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Advice -I’ve spent years in the tech world, as a designer, sometimes-developer, and mostly as a writer. I devour new content wherever I can get it, but sometimes, no matter how valuable I find all that information, I want to dive...
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Advice -You’re in that dreaded dilemma. You desperately need a paycheck, but you’d also rather spend the day at the dentist getting a root canal than at the office doing your job.Or maybe you don’t mind your job (in theory) but...
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Advice -Way back in 2013, when I first started to get interested in learning to code, I remember being confused about something: was I training to be a web designer or a web developer?I remember thinking that being a designer sounded...
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Inside the Code -Warning signs that your blog or newsletter might need an HTML intervention:You lay awake at night wondering how to get more people to even FIND your blog. You ask strangers on the street for help adding graphics to your...
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Advice -How to Install a Popup on Your SiteOh pop-ups… they conjure up days of unstoppable never-ending browser windows promising to enlarge parts of the male anatomy or make you rich.But the pop-up has evolved since those...
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Advice -Be honest, you’ve considered becoming a web designer.You’ve always fancied yourself a creative at heart, with an eye for good design. You know that a nice looking website has to maintain a certain balance and flow—a wall...
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Advice -“Yes! Yep! Oh, that would be fun!”I remember reading through a job description a few months after I started learning to code and thinking, I can actually do this! And this! And this and this!And then I got to the...
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Inside the Code -You’ve heard the advice, “everyone should learn to code.” But you’re not quite sold.You don’t exactly self-identify as a tech-genius, and you’re nowhere near Silicon Valley. How do I know if this is right for...
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Advice - Imagine this: I wake up and make a mug of tea while listening to the morning news. After I feed the dogs and make a quick breakfast, I find a sunny corner to setup my portable stand-up desk, crack open my laptop and get to...
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Advice - If you just started freelancing, your two biggest concerns regarding clients are probably “How do I get a client”? and “How do I do everything the clients wants?” But making clients happy isn’t JUST about building a...
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Advice - A couple years ago, on an ordinary evening, I was sitting on my couch finishing up my freelance work for the day. Just as I was about to shut my laptop, a little red “1” popped up on my screen. It was another email from a...
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Advice - Everyone knows that any freelancer needs a great work space. For some that may be at home where we can sit on our couch and sit in our pajamas all day, which really does work for some people. They apparently have the strength to not...
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Advice - With 1 in 3 Americans (roughly 42 million) considered to be freelance and a prediction of freelancers making up half the workforce by 2020, it is clear that working for yourself is no trend. Everyone is going freelance these days (and...
How to Name a Product and Not Regret It in 3 Steps
Advice - Have you ever started a project without naming it, thinking the name of the actual thing will come during some stroke of brilliance in the course of developing it, only to settle on the internal codename because you’re so sick of...
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Advice -We recently wrote about how to convince your company to let you start a blog for them. A lot of the time, this will entail also doing social media in order to promote the content or simply just doing general social media. There are...
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Advice - It’s hard to believe that there was a time when we weren’t expected to convey all of our thoughts and feelings in 140-character messages. But alas, that is the world we live in.Twitter is important for business and entrepreneurs...