Take the Setup Out of iOS Device Holiday Gifting

When I was a kid, and even as an adult, the phrase “some assembly required” turned the excitement of ripping the wrapping paper off a gift into an unappreciated lesson in delayed gratification. Help make that gratification instant by setting up your iDevice gifts in advance.…

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The Remote Wine and Dine: Keep Your Clients Happy With Extras

Working on the web is great, but you miss out on some great business-building opportunities if you're far removed from the majority of your clients. Business lunches and dinners are a fantastic tool for greasing the wheels of profitable partnerships, but if you're in Taipei and your client is in Reno, it can be a little hard to coordinate. What web workers should not do, and what we too often do, is just shrug our shoulders and leave it at that. Even across great distances, we can still schmooze and butter-up with the best of 'em. Here are some examples of how you might go about bridging that geographic gap to form a solid client-contractor bond.…

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