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4 Reasons to Say “No” in Business

By Diane Pauley / September 27, 2020

Contrary to popular belief, saying “yes” to every client doesn’t always help your business.  At Smack Happy Design, we know that we love to work…

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Organize & Prioritize Your Website Marketing

By Nicole Hanusek / September 20, 2020

In this post, I’ll talk about some techniques for finding the time to organize and execute your website marketing plans. You’ll walk away with some…

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3 Ways to Build Trust with Your Remote Team

By Nicole Hanusek / August 5, 2019

Build trust with your remote team and show them how to trust you, too. 1. Take a leap of faith. Dive in! Build trust with…

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Tough Conversations

By Nicole Hanusek / June 12, 2019

The hardest part of my job as a manager is having tough conversations. One might even say, this is the toughest part of life. Because no one likes to break up with someone else, or hurt another’s feelings, or even sit in awkward silence. In fact, I’m going to wager that most of us dread this kind of talk.

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How to Document Your Processes for Easy Delegation

How to Document Your Processes for Easy Delegation

By Nicole Hanusek / April 24, 2019

Delegation Can be Simple One of the scary things about hiring someone is trying to figure out what you can delegate to them and how…

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How to Create Your Core Values

By Nicole Hanusek / April 11, 2019

Defining Your Core Values: A Soul-Searching Exercise   What Are Core Values? Core values are the culmination of your vision, mission, and culture. If you…

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Dialing Down the Control Freak

By Nicole Hanusek / February 19, 2019

Back when I was still a one-woman-shop, I was struggling with the idea of hiring some help. There are many things to consider when you’re…

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How Leveraging your Marketing Team Can Improve your Bottom Line

By Danielle Iera / August 12, 2018

Expanding Your Team to Fuel Your Joy and Give Your Business Room to Grow. Being a business owner means wearing multiple hats. It oftentimes forces…

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How to Hire & Manage a Remote WordPress Team [WP Elevation Blog]

By Danielle Iera / September 28, 2017

In this post, Nicole shares her tips on how to hire and manage a remote WordPress team by discussing the challenges the company has faced,…

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3 Reasons Why Our Work-Life Balance Directly Affects Your Results

By Danielle Iera / August 25, 2017

Not only does a good work-life balance benefit us as a team, but also plays a part in how our work is affected and delivered…

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Website Project & Knowledge Management Tools We Love

By Danielle Iera / May 1, 2017

Editors note: Updated 1/4/2021 One key component of a good team is to have processes in place and useful tools at their fingertips to keep…

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