In this weeks weekly review we cover scheduling tips, time management for remote workers, credit card surcharges, new Facebook changes, scheduling tips, why contracts are essential in business.
New on the Blog
Credit Card Surcharges
When even the big companies choose not to stay up to date with government and consumer law changes.
Have you reassessed your payment surcharges (if you have them) since the changes came into play?
Clear example of why it is essential you understand changes and implement them by the due dates, and if you don’t understand then hire someone who does to protect your business.
Read more on the WA Today blog – Red Balloon pays penalties for excessive credit card surcharges.
Yoast SEO Issues
Do you have Yoast SEO plugin?
If so check it is the latest version.
“Yoast SEO 5.7.1 and older vulnerable to unauthenticated XSS
Ryan Dewhurst’s WPVulnDB is reporting that Yoast SEO fixed an unauthenticated cross site scripting vulnerability that affected versions 5.7.1 and older. ”
Read more on the Wordfence Blog – Vulnerabilities in Formidable Forms, Duplicator and Yoast SEO Plugins.
Facebook has just launched Facebook for Creators
New app for video creators (well more actually a rebrand of the Facebook Mentions App)
– Create original video
– Go live with exclusive features (intros, outros and custom stickers)
– Connect with your community
Scheduling tips from The Everygirl.
- It’s okay to say “no.”
Block out time for yourself.
– Color coding and shared calendars are key.
– A calendar is necessary for balance and productivity.
– Utilize notes and alerts.
– Be realistic in planning.
– Retrospective assessment is key.
Read more on The Every Girl Blog – What I Learned From Managing the Schedules of High-Powered Women.
Some great tips for time management for remote workers.
Check out the Practically Perfect PA tips for time management on their blog – Time Management for Remote Workers.
Great tips from Janne Robinson.
How to beat the hustle that is not actually making you rich.
- You cannot afford to not have an assistant.
2. Of course You Can Teach Yourself, But For Fuck Sakes, Just Hire Somebody.
3. Get Your Car Detailed And Your House Cleaned.
4. Work Intelligently: 80/20 Business Theory.
5. For Fuck Sakes, Change Your Prices As You Grow.
6. Work Less. Way Less.
7. Fuck Bro Rates. Quit Working For Free
8. Take 2 Full Days Off A Week.
You Are The Big Break.
Read more on Thought Catalog Blog – How Hustling Only Makes You Tired, Not Rich (9 Ways to Kill the Game)
Are you ready to invest in a VA (Virtual Assistant)?
Check VACT Blog – 10 Signs You’re Ready to Invest In Working with a VA.
Contracts are important in business
Mummy Blogger Constance Hall has again made front page for the Sunday Times this time for her business practices.
An important reminder about why contracts should be in place for all business agreements including between friends.
Read more on Perth Now – Queen Constance in battle over royalties
Are you worried about your computer webcam security?
Do you put tape over your webcam when not in use?