Category: Clients

Improving Your Process: Vetting Clients from the Start

Published 2 years 11 months ago on July 7, 2015

I listen to podcasts every day. Many of them focus on business in a number of capacities, many of them don’t. I found it interesting that two podcasts I listened to nearly back-to-back discussed client onboarding. It wasn’t the focal point of either episode, they each touched on the topic for just a few minutes, […]

Taking Value-based Pricing Too Far

Published 3 years 4 months ago on February 9, 2015

Value-based pricing has been a hot topic for the past couple of years. As is often the case with newer concepts, many people have varying definitions of what ‘value-based pricing’ really is. For some it’s simply a flat rate for a project. For others it’s an in-depth analysis of project scope to determine a market […]

Forcing a Single Term in a WordPress Taxonomy

Published 3 years 9 months ago on September 3, 2014

Taxonomies in WordPress are a wonderful thing. Their purpose is to facilitate relationships among posts (not just Posts) and they do a great job with it. In my client work there have been many times where a taxonomy was appropriate but I only wanted to allow a single term to be associated to each post. […]

Principles That Go Against The Grain

Published 3 years 10 months ago on August 13, 2014

Not too long ago, Kevin and myself had the opportunity to represent Iron to Iron at Create Upstate, which is: One incredible conference celebrating community, inspiring action, and connecting Upstate New York designers. Safe to say, you won’t want to miss it. Kevin and I were psyched when this opportunity came up. We really enjoy […]

Improving Your Process: Contracts, Proposals, Scopes of Work, and Complacency

Published 6 years 1 month ago on April 30, 2012

At Iron to Iron we’re always trying to keep on top of ourselves when it comes to our process. The latest focus has been on our contract and the process we’ve got behind the generation of that documents and what leads up to it. We changed a lot, and for me it was a great reminder about the danger of complacency.

Using OmniFocus and Project Management Software to Get Things Done on a Team

Published 6 years 3 months ago on March 5, 2012

I love organization, productivity, and process. I like using systems to help maintain that equilibrium as well, but there’s this one nagging issue that’s bothered me for some time and it revolves around the difference between personal and “public” tasks.

WordPress 3 for Business Bloggers Book Review & Giveaway

Published 6 years 3 months ago on February 20, 2012

I’ve been playing catch-up on the stack of books I’ve been meaning to read, and I’ve just completed reading WordPress 3 for Business Bloggers by Paul Thewlis. It might not seem like a title that would jump off the shelf for you or I, but I was intrigued by the title for the sake of my clients.

Support Details

Published 6 years 4 months ago on January 30, 2012

Support Details | Tech Support Management. I have forgotten this bookmark too many times, so I’m posting it here not only to help me remember when the time comes, but also to show you this really helpful tool when it comes to client work. Support Details is a nifty little utility website that you can […]

Why I only work with startups

Published 6 years 7 months ago on November 18, 2011

A geek with a hat » Why I only work with startups. While the headline may come off as a bit grandiose, I completely understand where he’s coming from when abstracting it to the client work I’ve been doing for the past year as well as co-running a new company. The list very much resonated […]

Google Checkout Transitioning to Google Wallet

Published 6 years 7 months ago on November 18, 2011

Google Checkout Transitioning to Google Wallet – Wallet Help. PayPal has it’s pros and cons, but Google’s flopping of products basically forever has prevented me from suggesting it’s use to clients. This makes me glad I did that. I’m putting some hope into Stripe.

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