Tech Help for Solopreneurs

solving your various tech-related challenges and frustrations.

Hi, I’m Peter

I help solopreneurs solve their tech-related challenges
and frustrations.

I help them pick, set up, maintain and problem-solve the tech systems they need for running their businesses online.
You can read more about me here

I have 20 years of experience in tech stuff solopreneurs typically need. (websites, cloud services, videos, images, social media, domains, scheduling apps, emails, etc.)

I originally come from the film industry, where I’ve been spending my past decade in both creative and technical roles. (like the Oscar winner Dune movie :))

Nowadays I spend my freetime with my wife and 2 children, and work from home.

Since I was a child, I can’t remember a time when I didn’t have a side-project. These have been things like making stop-motion animation with my LEGO (around age 8), writing articles about zombie movies (about 12), writing a simple software for a company (18), teaching visual effects (22?), being the founder of a public-speaking practice club (25), presenting a local TEDx talk (at 27 – in Hungarian with English subtitles 🙂 )…

And many more I don’t want to bore you with. 

So I grew adept early in my life in a wide range of tech tools that were needed for both the projects themselves, and for their online presence. They were like mini businesses.

On the way, I have been also getting a lot of request for my “creative technology”-related experience too. “I’d need a website, could you help?” “Which camera should I buy for my videos?” “How did you do those social media ads?” “Could you teach me how to edit this video?” “How can I add text to this photo of mine?” “Can you help me create a simple logo?”

So I decided to start a business on that 🙂

Read more about me on my personal website: petervarnai.com

    Most of my clients seek me out for one of these reasons:

     

    • Their business is new and they need to set up everything from scratch.
    • Their business is leveling up and it requires new solutions now.
    • Sometimes that was working yesterday stopped working today.
    • People who had assistants for a long time and now
      they need to/want to do it alone.

    Different stages similar needs

    So what can I help you with?

    What do solopreneurs need to run their businesses online?

    It’s important to mention here that most people won’t need all of these, and a business that’s just starting out certainly (contrary to popular beliefs) doesn’t need all of these at once. I am happy to guide and help you decide what you actually need, and what is just wasting your time, energy, and money.

      • Websites
      • Social media profiles and advertising
      • Booking system for appointments – and linked private and business calendars
      • A reliable storage system that’s easy to search in, for your biz and tax documents, to-dos, files, projects, media, notes, courses, etc.
      • Private, business, and newsletter email systems
      • An online payment system
      • Hardware and software systems for creating video, audio and image content
      • Systems for delivering your services online – via live video calls or in the form of pre-recorded course lessons on a specific platform.

      Testimonials

      What People Are Saying

      "I'm here to tell you Péter is absolutely brilliant at this. I came to him a bundle of anxiety about some tech challenges I was having, and he treated me like the intelligent, competent adult that I am, which calmed my fears and allowed me to learn.
      Péter is pure joy to work with."

      Pam Sourelis, MA, MFA

      Developmental Editor, Writers' Coach, wingedhorsewritingstudio.com

      "Peter is one of the few service providers I often and happily recommend. 👍
      He knows his stuff, is a joy to work with, and keeps his fees quite affordable compared to others with his skills and care.
      My only concern is that once the word gets out about him, he won't have time for my projects anymore 😅 but I don't care, I still talk about him all the time! 🙌"
      George Kao

      Authentic Business Coach, georgekao.com

      "Working with Peter has been a joy. Many times when solving the technical issues, which usually feels lousy, I never feel alone or worried because Peter always tries to dig deeper or find alternatives. He is very exploratory and great at navigating where the problems are. Peter is also very patient and a good listener that you can feel safe and supported around his presence. I highly recommend working with him!"

      Grace Yang

      Co-founder of Jen Yang Metamorphosis Co., Ltd, jenyangmetamorphosis.com

      After we put out any burning tech issues that are making my clients lose money, time, or energy, I help them come out of this overwhelm, and rebuild their confidence in their own tech skills.
      (Even if they think they don’t have any 😉)

      My Process

      My Philosophy

      Unfortunately standard tech solutions are usually being “forced” on clients. I offer customized solutions, taking into account your business as a whole, and you as a person.

      It’s actually normal.
      Did you know that professional programmers spend most of their work-hours not understanding what is happening in front of them?

      So don’t worry. 

      I help my clients with a patient, encouraging, partnering approach, that is customized to their personal learning styles.

      I’m a trained coach as well. Probably that’s why I approach tech help and consulting in a similar way.

      It’s OK to feel
      lost in tech

      What I provide:

      Ways I can help you

      1-Off Sessions

      60 USD/hour

      The best solution for problemsolving
      issues that just randomly appeared. 

      An affordable 60 USD/hour pricing makes this offer useful for those who only need occasional problemsolving.

      Project Work

      50 or 40 USD/hr

      Projects with a specific timeframe and end goal can benefit from these offers.

      Setting up or significantly altering Webpages, Booking services,
      Course platforms and material,
      Creating/editing videos/photos,
      Moving data between platforms,
      Digital Decluttering etc. 

      50 USD/hour without any commitment,
      or 40 USD/hour if you pre-pay a 10-hour package.

      Having me "on your team"

       40 or less USD/hour

      This is what most of my clients do.
      Solo-preneurship doesn't mean you need to do everything on your own. 

      Most of my clients spend between a couple of hours to 20+ hours a month working with me on the tech and media tasks and challenges of their businesses.

      We put out any burning fires that came up since we last met. We work on expanding, aligning or simplifying the digital toolsets and processes they are using at the moment, and we typically work on some project tasks as well - two typical examples of these are: tweaking or rebuilding their websites, or creating and uploading some course materials.

      My clients also frequently find that during our live sessions they feel more confident doing tasks they usually dread, either because they are difficult, complex, or just boring. So we cover a lot of those as well together. 

      I have sweet deals to help you this way:

      40USD/hour in 10 hour packages
      (to be used within 3 months),

      or custom deals below 40 USD if you commit to more than 10 hours/month

      Initial conversation options

      20-min Discovery Session

      This is a 20 minutes conversation purely about our possible business together.

      How I can help you, whether we are a good fit, or other questions you might have about my business.

      My 20 minutes in exchange for your 20 minutes

      If you let me pick your brain for 20 minutes
      with market research questions* privately,
      then my brain is yours to pick for the following 20.
      *(eg. how do you like learning tech, what are your usual challenges, what would help you the most, etc.)

      You can use your 20 minutes for asking tech questions, solving a burning tech issue together,  an overview of the systems you use, and what you might want to drop to save frustration or money, etc.

      Let's talk!

      Reach out to me, and let's meet for a virtual coffee! ☕

      Schedule Chat
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      Chat about the tech challenge you are facing, to see if I'm the right person to help you (free of charge - 10min).
      (If you'd like, we can start our first paid session right after the 10mins!)
      Having a hectic schedule? Or don't see a chat spot that's good for you?
      I still might be able to help!
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      Chat about the tech challenge you are facing, to see if I'm the right person to help you (free of charge - 10min).
      (If you'd like, we can start our first paid session right after the 10mins!)
      Having a hectic schedule? Or don't see a chat spot that's good for you?
      I still might be able to help!
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      First 40 min session to see if we are a good fit to work together (free of charge).
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