The “One Stop Shop” – A Rare Breed in Tech

The “One Stop Shop” – A Rare Breed in Tech

I own a technology consulting business. I’m often asked, “What kind of consulting do you provide, exactly?” This has always been a tough transition to my elevator pitch because the answer of “almost all of it” doesn’t open the door to a specific, exciting, and...
Customizing e-commerce search results in WordPress

Customizing e-commerce search results in WordPress

We recently built a WordPress / WooCommerce website for a client to help them sell their product online. WooCommerce does a great job at displaying groups of products in nice neat grids when you’re looking at categories, but when you do a search, the system...
Tying Up The Loose Ends of Technology

Tying Up The Loose Ends of Technology

I was meeting a prospective client earlier this week and was early, so I stopped in to see friends who had recently moved their growing business from a shared office space to their own brick and mortar in the heart of downtown Plainfield. After the tour, we had a few...
Remote Access – What are my Options?

Remote Access – What are my Options?

Here we are, deep in the midst of winter, and if your business is anything like mine, you’ve already had to declare at least one “snow day” for your team. Whether it’s a foot of snow or just an eight of an inch of ice, winter weather can wreak havoc on commutes to the...
Good Enough Is Good Enough

Good Enough Is Good Enough

I’ve had this column on my mind for a few weeks now, but haven’t figured out how to get it “just right.” I laugh at myself as I write that, because the entire point of this column is that you don’t have to get it perfect to get it DONE. I’m reading a book right now...