Category archives: Career

All-out marketing offensive

This week sees an important step forward for me as a freelancer… Yesterday I sent out my first email newsletter to some previous, current and (hopefully) future clients.

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This blog is nothing, but a thinly veiled attempt to make money

Yes it’s true. I blog for one selfish reason: financial gain. The great thing is, it finally seems to be working.

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A new Manchester web agency is born

This month, my employer ceased to be Aspiration Media and became Soapy Co. No, I haven’t job swapped (again) rather, Aspiration Media has evolved.

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Process

Inspired by a post called process over at The Watchmaker Project, I thought I’d share my general process of working and getting these pesky websites built.

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A new job, a new era

On Wednesday (31st October 2007) I worked my last day at Ichameleon Ltd and on Monday morning I started a new job for Aspiration Media. Although I enjoyed working for, and with, everyone at Ichameleon, my move to Aspiration marks an important step in my career as a web developer.

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Getting to number 1 in Google: An SEO case study

To try and increase sales and awareness at the JJB Sports website, I set about optimising the site for search engines and customers. The major success story was getting the site to the number 1 spot in Google (UK) for the keyword “nike trainers“. Here’s how I did it:

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