How to automate your business

How to Automate Your Business in Five Easy Steps

Yes, the title is a bit facetious; anyone whose been in business for any period of time knows that nothing is easy! But I will try to simplify it so that you can see the way through the trees out of the forest to focus on the single goal of business automation. Why Automate Your […]

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Database Market

Database Market Continues to Expand

A recent report shows that FileMaker and similar software markets continue to grow. This report is by Orbis, and here is the link to the full report. This is good news for anybody who is using FileMaker. This means that the market for this type of product continues to grow. So anybody who owns or […]

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What can we learn from the “I am not a cat!” lawyer video?

A hilarious video came out this week of a video deposition streamed via Zoom. One of the lawyers had a filter running on their Zoom settings which made him look like a cat. Here is the crazy video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGOofzZOyl8 What can we learn from this? (Aside from “Don’t let your kids play with your Zoom […]

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HighPower Freelance Software: The Worklog Extras

There are two parts of the Worklog which will help you gain control of your freelance agency. Worklog Part One: the Main Data Entry screen This is the primary data entry screen, which is the workhorse of the whole system. It is the primary Worklog page which tracks all the work which you and all […]

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Why is my FileMaker so slow – Part Two

Environmental Factors which Affect FileMaker Speed In my previous blog, I explained how a great FileMaker solution can get ruined by overuse of unstored calcs. You can read that piece here. Besides the ten tips which I provide in the free white paper, almost all of which are a direct result of bad programming, there […]

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Slow FileMaker

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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