Brendon's articles

  1. Sensible Debt Collection

    Clients who don’t pay their bills (or are late in paying) are all too common when working for yourself. So, what are you going to do about it? In this post, Brendon lays out a framework for sensible debt collection.

  2. Have I Got A (140 character) Story For You!

    The following is reprinted from the SitePoint Tribune, Issue #423 I’ve just started using Twitter, the microblogging service, as a way to help build my online brand. So far I have 32 followers. One of them is the Prime Minister of Australia. Hmmmmm. Now I’m a little nervous. I’m about to write my business’s online […]

  3. Make More Money in the Economic Crisis

    The crumbling economy does not have to be all doom and gloom, particularly for web-based businesses or web developers. All it takes is a realignment of your focus, and your business can be doing better than ever.

  4. Outsourcing for Great Profits

    If you’ve been toying with the idea of outsourcing work, now’s the time to take the plunge! In this detailed primer, Brendon walks us through the process of hiring and working with freelance staff — from defining your own needs, to tips and tricks for successful contractor management.

  5. Learn to Love Complaining Clients

    Who loves client complaints? You should! In this groundbreaking article, Brendon explains the true value of client complaints and, with his step-by-step guide to complaint resolution, shows you how to make complaining clients a part of your competitive edge.

  6. New Clients Now! Marketing Strategies for Freelance Success

    Whether your small business is struggling or a success, Brendon’s hard-won tips and tricks will give you immediate access to more clients. This complete guide introduces the full gamut of marketing tactics before showing you how to pull them together into practical, measurable, results-focused strategies.

  7. Take the Leap: First Steps in Freelancing

    If you think freelancing is about being buried in design or code 24/7, think again. To achieve freelance success, you’ll need to be a businessperson first of all, as well as part coder and designer. In this hands-on primer, Brendon helps you face the facts of freelancing, and prepares you to take the plunge!

  8. 6 Killer Tips for More Web Design Clients

    The new year is the perfect time to sow the seeds of business growth. First step: attract new clients. In this grassroots guide, Brendon shares the tips that generate the most leads for his own business, and explains how they can help your burgeoning client list flourish this year.

  9. Review – Web CEO

    Web CEO is the essential toolset for site owners who are serious about site promotion, maintenance, and traffic analysis. So says Brendon, as he test-drives the software on his own sites in this real-world review.