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So here, I present you the top 10 things I’ve learned through my freelance work and various jobs.
Big questions that’s often asked on a variety of forums. “What can I do to become a developer?” The question has puzzled many and often yields a list of books (that no one other than the poster has/will read), list of websites (that are WAY too advanced), and a battle over languages and definitions. Very pointless.
Bootstrapping, kickstarting, jumping, ripping it on, whatever phrase you want to use, it’s become popular among developers to use a base, a framework upon a framework of sorts, to start development. Nowhere is this more apparent than in Wordpress development.
Thanks to mobile tools like laptops, smart phones, tablets, and programs like Skype. I don’t need to be in the office every day. In fact, as a writer, I don’t really need to be in the office at all!
Ever get stuck in a rut because you can’t come up with a good article topic? Happens to me too, hell, I haven’t written anything new in over a week! But then, what should I do? And how can I write an article that’s meaningful and adds to the value of my site?
Use analytics. I’ve mentioned before that Google Analytics is your best friend when it comes to blogging and running a site. It’s an amazing toolset. Now, let’s integrate the knowledge of that tool and add Google Webmasters to the mix.
Small businesses have a growing need to become more mobile, especially in order to keep up the larger companies that breathe down their necks. It’s about flexibility and cost effectiveness as well as ability to scale properly.
It’s no secret that mobile search is already important and it is only destined to see continued growth, with some predictions saying that mobile internet usage will surpass desktop usage by 2014. But, in case you needed a reminder, here are some key statistics that will spur your efforts in making your website more mobile friendly:
The flexibility and design options offered by WordPress have made it a popular choice for web design and blog creation. With a simple template and some basic coding knowledge, it is possible to create professional, powerful designs that tie in with a wide variety of plug-ins. One of most overlooked features of WordPress is the creation and usage of shortcodes.
With the Windows 8 store still expanding, there are several apps I would DIE to have (okay, not “die” but would like to have nonetheless). So, in the next coming weeks, let’s hope that developers jump on these ideas so we can enjoy our quality app hunting!