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My Job | Lifestyle of a web designer

My Job | Lifestyle of a web designer My Job | Lifestyle of a web designer. I have a great job.  I have been blessed to be able to  take my kids to school, work at home or in the office, take my wife to lunch, pick my kids up from school, help my kids with homework,...

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Work and more work | Lifestyle of Web Designer

Work and more work on recap Monday. It has been a week since I last posted a blog, and as most of my subscribers know.  Tuesdays are reserved to illustrate my day as a web designer,or my lifestyle. It was full of work on projects. It began early 6:30am - Woke up and...

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Client Search | Lifestyle of Web Designer

Searching for clients can be a tough part in the life of a free lance web designer, but it does not have to be.  I have found three great locations to find clients.  And most of these locations, free lance designer visit on a regular basis. Community As a free lance...

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Budget Planning | Lifestyle of a web designer

One of the toughest conversations to have with a fellow free lance web designer is do you have a budget.  How does you budget plan work?  I was fortunate to have a mentor early in my entrepreneur live, who made me do two exercises. How much do I really need One of the...

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Restrict Content Pro | Lifestyle of Web Designer

It is plugin Wednesday One of my favorite plugin discussion is about membership plugins.  Most web designer have their favorite or go to.  Being a free lance web designer, I have had to used just about all of them.  All of them have pros and cons.  S2 Membership used...

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Do it all Faster and Better | Lifestyle of web designer

We all like to have a fast and better Monday, but mine on July 24th was far from that! Let take a look at a lifestyle of a web designer on Monday. Early start 7:00am Started my day, with a cup of coffee and checking emails.  Several urgent emails, one of my client was...

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Giving my client what they want | Lifestyle of Web Designer

Giving my clients what they want... Last week, I had a meeting with a potential wordsmith and developer.  I have two projects, which are in need of some expertise.  I reached out to a couple of wordsmith, and one person just seem like a great fit.  We hit it off...

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Let’s Encrypt | Lifestyle of Web Designer

It is plugin Wednesday, and today I am featuring "Let's Encrypt" a free secure sockets layer (SSL). So what does ssl really mean?  The layman term is your url will have an "s" included (https://www.yourdomain.com) or you see the word "secured" to the left of your url....

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How to bring them back | Lifestyle of Web Designer

It has been a while.  Let's take a look at my Monday, July 17th.  Busy and typical Monday with a hint of "How to bring them (clients) back", was the theme of the day. Start early My day began at 7:00pm.  I finished up a blog post, which was schedule to be released at...

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Why I hit pause | Lifestyle of Web Designer

This past week, I hit the pause button.  I did not attend any schedule WordPress Meetups, visit my local watering hole (coffee shop), check out my local bookstore, or have any client discussions (usually on Tuesday).  I took a pause with regards to business. It was...

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