For the past few months, I’ve been trying out working exclusively through Codeable. Codeable provides some great clients, but there have been a recent string of clients who have caused some problems too, albeit unintentionally. While I will still get some work through Codeable, I’m going to focus my efforts on finding more local clients Read more about Ending Codeable Exclucivity[…]
In employment, especially in a bad economy and for someone who doesn’t have much money and is unemployed, the advice is often “take what you can get.” It’s easy to apply the advice to freelancing too, but you really shouldn’t. I know from experience. If you settle for a lesser price or a lesser type Read more about The Clients That I Avoid, and How To Avoid Them[…]
Due to the way things have gone the past couple of years, and the fact that I have had my best clients come through Codeable, I have decided to work exclusively through them from this point on. It came to my attention that, though I had a set up similar to how many web designers Read more about Moving Exclusively To Codeable[…]
Due to lack of interest from perspective clients, Quick Solutions has been discontinued.
So the freelancer has finished his or her job, it seems. It just needs to go through one final approval process. You found the freelancer on codeable.io and you are very happy with the site. But there’s one problem. You procrastinate on marking the task as complete, so much so that the freelancer who was Read more about Hurry Up And Wait: A Great Way For a Client to Mess Up A Freelancer[…]
The design process is very important to your overall goal. The process that takes place can determine the success or failure of your business or what the goal of your business is at the time. As a designer/developer, I’ve chosen to implement ZURB’s progressive design method, which I’ve previously written about. It’s not the method Read more about The Design Process: How it can take you higher or how it can cause you to crash[…]
Hello everyone. I’ve been super busy with some clients late in 2015 as well as working on this new website. Well, over the weekend, I finally uploaded the new site. Notable changes: Setting up a consultation In the past, you had to fill out a form to set up a consultation. Then I would get Read more about New site! And finally more content to come soon![…]
For the past few months, I admit I’ve not updated the blog. I’ve had a lot going on, including a vacation to visit my parents and then lots of jobs since then. As a result, I did not get back to creating any new content. For one reason or another, my life has been a Read more about New content returning…[…]
Hi everyone! You may have noticed I haven’t been posting much lately. I’ve been fairly busy as of late. I’m tackling larger and larger projects now. It feels good that things are going so well. I’m going to be reducing my retail hours more so I can focus more on website design. Once I have Read more about Super busy and loving it![…]
Security and protection for your website is always important, and even more so if your site use WordPress like mine do. WordPress makes up at least 20% of the websites on the world wide web now, and the percentage could be greater. While 20% isn’t the majority, it is more than enough to make WordPress a common target for attacks. WordPress itself is a secure content management system, but when left un-updated, it’s prone to attack.
WordPress core updates, theme updates, and plugin updates are important. In addition, here are are 6 plugins that will help guard your site even more against attacks! […]