What is the cost of good advice versus bad

So you are looking for advice, but what will bad advice cost you? It may be worth paying the extra to be sure you are getting qualified expert advice, rather than cheap or free advice from someone. Bad advice won’t just cost you earnings for your business, but it will make you look bad as…

Starting out: recruitment agencies and doing it for yourself

As seen in desktop magazine here During your career you are inevitably going to use a recruitment agency at some point. Many of them are pretty appalling when it comes to the way they get talent on board, promising all sorts of things, some even advertising non-existent jobs to meet their monthly sign up targets…

National Novel Writing Month 2014 Entry

I have entered the National Novel Writing Month to help push me to get my book finally finished off. See the details here for my book, and hopefully it is in a format much closer for release than it was at the start of the month!

A random reward for myself: Metal and Hardcore Graphics Book

It goes to eleven! I haven’t bought myself anything in a very long time, I happened to be window shopping in a remainder bookstore. Yes, using it as a reference library for free instead of buying the books is bad. But the last large coffee table book on Heavy Metal and Hardcore band graphics? For…

Outsourcing design: go local not global.

Every business needs a logo, business cards and all manner of branded material. So where do you start? Pretty much everyone starts their search online for someone to create the designs they need. With so many options, it is hard to know where to start. It’s your business, so any costs for the designs can…