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  • Happy 40th PhotoMa.tt

    What do you get the guy who has everything? Matt Mullenweg is turning 40 and wants blog posts for his birthday present. Great! Happy Birthday, Ma.tt! Here’s my gift to you. I was living in the SF/Bay Area during the early days of my freelance web design business. It wasn’t long after setting up that…

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  • Theme Conversion: Block to FSE

    Hello there. It’s been awhile, hasn’t it?! I’m long overdue for a post and it’s not for lack of topics or stories, but quite the opposite. Much has taken place since my last post, in which I attempted to revive the blog. The dilemma arises from choosing what to relay here! But let’s get on…

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  • WordPress 3.5 Beta and Twentytwelve

    Just set up WordPress 3.5 Beta release on my local WAMP server. Comes bundled with the new Twentytwelve default theme. Looking forward to improvements with the media section. Will update post with my thoughts when I’ve had a chance to play with it.

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  • QR Squared: The Power of 2D Codes

    by Julia Camenisch Interested in promoting your small business or freelance services using a free technology with recent growth rates of 1600%? Yes, the customers are flocking to a new advertising medium. The cost for you to implement it is zilch. Oh, and did I mention the enormous potential for effectively engaging customers and adding…

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  • When you do what you love, you do your best work

    It’s timeworn and almost cliche’ – but still true. When you do what you love, you do your best work by Chris Talbot – July 6/2011 Freelancers have it pretty good. Although there are downsides to every job (and as jobs go, the freelancing rating scale goes to 11), many freelancers are self-employed because they’re…

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  • SEO is dead. Part 2

    It appears that even Google is getting sick of SEO gamers. Enough so to even penalize a major company like Overstock.com. An excerpt from an article in the The Wall St Journal today states that,

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  • SEO is dead

    Ranking highly in search engines means absolutely nothing if people are just going to press the back button as soon as they’ve spent five seconds on your awful website.

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  • 3 Kinds Of People

    “There are 3 kinds of people in the world today. There are “well-poisoners”, who discourage you and stomp on your creativity and tell you what you can’t do. There are “lawn-mowers”, people who are well-intentioned but self-absorbed; they tend to their own needs, mow their own lawns, and never leave their yards to help another…

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