This is Day 30 in the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. You can read Day 29’s post here. Just over a month ago I took up Sarah Arrow’s 30 Day Business Blogging Challenge. Read here about why I decided to take part in this blogging challenge. The goal was to write 30 posts in 30 days. So now this… Continue Reading The 30 Day Blogging Challenge – What Have I Learned?
Updated 12 June 2019. This is Day 29 in the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. You can read Day 28’s post here. Juggling time is an issue that myself and many other freelancers face. How do you prioritize, and get stuff done efficiently? I’ve tested out a number of tools along the way. Here are some that… Continue Reading 7 effective time management tools for freelancers
Updated 12 June 2019. This is Day 28 in the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. You can read Day 27’s post here. I’ve been checking my Google Analytics as I’ve been blogging for the last month, and it’s interesting to see what difference my increased frequency of blogging has made. I thought I would share some of… Continue Reading My Google Analytics Metrics: What Do They Mean?
This is Day 27 in the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. You can read Day 26’s post here. I got my first taste of the Web in the mid-90s. Web design has moved on a lot since those days. Here’s a list of features that used to be commonplace that are thankfully now rare, for very good… Continue Reading 10 web design features that are largely redundant
This is Day 26 in the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. You can read Day 25’s post here. Adding the Jetpack Related Posts widget I decided today that since I’ve written a lot of posts lately, it was time to add a related posts widget to my site. After consulting this article on related posts plugins, I… Continue Reading Customizing the Jetpack Related Posts module to match a Genesis child theme
Update September 2019: I’ve kept this post up as it was part of the blogging challenge, but the Visual Developer plugin hasn’t been updated in 4 years. I don’t recommend using it now. This is Day 25 in the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. You can read Day 24’s post here. I’ve written previously about customizing a… Continue Reading Customizing WordPress with Visual Developer: A First Look
This is Day 24 in the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. You can read Day 23’s post here. I was recently introduced to Sortd, a new tool for organising your Gmail better. The idea is that you can take an untidy Inbox like mine and turn it into a series of to-do lists that make it much… Continue Reading Sorting your Gmail with Sortd – Create To-Do Lists With Email
This is Day 23 in the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. You can read Day 22’s post here. Adding sidebar widgets is common task to do on a WordPress site. WordPress has a number of default widgets built in. When adding text, the obvious one to use is the Text widget. The WordPress Text Widget The Text… Continue Reading Add Content to WordPress Widgets Without Writing Code
This is Day 22 in the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. You can read Day 21’s post here. Yesterday I attended a Business Gateway workshop on improving your selling skills. The workshop was delivered by Alisoun Mackenzie who is a business adviser and “heart-centred” entrepreneur. Selling is something I find does not come naturally, but the workshop… Continue Reading 10 Sales Strategies You Can Implement Online
This is Day 21 in the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. You can read Day 20’s post here. What is a Domain Name? A domain name is an essential for a website. This is the human-readable address of your site – without one, your website would just be found by a string of numbers representing the computer… Continue Reading Registering a Domain Name with GoDaddy – Step by Step