I founded edgeofmyseat.com in September 2001. From the outset we have focussed on working for designers and design agencies – providing web development services. Drew McLellan joined the company in September 2007 and we continued working for the same kind of clients – taking on slightly bigger projects [...]
The end of November went a bit crazy at edgeofmyseat.com – however rather than external deadlines, these were entirely of our own making.
In the 9 years I have been running edgeofmyseat.com I have issued a large number of invoices but also received many invoices for freelancers and small companies working for us. Our policy is simple – we pay our contractors on or before the due date of the invoice. If [...]
When reading customer testimonials on websites I sometimes wonder how genuine the words are. There is often no way of knowing whether the quote even came from a real person, whether it was unsolicited or how old it is. As a business owner you have to keep these testimonials fresh [...]
As a company edgeofmyseat.com don’t need to do a lot of responding to tenders. We sometimes help our design agency clients with their pitches but it is fairly rare for us to get a RFP direct to us. However, when we do get sight of these documents – [...]
It seems obvious that cashflow and accounts are important elements of running a business. However when you first start your business, bookkeeping and accounts isn’t something you easily get excited about – unless perhaps you are starting a business as an accountant. If you watch the television programme ‘Dragons’ Den’ [...]
It is certainly shaping up to be a tough time for a lot of people right now. Several friends have found themselves unemployed and I’ve seen a number of people mentioning on Twitter how they are considering starting their own business. From my own experience I would encourage people [...]