One week to go: the final stretch

Just under two weeks ago I posted my challenge to start a business in 20 days and a call for as many people to see it as possible. This was so that I had some accountability in the matter and would actually launch the damn thing! I didn't make it…

Launching a business in 20 days or bust

Many of you reading this will know of my 7 month adventure to (so far) fail to launch my web hosting business, hostingandsupport.co. Now I only found out that I registered the domain 7 months ago yesterday whilst writing this blog post. This is the final nail in the…

Issues with reselling web hosting.

And what I intend to do about it. I'm starting a business to fix nearly all the issues web designers find when running their own hosting environment for their clients. Below is a run down of the current options to you, what I feel is wrong with them all and…

Why be a writer anyway?

For those of who who have read my first blog post you might have some questions regarding my decision to move away from development in a freelance capacity and start writing full time. I'm (probably) good at it Having been hired for my ability to write, and from feedback inside…

How to successfully change careers

Or the story of how I went from globe-trotting freelance web developer to in-house technical writer. On purpose! Before I took on my current role at Zengenti, I had spent 1 in 6 months in Asia, mostly Thailand. Or to put it into perspective, about twice as much holiday as…

My new book: proper server management for freelancers

I've written briefly about the fact I am writing my next book. The topic of which will be server management aimed at freelancers whose core business offering is not managing servers, but those that need this skill to enhance their business. The book will be perfect for freelance designers, all…