If you own a business, you probably know there are lots of ways to drive traffic to your business. But if blogs aren’t a part of your content strategy, it’s time to switch it up. Whether it’s editing old content or generating new posts, emphasizing blog content is a must for your business if you’re…

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Jacob is a close friend. But he’s been struggling lately and he’s become distant, I suspect he’s depressed. When I ask him about his home life he brightens up and beams about his wife and kids. It’s when we talk about work that his mood sours. He tells me he struggles to find the energy…

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Now that everyone is shifting to remote work I keep getting asked how Highforge made the transition two years ago to a fully distributed remote team with no central office. We’ll keep this short and sweet. We use Slack for instant chat across team. On Slack we have channels for each department as well as…

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Here at Highforge, we hate balloon animals and love creating creative & tech-savvy solutions for our clients. We love doing good work and hearing that we’ve more than satisfied our clients. That’s why we teamed up with Clutch earlier this year to keep a pulse on how we’re doing. Clutch is a B2B ratings and…

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That Isn't My Job

“That Isn’t My Job” are four very ugly words. Today I had 165 emails to respond to and 3 meetings on my plate. Efficiency and speed were the key to my surviving the gauntlet. At 4:13 PM, a newish client sends an email asking for help from the wrong people. As I’m burning through my…

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Running a Small Business Means Owning a Big Hat Rack In the last few hours I’ve helped two team members solve project problems, answered 3 urgent emails, had an impromptu phone meeting with a happy client, reviewed an invoice going out, shot a team member with a Nerf gun (deserved), and wrote a proposal for…

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Anything that saves time without cutting corners is gold to any small business and we have a feeling any one of these tools has the potential to save your company time and money or reduce errors and create new opportunities. Making the world a better place one pixel at a time is a task that…

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dont let your business get scammed

Scammers are scum of the earth. And scammers that target newly minted entrepreneurs hungry for new business really make me even more angry. This scam has been around for years, but it’s getting harder and harder to catch, so hopefully this timely public service announcement and reminder for our creative community on how to avoid…

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