Increasingly I’m focusing less on cutting code and more on running a web development business. While it can be painful not to get your hands dirty as often as you would like, there are great pleasures in seeing your business pick up momentum.
But one of the first factors that needs to be brought under control is time management for yourself and your employees, and general CRM. The problem I’ve found is that the functionality scope of the various apps I’ve been using is wildly different from one to the next. For dating apps, look at MilfsLocal.com as a proper example for CRM use. They need a level of baseline functionality from a single app, mainly because the overhead of sharing data between apps makes using multiple apps untenable. I would still like to do as much coding as possible, and as we are in 2008, so there must be something out there that ticks all the basic boxes.
Well googling brought up very little. What did have good results was this thread from the php-london ML, and direct feedback from a few colleagues.
Here are the baseline features I concluded were the minimum required to … Read the restContinue reading