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Why You Shouldn’t ‘Simply Call Yourself a Programmer’

Imagine yourself standing in a crowd with hundreds of other freelancers. A potential client steps up on the podium and announces he is looking to hire a professional to work on an e-commerce website. How do you make yourself stand out? The secret is to not get lost in the crowd in the first place.…

Capture more freelance leads by implementing these 6 inbound marketing strategies

Increase revenue and customer conversion by implementing a few smart inbound marketing strategies. Here are 6 things you can do today: 1. Follow your brand – Your website should follow along with the way your brand looks and feels to the customer. The overall message of what sets your business apart from competitors should flow seamlessly…

Contribute to the WordPress Project Without Being a Developer

You don’t have to be an expert developer to contribute to the WordPress project. Fixing a typo is enough to contribute. Seriously. The truth is every contribution counts no matter how big or how small. By contributing you get the best hands on education in open source and WordPress core. So how do non-developers contribute to…

Add sidebar to homepage in Bizi Food Blogger theme

Bizi is an adorable food blogger theme I am exploring from Envato. I ran into a bit of a snag when trying to add a widgetised sidebar to the homepage. It ends up looking like this on the homepage, an unformatted mess: When it should look like this: To fix that, you just need to…

She was told: “You’ll never succeed without me”

Barbara Corcoran knows a thing or two about failure and discouragement. She met boyfriend (at the time), Ray Simone, while working as a waitress at a diner. In 1973, she started a real estate company called Corcoran-Simone on a $1,000 loan from Simone. Corcoran-Simone was a semi success with revenue around $560,000 per year, however,…

It Is Time Women Entrepreneurs Take Ownership In Our Success

“You are strong. You are confident. You are brave.” I breathe slowly, repeating the mantra to myself over and over just hours ago. I’ve been in the entrepreneur world for a long time. Twenty long years later and here I am. I still have trouble sometimes believing that it is okay to believe in myself,…

It’s Time to Talk About Entrepreneur Depression

According to Inc.com: “..it should come as little surprise that entrepreneurs experience more anxiety than employees. In the latest Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, 34 percent of entrepreneurs–4 percentage points more than other workers–reported they were worried. And 45 percent of entrepreneurs said they were stressed, 3 percentage points more than other workers.” Entrepreneur depression is a…

9 point checklist to get ready for Google’s mobile first index on July 1st

On July 1st, Google will switch to mobile-first indexing. I have been doing research in order to pass along the information to others. If your site is already responsive then you likely have nothing to worry about. You can run it through pagespeed to double check: https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/ and the mobile test: https://search.google.com/test/mobile-friendly However, for everyone else you will…

pipdig Themes: How to Find Alternatives

Customers who desire to switch out from pipdig themes may find themselves stuck and unable to afford a redesign. I have compiled a list of free and affordable resources so you can find an alternative. Please note: I have no affiliation with anyone on this list. I just want to help people find a solution…

Symptoms Your Business Website Needs Redesigned

Redesigning a business website is more than just upgrading its looks. Simple site adjustments can not only increase user engagement but overall sales. Your website should be considered an investment because it serves as the primary online marketing tool for your company. If you haven’t decided whether a redesign is justified, here are 4 symptoms…