may suit different needs, there is currently a clear champion and it’s name is WordPress. Over my 10+ years building sites I’ve worked with a huge variety of businesses and for all of them we’ve turned I to WordPress. I’ve helped people sell […]

  • Dealing with Sickness and Running Your Business

    The first week back at work didn’t go as planned. I got sick, then the kids and my wife got sick. I spent the first week…mostly not working instead of making all the progress I had originally hoped to make. Today I talk about how I try to prioritize my tasks to get the essential […]

  • Planning Your Content Strategy with Sticky Notes

    Today’s video is a walk through how I went over my content and planned the types of content I’d be doing in the future. Some questions left unanswered: How do I measure success for different channels? What are the steps to success in the channels? What is my single metric that matters currently? (Probably email […]

  • It’s sad when the ability to dream dies

    I was filling up propane for BBQ season, yes some of you Americans will call it grilling, and the lady whom I paid laughed at my shirt. At first I thought it was because it’s got more than a few visible holes in it, but that wasn’t it. She made a mistake as she read […]

  • Subscriptions can kill your budget

    Here is a great illustrated guide to checking your Apple subscriptions from iOS. I didn’t have any I didn’t expect but I know my friend Jason recently did an audit of his recurring expenses and saved himself hundreds of dollars for the year. In my upcoming book The Freelancer’s Guide to Getting Started I have […]

  • Some Marketing That Has Worked for Me

    In a few weeks, Jason Resnick and I are going to be leading a workshop called Stop the Cycle. We’ll be talking about the marketing that’s worked for us and how to take control of your time so that you don’t miss your marketing activities. Since Jason is going to lead the marketing talk, I […]

  • Three Ways to Improve Your Cashflow as a Freelancer

    A huge issue in the field of freelancing and consulting is that people just aren’t bringing in enough money to sustain their businesses in the long term. This is bad because it means they are putting the longevity of their business at risk, as well as underselling their worth. Happily, there are some tactics you […]

  • 4 Ways You Need to Be Realistic With Your Time to Win at Freelancing

    Last week I talked about the planning you need to do with your spouse and your life if you want to run a successful freelance business. Today, we’re going to dive into what it looks like to be in control of your time so that you can run the business you want to run. Projects […]