5 best working from home tips to minimise distractions and maximise productivity

When first imagining what it is like to work from home, it is easy to envision this work arrangement as a good alternative to spending your time on a long commute and wasting hours in the office. Statistics shows that more and more specialists follow the same thinking paradigm, and it is hard for humans … Read more

How To Create A Website That Makes Money

Websites are the future of commerce, and as such, there are numerous ways that you can make money from your website.  In this guide, we’ll show you how you can create a website that is centered on bringing in revenue. Let’s get started. Creating a User-Friendly Website Come Up with a Theme and Conduct Keyword … Read more

Freelance job trends

The new year always brings some exciting new developments in the freelance job market with it. Sometimes it’s tax cuts, news about internships, other times tax increases. New tech impacts the business world, and perhaps new freelance job opportunities have arisen?  Whatever the case, freelance job seekers have to try and stay in the know … Read more

Freelancers consistently overwork and undercharge

Being a freelancer is great. We know that. You know that. But sometimes it’s worth digging a little deeper, worth finding out what makes you – and your fellow freelancers – tick. For that reason, Dinghy recently embarked upon the inaugural ‘Freelancing in 2020: State of the Industry’ survey. After all, what better time is … Read more

How To Have a Decent Digital Diet

(Note: I get the irony of writing about a digital diet on a blog, which you will undoubtedly read on some kind of digital device.) It’s a fact of modern life that we spend most of our days looking at digital screens. From checking tweets on your mobile, to doing email on your laptop, to … Read more

Best Social Media Platforms for Social CEOs

Zoe Amar and Matt Collins invited me to write a chapter for their guide, "Social Media for Charity Leaders", as part of their project revealing the top 30 charity CEOs on social media. I wrote a chapter on The Best Social Platforms for CEOs", which you can find below. If you’re interested in finding out … Read more

The Jelly Reading List

  Jelly is the new iPhone and Android app from Twitter co-founder, Biz Stone. The basic premise is of "loosely distributed networks of people coordinating via Jelly to help each other." Here’s their video to explain more: I’ve been playing around with the app this morning and found the experience a mix of Instagram and … Read more

Tweetbot, Pocket and Reading It All Later

I love being productive and the feeling that comes from getting the right work done at the right time. A recent productivity hack I’ve been following is to save all reading – including articles, newsletter and books – to outside of work hours, when I have downtime and can concentrate on the material. There have … Read more