Small Business / Freelancing

Grow out of that spreadsheet

Excel has got to be the most abused application in the short history of computer science. I have seen it used as a crude database. As a text editor. As an application builder. You’ve done it, you know you have. Is it time to grow out of your spreadsheet and get something more custom-fit?

How are apps made, daddy?

You’ve had an idea for an app for a while now. But, and be honest, you just don’t know where to start, don’t you? You are definitely not alone. Find out how a custom app gets built, how to start talking to your developer – or even where to find one!

Passionate SMB owner seeks like-minded developer

There are two ways to produce goods in today’s world. There’s the industrial era assembly-line model, and there’s the ancient, but going through a renaissance, artisan or maker model. Any kind of relationship hinges greatly on compatibility. Hiring an expert, say a developer, is no exception.

I messed-up: 4 lessons I learned about time estimates.

I am not someone who easily admits I’m wrong. Don’t get me wrong, I know I’m often wrong. I just don’t admit it. Especially when it comes to my area of expertise. So this post is particularly hard for me to do. Inspired by the work of Brené Brown on vulnerability, I write this because never admitting you are wrong is 

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How do you infuse your brand into a custom app? [App Feature Scribble]

A while back, I was watching a documentary on the Château de Chambord. They were looking at its very special and complex architecture trying to find hints of Leonardo da Vinci’s involvement, and so I got to see the master’s notebooks again. I’ve always been fascinated by da Vinci’s notebooks, full of scribbles and sketches, sometimes even one on 

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A fresh take on ordering translation services [App Feature Scribble]

A while back, I was watching a documentary on the Château de Chambord. They were looking at its very special and complex architecture trying to find hints of Leonardo da Vinci’s involvement, and so I got to see the master’s notebooks again. I’ve always been fascinated by da Vinci’s notebooks, full of scribbles and sketches, sometimes even one on 

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