Why is my FileMaker so slow?

How a wonderful piece of software can get ruined. I love FileMaker. It is one of the coolest most powerful software applications available. I discovered it more than 25 years ago when I was looking for a simple way to track my books. What was a simple database program back then has grown up into […]

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HighPower Freelance Project Software: Licensing & Hosting Modules

Special project tracking options for freelance software agencies We specifically designed HighPower Freelance software to make it easy for software agencies to track their hosting & licensing data. We understand this, because we are also a software agency. We know that there is a LOT of data to track when it comes to licenses and […]

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HighPower FileMaker Services Store is Open!

HighPower Data Solutions now has an online store to purchase goods and services. Do you want training? We have books, one-on-one mentoring, and classes. Do you need hosting? We have both Web Hosting and FileMaker Hosting. Do you need FileMaker licenses? We can help you sort out the options and find a good fit for […]

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Windows 1.0 is released! (35 years ago!)

Can you believe it? Windows very first GUI interface changed it all. (I know that Apple had it first, but you have to admit that Windows spread it to the masses.). Thirty-five years ago, on Nov. 20th, 1985 was the day they released Windows 1.0. (It didn’t become really usable until long after that.) But […]

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HighPower Freelance Project Software: The Invoice Reports

Software to help you know your financial numbers! We have been using HighPower Freelance Project Software for eleven months now, and really love it. The number one rule about running your own business is that you have to make a profit, or you will be out of business. There are lots of other good things […]

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The Seven Elements of Business

The Seven Elements of Business

Some great ideas from the book, “Making Money is Killing Your Business” by Chuck Blakeman I have been reading an absolutely fascinating book by Chuck Blakeman, as mentioned above. Our mission at HighPower Data Solutions is to help businesses succeed through software automation. There are so many cool things which we can do by combining […]

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Freelance Software for Upwork Users

New Software makes it easier to run an Upwork agency I have been using Upwork for many years now to find FileMaker and web clients. It has been a useful tool, although not without its weaknesses. Since I am a FileMaker developer, I decided to write my own software for tracking my clients and projects. […]

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Why it is time to upgrade your website

Rebuilding websites

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HighPower Freelance Software: The TASK Module

Never Lose an Income Opportunity Again! I want to share with you an experience which I had this week using our HighPower Freelance software. This is focused on the Task module of the software. Just as a quick refresher HighPower Freelance has a structure like this: Clients have Projects, and Projects have Tasks. A Project […]

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The Rise of Citizen Developers

A whole new type of software is allowing business owners to DIY! It used to be that if you wanted software to run your business, you really only had two choices: buy something off the shelf, or hire an expensive developer to build your own. But with the emergence of what’s called “low-code software” many […]

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