To be completely honest, this was not a question I knew how to answer before I started freelancing. In my mind I basically thought “page builders are for people who don’t know how to code.” au contraire! There are many many reasons why someone would use a page-builder, but my main mission today is to…
How to Write Good Proposals on Upwork for WordPress Development
Skip to Proposal Templates A year ago, winning jobs on Upwork was a mystery to me. When I did see a job posting I thought looked like ‘an easy first gig,’ my chances of winning the job felt unlikely. By the end of this blog post I hope to convince you that you can succeed…
Important Things to Consider Before Buying a WordPress Theme
When was it built? Who built it? Is there a page builder included? As a freelance WordPress developer, I’ve worked with lots of different themes. Choosing a decent theme is important, because it can positively or negatively affect so many aspects of building and maintaining the website. More importantly, a theme can make a significant…
Should You Learn WordPress in 2020?
My thoughts on WordPress and whether or not it’s worth picking up this year….
Tools I Use for My Freelance Web Dev Business
No matter what service you are providing for your clients, it’s important to treat yourself as a business….
The Best Channels for Web Dev Tutorials on YouTube
You can learn just about anything on YouTube these days and web development is no exception….
My Favorite Web Development Podcasts
Podcasts give me a chance to listen to what more experienced developers have to say, what tools they’re using and why they’re using them….