The importance of expressing gratitude

In the very first proper web developer job I had, no-one ever said thank you to me. No ‘thanks’, ‘ta’ and certainly no ‘thank you’ from anyone… not one single person. And what a disheartening job that was.

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Anatomy of a dead-end lead

I run a small business, I get leads and often these don’t go anywhere. I’ve become adept at noticing warning signs from potential clients and know when a job won’t be worth pursuing.

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Charity

Roughly 9 years ago, a friend of a friend stopped me in the street and asked me to sign up to monthly donations to Shelter; so I did, it was only £3 (or £36 a year). However, I promised (to myself) that one day, when I wasn’t a student and actually earned some money, that

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Big Chip Awards 2012 Shortlisting

I am delighted to announce that I have been shortlisted for a Big Chip award in the Best Established Freelancer / Micro Enterprise category.

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WordPress plugins

WordPress, is my CMS of choice for nearly all web projects (where I have a say) and over the years I’ve got to the point where I’ve written some pretty useful and generic plugins for those projects.

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