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Steff Green

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Steff Green is one of WorkflowMax's resident wordsmiths, writing everything from website pages to blog posts, ebooks, emails and everything in between. Steff is also an award-winning author, with several fantasy novels available on Amazon. When she’s not writing up a storm, Steff lives on a lifestyle block with her musician husband, two cantankerous cats, several sheep and chickens and her medieval sword collection.

How To Keep Your Data Safe When Working Remotely

More people than ever work remotely, at least part of the week. Here at WorkflowMax, many of our users – and even some of our team – work remotely all across the globe. I myself work from my off-grid...

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How To Implement Time Tracking At Your Construction Firm

For the last 8 months or so I’ve been building an extension on my house. It’s a pretty big job, adding a large living space, kitchen, master bedroom and ensuite. And, of course, it involves a huge...

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Agencies - Here's How to Rock the Initial Client Meeting

Meeting a new client for the first time is a bit like a blind date. You put on your cleanest, most flattering clothes, take extra care with your hair and/or makeup. Your heart pounds nervously and...

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Deducing Your Customers: The How & Why of Conducting Market Research

“Data, data, data. I cannot make bricks without clay.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle So said the irrepressible Sherlock Holmes in one of Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic stories, and so echoes thousands of...

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Agency On A Shoestring: How to Start with Nothing & Take Over the World

Starting a business is a dream many people have, but only a few are brave enough to step up and give it a go. Getting a creative agency off the ground takes persistence, talent … and money. You may...

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Try This Simple, 8-Step Strategic Plan Template for Small Business Owners

When you first start a business, you’re often not thinking more than a couple of years ahead. Your motivation might simply be, “I need some work to put food on the table,” or “I don’t want to work...

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6 Tips for Managing Your Agency's Virtual Team

Ah, freelancers. As an account manager, they are either the light of your life, or the bane of your existence. Freelancers can save your ass when a project scales beyond your team's capacity, or they...

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Architects: 7 Ways To Get Paid Faster by Improving Your Invoicing

Don’t you just love invoicing? As an architect, you’re writing invoices all the time, for huge amounts of money. You’ve probably had enough late-paying clients or miscalculated fees to understand how...

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How to Hire the Best People at Your Agency

An agency is only as good as the people behind it. You can have the top clients, the best brand, and the coolest office, but without a team of stellar creative and technical folk, you're not going to...

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25 Tips to Increase Your Agency’s Productivity

The numbers never lie – sometimes, it seems as if you're not getting as many billable hours from your employees as you'd like. This simple truth is that people aren't machines – their energy levels...

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