Welcome to part 4 in this series about creating your very own business website! In this article I’ll show you what’s involved in setting up web hosting for your business prior to installing WordPress.
A bit of a break from the website series so you can skip this one if you don’t want to follow the journey of this channel. In this article I’m making the actual YouTube channel for this website.
I worked in the IT industry for a long time, eventually running the cloud computing division for a relatively large IT company. I can tell you with absolute certainty and from first hand experience that we’re sleepwalking in to a situation that will be massively detrimental to small businesses. If your business relies on software of ANY kind, which is essentially everyone, then this article is relevant to you. It’s your duty as a business owner to understand these issues and plan ahead accordingly.
One of the first things you need to do when you make a website is to buy a domain name. Let’s have a look at how to do that. From domain name types to registration periods.
Let’s get started! An introduction to how websites work, web hosting and what exactly is WordPress? How techie do you need to be and is this really free?
I’m not going to get in to the politics of Brexit – far too busy for that. Like it or not though this is history in the making and it’s very likely to have an impact on your small business. I thought it would be interesting to put together a consolidated timeline of events. An impartial version of the story of Brexit… so far.
You might have already seen the public article all about pro forma invoices. In this special members only post you can download the actual pro forma invoice template that I use for customers.
The 2019/20 tax year in the UK runs from 6th April 2019 to 5th April 2020. Tax returns for this tax year are generally due by 31st January 2021. Here are some of the most common at-a-glance figures you might find useful for this tax year.
In my view accidental synchronisation of highly confidential information between internet-enabled devices is one of the biggest security loopholes of the decade. The fact that manufacturers can do this, seemingly without consent, is immensely worrying and something that as a business owner you need to take VERY seriously. You might be careful with your passwords and devices, but are your staff?
This is a really useful spreadsheet that I use to track all of my income and outgoings. It generates enough information for most small businesses to give to their accountants.