Category Archives: Inane Ramblings
I’m going to do a series on how to use Instagram for business. I have been using it quite a bit for the last six months and have seen my follower count rise from 200 to 1300, my average like per image has gone up from around 10, to 200 (and if I get less than 100 likes on an image, I see it as a failure), and my interaction rate has gone up by around 700% – what surprises people most when I talk about Instagram, is how much business I get through it.
I’ve just got my new MacBook Pro, along with my new HD Vertical screen and it’s improved my workflow no end. The ability to have masses of code all in one huge list is making life infinitely easier.
I’d highly recommend a vertical screen for anyone who is serious about coding.
I see it all too often. Design for the sake of pretty design. Now, don’t get me wrong, a site should look great – there is no question about that. But what it shouldn’t ever do is put design above your core goal. Continue reading →
Well, it isn’t! I speak to so many young people looking to forge a career as a freelance web designer or developer and they underestimate just how much time and effort goes into making a solid business. Continue reading →
I’ve been working with WordPress for as long as I can remember (well, not technically, but you get what I mean). There are loads of things I’ve picked up along the way, that seem like second nature to me – but I’ve realised that some of my fellow developers don’t know all of these little helpful tidbits – they probably know a ton of their own instead to be fair.
Responsive Web Design has been a hot topic for a while now – but with Google announcing their mobile-friendly algorithm update for mid-April, it’s become more important than ever to ensure your site is ready for mobiles and tablets. Continue reading →