NickBrandt

Nick is a keen internet consultant and developer who has focused on the Internet since '95 and been involved in most aspects of the Internet business in positions ranging from web designer, developer, to manager of websites, databases and online projects. He headed the web for Teletubbies.com, "We Are What We Do, Plastic Ain't My Bag and Industria Web" with Ericsson in Italy. He won the Cisco IBM E-Commerce Award 2000 and E-handels konferensen 2001 (The annual E-commerce conference - Copenhagen). He is currently the co-founder and CTO for Zenvoy.com & Citronworks.com and active in several other online projects.

How to Scale Your Business Quickly
Posted by Nick Brandt 3 months ago

With easier access to technology, it’s also getting more and more competitive to scale your business quickly. By definition, scaling a business means adding new customers. That’s a given, but it’s not the only thing businesses should consider doing in order to achieve scale. Businesses that scale quickly rely on creating efficiencies, both in terms of customer acquisition […]

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How to Develop a Content Plan for Your Business Part 2
Posted by Nick Brandt 4 months ago

This is Part 2 of a 2-part series on how to develop a content plan. You can read Part-1 here.  Developing a content plan that works requires a multi-faceted approach that takes into consideration a number of factors about your customers. Ideally, you’ll have done some of the basic parts that make up a content plan, […]

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How to Develop a Content Plan for Your Business part 1
Posted by Nick Brandt 4 months ago

The phrase, “Content is king,” is something you’ve likely heard used frequently over the past 10+ years in relation to marketing. And for a good reason. In today’s world, storytelling is more important than ever before. Storytelling helps people emotionally connect to and understand a brand, and has been a major marketing vehicle for decades.   In […]

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How to Hire a Social Media Manager
Posted by Nick Brandt 5 months ago

Social media as we know it today has been around for about two decades (or older if you count things like UseNet, which dates back to the 70s). And practically since social media was invented, using these channels for marketing has been an important part of any business strategy. And yet, hiring a social media […]

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5 Skills that Every Freelancer Needs to Have
Posted by Nick Brandt 5 months ago

What we get taught in school and what we learn in the real world are often very different. For example, while we’re taught basic math, most of us aren’t taught how to manage money in school. The same is true for a freelancer. Many people start freelancing because they’re really good at something—writing, development, social media, etc. They […]

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How to Stir Up Business When It’s Slow
Posted by Nick Brandt 5 months ago

It’s easy to be stressed out right now if you’re a startup or a small business owner. The economy almost everywhere is shaky due to the coronavirus pandemic curbing normal activities. Many businesses of all sizes are struggling to cope with the current environment, balancing the need to survive with things like worker and customer safety.  When […]

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Business Lessons from Movies and TV
Posted by Nick Brandt 6 months ago

When you’re an entrepreneur, you’re always on the lookout for ideas or tips, or business lessons to improve your business. That could be both from a personal development standpoint, but it could also be ideas to make your business run better. Luckily, pop culture has no shortage of examples of what to do (and a […]

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4 Essential Items to Include in a Proposal
Posted by Nick Brandt 6 months ago

Whether you’re new to freelancing or you’ve been doing it for years, knowing how to write a proposal is an essential part of running a freelance business. Unfortunately, this is one of those things that they don’t teach in school. There are a number of different ways to approach proposal writing, and there are even […]

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Need a Team in a Hurry? Thankz Can Help!
Posted by Nick Brandt 6 months ago

In today’s high-speed business world, it’s essential that businesses have the ability to be quick and agile, adjusting to shifting market conditions and unexpected customer demands. Sometimes, it’s enough to just hire a freelancer or remote worker to get a job done.  You just need a team. But what happens if you need something a little less tactical and […]

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How to Automate Your Business So You Can Go on Vacation
Posted by Nick Brandt 6 months ago

It’s getting to be that time of year when our thoughts turn away from winning new clients and growing our business to going somewhere to unwind. You might be the world’s most productive and amazing business owner, but taking a vacation is essential for both mental and physical health. But have you ever gone on […]

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