Author Archives: Braden Jones

How to Make Your Agency Recession Proof

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Recessions come and recessions go. They are a very natural part of a healthy economy and business cycle — a cleansing of sorts or a reset on industries and values. If you look at it historically they occur on average about every 5-8 years and they last between 8-18 months. In fact, the average duration of the last 11 […]

Top 10 Sites for Hiring Freelancers

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In a previous post we shared the importance of gig labor and some tips on how to manage gig workers. In this followup post we’ve put together our list of helpful sites for hiring gig workers: UPWORK Find freelancers from every category imaginable. Search for writers, programmers, translators, engineers, virtual assistants, and more. upwork.com Freelancer […]

The Age of Independence in the Gig Economy

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Gig Labor: a job or a performance that is usually one time or short term Gig Economy: a growing workforce of independent and part time contractors, and the economy that relies on them. The definition of a gig worker is as broad and as simple as the part time UBER driver making some extra money […]

Patagonia and Google go Solar

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Patagonia: Patagonia decided to take the plunge and added 360 panels to its parking lot. It’s expected to produce about 12% of their needs at the Great Pacific Ironworks building. 12% isn’t much, but when you consider Patagonia already buys 50% of its power from wind energy… it is a remarkable difference. Good job guys. […]

Solar Web Hosting?

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A few months back we switched our www.myintervals.com hosting company. We considered going with a solar company but ended up not due to the lack of reputation. Our major concern was dependability for you guys using our services. I guess you can say that uptime trumped the environment… sadly. But we are not opposed to […]

Affordable Solar Dream

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We have a responsibility as a company and in our personal life to do what we can to assist, conserve where we can environmentally. This is less waste, cleaner energy and a simple way of living. One way we have been exploring this at Pelago is reduce or slow our energy consumption. At the moment […]