In this episode of the John Morris Show, how to pick the right fonts for your web design, bye-bye Java, 7 future web design trends, don’t be THAT guy on social when chasing clients, answering your questions and more: Subscribe to the Podcast [saf] Here’s the line-up: You never go full caveman (ever) [1:25] Bye-bye Java and 7 future web design trends [9:44] 19-year-old dude syndrome (don’t be THAT guy) [27:58] How to pick the right font for your web design [38:36] How to make prospective clients like you [50:34] Weekly Q&A [1:01:24] Links mentioned in this episode: Oracle says goodbye
[Periscope] Tuesday Web Development Q&A: PHP Frameworks, Getting Clients, Confidence, Am I Too Old and More?
In this week’s WebDev Q&A, I answer questions on: Using PHP frameworks (should you or shouldn’t you) How to get freelance clients Building your confidence as a web developer What age is too old to become a web developer And more Watch below: If you get value from this video, please consider sharing it with another developer or group who could benefit from it.
In this episode of the John Morris Show, I teach you how to use Elance and ODesk to build a successful freelance web design business. This 6-part strategy is what I used to prove all my friends and family wrong when they said I’d never make it as full-time web designer. And, to be blunt… if your freelance business is based 100% on sites like Elance and ODesk.. you’re being foolish. You could be working less and making more by implementing the 6 simple steps in this video. Over time, these steps will start to seem a bit “magical” because
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The simple secrets to high-paying freelance clients
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