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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...
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Advice - I work from home (OK, a coffee shop) once a month. We have an open office, which is fun and great for brainstorming and collaborating, but it can be distracting at times. Luckily, our office has a policy that let’s us work remotely...
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Advice - If you’re in job search mode or even keeping your eye on job openings *just in case*, then you’re probably wondering what you can do to really get the attention of someone who can give you a job. LinkedIn looked into that very...
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Advice - When juggling all the responsibilities of a freelance web designer, it’s common to worry most about things like writing a contract, getting paid, and actually building the website. Sometimes, however, communication between the...
8 Social Media Tools To Save Time and Market Your Business
Advertising -  We all know the big social media channels: Twitter, Facebook, etc. Let us introduce you to some up-and-coming or lesser-known tools and companies that can be extremely useful in maximizing your community engagement and...
How I Conquered Anxiety and Learned to Love Coding: 3 Tweaks
Advice - “WHAT IF I DON’T LIKE CODING?” This is a question that I hear a lot. When I tell people about how I transformed my career and life by teaching myself to code, their reaction is usually either, “But I’m not a tech person,”...
How to Lead a Productive Brainstorm
Advice - The value of a great brainstorming session can be immeasurable. Ideas are born that lead to the next iPhone, a revolutionary app, or a groundbreaking business model. But sometimes, brainstorming sessions just lead to bagels. And cream...