So, you’re a small business owner wearing many hats, and everything is urgent. You’re frustrated with your sales, your brand, the lack of quality leads and/or the design of your logo and website. You know the importance of marketing (you think). You know you need to be marketing but you’re too busy, you’re not trained and no one on your team’s trained so where do you start?
Being a solo consultant for 4+ years now, anyone who’s doing it knows that there is no playbook. You have to figure it out for yourself. Having the right tools to increase the quality and effectiveness of your work product is key. I’m always interested in reading about the tools other entrepreneurs are using. So, I want to share 12 online tools I use regularly to help me manage my website, help me with blogging, collaborate with clients/colleagues and keep me organized.
My last post - Five Benefits of Working Remotely -- highlighted my top five advantages of remote working. But working remote is not for everyone. Here are my top four disadvantages of working remote along with the traits I think you need to take the plunge successfully.