Chris’ diverse work experiences, from building homes for impoverished families in Mexico to coaching Jr. High wrestling in Central Illinois, give clear perspective in business and in life. Since 2014, Chris has worked on the Business Development team at IT Hands to create new business opportunities and build lasting partnerships. He currently lives in India, but calls Chicago home.
If you are in sales, you have to network. You meet lots of people with ideas of web sites, web applications and mobile apps they want to build. You’re used to meeting potential clients, but how do you determine a qualified lead?
The other day I was listening to a podcast by Michael Hyatt, whom I highly recommend. He put into words a question I have been mulling over for quite a while: How should I think about clients who take a disproportionately high amount of my time and energy?
When a client comes to you with an idea for using the latest technology, what should you do? Do you inflate the swelling enthusiasm of an entrepreneur or stop and understand the underlying business problem and implications? When clients come to an IT company, they have a business problem that needs a solution. Sometimes technology […]
You have worked hard to develop your internet marketing strategy. And then… 10 seconds. That’s all you have. In that time a person visiting your site will make a decision – to stay or leave. What are people thinking as they browse your company’s website? You don’t need a doctorate in human psychology to know […]
Here are 10 Internet Marketing Myths Expert Internet Marketing is the key for any online business to survive and thrive. With so many different sites online, how can you expect your customers to find you? Are you really doing the best marketing possible or are you still following common Internet Marketing myths? Our free Internet […]
There are a lot of options for web development and every framework and CMS is best suited for particular projects.
If you have read some forums on what work life is like in an outsourced IT services company, you may assume the following: Offshore IT employees come cheap Staff are expendable Expect long, miserable hours At IT Hands though, we have an entirely different culture. Our number one resource is people. We don’t just use […]
University Apartments is one of your oldest clients. You have built them a great website and mobile app, but they are having trouble engaging and retaining users on their app. They get a lot of one time installs of their mobile app, but have trouble re-engaging users. Because their user base is only looking for […]