Colin Fiander

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You Can Create A 6-Figure Business With These 8 Simple Steps

One of the most important things for entrepreneurs to figure out once they start a business is how to make money. Not just a few hundred every now and then, but a six-figure revenue consistently.<p>I recently spoke to Jenn Scalia who’s been able to do just that. She’s an online visibility coach and …

Marketing

How to Find Clients as Freelancer — Your Secrets To Hustle Pt1

When you decide to pursue freelance work, you have to know how to find clients. What if you don’t have a clue how to do that? Without clients, you …

Write Wednesday, Vol. 14

11 Shares<p>Welcome to another edition of <b>Write Wednesday</b>!<p>ANNOUNCEMENT<p>Welp, I’ve been bitten by the review bug! I am in the process of reviewing …

The Ultimate List of Best Free Tools & Resources for Front-End Web Developers

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>F<b>ront-end development</b> is the development of those elements of a website that the customer sees and …

Yahoo Security Alert: Resetting Password Isn't Enough

If you're a Yahoo user, you already know that 500 million Yahoo accounts were compromised by malicious hackers, and that you should reset your Yahoo …

Information Systems

How to Increase Your Income as a Freelance Web Designer, Like, Now!

Starting a career as a web designer is no easy feat. There’s uncertainty, there’s worries, there’s <i>“I’m not good enough”</i> complex, there’s fears that …

Web Design

The art of being a self-employed web consultant — Draft podcast

Welcome to the Post Status Draft podcast, which you can find on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and via RSS for your favorite podcatcher. Post Status …

Freelancing

15 Must-have Chrome extensions for web designers and front end developer

<b>The freshest links about design and interactive, from around the web. A designer’s must!</b><p><b>Responsive Web Design Tester is a quick and easy way to test</b> …

How WordPress Pros Target and Tempt Perfect Clients

Building a high-quality client list is every WordPress developer’s ultimate goal. It translates into job security and excellent hourly rates without …

Employment

Questions Freelancers Should Always Ask Potential Clients

In most job interviews, it’s usually the employer who asks all the questions. However, the freelancer-client relationship is a more complicated …

How I made $5,000 in a week freelancing online

When you sign up for a freelancing site for the first time, you're a blank slate in the eyes of potential clients because you're missing one crucial thing: reviews.<p>We live in a review-centric society. If a business doesn't have four stars on Yelp ... why bother? If a movie has less than 70% on …

Design Book: Pretty Much Everything by Aaron James Draplin

Draplin Design Co. – Pretty Much Everything, a new design book by Aaron James Draplin!<p>Now it’s time for a new book recommendation. Aaron James …

A Freelancer’s Guide to Keeping Up with Design Industry Developments

<i>by Fabio Muniz</i>I remember, back in school, having teachers who would emphasize to their students that education shouldn’t stop after graduation. …

UX Design

Tools that Will Make a Web Developer's Life Easier

Introduction<p>Today, the world has grown so much and has been so friendly for developers, thousands of tools floating in the market for free, but we …

How Freelancers Can Find Ideal Clients With a Welcome Packet

I've learned so many lessons as a freelancer. One of the biggest challenges was setting boundaries and managing expectations with clients. I was so focused on the grind coming out of the gate that I had no idea I needed a welcome packet. I can tell you now that was a big mistake...<i>huge</i>. A welcome …

Small Business

The Polish Checklist for Web Developers

It’s not hard to tell a good website from a great website. You can feel it. While most designers consider proper word choice, typography, and …

The 2016 guide for flawless blog optimization

Link building in 2016 should be focused on “pulling” readers in: writing excellent blog posts that naturally accumulate links.<p>Links remain the primary way that Google understands the importance of your blog. Generally speaking, the more high-quality sites that link to your blog, the higher your …

Tony Robbins Says Trying to Be Perfect Is ‘Insane'

Most people are anemic when it comes to decision-making. They get paralyzed by fear or lack of certainty – or they just get overwhelmed and don’t …

A Collection of Sites for Finding Freelance Design Work

Advertise here with BSA<br>You are ready to go solo. You have the talent and experience, but where do you begin? This is a good question. There are …

Employment

What your teacher didn’t tell you about optimizing site speed

Site speed impacts your search engine ranks, so how can you make improvements? Columnist Brian Harnish details a few ways to decrease page load time …

Search Engines

How to schedule your day for maximum productivity after a bad night's sleep

And the unfortunate reality is that even though you feel like crap the next day, you still have to show up at the office, ready to give 110%.<p>But even though the thought of working an eight-hour day may seem impossible, it turns out that there are things you can do to get through it.<p>Here's how sleep …

Here Are 12 Plugins to Speed Up Your WordPress Website

Everyone loves a fast loading website (that includes you and your readers too), so of course, you already know that website loading speeds affect …

Web Design

Generate Monthly Recurring Revenue As A Freelance Web Designer

Being a freelance web designer is great: You can set your own hours, choose which projects to work on, and even work from anywhere in the world with …

Small Business

12 Steps to a Faster Web App

Web apps are now more interactive than ever. Getting that last drop of performance can do a great deal to improve your end-users' experience. Read …

JavaScript

Designing faster web apps

By Dave Kearney on Feb 15, 2016<br>Tagged in mobile design, product, design thinking, prototyping<p>Modern mobile and desktop users expect their sites to …

Web Development

A Beginner’s Guide to AJAX with jQuery

In the first article of this series, we covered the fundamentals of AJAX. In the second, we looked at a working example using vanilla JavaScript.In …

JavaScript

Useful Apple Mac keyboard shortcuts

Master your MacBook.Apple<p>OS X might seem simple — but it's an absolute powerhouse if you know how to use it.<p>Some of the easiest ways to get the most of out of Apple's desktop operating system are hidden in plain sight: Keyboard shortcuts.<p>Flick between applications and tabs. Take screenshots. Fine …

Apps