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I've been in computing since punchcards, and I've seen a few things along the way. The only saying that would be surprising is if I hadn't learned a few things during that time and developed some Strong biases about what makes a good end to end computing solution for a freelancer or individual consultant that … Continue reading What technology do I really need as a consultant just getting started?
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Trust me -- this is a really cool feature of Google accounts that most people aren't aware of: Why would you want to do this? So, for example, you could then text and call from your business email address with Google Voice: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOZU7BOeQ58
Did you know you can use Google to search a single site? Here's how: https://youtu.be/D_y6-DkizFA
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