The Internet is a highly creative place. Every daypeople are launching new business solutions, writingnew software, creating new scripts that do things wecouldn’t imagine just a few months ago. And in thepublishing world, a quiet revolution is taking place.People who never dreamt of being authors are writingand publishing their own eBooks.
Currently Microsoft Business Solutions is on the way of creating so-called suites: Microsoft Financials, Microsoft Distributions, Microsoft HR, Microsoft Manufacturing. It is very difficult to say which product will be the core of which suite, but the best guess is this: Microsoft Great Plains – Microsoft Financials and probably Distribution/Supply Chain Management and HR, Solomon – Microsoft Project or Professional Services, Navision – Microsoft Manufacturing. If you have Microsoft Business Solutions Navision and support it for your company then you need to know some technical details about Navision version upgrade and what is going on behind the scenes, which options do you have in case of C/SIDE customization or Jet Reports.
Do you have a website or are you planning on creating a website in the near future? You owe it to yourself to at least learn some basic HTML (HyperText Mark-up Language). Even if someone else is creating and maintaining your website there are some basics you should know. What if that person is not available and you need to add or make changes to your website? I’ve always believed if you have a business, computer, website, or whatever, you need to know how it works. Don’t depend on someone else. Besides why pay someone else when you can do it yourself free of charge.
Although there’s no sure-fire method for creating a successful career as a freelancer, I can offer you a few strategies that have helped me to build my own little business as a single mom and struggling writer working from home.
1. Create a memorable logo and slogan to brand
your business on the internet. When they see your
slogan or logo it will remind them of your business.
Accessibility: Is your website causing you to loose potential clients?
Many business owners rushed into creating Web sites, perhaps because “my competition has one”, or because “it’s the hot thing right now”.