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On the 14th June 2017
Curious about content marketing? Here’s the who, what, where, when, and why.

Curious about content marketing? Here’s the who, what, where, when, and why.

What is content marketing? While the phrase “content marketing” is relatively new and trending, the practice is not. Content marketing is the process of using your resources to create and promote original content that is attractive to an audience. Effective content marketing will generate a return on investment directly and / or indirectly. Overall, you […]

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Categories: Content Marketing, Pay Per Click Management, Programming, Search Engine Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, Search Marketing, Video Production, Website Development
On the 26th April 2017
Comparison of Code Schools

Comparison of Code Schools

This article is a hyper-focused guide to comparing the code schools out there. School Team Accounts Certification Badges Interactive PHP JS HTML / CSS LESS SASS WordPress Theme Development WordPress Plugin Development WordPress Administration Angular JS MySQL Git jQuery CodeSchool.com                               […]

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Categories: Reviews
On the 26th April 2017
Should you put pricing on your website?

Should you put pricing on your website?

Recently I was overseeing the development of landing pages for our website. The topic of whether or not we should display our pricing came up and I found that that majority of our team agreed that we should not reveal it. I wasn’t particularly surprised because this is a common tactic, but it’s one I […]

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Categories: Business Development
On the 7th April 2017
My First Time with Roots’ Trellis + Bedrock + Sage

My First Time with Roots’ Trellis + Bedrock + Sage

This article was written to document some of the specific challenges I had that other’s using Roots’ Trellis + Bedrock + Sage may experience as well. My hope is that anyone who gets stuck will be able to save themselves the many hours it cost me to track down these solutions and understand precisely why […]

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Categories: Bash / Shell, Bedrock, PHP, Programming, Roots, Sage Theme, Trellis, Website Development
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
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