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On the 4th April 2017
7 Things Freelancers Want That Would Also Increase Freelancer.com’s Revenue

7 Things Freelancers Want That Would Also Increase Freelancer.com’s Revenue

At least 75% of the Projects lack adequate detail for a professional to provide a realistic bid. Most of them look like a cat jumped on their keyboard or zombies were outside their door and they were just trying to write it down as fast as they could. Here are 6 simple things Freelancer could […]

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Categories: Freelancing
On the 27th March 2017
How to Use Font Awesome with Sage Theme & Bootstrap 4

How to Use Font Awesome with Sage Theme & Bootstrap 4

I am developing a clients website with Trellis + Bedrock + Sage and Bootstrap 4. Bootstrap 4 no longer includes Font Awesome library by default so I had to learn how to include it in Sage by reading this forum thread on the Roots website.   Short Answer Navigate to your Sage Theme folder from […]

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Categories: Bedrock, Roots, Sage Theme, Trellis
On the 9th March 2017

The Data Visualization Experiment (Try It!)

Visually appealing designs are one part of great design. But understanding how to communicate information through visual representation is another influential part. When I’m teaching someone what this really means, I have found this experiment to be effective:   When you’re done reading this sentence, I want you to click this link to a photo of […]

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Categories: Pay Per Click Management, Search Engine Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, Search Marketing, Video Production, Website Development
On the 9th February 2017
4 Actionable Steps to Becoming a Marketing Professional

4 Actionable Steps to Becoming a Professional Marketer

If you are interested in entering the marketing, especially internet marketing, industry then here is the first part in a series of articles I'm writing to give you the foundation you'll need.

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Categories: Press Releases
On the 23rd January 2017

My Struggles with PHP

I’ve been programming since 2005, and doing PHP since circa 2006, WordPress circe 2010. I never received a formal education in programming so, while I don’t have school debt, I do have substantive gaps in my knowledge. Like a road with pot holes.   Recently, I’ve started a new company, wppluginco.com, and shifted back into […]

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Categories: PHP
On the 19th January 2017

My First Week With Freelancer.com – Major Bugs, No Support!

Backstory (if you don’t care, skip ahead) To hire staff, I have historically relied on Craigslist and UpWork.com (Formerly ODesk.com). For myself, as a former freelance developer, I tried to find work on ODesk.com but found that the audience was primarily seeking low-wage workers (as was I when I was an employer) so it proved fruitless […]

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Categories: PHP
On the 12th January 2017
The Definitive Guide to Selling on Flippa.com

The Definitive Buyers Guide to Using Flippa.com

Whether you’ve discovered Flippa for the first time recently, or you’ve bought multiple websites through them, it can be both daunting and discouraging! Here are some tips from a veteran in the website development and small business development industry to help you locate and buy a website that is legitimate and worth an investment.   Note: […]

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Categories: Reviews
On the 1st January 2017
What is Crowd-Sourced Server Administration and Distributed Server Administration

What is Crowd-Sourced Server Administration and Distributed Server Administration

Historically, website servers were created and managed by one person, or organization and built with third party software – typically open source. This has benefits, but for small businesses especially this greatly limits the purview of security to those select people. Since security is a naturally evolving topic it’s critical that the server itself is […]

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Categories: New Products or Services, Trellis, Web Hosting
On the 1st January 2017
What does a professional advertising management look like?

What does a professional advertising management look like?

We’ve written this article to assist and educate anyone seeking to hire a company for advertising management.   Certifications Certifications can be faked or manipulated and they do not always translate to optimal strategies or a return on your investment. As a company, we definitely value certifications internally because we can confirm our staff’s knowledge.  […]

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Categories: Business Development, Digital Marketing, Search Engine Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, Search Marketing
On the 8th December 2016
Graphics Issues with the 2014 Razer Blade

Graphics Issues with the 2014 Razer Blade

If you found this article you’re probably experiencing some form of video card issues with your Razer Blade laptop. I’m sorry. It sucks.   Hopefully you’re not experiencing the issue I am. But if you are, then here is a detailed report of what’s happening, what I’ve done to try and fix it, and what things […]

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Categories: 10, 8.1, Blade, Gaming
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Since 2005 we've been offering digital and content marketing strategy and implementation. Including website development, search engine optimization and marketing, search marketing and more.

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