How to truly differentiate and stand out of the crowd

April 11, 2017 . by Aaron B . 7 minute read . in Business

With so many web development agencies and other freelancers on the market, it can be hard to differentiate your offering. But making yourself (and your work) stand out from the crowd is paramount in these times of change. If you simply type in a phrase like “web development” on Google, you soon realise that there’s […]

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The AG Yearly Round Up – 2016

February 9, 2017 . by Aaron B . 6 minute read . in Business

In 2016 We are AG celebrated its 3rd year of life – can you believe it??? Where has the time gone…? It was another great year full of exciting projects, new clients, rollercoasters journeys and some good learning in between. We got a new look! There’s a lot of pressure on a website of a […]

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The many benefits of developing a ‘growth mindset’

October 18, 2016 . by Aaron B . 5 minute read . in Business

We hear a lot talking about ‘growth mindset’ and how important it is to have one for a successful business, but what does it really mean?? In a nutshell, it looks like that individuals who believe their talents can be developed (through hard work, good strategies, and input from others) have a ‘growth mindset’. Researchers […]

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How to find a good work-life balance when you are a freelancer

October 13, 2016 . by Aaron B . 9 minute read . in Business

When I started, working as a freelancer seemed a great way to finally achieve a good work-life balance. I would have been flexible enough to choose my working hours, maybe I could finally spare some time to pursue some hobbies and most importantly I would have been free from the slavery of the 9 to […]

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How to navigate your ship through a rough sea. The importance of building a good team for a new business.

September 29, 2016 . by Aaron B . 6 minute read . in Business

As you all probably know by now I have been working on a new exciting project for quite some time recently. Property Stack which is almost ready to be launched and hopefully it will make a big splash. The past few months have been incredibly challenging and rewarding at the same time. For sure one […]

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Property Stack coming soon

August 31, 2016 . by Aaron B . 6 minute read . in Business

My apologies for the long break since the last blog post, but I have been working very hard on building Property Stack so that I can get it up and running for you! Let me briefly remind you what Property Stack can offer your company. In today’s market, most property searches begin online, which makes […]

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What I have learned developing commercial WordPress Plugins

May 23, 2016 . by Aaron B . 8 minute read . in Business

Whilst in essence it does boil down to writing some code and selling it, creating commercial software is really no easy task; as with any enterprise, software building with a view to selling has its own unique issues and important things to consider. For example, before you even start writing the code, you need a […]

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How to tell your clients you’re raising your prices

March 11, 2016 . by Aaron B . 6 minute read . in Business

Why you should raise your rates For what are essentially business owners and entrepreneurs, freelancers are surprisingly shy when it comes to talking about money. For many of us, we’ve decided to go freelance because we feel we’re really good at something, and want to retain creative control over our work, and have a little […]

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Estate agents, listen up!

February 26, 2016 . by Aaron B . 7 minute read . in Business

We’ve got something very exciting in the works. It’s been a long time in the making, and we’re still working away on the finer details behind the scenes, but I thought I’d do an introductory blog post to let you know about our very exciting upcoming venture, Property Stack. Property Stack is a new automated […]

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Newbie Freelancing Tips

February 26, 2016 . by Aaron B . 8 minute read . in Business

A while back I wrote a blog post about my top tips for would-be or new freelancers. A lot has changed here at AG since then, and in the wider freelance community, and so I thought that now, A few years into my own freelance journey, would be a good time to revisit and reflect. […]

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