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10 Things to Know About Extending and Connecting Joomla

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Integration and connection are critical to providing a seamless experience for users and customers through your website or blog. That’s why it’s important that a Content Management System (CMS) has compatibility and integration with other platforms and applications, such as Customer Relationship Management (CRM) as well as e-commerce, financial, and payment systems.

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10 Reasons Why Joomla Should Be Your CMS of Choice

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Whether you want to create a business website or start a blog, the most efficient way to do so is with a Content Management System (CMS). A CMS is ideal for the entrepreneur who does not have HTML or CSS coding skills or cannot access developer talent.

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Do I really need a Data Protection Officer (DPO)?

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a privacy law that protects the privacy rights of residents of the European Union.

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The Importance of Data Ownership in a World of Proprietary Saas

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During the last decade, there has been a definitive migration from a software license strategy to a subscription-based integration service that delivers the software across the Internet. This service is better known as SaaS or Software as a Service.

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How COVID-19 Can Create Positive Results for Website Creators

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For many companies and roles, COVID-19 has brought unexpected closure and job loss. However, for others, it’s been a way to get creative on how to keep their doors open, including moving to a virtual model of business. 

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Keeping your Joomla business alive in a changing web industry.

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As we look forward to the passing of another year, the ever-changing web industry offers new challenges and problems for web developers. Technology is quickly moving forward with every decade our overall rate of progress doubling, and no signs of slowing down. The rise of AI and with Elon Musk's Neuralink company ready to implant devices, these giant leaps in technology make it unclear of what the internet will be in just the next decade. For now, there are several things you can do to make sure your Joomla business is vital the current market.

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The “professional look”: Reasons to not use generic webmail with your Joomla! websites

The “professional look”:  Reasons to not use generic webmail with your Joomla! websites

It is possible to use generic webmail accounts (e.g. Gmail, Outlook.com, iCloud) with Joomla! but there are constraints on their use and some people have problems configuring their websites to use them. This article is not about how to fix webmail-to-Joomla! configuration issues. This article is about the appropriateness in choosing to use webmail accounts when developing Joomla! websites for your business or for your clients.

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Qualifying for Premium Projects Only

Qualifying for Premium Projects Only

Have you ever had someone approach you to complete a project and spent days on interviews, emails, and research in order to develop a proposal only to have them push back on price? They want a Facebook clone crossed with Kickstarter and you discover too late that they only have a $500 budget. It can make you want to pull your hair out when your prospect goes from excited only to suddenly vanish once they see the cost of what they're asking for.

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Three Keys To A Successful Joomla Website Building Business

Three Keys To A Successful Joomla Website Building Business

Who’s the boss? In every business, the boss is the Customer. Without customers... we have no business.  “Cost” is what a customer pays; “Value” is what a customer gets. We need to focus on what we give. Here are three ways we can increase our service’s value in the context of a Joomla web business.

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How to Support Clients without Getting Overwhelmed

How to Support Clients without Getting Overwhelmed

The first four years I was in business, I had a reccurring problem where I would go through cycles of being overwhelmed. I would be trucking along, knocking out projects, and a previous client would reach out to me with an urgent need for help. I would pause whatever I was working on, get them taken care of, and get back to work. Periodically though, several urgent client requests would arrive back-to-back when I didn't have a spare moment to look at them. My bandwidth would quickly get maxed out and I'd end up working weekends trying to stay on top of everything.

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